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The Telegram Births
July 2010



BISHOP - Derek and Lisa and big sister Emily are proud to announce the arrival of Sarah Jane Bishop, born July 7, 2010, weighing 9 lbs 1 oz. Welcoming Sarah are grandparents Harry and Sylvia Hippern and Shirley Bishop, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

BREEN - Seamus and Erin (Hudson) are delighted to announce the arrival of their second baby boy, William (Will) Evan, born on Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at 7:15 a.m. weighing8 lbs. 7 ozs. Will is welcomed joyfully by his loving Big Brother Gavin, proud grandparents John and Eleanor Breen and Bill and Janet Hudson, great-grandmothers Katherine Breen and Rita Hudson as well as Aunt Kelly Breen, Uncle Mark Hiscock, Aunt Jill and Uncle Chris Goodyear of Fredericton, NB. And cousins Alex, Ben and Michael Goodyear. Special thanks to Dr. Brown for her exceptional pre-natal care and to all the case room staff at the HSC, especially Nurse Megan Beck for our baby boy's safe delivery. And finally, a heartfelt thanks to all our family, friends, neighbours and co-workers for your kindness and warm wishes. You've made Will's arrival very special.

CROKE - Neil and Krista (Howe) are delighted to announce the arrival of their second beautiful baby boy Aidan Alexander Croke, born on July 6, 2010, at 6:09 am - weighing 8 lbs. 5 ozs. Welcoming Aidan is his wonderful big brother Nathan, Grandparents: Linda and Felix Croke, Sandie and Harry Meadus, Dave and Mary Howe, and all of his aunts, uncles and cousins. Many thanks to Dr. Cook and case room staff for assisting in Adian's safe arrival. A special thank you is extended to all of our family, friends and colleagues for your valued support and well wishes.

DUFF - Tom and Melanie (Evans) are delighted to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy - PAYTON THOMAS - born July 6, 2010 at 6:24 a.m. and weighing 8 lbs. 10 ozs. at the Grey Nuns Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. Welcoming Payton with love are his proud grandparents David and Roberta Evans (Red Deer, AB) and Millie and Howie Duff (Bonnyville, AB) and as well many family and friends in NL and AB; a very special thanks to the doctors and nurses at the Grey Nuns for their exceptional care of mom and baby.

FENTON - Gavin and Mary Jo (Kennedy) are pleased to announce the arrival of their daughter Quinn Margaret Sophia on July 26th, 2010 at 7:40 p.m. Quinn weighed 6 lbs., 14 3/4 ozs. Proud grandparents Robert and Eleanor Fenton, Lethbridge, Alberta and Margaret Kennedy, St. John's, NL.

FOLEY - Big brother Kaleb is happy to announce the arrival of his little brother Noah Andrew, born to Maria (nee Hearn) and Craig on July 22, 2010, weighing 7 lbs. 4 oz. A spcial thank you to Dr. Strand and the nurses at the HSC.

FORD - Corey and Lisa are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first baby, Lucas Ryan, born Saturday, July 3, 2010, at 11:55 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 15 oz. Welcoming Lucas are proud grandparents Mary Gosse (Berk), Kevin Boland (Linda), Mary Ford and from heaven, poppy Clayton Ford, along with many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A special thank you to case room nurse Lavina. Mommy and Daddy learned a new definition of love the moment you arrived!

FRANCIS - Girls rule the Francis home!! Big sister, Shelby Elizabeth, would like to welcome her new baby sister to the world. ANNA BELLA CORA was born on the 9th of July, 2010 to proud parents Ron and Gina (Corrado), weighing 7 lbs 11 oz. Anna Bella is also welcomed and dearly loved by her grandparents, Ronald and Judith Francis of Mt. Pearl and Gino and Elizabeth Corrado of Torbay, great-grandmother Maizie Carter and all of her Uncles & Aunts. Giacomo Corrado and Julia Williams are super excited about their new baby cousin. K9 friends Lucy, Belle & Bianca are looking forward to the many treats Anna will be offering them in the future. A special thank you to all of our family and friends who supported us throughout this incredible miracle. We are truly Blessed.

