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The Telegram Births
July 1999


Adams / George
Jonathan and Wanda (George) are delighted to announce the birth of their second child, Kelsie Sarah Davida, born at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, on July 26th, 1999, weighing 9 lbs. 8 ozs. A sister for Melissa! Proud grandparents are Mrs. Marina Adams, St. John's and Stanley and Juanita George, Winterton, and great-grandmother Mrs. Stella George, Winterton. Special thanks to Dr. O'Driscoll, Dr. Healey and the wonderful nurses on the 1st floor at WMRH.

Andrews / Upshall
Alan and Cathy (nee Upshall) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a precious baby boy, Alan Alexander, born August 7th, 1999. Proud grandparents are James and Jean Upshall of Little Harbour East, Placentia Bay and Alan and Yvonne Andrews of St. John's. Thanks to Dr. Pike and Dr. Will, caseroom nurse Bev and the entire nursing staff of the 2nd and 4th floors of the Grace Hospital; and to Dr. Kum for his excellent prenatal care. A special thank you to Daddy for all his love and support and for being a wonderful coach.

Baird / MacKenzie
Born to Carolyn MacKenzie and David Baird, a daughter, Lucy MacKenzie Baird, on August 24th, 1999 at the Ottawa Civic Hospital. First grandchild for Judith and Robert MacKenzie of Kingston, and David and Sandra Baird of St. John's. A great grandchild for Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lorway, Mrs. S. MacKenzie and Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Anderson.

BARBOUR - Born to Greg and Theresa Barbour (nee Hickey), Nicholas Garrett Barbour. Born at Heinsberg Hospital at 11:07 on July, 1999, weighing 8 lbs. 3 ozs. Everything went fine. Grandparents: Ruth and Emerson Barbour, Clarenville, and Garrett and Mena Hickey, St. John's. Born in Geilenkerchen, Germany where Greg is posted at CF-SU (E).

Burke / Bruce
Paul and Jacinta are very pleased to announce the birth of their baby girl, Kaitlyn Bridget on August 17th, 1999. Proud grandparents are Thomas and Susan Burke, Mount Arlington Heights and Edward and Carmelita Bruce, Long Harbour. Great-grandmother is Mildred Butland, Mount Carmel. Special thank you to Dr. Roche and the nurses of the Grace Hospital for your special care.

Terry, Denise and big sister Nicole are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Kendra Sylvia, on July 14th, 1999 at 1:34 pm., weighing 8 lbs. 14 ozs. Proud grandparents are Cecil and Lucy Cumben of Grand Bank, Tom and Nora Mavin of Fortune, and Max and Millie Seaward of Woody Point. Proud great-grandparents are Wesley and Alma Bungay of Grand Bank. Special thanks to Dr. Rolfe and Dr. D. Tennant for their excellent prenatal care, also to caseroom staff Dr. Kravitz, Dr. A. Tennant, Dr. Power and the nursing staff, especially Diane and Sandra for their wonderful care.

Coates / Butler
Hi, I'm Zachery Nathaniel. I finally landed in Newfoundland to announce my safe arrival on July 13, 1999 (11:39 pm), Mommy and Daddy (Tina (nee Bulter) and Gary), were thrilled to finally meet their precious 7 lb. 1 oz. treasure- ME! Delighted for the third time are my grandparents Emma and Winston Coates (Upper Gullies) and for the first time Winston Butler (Foxtrap) and Rosalind Morgan (Kevin O'Driscoll - Bay Bulls). My proud great-grandparents are Llewellyn Jocobs (Joe Batt's Arm) and Susie Butler (Kelligrews). Sincere thanks to Drs. Michelle Raiche-Marsden and Lisa Creighton as well as nurses Margaret (L&D) and Heather at the IWK- Grace Maternity Hospital in Halifax. Special thanks also to Daddy and all our family and friends for their love and support. XOX.

Coffin / Seguin
Troy and Denise (Seguin) proudly announce the birth of their first child, a son, born at St. Joseph's Hospital, London, Ontario at 02:42, July 31, 1999, weighing 8 lbs. 8½ ozs. Alec is the fourth grandchild for Jean-Guy and Monique Seguin of Kapuskasing, Ontario, and the first grandchild for Dennis and Mary Coffin of Mount Pearl.

Cole / Penney
Brad and Kim (nee Penney) are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their third child, a brother for sisters Emma and Jessica. Morgan Brady was born July 23rd, 1999 and weighed in at 7 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandparents are Woodrow and Bernice Penney of Salmon Cove and Clarence and Daphne Cole of Victoria. Special thanks to Drs. Kravitz, Dutoit and caseroom nurse Beverly Piercey for ensuring a safe delivery. Also thank you to Drs. Tennent and Callahan-Dyer for all you prenatal care.

