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The Telegram Births
June 2000

 

Akerman / Butler
The Directors of S&D Fisheries Limited, Scott and Dawn are thrilled to announce the most recent addition to the crew of the F.V. Atlantic Chance. Matthew Zane joined the crew on June 5th, 2000, at 8:31 am at 8 lbs. 15 ½ ozs and 20 inches. Matthew will assume the position of First Office. Matthew is welcomed on board by Captain Douglas Scott (July 30th, 1995) and chief engineer Riley Roger (June 16th, 1997). All crew members are supported by the onshore staff of retired Marine Atlantic Chief Officer Harold and Margaret Butler of Upper Island Cove and retired schooner skipper Bill and Marjorie Akerman of Cupids. Special thanks to the dockside monitors and observers headed by Dr. Cherry Pike and supported by the 2nd and 4th floor staff of the Grace receiving plant. Welcome aboard Matthew, you are surrounded by oceans of love.

Angel / Sprague
Emily (Sprague) and Peter Angel are happy to announce the birth of their son Lewis Frederick William, 9 lbs., on June 28th, 2000 at Ottawa, ON; a brother for Marina; grandchild of Diane and Roger Angel of St. John's, NL; and Gerry and Bill Sprague of Kingston, ON; great-grandchild of Mary and Fred Clarke of Sydney, NS; and Mary Sprague of Belleville, ON.

Attwood / Squires
Wayne and Karen (Squires) are thrilled to announce the arrival of our son, Aaron Frederick Caleb, born Friday, June 16th, 2000 at 8:42 pm., weighing 7 lbs. 12 oz. Proud grandparents are Mary (late Fred Squires) and Cec and Pat Attwood. A very special thank you to Dr. Will, Dr. Kum and all the nurses for their care and kindness.

Barnes / Harnum
Jim and Joy (Harnum) are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Alexandra Hope. Born June 13th, 2000, weighing 8 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud grandparents Enos and Georgina Harnum, and Peter and Mildred Barnes. Special thanks to Dr. H. Kravitz and Dr. Gill. To Aunti Una Barnes for coming home from Ontario, for being there for the birth; and to our special friend Sharon Parrott and Daddy who all made fantastic coaches. Also the caseroom nurse, Lisa Patten.
P.S. Lisa thanks for a "ducky" of a time.

Barrett / O'Brien
Brendan and Mary have been blessed with the birth of a healthy baby girl, Catherine Mary Evelyn, at the Grace General Hospital on Monday, 19th June, 2000. A very welcome sister for Stephen and Michael. We wish to express our thanks to the obstetrical staff at the Grace General Hospital to Dr. Donald and Mrs. Kay Tennent, Dr. Heidi Kravitz, Dr. Christine Sun, Anne Power RN, Joan Dalton RN, Regina Hodder RN and Dr. Marie O'Dea. Bulochas le Dia.

Belbin / Kennedy
Peter, Cheri and big sister Samantha are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first son and brother, Jake Peter, who was born on June 29th, 2000 at the Grace Hospital, weighing 8 lbs. 13 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents are David and Lucy Kennedy and Edgar and Shirley Belbin. Special thanks to Dr. Pike for a safe delivery.

Bennett / Morgan
Andrea and Tony are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter, Raelene Heather Dawn Bennett. Born on June 10th, 2000 at 12:50 am., weighing 6 lbs. 14 ozs. A sister for John and Bradley. Proud grandparents, Heather Morgan and Mickey McNeil of Bauline, and Daphne and Michael Bennett of Seal Cove; great-grandparents, Anderson and Joan Morgan of LaManche.

