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The Telegram Births
July 2005

 

ABBOTT - Christopher and Rochelle (Murphy) are proud to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Damien Christopher Frederick born at HSC on July 21, 2005, weighing 6 lbs., 14 oz. Welcoming Damien are grandparents Russell & Margaret Murphy of Marystown and Doral & Diane Abbott of Bonavista; great-grandparents Mary Pike of Marystown and Frederick & Dorothy Johnson of Little Catalina; and a large circle of family and friends. Thanks to Dr. Kravitz and the obstetrical nurses, especially Joan Dalton, who shared in Damien's birth. Mommy and Damien would like to thank Daddy and Aunt Margo for all their help and love.
08/13/05

ANDERSON - Bryan and Stephanie (née Wallace) are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their son, Jordan Matthew. Born July 21st, 2005, 7 lbs. 14 oz. at Winchester Memorial Hospital, Ontario. Many thanks to Kilmeny Heron, Midwife, for her special care. Welcoming their grandson are Russell and Jean Anderson of Vankleek Hill, Ontario and Art and Glen Parkinson of Bradford, Ontario.
08/06/05

ANDERSON - Our little precious is finally here! Michael and Cynthia (Rody) are the very proud parents of Isabel Louise Anderson, who arrived July 22, 2005, weighing 5 pounds, 13 ounces. Delighted Grandparents are John and Mary Anderson of Cambridge, ON and Peter and Ruth Anne Rody of Hanover, ON. Smiling down from heaven is big sister, Madeline. Isabel would like to say thank-you to Daddy for supporting Mommy during the months she spent in the hospital. She would also like to say thank-you to Nan Rody for spending the summer with Mommy in St. John's to help ensure her safe arrival. Our family is very grateful to Dr. Kravitz and her team, Dr. Crane and the MFAU and to the staff of 5NB for getting us through an adventurous pregnancy!
09/10/05

BURRY - Trevor and Joanne (nee Harding) are proud to announce the safe arrival of their little girl, Sarah Elizabeth on July 8, 2005, weighing 7 lbs. 5 oz. Proud grandparents are Mary and John Harding, and Frank Burry. Special thanks to the caseroom staff, Dr. Bartellas and team and especially Drs. Tennent and McManamon for their prenatal care.
08/13/05

BURTON - Rick and Jennifer are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Noah Peter, on July 30, 2005 at 10:51 p.m., weighing 8 lbs, 8 oz. Proud grandparents are Lorena and Ralph Batstone of Corner Brook and Roy and Bonnie Burton of St. John's.
10/22/05

BUTLER - John, Connie, big sister Jenna and big brother Jerrett are thrilled to announce the arrival of a precious baby girl, Julia Jean, born on July 24, 2005, weighing 10 lbs. 2 oz. Proud grandparents are Andrew and Dorothy Butler and Bern and Jean Fitzpatrick. Thanks to Dr. Kum and nurses at HSC.
09/10/05

CHUBBS - Darrin and Jeannette (Reid) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, James David, born 4:48 a.m. on July 31, 2005, weighing 7 lbs. 13 oz. Proud grandparents are Olive and the late James Chubbs of Kelligrews; and Mabel and the late David Reid of Long Pond. Also, great-grandmother Marion Chubbs of Carbonear. Special thanks to Dr. Kum, Dr. Tennent and Dr. Colleen Cook, as well as the staff of Labour and Delivery and the Obstetrics Unit at the Health Sciences Centre. An extra special thank you to Daddy for his love and support.
08/13/05

COADY - On July 6, 2005, at 12:31 p.m. our lives were once again filled with joy as we welcomed our third child into the world. It is with such happiness that Marc, Brenda, Alyssa and Gavin announce the birth of Theo Marc Brendan, weighing 9 lbs., 6 ozs. Welcoming Theo with as much love as his parents and big sister and brother are Nana Delores Walsh, Uncle Jim, Aunt Kelly, special cousin Erin, Grandma Betty Coady, Uncle Scott, Aunt Glenda and Great-Grandpa Theo Delaney. Guaranteed to be smiling are Grandpa's John Coady and James Walsh, and Great-Grandma Selina Williams - the keepers of our stars. Mommy, Daddy, and Theo would like to thank doctors Saunders, Obioha, Arthur and Araz, along with the exceptional staff at the Burin Peninsula Health Care facility in Burin.
"Welcome to the world little one, it's been waiting for you too."
10/29/05

COLE - Emma is a big sister! Glen and Rhonda (nee Hawco), along with big sister Emma are delighted to announce the quick and safe arrival of Hannah Catherine on July 11, 2005 at the HSC. The newest addition to our family weighed in at 6 lbs. 12½ oz. Also welcoming Hannah are proud grandparents, June & Dolores Hawco, and Ellis Cole. Watching over Hannah from heaven is her own special angel, Nanny Mary Cole. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and her team.
07/30/05