Comerford / McIsaac
Carrie, Craig and big brother Max are thrilled to announce the arrival of Sam Alexander. Born at the Grace Hospital on July 27th, 1999 at 11:50 pm., weighing 9 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud to have another grandchild are Bob and Janet Comerford of St. John's, and Dr. Mac and Helene McIsaac of Streetville, Ontario; also great-grandparents Betty and Charlie Stamp of St. John's. Thanks again to Dr. Elizabeth Bannister for another safe delivery. Thanks also to Dr. Sue O'Leary, Dr. Sceviour and to caseroom nurse Regina. We would also like to thank Dr. Kelly Bennett for her support, and also to Janet Murphy-Goodridge for all her time and encouragement yet again. Max would also like to thank Dad for taking such good care of him over the past few months.

Born to Darrell and Joan, July 31, 1999 at the Grace Hospital, a beautiful baby girl, Katie Marie, weighing 7 lbs., 15 ozs.. Thank you to Drs. Wally and Singh and also to Drs. Roche and Crane. Special thank you to Nurses Regina McGrath and Elishe Ford and to cousin Barb for all their care and coaching.

Denine / Warren
Frank and Beverly are pleased to announce the arrival of their son, Steven Lloyd, at the J. Brant Memorial Hospital on the shores of Lake Ontario, weighing in at 10 lbs. 6 ozs., on July 10th, 1999 at 4:34 am. Proud grandparents are Lloyd and Ruby Warren and Evelyn and the late Aiden Denine. Also great-grandmother Esther Winsor, Agnes Pratt Nursing Home.

Bernie, Lori, and big brother Cody are thrilled to announce the birth of their precious daughter and sister, Maribeth Joanne, born at 8:37 am., on July 13th, 1999 at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 7 lbs. 10½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Peter and Peach Everson. Looking down from heaven are her guardian angels Poppy Bern and Nanny Mary Everson. Special thanks to Dr. Carlson, Dr. Tennant, Dr. Andrews, Dr. Isacc and staff of ICU and Special Care at the Janeway. A very special thanks to Dr. Kravitz who went beyond the call of duty.

Fizzard / Hartery
Blake and Cynthia (nee Hartery) are delighted to announce the arrrivl of their baby girl, Molly Elizabeth, born July 7, 1999, weighing 7 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandparents are John and Loretta Hartery and Garfield and Elva Fizzard. Sincere thanks to Dr. Penton, Dr. Kravitz, caseroom physicians and nurses, especially Beverly Murphy, and to the 2nd floor nursing staff. Special thanks to family and friends for their support during this wonderful occasion.

George / Hawley
Brad and Kim are delighted to announce the arrival of their first child, a precious baby girl, Sarah Elizabeth, born on July 10, 1999, weighing 9 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud grandparents are Austin and Barbara Hawley of Halifax and Wilfred and Pearl George of Mount Pearl. First time aunt and uncle Nancy George and Kris Hawley are tickled pink. Special thanks to Drs. Mate, O'Shea and Kum, and the staff on the 2nd and 4th floors at the Grace, especially Bev Murphy, Roma Quinton, Corinne Bursey, Donna Howell and Anne Power.

Harnum / Downey
Kevin, Valerie and big sister Courtney are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Jennifer Rose. Born July 8, 1999 at 1:15 am., weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Thomas and Velma Downey, Jim and Winnie Harnum, Winterton; great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Downey, Mrs. Lillian Rockwood and Mr. Nathan Harnum. Special thanks to Drs. LeDrew, Pike, Chandra, Nurse McGrath and staff at the Grace Hospital for their excellent care. Also, thanks to Nanny Downey for taking care of Courtney, and to Daddy for his love and support during delivery.

Hogan / Bowden
Guy and Heather (Bowden), Sarah, Emily and Scott are pleased to announce the birth of baby Andrew on July 7, 1999 at the Grace Hospital. Special thanks to Dr. Tennent.

Holwell / Carrigan
It's a Boy!

Rob and Tina (Carrigan) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Brady Robert, born on July 21, 1999, weighing 8 lbs. 6 ozs.. Proud grandparents are George and Anne Holwell and Robert and Marion Carrigan. Special thanks to the Drs. and nurses at the Grace Hospital and Daddy and Aunt Jeanette for all their help and support.

Darryl and Rhonda are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their daughter, Ireland Berrigan, born July 30th, 1999 at 12:06 pm., weighing 6 lbs. 8 ozs.. Welcomed by grandparents Hubert and Barbara Kenny, and Derm Kenny. Thanks to family and friends for their love and support.

