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The Telegram Births
July 2009

 

ALDERSON/O'BRIEN - Neal and Carla joyfully announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, Marrin Lucy, born at the IWK Health Centre, Halifax, N.S. on July 30, 2009. Marrin is the first grandchild for John and Valerie Alderson, Springhill, N.S., the second grandchild for Donna O'Brien, Bay Bulls and the first great-grandchild for Mrs. Beryl Alderson, Springhill, N.S. Also celebrating the joy of Marrin's birth are uncle Stephen, aunt Ellen and special cousin Kieran, Lower Sackville, N.S. and special great-aunt Mame of Bay Bulls. Marrin made her first visit to family and friends in Nfld. in September.

BIDDISCOMBE - Big sister Katie, Mommy and Daddy, Edwina (Escott) and Bill are thrilled to announce the arrival of another beautiful baby girl. Fallyn Jane was born on July 17, 2009, at 3:24 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 12 ozs. Fallyn is lovingly welcomed by proud grandparents Bella & Dave Biddiscombe, Mercedes & Edward Escott, great-grandmother Elizabeth Connolly, aunts, uncles, cousins & friends. Special thank you to Dr. Lacelle for our prenatal care and nurse Robyn Beaudry for coaching us & delivering our precious daughter.

BROCKLEHURST - John, Susan and Big Brother Garrett are happy to announce the safe arrival of Lily Estelle on July 8, 2009, weighing 8 lbs. 9 ozs. Also welcoming Lily are grandparents Gary & Rita Brocklehurst and Mary Kennedy & Bill Tobin, as well as Uncle Matthew Brocklehurst and Aunt Jennifer Barrett. Lily is the 5th great-grandchild for Martha Brocklehurst and the 4th great-grandchild for Stella Kennedy. Watching over Lily from heaven Uncle Stephen Brocklehurst. Many thanks to Dr. Gill for his excellent pre-natal and post-natal care and to Dr. Crummey and the OBS staff of 5NB, HSC.

CHURCHILL - Todd and Kimberly (Greening) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a handsome baby boy, Hunter Jaxon, born on July 9, 2009, at 9:09 a.m., weighing a whopping 11 lbs. 13 ozs. and measuring 56 cm! Welcoming Hunter are proud grandparents Clarence and Elizabeth Churchill of Portugal Cove and first time grandparents Morris and Winetta Greening of Musgravetown. Also delighted with Hunter's arrival are great-grandmothers Ella Greening and Florence Noseworthy, Uncle Roderick and Aunt Christine Greening, Uncle Terry and Aunt Tammy Churchill and cousin Hannah. Special thanks to Dr. C. Cook and her team for the excellent prenatal care and delivery. We also like to convey our appreciation to the nurses and staff of 5NB for their special care during Mommy and Hunter's stay in hospital.

CLEARY - Big brothers Nolan and Ewan proudly announce the arrival of their new baby brother Graham Neil. Graham arrived with gusto on July 31, 2009, at 1:22 PM, at the Women's Health Centre in St. John's, weighing 7 lbs., 3 oz. Graham is lovingly welcomed by grandparents David & Norma Moores of Hr. Grace, Janet Cleary of Bristol's Hope, Kevin Cleary of Riverhead, aunts, uncles and cousins Elle, Lola, Emma, Paige, Drew, and Alec. Proud Great-Grandparents are Dan & Teresa Neil and Alec & Maysie Moores of Harbour Grace. Special thanks to the wonderful staff at the WHC, and to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for her remarkable care.

CLEMENTS - Melanie and Mark are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Emma Caroline, born on July 18, 2009, at 3:58 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 1 1/2 oz. at the Janeway. Welcoming Baby Emma are first time grandparents Bill and Joan Hickey and fourth time grandparents Max and Stella Clements. Special thanks to doctors and nurses at both case room and 5NB for their excellent care and support.

Cleverley/Tremblett - Proud first-time parents, Amber Cleverley & Cory Tremblett are delighted to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Madyson Lily Tremblett, born at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Niagara Region, Ont. on July 21, 2009 at 9:31 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 5 ozs. Welcoming their 1st grandchild are excited grandparents, Sandra Tremblett, Mount Pearl and Debbie Cleverley, St. Catharine's, Poppy Cleverley is watching over her from Heaven. Great-grandparents, Eric & Gertie Tremblett, St. John's, and Dave & June Mayer, St. Catharine's, Ont. Great-great-grandmother Lily Moore, England. Most importantly, thanks to my Daddy for being so loving and supportive to me and Mommy. We love you!