CRANE - Jonathan and Ashlene (Hawkins) are thrilled to announce the safe but late arrival of their precious son, Nathan Peter, born at the WHC on July 20th, 2005, weighing 9 lbs. and 14.5 oz. Welcoming Nathan are proud first-time grandparents Barry & Juanita Hawkins, Rae Clowe (Darryl Lawlor) and Thomas Swain (Polly Shannahan). Great-grandparents: Terrance & Lil Hawkins, Catherine Hagan, Carmel Swain and Raymond & Eileen Crane. Aunts Amy, Carolyn and Kaitlin; Uncles Brandon and Mark; and friend Samantha Lawlor. Nathan is fortunate to meet his great-great-grandfather Michael Hawkins of Cape Broyle. Watching over Nathan from heaven are his great-grandpa's, Peter Swain and Bernard Hagan. A special thanks to Dr. Pike, Dr. Kum for their prenatal care, and to Dr. O'Grady, Dr. Carpenter for delivery and to the 5NB and caseroom staff. Nathan and Mommy would like to thank Daddy and Nanny Hawkins for their loving support during Nathan's arrival and to all who showed love and support to our new family in any way.
11/05/05

CROSS - What was once a twinkle in our eyes is now a new spark in our lives. Proud parents Gerry and Colleen (O'Keefe) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful son. Evan James David arrived, at the WHC, July 28, 2005, weighing 8 lbs. 9 ozs. Welcoming Evan are proud grandparents Walter and Carol O'Keefe and first time grandparents Gerald and Sheila Cross. Special thanks to Dr. Pike for her excellent pre-natal care. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Bartellas, Christine Winters and the case room staff for their wonderful care and support during delivery. An extra special thank you to Daddy for his love and support. We are so lucky to have you!!
10/08/05

DAVIS - Proud parents, Chad and Cathy (Boland), are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious little girl, Madison Olivia, born July 8, 2005 at the HSC, St. John's, weighing 6 lbs. 13 oz. Madison is lovingly welcomed by her grandparents, Pat and Mary Boland and George and Una Davis, her great-grandmother, Mary Boland, her two dogs, Charlie and Jersey, and her many aunts, uncles, cousins (Gabrielle, Matthew, and Erin), and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Pike and Dr. Kravitz, as well as the caseroom staff and nurses on 5NB for their care. Extra special thank you to Daddy for his continuous love and support.
10/15/05

DAVIS - Jason and Jennifer (nee Marsh) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child Noah Isberg, born on July 31st, 2005, at Peter Lougheed Hospital in Calgary, AB. Noah is welcomed by proud grandparents Arthur and Eileen Marsh (St. John's), and Thomas and Marjorie Davis (Topsail), along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Noah and family celebrated his christening at home in Newfoundland on October 23rd. Thanks to Bishop Edward Marsh for making this occasion so special.
11/05/05

DILLON/BRAGG - Marlene and Myles are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Dylan Martin Raymond, born on July 15, 2005 at 5:11 p.m., weighing 10 lbs. 12.7 oz. Proud grandparents are Karen and Wayne Dillon, Gloria and Walter Howlett, and Myles and Elizabeth Bragg. Also welcoming Dylan are his great-grandparents and his great-great-grandmother, as well as his aunts Kayla, Missy, Lori and Rhonda and uncles Richard, Steven, Chris, Bruce, Brad and Bucky. Thank you to the doctors and nurses at the W.H.S.C. for all their care. Mommy and Dylan would like to thank Daddy for his great coaching and support.
08/20/05

DROVER - Proud parents Peter and Lisa (nee Rose) are pleased to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter Stephanie Marcella Drover. Stephanie arrived on July 22, 2005 at 1:06 AM. weighing in at 8 lbs., 6 ozs. First granddaughter of Gerry and Rose Drover and 5th granddaughter of Charles and Theresa Rose. Special mention to aunts, uncles, friends and family for their support and love during this special time in our lives. Also thanks to Dr. Kravitz and support staff for making her journey to us a successful one. We have been truly blessed.
08/13/05

DROVER - David and Gwen (nee Murphy) are thrilled to announce the safe and early arrival of their first born baby girl, Kaily Mary, on July 10, 2005, at 12:03 p.m., weighing in at 6 lbs. 12 oz. Overjoyed grandparents Joseph and Donna Drover (Upper Island Cove) and David and Doreen Murphy (Marystown). Mommy and Daddy would like to thank and send love to all the family and friends for their support during the excitement of Kaily's arrival. Special thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz, Dr. Bartellas and Dr. Brian Carrim for their prenatal care, as well as obstetrical nurse Susan Slaney and all the staff of 5NB. Thanks to God for many prayers answered.
07/30/05

DYKE - Sheldon and Cheryl (nee Shave) are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Luke Sheldon Michael, on July 14, 2005, at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's. Luke is the first grandchild of Jacob and Pauline Dyke of Upper Island Cove and for Freeman and Genevieve Shave of Dunville. Luke is also the first nephew of Uncle Terrence Shave (Dunville), Uncle Shawn Dyke (Upper Island Cove), Uncle Shannon Dyke and Aunt Kimberly Dyke (Gander). Smiling down from heaven, Aunt Shelly Shave. Luke would like to thank Dr. Krista Au, Nurses Bev Percy and Darlene Fleming and all the others who work in the case room and 5 North B for helping his Mom in this exciting time.
07/30/05