Megan Shannon Kieley
was recently presented with an Academy Award for her outstanding performance in the highly acclaimed "Birth of a Daughter". Megan, whose previous credits included "Trimester 1, 11 and 111-The Trilogy", "Womb with a View" and most recently, "Leaving Placentia Bay", played the part of a 7 lb. 15 ozs, newborn. The awards ceremony took place 5 pm., Monday, July 12, 1999 at the magnificent Grace Auditorium. Megan credited her performance to her parents Rob and Paula Kieley for their strong support throughout the grueling 9 month filming schedule. She was also quoted as saying, "This would not have been possible without a strong supporting cast, especially the actors who played Drs. Healey, O'Grady and the case room staff!" While grandparents Robert and Helen Kieley and Great Aunt Winnie Shea marveled at Megan's performance, they feel we will even be more impressed with her in the upcoming saga "I Cry- You Jump". After a few weeks of rest, parents Rob and Paula plan to celebrate with friends at the premiere of their own adventure flick -"Lamb Chops and CERONA Go To A Picnic".

Lang / Dion
Raylene, Patrick and Claudia announce with joy, the birth of James Patrick on July 30th, 1999, weighing 8 lbs. 12 ozs., at the Ottawa Civic Hospital. Proud grandparents are Gerald and Yvonne Lang of St. John's, NF and Claire and Paul Dion of Penetanguishene, ON. Also rejoicing are proud great-grandparents Elizabeth McHenry of Sarnia, ON and Eva Dion of Penetanguishene, ON.

Luiker / Murdoch
Eric and Mary (Murdoch) are pleased to announce the birth of Juliana Laura Murdoch Luiker (8 lbs. 14 oz.), on July 30th, 1999. A sister for Katie, third grandchild for Floeida Luiker of Toronto, and second grandchild for Hamish and Anne Murdoch of Rothesay, New Brunswick. Special thanks to caseroom staff of Grace General Hospital and to Drs. Heather Flynn and Jennifer Hall.

Martin / Perrier
Aiden and Kelly (nee Perrier) are thrilled to announce the long awaited, much anticipated, and often asked about birth of their first child, a boy, David James. Our son was born on Friday, July 9, 1999 at the Grace Hospital, weighing 7 lbs. 10.6 ozs., and measuring 20.2 inches. David is welcomed with much love by his grandparents Cletus and Mary Lou Perrier of Avondale and Jim and Pauline Martin of the Goulds, along with his great grandmothers Mary Jo O'Keefe (Carbonear), Louise O'Flaherty (Avondale) and Margaret Perrier (Stephenville). Sincere thanks to Drs. Kravitz and Singh, nurses Donna Waterman and Joanne Delahunty and the wonderful nursing staff at the Grace.

Mayo / Feltham
Gerry and Kim (Feltham) proudly announce the arrival of their first child, Katelyn Elizabeth, born July 4, 1999 at 8:57 pm. First grandchild for Shirley Feltham, Glovertown and fifth grandchild for Gerald and Lucille Mayo, St. John's. Watching over Katelyn from Heaven above, her special guardian, Poppy Feltham. Thanks to Dr. Terry O'Grady for prenatal care, Dr. Chandra and medical student Victoria Young and all the nurses and staff on the 4th and 2nd floors of the Grace Hospital for their excellent care.

McCarthy / Fleming
Sean, Debbie (Fleming) and big brother Zachary are delighted to announce the arrival of Hannah Rose, born July 2nd, 1999 at 8:37 am., weighing 7 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud grandparents are Frank and Cathy Fleming, St. John's, and Felix and Sarah McCarthy, Bellevue. Special thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike, Dr. Carol Greene and the 2nd and 4th floor staff of the Grace General Hospital.

Neary / Hoddinott
Jon and Rhonda (Hoddinott) are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter Emma Audrey. Emma was born at the Grace Hospital on July 14, 1999 at 2:15 pm., weighing 6 lbs. 14 ozs. Grandparents are Howard H. and Laverne Hoddinott of Deer Lake, Edward A. Neary of St. John's and M. Theresa Hickey of Pasadena. Thanks to family and friends for all your wonderful support.

O'Brien / Adey
Kevin and Lori are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Nathan Alexander James on July 18, 1999 at 3:25 am, weighing 9 lbz. 2 ozs. Proud grandparents are Jim and Patricia O'Brien of Bay Bulls and Ernest and Jessie Adey of Mount Moriah. Special thanks to the physicians and nursing staff of the caseroom, obstetrics andf Neonatal ICU. Also special thanks to Dr's Halley, McCarthy and Crane.