GREENE - Proud parents Jason and Shauna (Kane), and excited big sister Clare, are thrilled to announce the arrival of precious Patrick James, born on July 9, 2010 at 7:36 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 5 1/2 oz., at Red Deer Regional Hospital, Red Deer, AB. Happy grandparents are James Greene, Maxine Greene, and Rosarii Mooney of St. John's, NL, and Robert and Paulette Hann of Niagara Falls, ON. Great-grandparents are Paul and Dorothy Hoyles of Cupids, NL, and Robert and Doris Hann of Birchy Bay, NL. Remembered at this special time is Granda Vincent Patrick Kane, who would be overjoyed by the birth of his handsome little grandson.

HEARN- Sean and Tammy (nee Linehan) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their son, Caleb Sean, born July 13, 2010, at 7:27 a.m. at the Northern Lights Hospital in Fort McMurray, AB. He weighed 8 lbs. 6 ozs. and measured 20.5 inches long. Welcoming Caleb are first time grandparents Billy and Janet Hearn of Renews and Alban and Judy Linehan of Harricott. Also welcoming this precious little boy are great-grandparents Derm and Loretta Hearn, Frank and Betty Linehan, Helen Clowe, and Mary Byrne; and two aunts Ashley and Megan. Caleb, you truly are our blessing from above. We love you.

KIDNEY - Mike and Connie Kidney would like to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter Rori, born July 30th, 2010 weighing 7 lbs 9 1/2 oz. Both parents and big sister Reagan are very proud!

MORRISSEY- How wonderful life is while you're in the world! Andrea and Andrew Morrissey are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first beautiful bundle of joy, Natalie Ann Morrissey, born July 12, 2010 weighing 7 pounds 8 ounces. Welcoming little Natalie with lots of love are proud families Snow and Morrissey, as well as a large circle of friends ready to spoil the little tyke! Special thanks to case room nurses Rana, Nicole and Regina and also Nurse Terry on 5NB.

MURPHY- "I have a baby brother; he's as cute as can be. I'll be the best big sister ever, just you wait and see!" Big sister Peyton, along with her mom and dad, Melissa and Sean are thrilled to announce the arrival of their baby boy, Graidy Darren Anthony Murphy. Graidy was born July 13, 2010 at 1:17 pm at The Peter Lougheed Centre in Calgary, AB, weighing 8 lbs. 10 ozs. Also welcoming Graidy into the world are his feline brother Shannie, grandparents Trix McGrath (Airdrie, AB), Bill and Marion Murphy (Mt. Pearl, NL), great grandfather Anthony Walsh (Marystown, NL), godparents Wish and Joan Drake (Marystown, NL) as well as a number of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

PARROTT- Francis, Karen (nee Benson) and big brother, Adam, are thrilled to announce the arrival of ETHAN FRANCIS on July 10, 2010, at the HSC, weighing 7 lbs. 4 ozs. Welcoming Ethan are proud grandparents, Ruth Benson of St. John's and Frank Parrott of Carbonear, as well as great-grandmother, Angela Parrott of Mitchell's Brook. Watching over Ethan from heaven are Poppy Wilfred Benson and Nanny Louise Parrott. Ethan is also welcomed by many other relatives and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Crane, Dr. Murthy and Dr. Galway for their excellent pre-natal care, as well as to Sue and Bev in the Maternal Fetal Assessment Unit. Thanks are also extended to Dr. Kum and Dr. Caines for Ethan's safe delivery, as well as to the staff of the case room and 5NB, especially case room nurse, Tracy. Thanks to Nanny Benson, Aunt Cathy and Uncle Ken and Paul and Bonnie Osmond for helping to care for Adam while Mommy was in the hospital. Finally, Mommy and Ethan would like to thank Daddy and Adam for all your love and support.