CRONIN - IT'S A GIRL! Jeanette and Shawn are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby girl. Jenna was born at the Health Sciences Centre on July 15, 2009, at 8:46 a.m. weighing 8 lbs. 4 ozs. A little sister for Matthew. Proud grandparents are Cherry and Gerald Hicks of Millertown, NL, and Marion Cronin of Halifax, NS; as well as Aunt Michelle. Special thanks to Dr. O'Grady and Dr. Phillips and the staff of the Women's Health Centre for their prenatal care. Thank you to the staff of 5NB and the caseroom, especially nurse Cathy Broaders and Megan Beck for being so caring and devoted to us during delivery. Also, thank you to Dr. Bautista, Dr. Crummey and Dr. Fowler, along with their medical team for their exceptional care in ensuring Jenna's safe arrival. Most importantly, thanks to my Daddy for being so loving and supportive to me and Mommy. We love you!

CROSS - Jamie and Jackie (Pike) are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful little "princess" - Charlotte Dakota, born Tuesday, July 21, 2009, at 10:47 p.m., weighing in at 6 lbs, 13 oz and measuring 48.5 cm. Welcoming Charlotte with them are proud grandparents Gerry and Sheila Cross, first- time grandparents Margaret Pike and Ray Joy and John and Marilyn Crotty. Also great-grandmother Mary Pike and great grandfather Manuel Alves, as well as a large circle of family and friends. Watching over her from heaven is her great-grandmother Teresa Alves. Special thanks to Dr. Colleen Cook for the excellent prenatal care and beyond, also Dr. Delaney and Pat for keeping a close eye to things. Heartfelt thanks to the case room doctors and nurses, also the very special nurses of 5NB. Thank you all for everything!

DOHERTY/COOMBS - Dwayne and Mandy are tickled pink to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl. Keira Dawn Marie was born at the HSC on July 25th, 2009, at 12:48 p.m. weighing 8 lbs. 14 ozs. Welcoming Keira are first time proud grandparents Don and Lucy Coombs, Wayne Doherty (Bev) and Deanne Bryan (Tony). Great-grandmothers Mary Coombs and Vera Doherty. Heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Brown, Dr. Major and the caseroom angels for making Keira's arrival a safe and special one. A huge thank you to all our family and friends, especially Auntie Ashley and Auntie Kayla for your exceptional love and support. welcoming Piper are grandparent. Most importantly, thanks to my Daddy for being so loving and supportive to me and Mommy. We Love You XO

DOOLING - It's a boy!!!!!! Mitchell and Jaclyn (Williams) are thrilled to announce the "early" but safe arrival of their first child. John Michael Dooling was born July 30, 2009 at 9:57 p.m. at the Janeway, weighing 4 lbs. 12 oz. Welcoming John are very proud and excited Grandparents Mike and Linda Dooling (first timers) and Linda Williams. Grandfather (John) Williams is smiling down from heaven as John's very own angel. Very happy Great-grandparents include Lil Williams, Elizabeth Mulholland and Fred and Ethel Hillier. John is blessed with two very wonderful aunts, Elizabeth Williams and Lisa Dooling, as well as a very special cousinOwen Williams-Blundon. Special Thanks to the Janeway NICU and HSC Women's Health Centrefor taking great care of mommy and baby during their extended stay.

DOWDEN - Kevin and Tanya are overjoyed to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy! Zachery Michael was born on July 22, 2009, weighing 7 lbs. 4 ounces. Welcoming Zachery are grandparents Robert and Beatrice Dowden and Evelyn Dunne (John); great grandmother Irene Dunne; Aunts: Chantelle and Renee and Uncle Bobby. As well as a large circle of extended family and friends. Special Thanks to: Drs. Wade Mercer and Joanne White for their excellent prenatal care; the nurses of the case room and 5NB; as well as our family and friends especially during Tanya's previous hospital stays. Mommy and Zachery would also like to thank Daddy for his never ending love and support!

GABRIEL - Geoff and Allison (nee Squires) are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Owen Michael, on July 7, 2009, at Rockyview Hospital in Calgary, weighing 8 lbs. 4 oz. Owen Michael is the first grandchild for Michael and Yvonne Squires of St. John's, the 8th grandchild for Reg and Dorothy Gabriel of Mount Pearl and the 15th great-grandchild for Mary Squires of St. John's.