EBSARY - Keith Ebsary and Isabelle Blouin are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, beautiful Olivia Marie, July 12, 2005, weighing 7 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Florence and Barry Ebsary (Ottawa), Michelle Bernier and Louis Blouin (Quebec City). First great-grandchild for Joyce and Chesley Ebsary (St. John's, Newfoundland). A niece for Uncle Colin.
08/06/05

FEILD-METZ - Cheryl-Lynn and Andrew are thrilled to announce the arrival of William Robert Charles. Born at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, NS at 4:35 a.m. (5:05 NST), on July 15, 2005, weighing 8 lbs, 10 oz. William is the first grandson of Mercedes and the late Charles R. Feild (NL), Volker and Rosemary Metz (BC); and the fourth grandchild of Robert and Renate Duclos (NS).
07/23/05

FRENCH - Robert and Tonya are proud to announce the birth of their son, Kyle Ethan, 8 lbs. and 51.5 cm. long, on Friday, July 15, 2005. Special thanks to Daddy for his love and strength, Dr. Roche, caseroom and 5NB staff.
07/30/05

GAUCI - Introducing Miss Samantha! Paul and Kerry-Lynn are pleased to announce the arrival of their third child, Samantha Kerry-Lynn Maria. Born July 15, 2005 at 10:16 a.m. Samantha weighed 6 pounds 6.5 ounces. Welcomed with love by sisters Elizabeth (age 5) and Maggie (age 2); Grandparents: John and Kathleen Coombs, Tony and Anna Gauci; Great-Grandmother Margaret Gauci; and aunt and uncles: Heidi, John-Craig, Brad and Tony. Watching over Samantha from above are her Great-Grandparents: William and Gertrude Coombs, Patrick and Gertrude Morrissey, William and Florence Howlett and Samuel Gauci. God bless all family and friends for their thoughts and best wishes. Special thanks go out to Dr. Au and Dr. Kum and their staffs for a safe delivery and to the lovely nurses at the Health Sciences for taking care of her in those first days.
09/03/05

GREENE - Darren and Amie (Handcock) are very proud to introduce their first born, a bouncing baby boy, into the world. Born July 15, 2005, Chase John weighed 8 pounds 10 ounces, and made his entrance 9 days late. Grandparents: Marjorie and Arnold Greene (St. John's), Sandra and Peter Moss (Gander), along with great-grandparents: Grace and Bill Handcock (Eastport) and Mrs. Stella Greene (Fogo), are overjoyed with the arrival of their bright eyed grandson. Chase is also welcomed by aunts and uncles: Abby, Aiden, Jennifer, Josh, Colin and Lori, as well as many great-aunts and uncles, cousins and family friends. Chase would like to thank family doctor, Allison Furey, Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Strand, and all the caseroom staff. Everyone was wonderful, special thanks to Tammy, Margaret Anne and all NICU staff for takiing such good care of him. Hugs and kisses to the whole family for your love, support and care.
08/20/05

GRIFFIN - Jay and Heather (nee Flemming) are pleased to announce the arrival of their son. Philip Rhys was born on July 26, 2005, at 0151, weighing 8 lbs. Philip was welcomed by grandparents Janet and Bob Flemming and Ellen and Ned Griffin and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Thank you to Dr. Roche for her wonderful prenatal care and to Dr. Strand and Dr. Cook for Philip's delivery. Thank you to Dr. Barry Clark as well. A very special thank you to case room nurse Lisa Madden and all other case room nurses and staff of 5NB at the HSC.
08/06/05

HALFYARD - Big brother Ben is very proud to announce the arrival of his little sister Lara Clare! Born to Rick and Ronda (nee Legge) on July 21, 2005, weighing 6 lbs., 141/2 ozs. Granddaughter for Ron and Carol Legge, Old Shop, Trinity Bay and Dave and Doreen Halfyard, Mt. Pearl. A niece for Kent and Angie Legge, Donna Legge, and Steve Halfyard. A special cousin for Jenna Legge. Lara is a little sister for furry Golden siblings Brando, Hazel and Koby. Sincere thanks to Drs. Misik, Pike and Kum as well as staff of caseroom and 5NB, HSC.
08/20/05

HAYWOOD SMITH - Eddie, Nancy and Benjamin Eason and Julie, Morgan and Suzie Hancock are anxious to inform all relatives and friends that their precious little cousin, Brieanna Sheena Haywood Smith, made her debut on July 9, 2005, at the W.H.C. Overwhelmed, ecstatic and thankful for the safe arrival of their 7 lb. 6 oz. baby girl, are brand new parents, Annika and Lloyd. This event marks a milestone in the lives of Robyn and Graham Haywood, New Zealand, as together, they assume the role of grandparents; while Louise Smith, Manuels, gets to add the seventh jewel to her second generation crown. Poppy Smith would be very proud. Also excited are Aunties Shelly, Sharon, and Sharline, CBS; Auntie Susan, England; Auntie Sheena and Uncle Todd, New Zealand. Many thanks to the doctors and nurses who participated and very special praise to super coach, Dad.
07/23/05

HODDINOTT/STRICKLAND - Danny & Holly are happy to announce the safe arrival of a beautiful baby girl. Chloe Lynn was born July 19, 2005, weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs. First grandchild for Kevin & Judy Hoddinott, Pennsylvania & Amy Strickland, St. John's. Thank you to the doctors & nurses for all their care.
07/30/05