Benson / Yetman
Darryl and Arlene (Yetman) are proud to announce the arrival of their first child, Emily Jane, born June 15th, 2000. Very proud grandparents are Graham and Jane Yetman, and George and Selina Benson; great-grandmother Louise Thorne and great-grandmother Amy Newhook. Many thanks to nurses Annette Coates and Michelle Randell, as well as Dr. Verge and the staff of the Grace Hospital

Benteau / Mercer
David, Tammy (Mercer) and big sister Emily, are pleased to announce the safe arrival of Jenna Lee. Born at the Grace General Hospital on June 11th, 2000, weighing 9 lbs. 8 ozs. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses of the 4th floor, and especially to nurse Bev Murphy for all her help during the delivery.

Boland / Clemens
Bill and Jenny (Clemens) thank God for the safe arrival of Bryanna's little sister, Jenessa Mary Angela, born at the Grace Hospital on June 28th, 2000 at 7:16 am., weighing 6 lbs. 15 ozs. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz for her prenatal care, Drs. Stand and Manocha for delivering Jenessa, nurse Barb for her help and encouragement during labor and nurse Lorna. Jenessa would like to thank Daddy for being a great coach to Mommy, to Nanny (Catherine Brennan) for her help with Bryanna, and to her three Guardian Angels; Nanny and Poppy Finn and Poppy Brennan.

Boland / Snow
Jimmy and Lynn (nee Snow) and Natasha Lynn are proud to announce the arrival of Emily Anne, weighing 11 lbs. ½ ozs., on June 27th, 2000. Special thanks to Dr. J. Verge and caring staff of the Grace General Hospital.

Boyles / Mills
Born to Susanne and Glen, a darling baby boy, Devon Frederick Glen, 8 lbs. 8 ozs. A brother for Amanda. Proud grandparents Fred and Gerri Mills, Gerald and Marjorie Boyles. A special thank you to the staff of the Grace Hospital, Drs. Roche and Sharpe, Sue Harding and Annette Coates.
No Date Listed. The Telegram Dated July 8th, 2000.
I put this one in June because there 23 other births on the same page, with the same paper date.

Buck / Nash
Emily's little sister is here! Big sister Emily and parents Robert and Mary Buck (Nash) announce the safe arrival of baby Sarah Catherine Buck, 8 lbs. 5 ozs., on June 10th, 2000 at 8:44 am. A big thanks to all the wonderful staff on the 4th and 2nd floors of the Grace. Special thanks to Dr. Catherine Popadiuk, Dr. Susan Peet, Dr. Cherry Pike, Dr. Roche, Dr. Hall, Dr. Healey, Nurse Paula Taylor and Nurse Tina Rideout. Sarah is the 2nd grandchild for Frank and Paula Buck of Mount Pearl and the 12th grandchild for Pat and Gloria Nash of Branch. Thanks to all our friends and family for their enthusiasm and support.

Bullock / Nieman
Eric and Valerie Bullock are delighted to announce the birth of their third granddaughter, Meredith, on June 9th, 2000 in Halifax, NS. First child for Martin and Meghan. Fifth grandchild for Duane and Lynn Nieman of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Burke / Gladney
Proud parents Barry and Gina (along with furry family members) were ecstatic to welcome the scheduled arrival of Sophia Christine Burke. This precious little girl entered our lives 10:10 a.m. on June 27, 2000. Special thanks to Nanny and Poppy Gladney, Nan-Nan and Grandad Anderson, and Poppy Burke for their support and to Dr. Halley and Dr. Crane for their prenatal care. Also thank you to Dr. Bennett, Dr. Healey, Dr. Badrudin, caseroom nurses Sue, Paula and Ramona for their kindness and safe delivery, and to the second floor Grace OBS staff for their excellent care.

Butler / Zreick
Three's Company. Doc and Vera Butler announce with love and pride the birth of their grandson, Jackson Harold, born June 27th, 2000. His loving parents Sherrie Butler and John Zreick and big sister Abagayle are thrilled with granddad's Harley rider. Great-grandparents are Ellen Francis and Irene Butler. Poppy Francis is looking down from heaven and smiling at his boy.