GAMBIN - Gary and Lisa (Martin) and big sister Gracie are delighted to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Jesse Anthony. Jesse was born at the HSC, St. John's, NL on July 19, 2009, weighing 7 lbs. 13 oz. Special thanks to Drs. Efford, Robbins, Kennedy and White for the excellent prenatal care. Gracie would also like to thank Poppy Gambin for getting Jessie's nursery ready, and Nanny and Poppy Martin for taking such good care of her while Mommy and Daddy were in the hospital. Watching down over Jessie to ensure his safe arrival were his two special angels, Nanny Gambin and Uncle Tony. In the words of Jesse's big sister on the day he was born, "I thought I wanted a sister, but I REALLY wanted a brother!"

GIBSON/ROSSITER - Chris Gibson and Mary Rossiter are thrilled to announce the birth of their precious daughter, Ava Elizabeth, on July 22, 2009, weighing 7 pounds 4 ounces. Welcoming Ava are proud grandparents Margaret and David Pattinson, Peter and Sandra Gibson of England and Genevieve Rossiter of Calvert. Special thank you to our family and friends as well as Dr. Healey and the nurses/staff of the WHC for all their care and support.

HAYES - Start your engines and get into gear, we're going to celebrate our son is here! David, Paula (Martin) and big sister Taylor are delighted to announce the birth of Nicholas Lawrence Hayes, born on July 2, 2009, weighing 6 lbs. 13 ozs. Welcomed by proud grandparents, Larry, Sandra and George and great-grandma Florence as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Looking down from heaven Nanny Barbara and Nanny Pearl. Special thanks to Auntie Wanda, Uncle Peter and cousin Maria for taking care of Taylor while Mommy was in hospital. Sincere thanks to Dr. Cook and team, fetal assessment, and 5NB staff for your excellent care.

HAYES - Gerry and Rebecca (Mooney) are very proud to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful little girl. Averie Rebecca Hayes was born at the HSC July 31, 2009 at 5:00 PM, weighing 10 lbs 5 ozs. Proudly welcoming Averie are grandparents Ruth and Larry Mooney, Deborah Scaplen and Ed and Audrey Hayes, great-grandparents Emma Trenchard, Sarah Mooney and Gerald and Mavis Scaplen, aunts, uncles and cousins. A very special thank you to Dr. Bartellas, Dr. O'Leary and the nurses in the case room and on the 5th floor.

JACKMAN - Chris and Stephanie (nee Griffiths) are delighted to announce the arrival of their first child, Coles David, born on July 29, 2009 at 5:27 am, weighing 9 lbs. 8 oz. Welcoming baby Coles are his very proud Nanny and Poppy, Moya and David Griffiths and Granny and Granda Rosemary and David Jackman, along with his eight aunts and uncles and four cousins (Patrick, Isabelle, Thomas and Hannah). Thanks to Drs. N. Duggan, K. Brown, E. Fowler and S. O'Leary and to the nursing staff for facilitating excellent perinatal care and a safe delivery. Sincere thanks to all our family and friends for their love and support

JOHNSON - Chad and Terri-Lynn (Howell)are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Evan James, born on July 12, 2009 at the Health Sciences Center, St. John's, weighing 7 lbs. 11 oz. Also welcomed by proud grandparents Phil and Donna Johnson of Northern Bay and Gerald and Jean Howell of Old Perlican, Great-Grandparents Jim and Triffie Adams of Old Perlican, and many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins

KING - So sweet and neat and such tiny little feet, our precious baby girl makes our lives complete! Barry, Natasha (Murphy) and big sister Chloe are delighted to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Ava Joy born Friday, July 24th, 2009, at 3:52 a.m. weighing 7 lbs 7 ozs. Special thanks to Dr. Brown and Dr. Robbins for their excellent prenatal care, and the nurses and staff at the case room & 5NB who took such good care of us. Extra special thanks to Daddy, Nanny and Poppy (Eugene and Linda Murphy) for taking such good care of Chloe and Mommy after baby Ava's arrival. Also, we would like to thank all family and friends for your love, gifts and warm wishes.

LATUS/MARSHALL - Big brother Rhys is delighted to announce the birth of his baby sister Gwyn Annie Tallulah on July 25, 2009. Andrew, Kelly Ann and Rhys wish to thank Dr. Kravitz and Dr. Young for their excellent prenatal care; Dr. Mayo, Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Suppiah, case room Nurses Charlene, Vanda, Ramona, and Nurse/Midwife Robyn for their help during the delivery and Dr. Drover, Dr. Kwa and the nurses on 5 North B for taking care of mom and baby during the first few days.