JOHNSON - Raymond and Sharlene (Yetman) are delighted to announce the arrival of their little angel - Cameron Lucas on July 4, 2005. Cameron made his debut at 7:41 p.m. weighing 7 lbs. 9 oz. Welcomed by proud grandparents, Ralph & Susan Johnson and Ian & Linda Osbourne. Special thanks to Dr. Cook, Dr. Mossman and Dr. Kravitz and all of the caseroom nurses. Mommy would like to say a big thank you to Daddy and Nana Linda for all of their support during Cameron's delivery.
08/27/05

KEARLEY - Big sisters Madison and Olivia finally got their wish - a baby brother! Born on July 16, 2005, to Dale and Lori (Collins), Camden Eugene weighed 8 lbs. 10 ozs. and was lovingly welcomed by close friends and family. Thanks to the wonderful staff at the Women's Health Centre and an extra special thank-you to Daddy and Aunt Beppy for all their love and support during the delivery.
10/08/05

KELLY - Harold and Margo (Prince) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child Andrew Harold, on July 29th, 2005, weighing 6 lbs. 5 oz. Welcoming Andrew are proud grandparents Harold and Maureen Kelly of Middle Cove and Lindsay and Margaret Prince of Bishops Falls, as well as great-grandmother Dorothy Prince also of Bishops Falls. Special thanks are extended to Drs. Lacelle and Carpenter, caseroom nurses Christa and Annette and the staff of 5NB for their excellent care.
09/17/05

KING - It's a girl!! Terry, Robyn and big brother Regan are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful little princess - WILLOW RACHEL - born at the WHC on July 6, weighing 6 lbs, 12 oz. Willow is welcomed with open arms by Grandma and Poppy King (Sylvia and Tasker) and Nana and Papa Eveleigh (Eric and Ada) as well as a large clan of cousins, aunts and uncles. Special thanks to Dr. Verge, Dr. Bartellas and all the nurses in the caseroom and 5NB for their excellent care and support. Mommy, Daddy and Willow would also like to thank our families for helping care for Regan - we love you!
08/06/05

KLUNK - Our little miracle has finally arrived! Rob and Joanne (Sullivan) are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful little girl. Ally Louise was born July 26, 2005 at 5:53 p.m. weighing 5 lbs. 15 oz. at Sherman Hospital in Elgin, Illinois. Welcoming Ally are proud grandparents Bill Sullivan (Mount Pearl), Herb and Jo Klunk (Elgin, Illinois) and smiling down from heaven is Ally's guardian angel, Nanny Louise. Special thanks to Dr. Estes, Dr. Korzen and Nurse Angel for all their care for a fast and safe delivery. Ally is looking forward to spending her first Christmas with Poppy Sullivan.
10/22/05

LAWRENCE - Chad & Connie are proud to announce the birth of their son, Jacob Nathan. Born July 31, 2005, at 7:18 pm, weighing 6 lbs., 14 ozs. Jacob is welcomed by proud grandparents Elias & Elizabeth Bursey, Mike & Alice Lawrence, Uncle Jamie & Aunt Lisa, Uncle Todd & Aunt Bonnie, Uncle Dwayne & Aunt Annette, and cousins Michael, Matthew, Monica, and Alexander.
08/13/05

MacDONALD - Bruce and Lorraine (Hynes) are proud to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Noah Peter, born July 24th, 2005, and weighing 10 lbs., 2 oz. Noah is welcomed by grandparents Peter and Carmel Hynes of Port Au Port, NL and aunts Nancy (Robb) and Nicole, also grandparents John and Anne MacDonald of Sydney, NS and uncles David (Joanne), Andrew and Sandy. A special thank you to Dr. Kum and the caseroom staff as well as to Dr. Roach and Dr. Thomas for their prenatal care. Thank you to all our family and friends for your visits and gifts.
08/27/05

MARTIN - Proud parents Patrick and Christine Martin are pleased to announce the birth of their beautiful baby boy, Patrick Philip, born on July 24, 2005, 12:38 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 2 oz. We would like to thank Dr. Jeff White, the staff of the H.S.C. and a special thanks to the nurses of the N.I.C.U. for the special care they gave baby Patrick.
08/27/05

MCCARTHY - Dean and Amber (nee Highmore) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their firstborn baby boy, Kyle Daniel, on July 13, 2005 at 3:40 p.m., weighing in at 7 lbs. 13 oz. Overjoyed to finally hold him is Auntie Sara McCarthy and proud first time grandparents are Ronald and Ramona McCarthy, Adrian and Linda McCarthy, Dion Highmore; great-grandparents Ray and Olive Barrett, Irene Highmore and great-great-grandmother Mary Barrett. Baby Kyle will also be forever watched over by guardian angel Great Poppy Les (Highmore). Mommy and Baby send special thanks and love to Daddy for being the best coach and Daddy ever! Special thanks also go to Nanny (Linda) McCarthy for all the little things that have meant so much. Thank you to Dr. Kum and Betty for their great care, the amazing case room staff; Karen, Lisa, Lorna, Juanita and Pam for their support and the nurses on 5NB of HSC.
07/23/05