Butt / Holloway
Glenn and Janice (Holloway) are thrilled to announce the birth of their second child, a brother for Jeremy, Jared Nathaniel. Born at the Grace General Hospital, June 9th, 2000, at 5:47 pm., weighing 9 lbs. ½ oz. Proud grandparents are Lloyd and Shirley Holloway, Bloomfield, and George and Ida Butt, Lethbridge. Thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Penton and the nursing staff. Special thanks to Daddy for his love and support.

Campbell / Farrell
IT'S A GIRL!
Andrew and Elizabeth (Farrell) are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl Arabella Emily, born on June 19th, 2000 at 4:51 pm., weighing 6 lbs. 12 ozs. Very proud first time grandparents are Joe and Anna Farrell and Rob and Betty Campbell. Special thank you to Dr. Seviour and caseroom nurse Paula. Also, thanks to Dr. Gill and Dr. Will who both did and excellent job. Mommy and Arabella would also like to thank Daddy and Nanny Farrell for their help and support during labour and delivery.

Chartrand / Currie
Jean-Marc, Marilyn (Currie), and big brother Jacob are pleased to announce the arrival of Abigail Jeanette born on June 13th, 2000 at the I.W.K. Grace in Halifax, NS. Proud grandparents are Cyril and Lenora Currie of St. John's and Claude and Rita Chartrand of Montreal.

Christopher / Vail
Bernie and Joanne (Vail) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Ashley Nicole, born June 19th, 2000, weighing 9 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents Fred and Clarice Vail, Steve and Mercedes Christopher, great-grandmother, Amelia Vail. Special thanks to 2nd and 4th floor staff, Dr. Greene and especially Dr. Kravitz.

Coady / Walsh
On June 26th, 2000 at 2:37 pm our hearts were once again filled with joy as we welcomed our second child into our lives. It is with great pride that Marc, Brenda and Alyssa announce the birth of Gavin John James, weighing 8 lbs. 6.5 ozs. Welcoming Gavin with as much love as his parents and big sister, are Nana Delores Walsh, Uncle Jim and Kelly, great-grandma Selina Williams, Grandma Betty Coady, Uncle Scott, Aunt Glenda and great-grandpa Theo Delaney. Guaranteed to be smiling once again are Grandpas John Coady and James Walsh-the two keepers of our stars. Mommy, Daddy and Gavin would like to thank Drs. Callahan, Eddy and Gill, along with the exceptional staff of both the 4th and 2nd floors of the Grace General Hospital.
"Welcome to the world little one, it's been waiting for you too."
"Big Hugs."
From Alyssa to Nana Walsh, Uncle Jim and "Aunt" Kelly for taking such good care of her while Mommy and Gavin were in hospital.

Connors / Kavanagh
Proud parents Darlene (nee Kavanagh) and Steve, along with first time Big Brother Noah, welcome the safe arrival of Hayley Marie. Born June 20th, 2000, weighing 9 lbs. 6 ozs. Second time grandparents Jack and Cynthia Connors (Mount Pearl), Muriel Kavanagh (St. John's), Gary and Maureen Kavanagh (Mount Pearl). Second time great-grandparents; Nan Reddy, Pop Gordon and 19th great-grandchild for Pop Connors. Special thanks to Dr. Downton and her staff team. Special thank you to Daddy and Godmother Tina Clements for their help and support.

Cowley / Edwards
Len, Karen (Edwards) and big brother Michael are delighted to announce the birth of Kathryn Joan, born at the Grace General on June 22nd, 2000 at 8:36 am., weighing 7 lbs. 8 ½ ozs. Kathryn is the sixth grandchild of proud grandmothers Joan Edwards (1st granddaughter) and Judy Cowley. A special thanks to the staff of the 2nd and 4th floors at the Grace Hospital and an extra special thanks to Nanny Edwards for taking such good care of Michael.