LAWLOR - Trevor, Susan, Big Sister Brooke and Big Brother Jack are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Jorja Madeline, born on July 2, 2009, at 12:34 p.m. weighing 8 lbs. 7 ozs. Welcoming Jorja are grandparents Patsy and Gerald Lawlor, Doug Jones, Beverly and Robert Walsh and great-grandfather Jim Quilty. Sincere thanks to the doctors and nurses for their excellent care and a safe delivery.

LINEHAN/ROBERTS - Thomas and Stephanie are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful daughter, Emily Mary, born July 23, 2009, at 11:25 a.m., weighing 11 lbs. 10 ozs. Excited first-time grandparents: Sharon and Rod Roberts, Clara and Don Linehan: aunts: Krystal (Brad), Vanessa (Steve), Stephanie; and great-grandparents to love her here and from heaven. Thanks to Dr. Kravitz and staff of 5NB.

NEWHOOK - Evinrude Benjamin Leander Lewis. Just in time for his 1st birthday, Barry and Jennifer are delighted to announce the arrival of their third son Rudy Benjamin! Rudy was born at the Health Science Centre on July 5, 2009, at 6:15 am, weighing 8 lbs 12 oz., and has been a ray of sunshine ever since. Also welcoming Rudy into our family are his two big brothers Max and Charlie, Grandma Eleanor and Grandad Maynard Clouter, Nanny Alverna and guardian angel Poppy Leslie Newhook, Auntie LeighAnn and Uncle Paul Newhook, Auntie Suny and Uncle Jared Clarke, Aunt Amy and Uncle Jon Clouter, as well as a passel of cousins: Sam, Ben, Kathleen and Henry Newhook, Rudy's special little partner in crime Emma Clarke, and brand new arrivals baby Myles and Ronan Clouter. Barry and Jennifer would also like to thank everyone in the case room and most especially Dr. Robert Miller for his part in helping to make the births of all three of our boys so amazing. We love you Rudy, welcome to the world!!!

O'BRIEN/FIRMAGE-O'BRIEN- Raymond, Kelly and big brother Patrick are thrilled to announce the birth of Susannah Diane on July 30, 2009, weighing 9 lbs 3 ozs. Welcoming Susannah are grandparents Diane Molloy, Elva O'Brien, Emma and Allan Firmage and great-grandparents Mary and Raymond Molloy, Robert and Pamela Firmage and Barbara and Esau Oram. Thanks to our family and friends in Ottawa and Newfoundland and Labrador for their on-going support. Thank-you to Dr. Cleo Mavriplis (Ottawa), Dr. Sharon Ripley, Dr. Gill, as well as the staff of the caseroom and 5NB. Mommy and Susannah want to say special thanks to Daddy for his support during labor and delivery.

Parmiter-Cunningham - Big brother Dylan, Big Sister Tianna along with proud parents Gary and Trudy are thrilled to announce the arrival of Owen Joseph Corey on July 23rd, 2009 weighting 9 lb. 7 ozs. Also welcoming Owen are excited grandparents Mary Dillon, Seymour Parmiter, Marie Cunningham, Gary Cunningham, Grace Parmiter and Francis Abbott. Heartful Thanks going to Dr. Crane, Sue Harding, Dr. Wagner, Jayme Safine, Tammy Churchill, Dr. Gill and 5NB nurses. Thanks Daddy, Family and Friends. Love Owen and Mommy!

QUINN - Jamie Quinn and Lisa Kavanagh are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a precious baby boy, Connor James Ronald, born July 23, 2009 at 9:12 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 2 ozs. Excited first time grandparents are Eric and Irene Kavanagh and Maureen Quinn. Also excited to welcome is great-grandmother Annie O'Driscoll, as well as Uncles Frank and Mark. Watching over Connor from heaven above is special guardian angel Poppy Jim Quinn. Mommy would especially like to thank Daddy for his strong support and encouragement as Connor made his early but safe arrival into the world and Auntie Sherilynn for her constant catering to Mommy and Connor's every need in the hospital and now. A special thank you to Dr. Annette McCarthy for her excellent prenatal care, as well as all the doctors and nurses in the case room 5NB and in the NICU for taking such good care of Mommy and Connor. And finally to all of our friends and family for all of their love and support, we are forever thankful.