MERRIAM - I had a stretch and a yawn, It was getting close to dawn. Dad called the cab, I gave Mum another jab. There was quite a rush. And then, a little hush. I had a cry after awhile, Then Mum and Dad started to smile. They knew everything would be great. Now here's the details and the date: Evelyn (Eve) Annetta Merriam, 7 lbs, 2 oz, July 18, 2005, 4:25 AM, daughter of Jamie Merriam & Lisa Paton.
11/12/05

MORGAN - Mike, Sandra (Skinner) and "Big Brudder" Jack are excited to announce the arrival of their beautiful little girl. Shannon Frances was born at the WHC on July 24, 2005 at 11:38 a.m., weighing 10 lbs., 11 oz. Proud grandparents are Launce & Frances Skinner (Gander) and Graham & Sharon Morgan (Enfield, NS). Also proud is great-grandmother Mrs. Lillian Billard (Gander). Many thanks go to Dr.'s Pike, Kum & Carpenter along with the nursing staff of the caseroom & 5NB. Special thanks go to Daddy and Aunt Lo for their love and support during delivery.
10/15/05

MULLETT - Victor, Sherry and big sister Emma are delighted to add Grace Elizabeth to our family. Born July 13, 2005 at 11:57 a.m. Grace weighed 9 lbs. 7 oz. Proud grandparents are Victor and Mary Mullett and Daphne Holwell. Big thank you's go to Daddy and Aunt Dawn for being great labor coaches. To Nanny Daff for taking such good care of Emma and to Dr. Au and the staff of WHC for their exceptional care.
08/13/05

O'KEEFE - Paul and Marie (Cole) are proud to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter, Chloe Christine, on July 12, 2005, weighing 9 lbs., 3 oz. Philip and Devon are so excited to have a little sister. Welcoming Chloe into our family are grandparents Leo and Marie Cole and Philip and Agnes O'Keefe. Special thanks to Dr. Ripley and Dr. Kum for their excellent pre-natal care. Also heartfelt thanks to Dr. Batista, Ruth and caseroom staff for their wonderful care and support during delivery.
08/13/05

O'KEEFE - Chris and Patti (Beckett) are proud to announce the arrival of their first child Ciara Michelle. Ciara was born on July 18, 2005 at the Carbonear General Hospital. She weighed in at 8 lbs. 7½ ozs. Ciara is the first grandchild for Eric and Geraldine Beckett and third grandchild for Pat and Ruby O'Keefe all of Mt. Pearl. We would like to thank Dr. duPlessis and the wonderful staff of the Carbonear General Hospital for a safe delivery and care throughout our stay.
09/10/05

O'LEARY - Our little angel is here! Stephen and Corinne (Fewer) are excited to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Anna Mary O'Leary. Anna arrived on July 12, 2005, weighing 6 lbs. 15 oz. Anna is welcomed by proud grandparents Ken Fewer and Patricia and John O'Leary. Watching over Anna from heaven is her grandmother, Mary Fewer. Special thanks to Nurse Juanita Howell, Dr. Strand and the nurses of the Case Room and 5 North B for their excellent care. Mommy would like to say a big thank you to Daddy and Auntie Amy for all of their support and encouragement during Anna's arrival.
08/13/05

O'NEILL - Mark and Ginette are thrilled to announce the arrival of their newest edition - Matthew Francis. Born July 4, 2005, weighing 7 lbs. 5 oz. Matthew was welcomed by big brothers and sisters, Liam, Ryan, Sarah and Maria; grandparents: Mike and Josephine Brazil, St. John's and Bill and Mary O'Neill, Fermeuse; great-grandmother Catherine Lynch, Bellevue; and many other family and friends. Love to you all!
10/01/05

PARMITER - Danny and Robin (Grant) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a precious baby girl, Hayley Marie, born on July 12, 2005 at 7:59 p.m., weighing 5 lbs. 8 ozs. Also welcoming Hayley are proud grandparents Ed and Pearl Grant of Mount Pearl and Dan and Betty Parmiter of Point Leamington. Also great-grandparents Margaret Grant and Audrey and Wesley Parmiter. Many thanks to Dr. Pike, the caseroom staff and 5 NB nurses for ensuring her safe arrival.
08/27/05

PEARCEY - Christopher, Penny (Tucker) and big brother Jonah thank God for the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Avery Catherine, born July 1, 2005 weighing 10 lbs., 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Wilfred and Lois Tucker of Passekeag, N.B., and Charles and Avril Pearcey of St. John's. A special thanks to Dr. Roche for our excellent pre-natal care and Dr. Kum for a safe delivery. Thanks also to the nurses and staff in the case room and 5NB of the HSC for their wonderful care. Hugs and kisses to Daddy for all his love, support and care.
07/30/05