PIKE/RUDOFSKY - Keith and Krysta are overjoyed to announce the arrival of their new baby girl! Lucy Olivia Pike was born on July 5th, 2010, at 6:09 a.m., weighing 9 lbs. 2 oz. Lucy's big sister Mila couldn't be more delighted with her beautiful baby sister. Lucy is welcomed by grandparents Hobie and Olivia Pike, and Dave and Judy Rudofsky, great-grandmother Blanche Handrigan, cousin Luke, Uncle Mike, Aunt Rebecca, Uncle Blake, Aunt Allison, Uncle David and a loving circle of family and friends. Sincere thanks to Dr. Kirby, Dr. Pike, nurses Reagan and Krista, and the incredible doctors and nurses of the Case Room, 5 North B, and Maternal Fetal Assessment. Special thanks to Corrine, Olive and Janet for their assistance and support.

POWER - Big brothers, Jacob & Sam and proud parents Leonard & Paula (Nash-Power) are delighted to announce the arrival of Henry Frank Nash, born 9:07 am on July 15, 2010, at HSC, St. John's, weighing 7 lbs. 11 oz. Also welcoming Henry are grandparents Sandra & Gordon Nash, Mt. Pearl and Susanna & Frank Power, Paradise, as well as aunts, uncles & cousins, and Jaffa, the cat & Silas, the dog. Thanks to Dr. Tim Strand for prenatal care and for safe delivery and also thanks to case room staff for assisting in the safe arrival. Thanks also to 5NB nurses. Also many thanks to Dr. Jeff White for prenatal care. A special thank you to Daddy, Jacob & Sam for all their love & support.

ROCHE - Chris and Karen (Strato) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, Abigail Violet, on July 11th, 2010, weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs. at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, Ont. Proud grandparents are Joe and Heather Roche, Logy Bay and Stan and Judy Strato, Sudbury, Ont. Also welcoming Abigail are Aunt Colleen Roche and Uncle Michael Strato.

ROGERS - Mark and Lesley Rogers (nee Hickey) are thrilled to announce the birth of their baby boy, Edward Joseph Alexander Rogers (EJ), born on the 4th of July, 2010, at 9:10pm. Welcoming EJ are grandparents Larry and Lesley Ann Hickey, Bernadette Rogers, and Ed Rogers and Brenda Mackey, as well as cousins Ella Hickey and Turner Rogers, and Aunts and Uncles Jane and Billy Hickey, and Brian Rogers and Jessica Zaichkowski. Special thanks to Dr. White, Dr. Kravitz and her team, and the nurses in the caseroom and on the 5th floor.

SESK-PHILPOTT- Born to Melinda Philpott & Ian Sesk a beautiful daughter, Allie Elizabeth, 8 lb. 8 ozs. on July 20, 2010, in Ottawa. First grandchild for Linda & the late Al Sesk of Bay Roberts and the fifth grandchild for Elizabeth & James Philpott of Tickle Cove.

SHEPPARD - Jamie and Peggy (Chipman) along with big sister Ivanie are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Reagan Emma, born 1:17 a.m. on July 28, 2010, weighing 6 lbs. 10 oz. Welcoming Reagan are very proud and loving grandparents Ray and Lillian Chipman of Spaniard's Bay and Jim and Judy Sheppard of Harbour Grace South. Also welcoming Reagan are Aunt Sherri, Uncle Dwayne, cousins Madilyn and Andrew, Aunt Nicole and Uncle Kenny, Aunt Cathy and Uncle Gerard. A special thanks to friends and family for their love and support and to the nurses and doctors of the Health Sciences Centre for their wonderful care.

STACEY-CAREEN - Tony Stacey and Tina Careen are proud to announce the birth of their son, Matthew John. Born on Monday, July 5, 2010, at 8:36 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 13 oz. at the H.S.C. A baby brother for Tyrone and Toni. Another grandchild for John Joe and Alice Stacey and first grandchild for Lena and Wally Codner.

