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The Telegram Births
July 2008


BASTOW/PASLEY - Violet is delighted to announce to her friends in Newfoundland, the arrival of her baby brother, Tyler Gregory Sabine. Tyler was born on July 21, 2008 at the IWK Hospital in Halifax, NS. He weighed 7 lbs. 6 oz. Mommy and Daddy, Tracy and Greg, are now busy chasing two. Proud grandparents are Tolson and Violet Bastow of Mount Pearl and Aggie and the late Clinton Sabine-Pasley of Greenwood, NS. Violet can't wait for everyone to meet Tyler (a.k.a. “dis”).

COLLETT/TEMPLEMAN - Dean and Karen, along with big sister Emma, are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious son, Ethan Dean Collett, born on July 1, 2008, at 3:45 a.m., weighing 9 lbs. 7 oz. Welcoming Ethan are grandparents Calvin & Vera Collett of Deer Lake, June & John Bennett of St. John's, and Arthur Templeman & Marie Warren of St. John's. Special thanks are extended to Dr. Sarah Healey for her excellent pre-natal care and safe delivery, the case room nurses, the nurses of 5NB, and the very special nurses in the NICU. Also a big thank you to daddy who once again braved the case room and helped mommy through her delivery! Our wonderful family pets, Rudy and Robbie also welcome Ethan and look forward to more special attention from their new little buddy.

COOK - Daniel and Julie Cook (nee Barber) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their daughter, Ella May Louise, Born July 24, 2008. Proud grandparents are Don and Cathy Barber of Fenelon Falls, Ontario, and Gerry and Louise Cook of St. John's, Newfoundland. Also welcomed by great-grandmas Ruth Henry of Lindsay and Agnes Thompson and Bernice Cook of St. John's. Many, many thanks to Jessie and the Midwives of Lindsay and the Lakes. Your support was appreciated more than you will ever know.

DEVEREAUX - Steve and Lauralee (nee Manning) are so happy to announce the birth of their precious baby boy, Braeden Stephen Gerald at the HSC on July 23, 2008, weighing 8 lbs. 2 oz. Braeden is welcomed by excited first time grandparents Gerald and Betty Manning of Torbay and fourth time grandparents David and Debbie Devereaux of St. John's. Equally excited are his uncles Brent Manning and David Devereaux. Special thanks to Dr. Pat O'Shea for his excellent prenatal care, the physicians and nurses at the caseroom, 5NB, OBS, NICU and all our family, friends and co-workers for their love and support. Also, thank you to Daddy during labour and delivery, and to Nanny Manning for all her help during the first few weeks at home. We love you both.

DONNELLY - Big sister Leah would like to announce the safe arrival of her little baby brother Evan David who was born at the Health Sciences Center, St. John's on July 31st, 2008 weighing 8 lbs 11.5 oz. Lovingly welcomed by his parents David and Melanie (Baldwin), grandparents Melvin and Tina Baldwin, Linda Donnelly and Jim Callahan as well as a large circle of family and friends. A special thank-you to Daddy and Aunt Stacey for their help in the delivery room, all the Doctors and nursing staff in the case room and 5NB and Dr. Cherry Pike for the excellent prenatal care.

DOYLE - Brian and Shirley of Goulds are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first grandchild. A beautiful baby boy, Garrett William, born on July 16/08 to Jason and Liz (nee Hassel) of Houston, Texas, weighing 6 lbs. 15 ozs. Also delighted with Garrett's arrival is uncle Jody and fiancée Jessica of Houston and grandparents Pastor Bill and Renee Hassel of Victoria, Texas.

DROVER  - Jonathan and Alison (nee Sinnott) joyfully announce the arrival of twin boys born Thursday July 24 2008; Jonathan Patrick (Jack), 5 lbs and Harry Maxwell, 4 lbs 8 oz. Jack and Harry are happily welcomed by grandparents Edwin and Regina (nee Morrissey) Drover of St. John's and John R. and Susan (nee Love) Sinnott of St. John's.  Great-grandsons for Stan Sinnott on whose 101st birthday they were born. Nephews for Meghan Drover, Shannon Drover, John Sinnott, Kate Sinnott and Rebecca (Geoff) Horsman, and cousins for baby Ian Horsman. Special thanks to Dr Terry O'Grady, Dr Deanna Murphy and the Medical and Nursing staff at the caseroom, 5NB Obs, and NICU, and to Dr. Sarah Healey for outstanding prenatal care.