PILGRIM - Brooks and Amanda (O'Brien) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Matthew Thomas, born on Saturday, July 2nd, 2005 at 11:02 p.m., weighing 9 lbs. 6 oz. Welcoming Matthew are proud first-time grandparents Bob and Madeline O'Brien of Torbay and Bram and Winnifred Pilgrim of Carbonear, as well as aunt Dana, uncles Robert, Bret and Braeden and great-grandfathers Thomas Ash and George Pilgrim. Special thanks to Dr. Collis and Dr. Pike for their excellent prenatal care, to Dr. Roche and Dr. White for a safe delivery, and to the exceptional case room staff and nurses on 5NB, WHSC. Mommy and Matthew would especially like to thank Daddy for all of his love and support.
09/17/05

PINSENT / WILHELM - David and Sabina are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, Sophie Erika Frances on July 18th, 2005 at 7 lbs, 15 ozs. She is the first grandchild of Lloyd and Joan Pinsent of Buchans and Karl Wilhelm and Rosemarie Hoppe-Wilhelm of Germany. Thanks and praises to the Case Room staff, especially Michele Randell. Many thanks to our friends and family for their love and support.
08/27/05

POLLARD - Shawn and Wendy (Beckett) are proud to announce the arrival of their first child Ryan Thomas. Ryan made his grand entrance on July 30, 2005 at the Ottawa General Hospital. He weighed in at 7 lbs. Ryan is the second grandchild for Eric and Geraldine Beckett, third grandchild for Jim and Maureen Pollard and third great-grandchild of Garfield and Lillian Pollard, all of Mt. Pearl. Family and friends can hardly wait to see Ryan in September.
09/10/05

PUTT - Big Brother Matthew is thrilled to announce the arrival of his adorable baby brother, NATHAN SEAN. Born to proud parents, Sean and Tina (Fleming) on Thursday, July 7, 2005 at Baylor Medical Centre in Dallas, Texas, weighing 9 lb. 9 ozs. Proud grandmothers are Joan Fleming and Ann Putt of Goulds. A special thank you to Nanny Putt and Aunt Tina who came from Calgary, and Uncle Jeff, Aunt Dana and little cousin Abbie who came for Newfoundland to celebrate Nathan's arrival. Mommy and Nathan would like to send an extra special thanks to Daddy and Matthew for all their love and support. Special thanks also to all our family and friends in Newfoundland for all their best wishes and we look forward to seeing you all in December.
11/19/05

REID - Sheldon and Barbara (White) are thrilled to announce the arrival of Elliott Todd who was born at the Misericordia Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, on July 6, 2005, at 8:45 p.m., weighing in at 7 lbs 5 oz. Proud grandparents are Alonzo and Vira Reid of Chapel Arm and Gordon and Gladys White of Catalina. Thanks to Dr. Mah and Dr. Chan, case room nurses Janelle, Tracey, and Kathy, as well as nurses on 3 East. Very special thanks to Daddy and our friend Kerri for helping Mommy during delivery and all our friends for their love and support.
07/23/05

RIDEOUT - Robert and Debbie (Grimes) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their second angel, 8 lbs. 6 oz. DELANIE GRACE on July 9, 2005. Welcomed by extremely excited big sister Devon Olivia. Second time grandparents Tom and Joyce Grimes, St. John's, fifth time grandfather Bob Rideout, Goulds and her canine sisters Treasure and Sydnee. Watching over both our angels, their guardian angel Nanny (Beatrice) Rideout. Thanks to all doctors and nurses at HSC who helped in Delanie's fast, but safe arrival. Now Mommy and Daddy have two beautiful angels.
08/13/05

RIGGS - Karl & Carla (Pomeroy) are delighted to announce the arrival of their baby boy, Ben Karl, born 6:00 pm on July 24, 2005, weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs., at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's. Ben is the first grandchild for proud grandparents Pauline & Robert Pomeroy (Paradise) and Patricia & Roland Riggs (Marystown), and nephew for Christina & David Follett (PEI). Watching over Ben from heaven are great-grandparents Kane, Cave, Coady and Riggs. Special thanks to the nurses and doctors of the NICU for taking care of Baby Ben - we are forever grateful.
10/01/05

ROLLINGS/MAZZA - Big Brother Mitchell is proud to announce the arrival of his baby brother, Nolan Thomas. Born July 26, 2005, weighing 4 lbs., 4 oz. He arrived a little early but doing great. Very proud parents Thomas and Pamela Mazza. Grandparents Ronald and Teresa Rollings of Riverhead St Mary's. Joseph and Virginia Mazza of Wisconsin.
09/17/05

RYAN - Keith and Dana (Simmons) and big sisters Kayla and Brittany are very excited to announce the arrival of their new son and brother Colby Benjamin, born on July 18th, 2005, at 1:42 a.m., weighing 7 lbs., 14 ozs. Proud grandparents are Bob and Madeline Simmons and Leonard and Geraldine Ryan of St. John's and great-grandmother Lucy Rowsell of St. Mary's. A special thank you to Dr. Kum, Dr. Bartellas and case room staff, especially nurse Susan Slaney. Also, thank you to the nurses and staff of 5NB for their excellent care and support.
07/23/05

RYAN/SNOW - Dennis and Kelly are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby girl, Amber Lynn, born on July 12, 2005 at 2:33 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 3 oz. Proud grandparents are Jerome and Helen Ryan and Pat and Yvonne Snow of Mount Pearl, also big brother Dustin. A special thanks to the staff of the case room, and all the nurses at HSC in St. John's.
09/24/05