STARK - Parents Will & Susan (nee Melendy) & big brothers Oliver (7) & Henry (3) are delighted to announce the arrival of Rhea Isabel on July 9, 2010 (4 weeks early), weighing 8 lbs 1 oz. Many thanks to Dr. Gill, Dr. "Alex" & the nurses of 5NB & the NICU of the Health Sciences Centre for your care during our stay. Welcoming Rhea into the world are grandparents Samuel & Dorothy Melendy (Mount Pearl), grandmother Miriam Stark (Harlow, England) & many other family & friends in Canada, the USA & the UK. We are thinking of Great-Grammie Isabel Wight, who would have been pleased to have Rhea hold her name. Many, many heartfelt thanks also to Dr. Maroun, who has made such a difference in Rhea's life already by his skilled hands & his care for Rhea. We owe you so much. Appreciation also to Dr. Roger Avery, Dr. Christine Templeton, Dr. Jill Barter, Dr. Joanne Harris, Dr. Colleen McGuire, Olive the lactation consultant, the nurses of J4Surgery & the nurses of PICU (especially Krista, Julia & Sam) who took exceptional care of Rhea during her stay at the Janeway Hospital. To our family, friends, co-workers at the NLCCW & the NLLC, Dr. Borja, Dr. O'Reilly, Rev Daphne & the congregation of St. Mary's church, thank you so much for your prayers & positive thoughts for Rhea's complete recovery following her surgery. Your love & kindness will be remembered always & has made us all feel so blessed. She is so small but has already brought so much joy to our lives.

STURGE/BROWN - Cheryl Sturge and Adam Brown are excited to welcome their baby boy, Parker Sturge Brown, on July 28, 2010, weighing 8 lbs. 10 oz. Celebrating with them are grandparents Robert and Elizabeth Brown, grandfather Heber Sturge, great-grandparents Emma Wells, Eleanor Hunt, and Max and Sadie Brown, aunt Sheri and aunt Andrea, and special cousins Chloe and Megan. Watching over him always is his own guardian angel nanny Maisie Sturge.

WADDLETON/SULLIVAN - Guy, Terrlyn & Big brother Grant are thrilled to announce the arrival of Sophia Mary Joyce, born July 14th, 2010 at 8:26 am, weighing 7 lb. 9 oz. Proud grandparents are John and Mary Sullivan of Spaniards Bay and Clarence & Sheila Waddleton of Trepassey; as well as Great Grandmother Irene Waddleton. Special thanks to Melanie & our case room nurses and 5NB, ZDr. Pike for her exceptional care and Drs. Kum and Foulem for the safe arrival of Sophie.

WALSH - Ava and Ian are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful little sister Meredith Amelia, born July 8, 2010, weighing 7 lbs. 2.5 ozs. Meredith is proudly welcomed by Mommy and Daddy, Chantelle and Ray, as well as by her grandparents, aunts, uncles and special cousins Emma, Lilly and Mathilda. Our thanks to our relatives, friends and colleagues for their support and to Drs. Katie Saunders and Krista Brown for their exceptional care.

WALSH/WHITE - Gilbert and Joanne are excited to announce the safe arrival of Benjamin Ford Walsh on July 14, 2010. He is welcomed by proud grandparents Alma, Gene, Jerome and Jean, aunts Janine and Jillian and uncles Glenn, Paul, Guy, Craig and Mike, as well as many other family and friends. Many thanks to Drs. Lacelle, Brown and Woodland, as well as Bev and Heather for excellent care during pregnancy and delivery, along with the many other fabulous case room and 5NB nurses who helped along the way.

WOLFE - Big brother Marcus is so excited to announce the birth of his baby sister Marisa Joy, daughter of Lee and Natasha (DuPree) Wolfe. Sweet Marisa was born on July 16, 2010, weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs. Welcoming Marisa with much love are her grandparents Dave & Sandra DuPree and Ken & Barbara Wolfe and great-grandmother Vera DuPree. Marisa is also welcomed by a large circle of family and friends, including special cousins Ryan, Erica and Hailey.

WOODLAND - Matthew and Karen are proud to announce the arrival of their daughter Lauren Amelia on Saturday, July 3rd, 2010, weighing 8 lbs. 11 oz. A beautiful baby sister for Eric, second grandchild for Leonard and Leonard and Eleanor Thorne and Robert and Heather Woodland. Anxiously awaited by Aunt Meghan, Uncle Greg, Great-Grandparents, and a large circle of extended family and friends.



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