Crocker / Gruchy
IT'S A GIRL!
Paul and Nancy (Gruchy) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Hailey Marie Crocker, born June 16th, 2000 at 12:14 am., weighing 7 lbs 10 ½ ozs. Very proud grandparents are Thomas and Marjorie Gruchy and Gerald and Charlotte Crocker, also great-grandmother Margaret Groves. Special thank you to Dr. Kravitz and caseroom nurse Michelle Rendell-you were both great. Also thanks to Dr. Tennent, Dr. Sun, Dr. Carlson and 2nd and 4th floor nursing staff. Mommy and Hailey would like to thank Daddy, Aunt Karen and friend Yvette for their help during labor and delivery. Also thanks to all of our family and friends for their support and visits. We are extremely thankful and blessed for our beautiful healthy baby girl.

Dalton / Byrne
Eric and Judy (Byrne) are celebrating the birth of their beautiful 7 lb. 2 oz daughter, Jenna Regina at Rex Hospital, Raleigh, North Carolina on June 15th, 2000. Proud grandparents are Jeanie and John Dalton, Peg and John Byrne.

Downton / Greene
John and Gigi are pleased to announce the arrival of Maria Elizabeth, a sister for Michael and Sarah, on Thursday, June 29th, 2000, weighing 6 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandparents are Florence and Tom Greene and Florence and Allister Downton. Another great-grandchild for Madeline Greene. Special thanks to the 2nd and 4th floor nurses for their care and kindness.

Druken / Hamilton
Chris and Diane (Hamilton) are delighted to announce the arrival of another beautiful daughter and sister for Abigail. Grace Allison was born June 21st, 2000 and weighed 8 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud grandparents once again are John and Nora Hamilton and Tom and Ellen Druken. Special thank you to caseroom nurses Evelny, Sharon and Christine and again to Dr. Bannister for all care received.

Froude / McCormick
Cynthia and Paul are happy to announce the birth of their 3rd child, Anna Marie, who was born on Monday, June 12th, 2000 at 1:10 am at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 8 lbs. 3 ozs. Anna's brother Leo and sister Allison are very excited with the newest edition. Proud grandparents are Patrick and Elizabeth McCormick of St. John's, and Patricia Froude of Grand Falls. Special thanks to Drs. Kum, Sun and caseroom staff.

Geary / Mulrooney
Lucas and Liam are very pleased their little brother has arrived, Joshua Cyril Henry arrived on June 30th, 2000 at 1:40 pm., weighing 9 lbs. 6 ozs. Proud parents are Lloyd and Valerie (Mulrooney). Special grandparents are Joseph Mulrooney of Collinet, Evelyn Geary of St. John's. Also the late Poppy Francis Geary and Nanny Bridget Mulrooney (Joshua's own guardian angels). Proud great-grandparents are Annie Bonia of Collinet and Nellie Conway of St. John's. Special thanks to Dr. Wanda Whitty, Dr. Cherry Pike and team, 2nd floor and caseroom staff, nurse Ramona for her special care. Joshua, Mom and Dad would like to say a very special thanks to the Neonatal staff for their special care and kindness. Mom and Dad would like to thank family and friends for their care of Lucas and Liam while Mom stayed in hospital. Great coach Daddy!!We love You!

Gosse / MacKenzie
Born at the Izack Walton Killam Hospital, Halifax on June 27th, 2000 to Peter and Natalie, a baby boy, Eric Stephen, weighing 6 lbs. 14 ozs. Rejoicing in his birth are grandparents Robert and Linda Gosse, and Stephen and Lorraine MacKenzie; great-grandmothers, Gwen Newhook and Genesta MacKenzie.

Grace
Tony, Ingrid, Vincent and Hannah are pleased to announce the birth of Brenna Kathleen, born at the Grace General Hospital on June 29th, 2000, 12:32 am., weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud grandparents are Sheila Bugge and Bill Morrissey and Margaret Grace, and the late Vincent J. Grace of St. John's. Special thanks to Drs. Penton, Gillard, A. Tennent and to the staff of the Grace General Hospital.