SHALLOW- Our home has increased by two feet! It is with joy that Doug and Lisa Shallow (Hunt) welcome a new member to their team. James Patrick Isaac Shallow arrived safely at the Women's Health Centre in St. John's on July 20th at 4:47 pm, and weighed 7 lbs, 4 oz. Big sister Myah and canine siblings Kobe and Storm have fallen in love with their little brother. Proud grandparents are Doreen and Patrick Shallow of Gander, and Hubert and Marjorie Hunt of St. John's. Great grandmothers Doris Kelloway and Edith Anstey, Uncles Darren, Mike and Roger, Aunt Nancy, and special cousin Lindsay also share in our joy. Watching over James Patrick from heaven are great-grandparents James Kelloway, Ethel and Isaac Hunt, Monica and Harry Shallow, and Leonard Anstey. A heartfelt thank you to Case Room nurses Cathy and Lisa, Dr.'s Au, O'Grady, Aziz and Javed, and to our earth angels in NICU for our little man's safe delivery and homecoming. An extra special thank you to Daddy for his love and support.
The most beautiful things cannot be seen or heard ~ they must be felt with the heart.
08/06/05

SIMMONS - It's a boy! Gillian Crane and Daryl Simmons are thrilled to announce the early but safe arrival of their son, Marcus Daryl Robert. Born eighteen days early on July 11, 2005 at 2:26 p.m. Tipping the scales at 6 lbs. and 2 oz., and 18 inches long. Proud grandparents are Suzanne Morgan, Harry Crane and Woodrow Simmons. Watching down and smiling from heaven is nanny (Marion Simmons). Also welcoming Marcus is his extended family of cousins, aunts, uncles, friends and Godparents Henry Crane, Wayne Porter, Janette Anthony. Daddy thank you we couldn't have done it without your great coaching skills, your love, support and kind words. Grandma words can't thank you enough for your help throughout the whole pregnancy. We love you Daddy and Grandma. Also a big thank you to Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Pike, Dr. Kwa and April Muggeridge for their excellent pre-natal care and to all the nurses in the case room and 5NB staff at the Women's Health Care Centre for their exceptional care.
07/16/05

SMITH/MANNING - Curtis and Kelly are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their little angel, Brooklyn Reese, born July 22, 2005, weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Charles and Loretta Smith, Anne and Dion Russell and Kevin Manning. Special thanks to Dr. Pike, the staff of 5NB and the Janeway caseroom nurses, especially Christine Winters. Mommy would like to thank Daddy for all of his love, support and care and also Auntie Kim for her unforgettable coaching and presence.
07/30/05

STEAD - Joel, along with his mommy (Shelley nee: Hart) and daddy (Gerry), are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious son Gabe Nathaniel Hart, born Friday, July 8, at 4:56 a.m. at the HSC. Gabe weighed 7 lbs. 13 ozs. A big thank you to Dr. Roche for her exceptional pre-natal care, to Nana and Papa (Agnes and Dr. David Hart) for taking such good care of Joel and the endless support throughout pregnancy and labor. To Jeb (Janet Kennedy) and Betty Morgan for their help and support with Joel, to Nanny (Margaret Stead) for the nice flowers in the hospital, to all our friends and family who touched our hearts throughout pregnancy, and finally to daddy for having such big shoulders and being such a loving person to mommy. We love you! A special thank you to the case room nurses and staff of 5NB. You are exceptional people. "It takes a village to raise a child." We are blessed with such a beautiful village.
07/16/05

STONE - Brad & Cindy (Au) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Corbin William on July 22nd, 2005. Born at 6:48 p.m., weighing 6 lbs., 9 oz. Corbin is welcomed by proud grandparents, Harry & Pat Stone & Sing Au & late Julie Au. Also great-grandmothers, Yee See Chong, Eileen Stone and Lillian Burry. Corbin will be spoiled by his plethora of aunts & uncles, Susan Au, Nick Fitzpatrick, Madeline & Tom Kavanagh, Calline Au, Natalie Au & Steve Short and Kelly Stone & Steve Hawkins. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle and the very kind staff at the HSC.
08/20/05

STRAPP/JACKSON - Scott and Deb are happy to announce the safe arrival of their son Michael Gerald born on July 1st, 2005 at 9:27 pm weighing in at 8lbs 1oz and 20.5 inches long. Proud 1st time grandparents are Mike and Liz Strapp of Harbour Main, NL and the second grandson for Karen Jackson of Ajax, Ontario. Great grandparents are Lois and Gerald Wood of Pickering, Ontario. Thrilled aunts and uncles are Lisa (Robin) Stephen, Doug (Lori), Kari (Joe). Many thanks to Marina and to all of the nurses and doctors who took good care of us during our stay. Mom and Michael especially want to thank dad for all of his love and support.
07/30/05

SULLIVAN - Scott and Denise are proud to announce the birth of their son, Tyler Scott. Born July 16, 2005 (11:03 a.m.) at the WHC, weighing 7 lbs. 15 oz. Welcoming Tyler are grandparents Rev. Bill and Lillian Williams (Clarenville), Charlie and Verna Sullivan (Pouch Cove); great-grandfather John S. LeGrow (Bauline), as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Healey, Dr. O'Grady, Dr. Kabisios, staff of the WHC, staff of 5NB and Dr. Kum and the caseroom team.
10/01/05