FELTHAM - It's a Boy! Congratulations to Tracy and Rick Feltham of Eastport on their first child, Joshua Richard Feltham, born July 8, 2008, weighing in at 8 lbs. 11 ozs. Proud grandparents Mike and Irene Coleman of St. Phillips and Harold and Agnes Feltham of Eastport. Special thanks to the staff and doctors of Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital at Clarenville, NL.

FISHER - A precious baby girl to brighten our lives! Proud parents Brad and Deanne (nee Hayward) are delighted to announce the arrival of SYDNEY KATHRYN on July 22, 2008 at 12:53 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. Welcoming Sydney are Nana and Papa Hayward of St. John's and Nanny and Poppy Fisher of Corner Brook, along with Aunt Tami and Uncle Sean, Uncle Todd and Aunt Brenda and cousins Jack, Daniel, Matthew and Michael who now have a little girl to protect. Special thanks to Aunt Marg as well as to Dr. LaCelle and Case Room/MFAU Nurse Lorna Kearney for all their care and attention. A BIG thank you to our friends and family for all their support.

FISHER - Big brother Samuel along with parents Kevin and Suzanne (Goodland) are delighted to announce the arrival of Michael Joseph Thomas, born July 16th, 2008 at 6:46p.m., weighing 7lbs 5ozs. Michael is also welcomed by Poppy and Nanny (Kevin and Margaret) Coady, Grandpa and Grandma (Kevin and Kathryn) Fisher, and angel Poppy (Justin (Barney) Goodland. Also welcoming Michael 's arrival are Uncle David (Jennifer) Goodland, Uncle Tim (Beverly) Fisher, Aunt Lisa (Fred) Phelan, Aunt Kathy (David) Cox and cousins Stephanie, Katie, Juliana, Jenna, Kegan, and Cody. Mommy would like to thank Daddy and Samuel for their love and support during her pregnancy. Special thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike and Michele along with the nurses on 5NB. P.S. Life is indeed, wonderful!!

FITZGERALD  - Perry and Kim (Coughlan) and big brother Jacob are thrilled to announce the arrival of their adorable daughter, Julia Theresa. Julia was born on July 25, 2008 at 8:40 am, weighing 7 lbs. 13 oz. Proud grandparents are Bill and Barb Coughlan and Jim and Theresa Fitzgerald, along with great-grandmother Joan Bishop. Julia is welcomed by a large circle of family and friends. Special thanks to the caseroom, 5NB of the HSC, and Dr. Cherry Pike.

FLEMING - He's finally here! Bradley, along with his parents Robert and Karen, would like to joyfully announce the arrival of his precious baby brother Benjamin Charles. Benjamin was born on July 18, 2008 weighing in at 10 lbs 6 ozs. Welcoming Benjamin are his grandparents Frank and Mary Fleming, his delighted uncles Glenn, Mark and Paul who have another nephew to spoil, and many friends and relatives especially  Aunt Mary and Uncle Frank. Two special guardian angels keep watch over him in Heaven Nana Catherine and Grandad Charles Power. Their presence is always with us. Special thanks to Dr. Sepideh Nafisi for early prenatal care and to Dr. Cherry Pike, as well as case room nurses Regina Hodder and Juanita Holwell for their care during Benjamin's speedy delivery, and to Dr. Karen Splinter and Dr. Gill during delivery. Bradley would like to thank his Godparents Debbie and Jerry for caring for him while mommy was in hospital, as well as Darlene and Kirk for the sleepover. Your friendship means so much. Thank you to Aunt Mary who came from Boston to be with us and to the many friends who visited and shared in our joy, especially Karen Roche who took beautiful photos of Bradley and Benjamin. Finally, mommy would like to thank daddy for always being by her side. Our family is complete and we look forward to many happy days with our sons Bradley and Benjamin.
"Thank Heaven for Little Boys"

GALLANT- Bradley, Michelle (Kennedy) and big sister Gracie are proud to announce the arrival of their baby girl, Mya Teresa. She made her late arrival on July 12, 2008, at 7:21 a.m., weighing 7 lbs., 6 ozs. Excited grandparents are Pat and Cecilia Kennedy of Mt. Pearl; Ken and Shirley Gallant of Upper Island Cove; and great-grandmothers Maude Stone of Upper Island Cove and Cecily Gallant of PEI. Thank you to the case room staff of the HSC, especially Robin Kennedy for her wonderful care during labour and delivery.