Greene / Sullivan
Jim, Lori, and big sister Katherine are delighted to announce the birth of Graham Daniel, weighing 7 lbs. 9 ozs., on June 25, 2000, at the Ottawa Civic Hospital. Proud grandparents are James and Cherry Greene and Owen and Angela Sullivan, all of St. John's.

Griffin / McGrath
Ed and Kerry are pleased to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby boy, Ryan Patrick, born June 27th, 2000 at the Grace Hospital, 9:15 am., weighing 7 lbs. 9 ¾ ozs. Proud big brothers Bradley and Brady. Proud grandparents Matthew and Margaret Griffin and Veronica McGrath, Freshwater, Placentia. Special thanks to Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Blair Butler, Nurse Sue Harding, 2nd and 4th floor nursing staff.

Grimes / Tiller
Amanda Tiller and Stephen Grimes are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, born on Sunday, June 4th, 2000 at 10:07 pm., Parker Stephen Grimes, weighing 5 lbs. 8 ¾ ozs. Very proud grandparents are Trilby and Carl Grimes, Anna Oakley and Robert Tiller. A great-grandchild for Agnes Grimes and great-great-grandchild for Janet (Mom) Evans,. Parker is anxiously awaiting to see his Uncle Andrew who is on the way home from Boston. Thanks to everyone who dropped by, for your support and kindness. Also, thanks to Dr. Healey and the Grace maternity staff for all your help.

Hadfield
Phil and Teresa are proud to announce the arrival of a second boy, Andrew Robert, June 9th, 2000, 7 lbs. 7 ozs., at the Grace Hospital. Special thanks to Drs. Robert Miller and Jennifer Hall and family and friends for all their support.

Haigh / Park
Born to Wendy Haigh and Chris Park, a baby boy, Kyelar Richard, born June 7th, 2000, 6 lbs. 15 ozs., at Markham-Stouffville Hospital, Ontario. Proud grandparents are George and Linda Haigh, Mount Pearl and George and Danielle Park, Ontario. Thank you Kaylin, our first little angel.

Healey / Tobin
IT'S A GIRL!
Joe and Anne Marie (Tobin) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Claire Georgia Healey. Claire was born at 10:29 am on June 12th, 2000, at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 9 lbs. Proud grandparents are George and Eileen Tobin, and first time grandparents Tony and Maureen Healey. Very special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and all of the wonderful nurses and staff at the caseroom and on the 2nd floor. Mommy and Claire would like to thank Daddy and Aunt Pam for their help during delivery, also thank you to all of our family and friends for their support, flowers and gifts. We are truly thankful for our little miracle.

Henley / March
Colin and Susan are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Sarah Michelle Henley, born on June 29th, 2000 at the Grace, weighing 9 lbs. 5 ozs. A little sister for Alexa. Proud grandparents are Vennita and Raye Vey and first time grandparents Frank and Jeanette Henley. Special thanks to Drs. Kravitz and Tennent and the nursing staff of the 2nd and 4 floors.

Hewitt / Barbour
IT'S A BOY!
Brian, Lori (Barbour) and big sister Gabrielle are thrilled to announce the arrival of Daniel Gerald Roy, born June 10th, 2000, weighing 8 lbs. 2 ozs. Very proud grandparents are Roy and Joan Barbour and Gerald and Dorothy Hewitt. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Roche and the entire nursing staff at the Grace Hospital for their excellent care

Hewitt / Torraville
Chris and Cindy are proud to announce the arrival of their first child, Katie Ann, born June 7th, 2000, at 7:51 am., weighing 6 lbs. 10 ozs. Proud grandparents are Eli and Geri Hewitt and Bob and Jessie Torraville, great-grandparents Uriah and Alma Hewitt. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White, Dawn MacLean, Lorna Kearney and all the other nurses of the 2nd and 4th floors of the Grace Hospital.