ROFF - "A gift from the angels, a pleasure from heaven, we thank the Lord for the safety of our second!" Parents Justin and Jennifer are excited to announce the arrival of the second addition to the family, Mason William Roff, born on July 26, 2009, at 0711 hrs., a very healthy boy, weighing 7 lbs. 7 ozs., measuring 49 cm in length. Mason is welcomed by many friends and family in St. John's, Paradise and Burin including his excited big sister Brooklyn, proud grandparents Alvin and Bonnie Roff, Wayne and Linda Windsor, Gary and Valerie Martin and uncles Shannon and John. Special thanks to Dr. Mayo and the staff at hand at the Health Sciences General Hospital, St. John's, in delivering this little bundle of joy into the world and into our lives.

SHARPE, Jack William - Andrew and Nola (nee Chaytor) have been blessed with a beautiful baby boy, Jack William, born July 12, 2009, weighing 5 lbs 11 oz. Also welcoming baby Jack are Grandparents Roy and Margaret Chaytor and Carmel Sharpe, Great-Grandfather Kevin Chaytor, Aunt Nicole, Uncle Kevin, Uncle Teddy, Cousin Justin and many more Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. Jack has his very own Angels, Great-Grandmother Ree and Grandfather Edward, watching over him from above. A very special thanks to all the nurses in NICU for taking such great care of our little guy.

SULLIVAN - Glenn and Lynn (Walsh) and big brothers Andrew, Luke and Connor are delighted to announce the arrival of our little girl, Sara Claire Elizabeth. Sara was born on July 23, 2009, at 3:44 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 2 ozs. Welcoming Sara are proud grandparents Carl & Eileen Walsh of Lewin's Cove, Frank & Elsie Sullivan of Clarenville along with many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle and our nurse during delivery, Millie - you were both great!

TAPPER - Eddie, Lisa and big brother Ryan are thrilled to announce the birth of their precious boy, Scott Thomas, on July 26, 2009; 9 lbs. 15 1/2 oz. Proud grandmothers are Catherine Tapper and Joan Fleming; great-grandmother Pauline Malone. Guiding Scott from Heaven are Poppies John Tapper and Patrick Fleming. Special thanks to our family and friends, Dr. Healey, staff of the Women's Health Center and Janeway for all your care and support. Thank Heaven for little babies!

WALSH- Jimmy Walsh and Crystal Hanlon are extremely proud to announce the arrival of their handsome baby boy. James Wayne Anthony Walsh was born on July 6, 2009 at 10:25 a.m, weighing 9 lbs. James is welcomed by grandparents Wayne and Martina Hanlon, Jim and Brenda Walsh as well as aunt Katrina, uncle Wayne, uncle Chris, aunt Jessica and great-grandmother Gloria Hanlon and great-great-grandmother Elizabeth Smith. Looking down from heaven great-grandfathers Anthony Hanlon and Jim Walsh, great-aunt Helen Kavanagh and great-grandparents Franc and Ana Cernivec. Special thanks to Mona and Mandy for helping to bring him into this world.

WOOLRIDGE - "Our Precious Parker Has Arrived" David, Nancy (North) and proud big brother Tristan are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of "Parker Harry," born on Thursday, July 2nd, 2009, at 12:27 p.m., weighing 7 lbs 6 oz. Overjoyed grandparents include Matilda Maddigan, Beverly and David Woolridge, and Paula O'Keefe. Poppy (Harry) North is smiling down from heaven as Parker's very own angel. Very happy great grandparents include Winnie and Les Maddigan, Marie North, James Street, and Mary Woolridge. A special thank you to Dr. Joanne White as well as the fabulous nurses in the case room and on 5 North B. Mommy would like to thank Daddy for the amazing support he has given and continues to give to our new family of four! We are so blessed and thankful to have our beautiful boys.

WRIGHT/CHAFE - IT'S A GIRL! Ian and Patricia are delighted to announce the birth of their precious daughter CAITLIN AMBER. Born at HSC on July 11, 2009, at 1:44 AM, weighing in at 7 lbs, 13 oz. Welcoming their first grandchild are proud grandparents Ian & Mary Wright of Clarkes Beach and Randy & Judy Chafe of Mount Pearl, first time Aunt, Joanie Chafe, first time Uncle, Randy Chafe. Thanks to Dr. Joanne White and the Drs, nurses and staff in the case room and 5NB for their excellent care. Special thanks to all our family and friends for the love, gifts and warm wishes.

 

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