HORSMAN - Mallory Horsman and Jonathan White proudly announce the birth of Jonah Joseph Horsman at 6:36 a.m. on July 16, 2008 at the Health Sciences Complex. Thanks for love and support from Nan & Pop Horsman, Poppy Bas, Debra Baker, Robert White, Aunt Rebecca, Uncles Stephen and Nicky, Cleo and Hef, and all other family members. Special thanks to the case room staff, especially nurse Leisa.

HURLEY - It's a Boy! Jason and Joy (nee Finn) along with big sister Madison are thrilled to announce the arrival of their new baby boy Owen Jason Bernard, born July 31, 2008 at 2:44 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 81/2 ozs. Proud grandparents are Bernard and Melita Finn and Gordon and Jean Hurley. Special thank you to Dr. Lacelle for her excellent prenatal care and delivery, to the case room nurses Leisa and Juanita and to the staff of 5NB. Also special thanks to Daddy and Aunt Melita for their support during labor. Also to Aunt Joanie who came all the way from Calgary to see me but arrived a few hours short of my delivery. Mommy would also like to thank Daddy for his love and support throughout Mommy's pregnancy.

JANES - Madeline Sophia is thrilled to announce the wonderful arrival of her baby brother, Peter Gregory, 9 lbs. 9 oz. on July 4, 2008. Also welcoming Peter are Mom and Dad, Janice and Greg, and grandparents Don and Trixie White and Graham and Carole Janes. Thank you to Dr. Duggan for her outstanding prenatal care and case room nurse Tracy for her incredible support and coaching during Peter's speedy delivery.

JENKINS - "We never dreamed you'd be so beautiful... in all of the times we tried to imagine every last detail of who you would be, through all of the nights we spent quietly thinking of how we would feel when we first looked at you, we patiently waited and silently wondered. We hoped and we prayed and we tried to imagine ... but we never dreamed you'd be so beautiful." On July 30, 2008, at the IWK Grace in Halifax, N.S., Andrea and Tony joyfully welcomed Reese Barbara into their hearts and lives. Although just 6 lbs. 7 ozs. when she was born, Reese has proven herself tough enough to handle the endless affection of her big brothers Ty and Rowan! Thrilled with their new little granddaughter are Nana & Poppy Wiseman (Barb and Bob) of St. John's, NL and Nanny & Poppy Jenkins (Betty and Joe) of Bras d'Or, N.S. Also sharing in the excitement of Reese's arrival is Great Nan Wiseman (Mildred) of St. John's, NL.
"Sometimes," said Pooh, "the smallest things take up the most room in our hearts."

JOHNSEN  - Finn and Nancy (nee Williams) are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter Zoe Susan, born on July 4th, 2008  at 1:58 AM, weighing 7 lbs. 12 oz. Welcoming Zoe are proud Grandparents Olav and Susan Johnsen from Nelson, BC and Earl and Mary Williams from Placentia, NL. Special thanks to Dr. Penton and Dr. Kravitz for their exceptional care. Our regards also go to nurses Regina, Shannon, Heather and Charlene at the Health Sciences Centre.

KIELEY - Happy, cuddly, cute as can be. Our baby's arrived...blessed are we! We are delighted to announce the birth of our daughter, Maya Brooklyn, born on July 6, 2008 at 12:45 a.m.; 7 lbs. 4 ozs. Welcoming Maya with pride and joy are her parents Shauna and Mark Kieley of Petty Harbour, NL; her grandparents Cora and Reg Best and Janie Kieley; her great-grandmothers Ellen Macdonald and Margaret Chandler; four special cousins Patrick, Emily, Sarah and Alicia and lots of family and friends. Also, watching over Maya, from heaven, are Poppy Lar Kieley and other loved ones. Special thanks to all the health professionals, our friends and family, especially Nanny Best, for all your help.