O'Keefe / Cole
Paul and Marie (Cole) have been blessed by the birth of their first child, Philip John, born at 5:11 pm on July 30, 1999, at the Grace Hospital, weighing 10 lbs. 11 ½ ozs. Ecstatic over his arrival are proud grandparents Leo and Marie Cole and Philip and Agnes O'Keefe. Special thanks to Dr. Ripley, Dr. Pike, Dr. Kum, Dr. O'Reagan and the nursing staff of the 2nd and 4th floors. A very heartfelt thanks to Aunt Sandra (a caseroom nurse), who, while on vacation, went beyond the call of duty, to help bring our precious boy into the world. You will always have a special place in the hearts of our family.

Laurie is proud to announce the safe arrival of Brandon Joshua on July 11, 1999 at 5:25 pm., weighing 6 lbs. 1 oz.. Thanks to Dr. Kum and all the staff in the caseroom and 2nd floor. Very special thanks to Mom and Krista.

Perry / Kelland
Ralph and Ann thank God for the safe arrival of our third daughter, Caroline Victoria, on Saturday, July 31st, 1999 at 3:45 pm., weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz. She is welcomed with love by her sisters Natalie (6) and Michelle (2). Caroline is the 5th grandchild for Neil and Carol Kelland and the 15th grandchild for Mollie Perry. Thank you to caseroom nurses Barb and Annette as well as Drs. Singh and Bannister.

Ron and Valerie (nee Trahey) have been blessed with their second child! Andrew Ronald came out of our dreams and into our hearts, July 23, 1999 at 8:03 pm at the I.W.K. Grace Hospital in Halifax, N.S., weighing 2 lbs. 4 ozs.. Alexandria is delighted to have a little brother. Precious grandson for James and Agatha Trahey of Conception Harbour and Clarence and Laura Pomeroy of Brigus. We wish to extend our sincere appreciation to all the Doctors and nurses of I.W.K. Grace Hospital in Halifax. Also sincere appreciation to Dr. Kum, Dr. Steve Will, Dr. Thorpe and to the wonderful nurses in the Special Care Unit and Neonatal I.C.U. at the Janeway. A very special thank you to Daddy for his love and support.

Rogerson / Cumby
Darian Shane is a big brother! Tiernan Deirdre arrived at 10:22 am, on July 27, 1999. Complete with dimples and curls. She weighed 6 lbs. 15 ozs. Dad and Mom, Graham and Fran (nee Cumby), extend thanks to Drs. Kravitz and Power as well as nursing staff at the Grace General Hospital. Proud grandparents are Stewart and Deirdre Rogerson of Killiney, Ireland; Art Cumby of Hearts Content and Patricia Cumby of Pouch Cove. Especially proud is great-grandmother, Alice Cumby, of Hearts Content.

Taylor / Martin
Glen and Tina (Martin) are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Rebecca Dawn, born July 4, 1999, weighing 8 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud grandparents Warwick and Jeanette Taylor, St. John's and first time grandparents Don and Linda Martin, St. John's. Proud great-grandmothers Edith Taylor, St. John's and Sarah Martin, New Perlican. Special thanks to Dr. Few, Dr. Rolfe, the caseroom staff and the 2nd floor nurses. Rebecca and Mommy want to send hugs and kisses to Daddy for all his love and support.

Trickett / Wells
David, Karen and big sister Heidi announce with pride the birth of James David Robert on July 25th, 1999, weighing 9 lbs. 5 ozs. A big thank you to caeroom nurse Joanne Delahunty at the Grace Hospital. Thanks again to Dr. Pat O'Shea for his prenatal care. James is welcomed by a large circle of family and friends and watching over him from above is Grandpa Wells.

Wallace / Janes
Perry and Rosalind (Janes) are thrilled to announce the birth of their precious baby girl, Nikole Jandon, born July 28th, 1999, at 7:18 am, weighing 5 lbs. 10½ ozs. Proud grandparents; Doug and Marg Wallace, and Marina Janes. Our sincere thanks to Drs. B. Carlson, H. Kravitz and Murphy, and all the nursing staff of the 2nd and 4th floors of the Grace Hospital.

Walsh / Chislett
Big brother Matthew, Lorna (Chislett) and Rick are pleased to announce the arrival of Sydney Claire on July 4th, 1999, weighing 8½ lbs. Proud grandparents are Bruce and Selina Chislett of Whitbourne, and Helen Walsh of St. John's. Special thanks to Drs. Pike and Kravitz, caseroom nurse Donna Waterman and 2nd OBS staff.

Walsh / Colbourne
Sean and Karen (Colbourne) are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their son Zackery Freeman on July 6, 1999 at 2:36 pm., weighing 7 lbs. 5¾ ozs. Proud grandparents are Naomi Colbourne of St. Anthony and Louis and Anne Walsh of St. Brendan's. Special thanks to Drs.Pike and Murphy and caseroom nurses, especially Sue.



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