Howell / Chislett
David, Wanda (Chislett) and big brother Ryan proudly announce the arrival of Mark Leslie. Born June 5th, 2000, weighing 6 lbs. 12 ozs. Loving grandparents are Eldred and Shirley Chislett, and Chesley and Lavenia Howell. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Halley and 2nd floor nurses, especially "Aunt Marg". Daddy and Mommy send extra special thanks to Nanny and Poppy for taking such great care of Ryan.

Hynes
Angela and Dr. Allan Hynes announce the early and unexpected arrival of Cameron Jonathan at the Saint John Regional Hospital in NB. Cameron took a quick detour before Ohio! He was born on June 28th, 2000 and weighed 4 ½ lbs. Angela thanks the Moncton City and Saint John Regional Hospitals for their care during their stay.

Johnson / Fitzpatrick
Darryl and Jane (Fitzpatrick) are pleased to announce the arrival of Matthew Louis at St. John's on June 13th, 2000. Proud grandparents are Ray and Glenda Johnson of Corner Brook, and Louis and Lucy Fitzpatrick of Mount Pearl. Special thanks to Dr. Pike and Dr. Gill, and all of the nursing staff at the Grace Hospital.

Kelly / Brenton
Dermot and Cynthia (Brenton) are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, Julia Florence was born June 14th, 2000 at 12:34 am at the Grace General Hospital and weighed 7 lbs. 8¾ ozs. Proud grandparents are Don Brenton of Norris Arm and Joe and Maureen Kelly of Montreal. Special thanks to Drs. Roche, Kim, and Sun and the fantastic nursing staff for their help in bringing the little angel into our world and making it a sweeter place.

King / Crane
Christopher, Lisa (Crane) and big sister Meghan are pleased to announce the safe arrival of Alexander Everard. Alexander arrived on June 11th, 2000 at 9:03 am., weighing 7 lbs. 11 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents Dr. Everard and Joyce King and Edgar and Sandra Crane. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. C. Sun, Dr. K. Kravitz and caseroom nurses.

Lacey / Murphy
Allison and Michael are proud to announce the arrival of Emma Rachelle, weighing 6 lbs. 12 ozs., on June 16th, 2000. Very proud grandparents Bill and Janet Lacey and Mike and Linda Murphy. Special thank you to the Grace Maternity Ward.

Ledrew / Harding
IT'S A GIRL!
Sally, Martin and Abigail welcome with open arms and hearts, the safe arrival of Paige Alexandra, born June 8th, 2000 at 8:45 am., weighing 6 lbs. 10 ½ ozs. Second granddaughter for Creusa Ledrew; sixth granddaughter for Graham and Morag Harding of Ontario; fourth grandchild for Rex and Joan Ledrew. Many thanks to all the staff on the 2nd and 4th floor at the Grace Hospital. Also a very special thank you to Dr. Heidi Kravitz for all her special care and the delivery.

Lewis / Hall
Big brother Brandon along with his mommy and daddy, Susan and Shane thank God for he safe delivery of Ashley Victoria Elizabeth, born at the Grace Hospital on June 29th, 2000 at 8:07 pm., weighing 7 lbs. 13 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents are the Rev. Canon Andrew and Madeline Hall, Barbara Pye and Robert Lewis. Proud great-grandmothers are Ethel Hall of Grand Falls and Katherine Hart of St. John's. Thank you to 2nd and 4th floor staff, Dr. Tennent and team for your excellent care.

Lush / Andrews
Paul and Susan (Andrews) are pleased to announce the arrival of their first child, a son, Joshua Paul, June 20th, 2000 at 5:18 pm., weighing 9 lbs. 2 ozs. Proud grandparents are Lloyd and Patricia Andrews, Mount Pearl ,and Stewart Lush, Gambo. Special thanks to nurses Lisa and Judy and Dr. Bartellas.