MAHON - It's a boy! Chris, Kathy and big sister Emily are thrilled to announce the birth of their son and baby brother, Nicholas James. Born on Friday, July 11, 2008 at 2:20 a.m. weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs. Welcomed by a large circle of family and friends, including proud grandparents, and first grand son for Poppy Phonse and Nanny Maureen Cheeseman. Also proud grandparents are Poppy Joe and Nanny Catherine Mahon of Torbay. Thank you Dr. Kum, Dr. Strand, Dr. Collis and all the Janeway nursing staff. Special thanks to our family and friends for their love and support. We especially appreciated all the extra love and attention our family gave to Emily.

MARTIN - It's a Girl! Des and Patti-Ann (Hennessey) and big brother Colin are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of  their precious baby girl, Laura Louise, born at the WHC, July 6, 2008 at 12:52 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs. Laura is welcomed by grandparents Ralph and Carmel Martin, Jim and Hannah Hennessey, great-grandmother Mary Hanlon and a large circle of family and friends. A special thank you to Dr. Horwood and Dr. Pike for their excellent prenatal care, Dr. Whelan for Laura's safe delivery and the case room nurses, especially Ramona Kelloway.

MCGRATH - Dominic, Terri-Lynn (nee Walsh) and proud big sister Victoria are thrilled to announce the long awaited arrival of Zachary Liam Dominic on July 17, 2008 at 8:27 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 8 oz., 20.5 inches long. Zachary is the 3rd grandchild of Ted and Marie Walsh and the 9th grandchild of Dominic and Elsie McGrath. Special thanks to Dr. Joan Crane and Dr. Cherry Pike for their exceptional prenatal care and for ensuring Zachary's safe arrival; to Pat, Sue and Lorna in the Maternal Fetal Assessment Unit for easing our minds at our weekly ultrasounds, and to Lorna for being with us in the O.R. when Zachary was born, to the nursing staff of 5NB especially Carol Ann. Zachary and Mommy would especially like to thank Daddy for all his love and support, Nanny Walsh for taking such good care of Victoria while we were in hospital, mommy's good friend Cheryl Osmond for being an absolute angel, and to Aunt Kim for truly understanding and for always being a constant source of strength and support for mommy.
Two precious bundles
The first one in pink
Now one in blue
Our family's complete
Our dreams have come true.

MURPHY - Tom and Jennifer (nee Bastow), along with sister Madison, are thrilled to announce the arrival of their new son, and brother, Nathan Thomas, born on Daddy's birthday, July 18, 2008 at 2:21 a.m., weighing 8 lbs., 9 ozs. Welcoming Nathan are proud grandparents Frank and Ann Marie Bastow and Roger and June Murphy as well as great-grandmothers Mary Abbott and Shirley Bastow. Nathan's guardian angel, his recently deceased great-poppy Gerald Abbott watched with glee from his window in heaven!
A Baby Boy - now our family is complete!

NORRIS/BIDGOOD - It's a Girl! Karla and Bryan are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby girl, Abby Elizabeth, born July 28, 2008, weighing 8 lbs. Celebrating Abby's arrival are proud grandparents Leonard and Bernadette and Kay and Bill along with a large circle of family and friends.  Thank you to the staff of the HSC case room and 5NB, Dr. Howse and Dr. O'Grady and all of the nurses who took special care of Abby in NICU. Special thanks to our friends and family for their love and support.
“Our Father in Heaven above, sent us a little angel to love.”

O'BRIEN - Darrell and Jennifer (Hatfield) and big sister Nevaeh are thrilled to announce the birth of Stacey Rose born July 2, 2008 weighing 7 lbs 5 oz. Proud grandparents are Lucy O'Brien of Cape Broyle and George and Frances Hatfield of the Goulds. Keeping safe watch over our little girl from heaven is poppy Cha O'Brien. Welcoming Stacey are Aunt Yvonne, Uncle Gerry, Dan and Blake Dalton; Uncle Jeff, Aunt Kim and Keira Hatfield; Great-Grandmother Molly O'Keefe. Special thanks to Dr. Bob Miller for your prenatal care and safe delivery, case room nurses Annette and Margaret Ann for their exceptional coaching and the staff of HSC 5NB for their care. Mommy, Daddy, Nevaeh and Stacey also want to thank our families who have been such a great help since Stacey's arrival.