SWANSON/SEARS - Todd, Lori and brother Brandon are thrilled with the new addition to their family. Emmy Caroline Jacqueline Swanson arrived on July 20, 2005, weighing in at 7 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are James Sears and Elizabeth Sears, St. John's and Ernest Swanson, Fredericton, NB. Emmy is also blessed to have a Guardian Angel. Her Grandma Caroline Swanson will surely be proudly watching her first granddaughter from Heaven.
10/22/05

THORNE/FILLIER - Cheryl and Bobby are delighted to announce the arrival of their precious baby girl, Keely Elizabeth Fillier, on July 21, 2005 at 1:00 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 5 oz. at the WHSC. Proud grandparents are Robert and Jean Fillier and Henry and Marion Thorne of St. John's. Also welcoming Keely are aunts and uncles, Scott & Lori, Donny & Kerri, Darryl & Terri-Lynn and cousin Ben. A special thank you to Dr. Krysta Au, the caseroom staff and nursing staff of 5NB for taking good care of mommy and Keely. Mommy and Keely would also like to thank Daddy for all of his love and support.
08/20/05

WALSH - Just in time for hockey season, a new Bruins fan! Darlene (Daley) and Paul are overjoyed to announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Mollie Paulette was born at the Women's Health Center on Sunday, July 31st weighing in at 7 lbs. and 3 oz. Proud grandparents are Dan and Sheila Daley of Riverhead, St. Mary's Bay and Pauline Walsh of St. Catherine's, St. Mary's Bay. Watching over Mollie from heaven is her grandfather, Thomas Walsh. Heartfelt thanks are extended to Dr. O'Grady, Dr. Healey, Heather Rees and their team for their excellent prenatal care and to Dr. Gill and Dr. White as well as nurse Robyn Beaudry and case room staff for Mollie's safe delivery. Mommy and Mollie also want to thank Daddy for being so supportive, we love you!
10/01/05

WALSH - On July 6, 2005, at 12:31 p.m. our lives were once again filled with joy as we welcomed our third child into the world. It is with such happiness that Marc, Brenda, Alyssa and Gavin announce the birth of Theo Marc Brendan, weighing 9 lbs 6 ozs. Welcoming Theo with as much love as his parents and big sister and brother are Nana Delores Walsh, Uncle Jim, Aunt Kelly, special cousin Erin, Grandma Betty Coady, Uncle Scott, Aunt Glenda and Great-Grandpa Theo Delaney. Guaranteed to be smiling are Grandpa's John Coady and James Walsh, and Great Grandma Selina Williams - the keepers of our stars. Mommy, Daddy, and Theo would like to thank doctors Saunders, Obioha, Arthur and Araz, along with the exceptional staff at the Burin Peninsula Health Care facility in Burin.
"Welcome to the world little one, it's been waiting for you too."
10/15/05

WHITEWAY (MAROUN) - Jason and Rindala are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their first child - a beautiful little girl - Mackenzy Maroun Mya. Mackenzy was born on July 4, 2005 at 5:08 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 5 oz., only a few hours short of sharing her birthday with her Mommy. Welcoming Mackenzy are her proud grandparents Bonnie and Falah Maroun, Randy Whiteway and Carolyn Carter and Audrey Whiteway. As well, Aunty Kim can't wait to meet her niece. Looking out for Mackenzy from Heaven is her guardian angel great-grandpa George. Special thanks to Drs. Bartellas, Tennent, Cook and Pridham, along with all the amazing nurses in the case room. Mommy would also like to thank Daddy for all his amazing encouragement, support and love during her pregnancy, delivery and in life.
09/17/05

WICKS - Jason and Stacey (Pike) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Billie Amanda, born 5:14 p.m. on July 20, 2005, weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Bruce and Shirley Wicks of Jackson's Arm, and Bill and Donna Pike of Trepassey. Proud uncle, Leon, and aunt, Lori (Rodney), in Alberta. Proud great-grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. Howard Pittman of Sop's Arm, Mrs. Millie Wicks of Jackson's Arm and Mrs. Anastasia Molloy of Trepassey. A special thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz as well as nurse Ruth Martin for your kindness and the special care you gave Mommy. An extra special thanks to Keith Riggs for letting Daddy be there for my arrival.
12/24/05

WINSOR - Geoff and Joanne (Vokey) are delighted to announce the quick and safe arrival of their first child, Rachel Elizabeth, born at Burnaby Hospital on July 3rd, weighing 7 lbs, 3 ozs. She is the first grandchild for proud grandparents Don and Pauline Vokey and Stella Winsor of Mount Pearl, and is also welcomed by Aunts Andrea and Heather, Uncles Stephen and David, and Great-Grandmothers Anita Vokey and Blanche Garland. Special thanks to Daddy from Rachel and Mommy for getting us to the hospital in the nick of time and taking good care of us! Thanks also to the helpful staff at the Burnaby hospital maternity ward, and many thanks for the warm wishes and beautiful gifts from our family and friends.
09/03/05

 

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