O'BRIEN/MACPHEE - Tis Himself! Stephen and Ellen joyfully announce the birth of their son, Kieran Xavier at the Q.E. Hospital, Charlottetown, P.E.I. on July 20, 2008, weighing 9 lbs. 2 oz. Proud first time grandparents Donna O'Brien, Bay Bulls and Susan and Gerard MacPhee, Summerside, P.E.I. Family and friends anxiously await Kieran's first visit to Newfoundland in September.

PINSENT - “A baby boy to cuddle and love; we're truly blessed with a gift from above.” Jeff, Allison (Tremblett) and big sissy Julia are tickled “blue” to announce the arrival of Jeffrey Thomas.  Jeffrey was born on July 12th @ 5:06 a.m. and weighed 8 lbs. 7 ozs. Sharing in the joy are proud grandparents, Ted and Laura Tremblett, and James and Rosalind Pinsent, Uncle Perry, Great-grandnan Sadie Reardon and a large circle of family and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Bartellas, and nurses Juanita and Michelle at the Health Sciences for their outstanding care.

PROWSE - Nicholas Renat - Born 28 July 2008 in Karaganda, Kazakhstan. In April we will be celebrating the first anniversary of his arriving home with us, his forever family. Proud parents are Nancy Healey and James Prowse, and older brother, Brendan. We are so happy to have him in our lives.

RIDI/LEE - Angela and Boyd are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Andrew Ridi Lee on July 2, 2008. Proud grandparents are Rosalie and J.R. Ridi of Sydney, N.S. and Margaret and Boyd Lee, formerly of Goulds/Petty Harbour, NL. Excited aunts are Stacy (Kingston) and Lori (Calgary).

ROSE - Todd and Jennifer (nee Fever) and big sister Sydney are delighted to announce the birth of Shane Edward. Born July 7, 2008, at 9:29 a.m., weighing in at 8 lbs., 2 oz. Welcoming Shane are proud grandparents David and Muriel Fever and Robert and Theresa Rose. A special thank you to case room staff, especially nurse Margaret Ann, Dr. Murphy and Dr. Lacelle.

ROSE - Carl and Vivian Rose of Marystown are proud to announce the arrival of their first grandchild, Myles Patrick Rose, born in St. John's on July 26, 2008. Jordan now has a baby brother. Proud parents are Renee Michelin and Wayne Rose.

RUDOFSKY - Mike and Rebecca (Furey) are very happy to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby boy, Luke Edward Rudofsky!! Luke was born July 19, 2008 at 1 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 6 oz. Welcoming Luke are grandparents Karen and George Furey and Judy and Dave Rudofsky, great-grandmothers Margaret O'Keefe and Mary Furey and great-uncle Edward Bruce. Special thanks to Drs. Lacelle and Duggan for their outstanding care, and to Meghan for being here for Luke's arrival!!

RYAN - Desmond and Valerie (Earle) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby boy, James William Earle Ryan. James was born on July 22, 2008, weighing 7 lbs. 5 ozs. James is a first grandchild for Mary and Derm Ryan of Outer Cove, as well as a first grandson for Claudia and Randell Earle of Topsail. He is also welcomed by Aunts and Uncles Denis, Jonathan, Alison, Duffy, Craig, Jamie and cousin Julia. Mom and Dad would like to thank Drs. Keilly and Howse for their excellent prenatal care as well as the nurses in the MFA and on 5NB. A special thank you to case room nurse Tracey Carter for going above and beyond the call of duty, and to Jennifer and Daddy for their wonderful love and support.

SALA/JARVIS-SALA - Proud parents Eric and Tanya, along with brother Andrew and sister Olivia, are thrilled to announce the arrival of their new son and brother, Gavin Eric William, born 8:43 a.m. July 31st, 2008, weighing 7 lbs., 8 oz. Gavin is welcomed by Nana Joyce Hollett and Gary Davis, Pop-Pop George Jarvis and wife Lorraine, Nonno and Nonna Joe and Betty Sala, Uncle Greg Jarvis and fiancé Jennifer Samson, Auntie Tracy Sala, Zio Emanuele Sala and Alison Gardiner & many other friends and relatives. Thanks to case room nurse Robin Beaudry, OBS nurses Kathy and Sharon & Drs. Joan Crane and Elias Bartellas. Special thanks and Happy Retirement to Dr. Patricia Roche for all her wonderful care over the past 6 years!

SHALLOW - An early arrival, but right on time in our hearts, Lilyana Faith arrived gracefully into the world on July 16th, 2008 at 1:59 p.m. Parents Doug and Lisa, and siblings Myah, JP, Kobe and Storm are tickled pink. Weighing 5 lbs. 14 ozs. and measuring 18 inches, she is the perfect addition to our family. Proud grandparents are Hubert Hunt and Pat and Doreen Shallow. Lilyana's precious guardian angel, the recently deceased Marjorie Lillian Hunt, has been with us in our hearts during these last months of pregnancy and watches over our family as we grow. Lilyana is also welcomed by great-grandmother Edith Anstey, Uncles Mike, Darren and Roger and Aunts Jill, Joanne, Nancy and Debbie and special cousin Lindsay. A heartfelt thank you to Dr. Miller who provided exceptional prenatal and delivery care. To labour coaches Jill and Joanne and Nurse Lisa from the case room - your support and care made Lilyana's “birthday” an unforgettable one. With much love to all our family and friends -- Doug and Lisa.

SIMMS- Frank and Kelli are pleased to announce the early, but safe, arrival of their precious baby boy, Adam Carter Simms. Adam was born Monday July 21, 2008 at the HSC, St. John's @ 9:14 AM, weighing 5lbs 11oz. Welcoming Adam are proud grandparents Lindsay and Ruby Fraser of Gander and Frank and Gertrude Simms of St. John's, as well as many other loving family and friends.  A big thank-you to all the Doctors and nursing staff in the Case Room, O.R., and 5NB.  Special thanks to Dr. Carmel  Casey of Gander for her prenatal care.

SNOW  - We had 50.5 cm in July! Sheldon  & Danielle (Power) are excited to announce the birth of their baby girl, Brooke Summer Snow, at 10:39 AM on July 28th, 2008, weighing 7 lbs. 2 oz.  Brooke is welcomed by her grandparents Winnie Power, Kevin and Linda Snow and a large circle of family and friends. Special guardian angel Grandpa Jack watches over Brooke from heaven. We would like to send special thanks to Dr. Roache, Dr. Kum, Dr. Stringer, the Case Room and 5NB Nurses for their wonderful care.

ST. CROIX - Adrian and Corinne, along with big brother A.J. are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious daughter, Alexis Mary St. Croix, born July 22, 2008, weighing 6 lbs. 12 ozs. at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's. Proudly welcomed by first-time grandparents John and Roslyn Connors, grandfather Adrian J. St. Croix, Godmother Aunt Kissy in Kingston, Ontario, Godfather Robert St. Croix along with many family and friends. Also looking down from heaven, Alexis' guardian angel, Grandmother Mary S. St. Croix and great-grandparents Basil and Rita Maloney. Nanny Roslyn, I hope you love your birthday gift!

ST. CROIX/STAMP - Paul & Dinah are thrilled to announce the late, but safe arrival of their precious baby boy, Keegan Paul St. Croix, born July 14, 2008, weighing 9 lbs. 12 ozs. Celebrating Keegan's arrival is Nanny Ann St. Croix, St. Vincent 's, S.M.B. & his special angels looking down on him from heaven Poppy Val St. Croix & Nanny Helen & Poppy Phil Stamp. Also a large circle of family & friends. Thank you to Dr. Carrim & Dr. O'Grady & Dr. Pike for their prenatal care. Thank you to Dr. Strand & Dr. Gill for a safe delivery, as well as all the nurses. A special thank you to Dad & Aunt Doreen for helping Mommy while in labor & delivery.

TETFORD - Wil Daniel has a baby sister!! Cali Reyne Tetford was born on July 10th, 2008, at IWK Health Centre in Halifax. She weighed 7 lb. 4 oz. but is growing quickly. Parents, Melanie Campbell and Cory Tetford, would like to say thanks to Dr. Mader and the staff at IWK who made their short hospital stay very comfortable. Proud grandparents are Diane and Brian Campbell of CBS, NL, and Ruth and Reg Tetford of Triton, NL. Congratulations, love, and best wishes from both families.

THISTLE - Our family has been blessed once again. Mark and Michéle (nee Bedford) and big brother Harrison are thrilled to welcome PHINNAEUS XAVIER BEDFORD THISTLE who arrived at 2:38 a.m., Saturday, July 19, 2008 at the Queensway Carlton Hospital, Ottawa, ON, weighing 11 lbs. even. Delighted second time grandparents are Gerald and Barbara Thistle, Chamberlains, NL and Mike Bedford, Ashton, ON. Watching over Phinnaeus (Finn) from Heaven are his special Guardian Angels Grandma Jean Bedford and Great-Poppy Thomas Allen. Also thrilled with Finn's arrival are his Uncle and Aunt Tom Bedford and Kathleen McFayden, Toronto, ON, his great-grandmother Kathleen Allen, Mount Pearl, NL and his canine friend Elwood. A special thank you to Daddy for all his love and support to Mommy.

THORNE - Scott, Lori (Myrick), big brother Ben, and canine brother Charlie are overjoyed to announce the arrival of KATE MYRICK THORNE on July 8, 2008 at the WHSC, weighing 8 lbs. 15 oz. Proud grandparents are Henry and Marion Thorne (Torbay) and Eileen Myrick (St. John's). Katie's guardian angel, poppy Cyril Myrick, is watching over her from heaven. Also welcoming Kate are aunts and uncles Gillian, Darren, Carla, Mark, Glenn, Jennifer, Cheryl and Bobby, and cousin Keely. Many thanks to Dr. Karen Lake, Dr. Kum, and all of the staff of the case room and 5NB for your outstanding care and attention. Mommy and Katie would also like to thank daddy and Ben for all of their love and support. XOXO.

TUCKER - Terry, Gail (Collins) and Kate are thrilled to announce the arrival of their second sweet baby girl, Grace Caroline Tucker. Grace arrived at 4:45 a.m. on July 11, 2008, weighing 7 lbs. 4¾ ounces. Kate is tickled pink with her "sweet ba-ba", as she has nicknamed her. Welcoming Grace are proud grandparents Robert & Hilda Collins and Norman Tucker, as well as her many aunts and uncles and cousins. Watching over Grace from heaven is Nanny Dorothy Tucker.

WARREN - Mark and Allison (nee Noseworthy) are thrilled to announce the early but safe arrival of their beautiful baby boy, Andrew Robert, born July 24, 2008, 2:29 a.m. at the Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus, weighing 7 lbs. 8 ozs. Andrew is welcomed by proud first time grandmother Louise Noseworthy, grandparents Sharon (Henry) Parks and Donald (Ann) Warren, Aunt Julie (Keith Burgess) Noseworthy, Aunt Michelle (Cory) Wilson and cousins Travis and Olivia Wilson. Special thanks to Dr. Stillman for excellent prenatal care. Additional thanks to the many wonderful doctors and nurses at the High Risk, Labour and Delivery and Post-partum Units, including especially Drs. Cargill, Sylvain, Pascali and Kotarba and nurses Regina, Lorie, Heather, Larissa, Robyn and Tsering. Watching over baby Andrew from heaven is poppy Robert W. Noseworthy.

WHITE - Terrence, Wanda (Roche) & big brother Joshua are delighted to announce the speedy but safe arrival of their precious baby girl, Chelsey Veronica, born on July 10, 2008, 9:04 a.m. at the HSC, weighing 7 lbs 5.5 oz. Welcoming Chelsey are grandparents Edward & Catherine White of St. Brides and watching over her from heaven are grandparents Peter & Vera Roche of Big Barasway. Thanks to Daddy for all his love & support and to aunt Doris for taking care of Joshua. Special thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz, case room nurse Melanie & staff of NAB.

WOODFORD  - A shooting star from heaven landed in our arms, with all of mommy's sweetness and all of daddy's charms! Jason and Jennifer (Reynolds) are star struck by the arrival of Matthew Kevin Woodford. Our little angel made his grand entrance July 11, 2008 at 10:34 am, weighing 10 lbs 6 oz at Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL. The ecstatic grandparents are Kevin & Elizabeth Reynolds (Bonavista, NL) and Wilfred & Magreta Woodford (Twillingate, NL).


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