McCormick / Hearn
Pat, Krista (Hearn) and big brother Patrick, are thrilled to announce the arrival of Jack Thomas, born on June 21st, 2000 at Grand River Hospital in Kitchener, Ontario, weighing 9 lbs. 2 ozs. Proud grandparents; Pat and Elizabeth McCormick, Pat and Janet Hearn; and great-grandparents Jack and Jean Burt.

McGarvey / Ryan
Sean and Regina (Ryan) would like to announce to their family and friends in Newfoundland, the birth of Connor Eugene. Connor was born at Albany Medical Center, Albany, New York, on June 9th, 2000, weighing 7 lbs. 8 ozs. Connor is the second grandchild of Theresa Ryan, Goulds and the fifth for Evangeline and Jerry McGarvey, Castelton, NY. Watching over Connor from heaven is his special Guardian Angel Granddad (Eugene) Ryan.

Mercer / Fahey
Geoff and Corrina (nee Fahey) are thrilled to announce the birth of their son Devon Maxwell on June 9th, 2000, weighing 9 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Cyril and Rose Fahey of Carbonear and special guardian angels are grandparents Maxwell and Myra Mercer. We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks for Drs. O'Shea, Roche and Badrudin and to the nursing staff of the 2nd and 4th floors of the Grace Hospital. Mommy would like to say an extra special thank you to Daddy and aunt Charlene for their support during delivery.

Moore / Gibbons
Safely arrived, Marcus Thomas James, a precious son for Carl and Lisa, a baby brother for Daniel on Sunday, June 18th, 2000 at 1:47 am., weighing 9 lbs. 4 ozs. Proud grandparents are Mrs. Genevieve Gibbons and Mrs. Florence Elms-Moore. Special thanks to Drs. Gill, Tennent, Kravitz and Brown, along with the nursing staff of the 2nd and 4th floors of the Grace Hospital.

Neil / Drover
Dianne and Craig would like to announce the birth of their second child, another gorgeous baby boy. Christopher Gordon arrived on Father's Day, June 18th, 2000 at 10:25 pm and weighted 8 lbs. ½ ozs. Christopher has been received into the family by big brother Joshua. Special thanks to Dr. Gill and Dr. Will for the safe delivery and to Dr. Roche and Dr. Penton for prenatal care. Thanks are extended to Nan and Pop Drover, Aunt Lois, Uncle Ray and Lisa for their support during this time.

Newhook / MacDonald
Karen (Kay) and Michael are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Lauryn Ann on June 11th, 2000 at the I.W.K. Grace Hospital, Halifax, NS., weighing 8 lbs. 2 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Ann Newhook, and Jack and Marjorie MacDonald.

Oldford / Coombs
IT'S A GIRL!
David and Melanie (nee Coombs) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Erin Leslie Oldford. Erin was born on June 13th, 2000, at 2:44 pm., at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 6 lbs. Proud grandparents are Brenda and Clarence Coombs, Spaniards Bay and Una and Norman Oldford, Mount Pearl. Special thanks to Dr. Patricia Roche and Dr. Robinette Butt, Nanny Coombs and Aunt Regina for being there during labour; 4th and 2nd floor nursing staff for their care and support, especially caseroom nurses, Paula Taylor and Heather Shute.

O'Reilly
IT'S A BOY!
Raylene and Jude welcome with open arms and hearts the long anticipated wait of their first child. Evan Geoffrey was born at 2:40 am., on June 2nd, 2000, weighing 8 lbs. 6 ½ ozs. Proud first time grandparents Geoff and Mercedes Strickland, and 5th time grandparents Ray and Beulah Gregory. Great-grandmother Elizabeth Evans and great-grandfather Abe Strickland. Thanks to Dr. Kravitz at the Grace. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses at ICU and special care nursery at the Janeway. Also, Mommy and Evan would like to thank Daddy for being a great coach and supporting Mommy throughout the last nine months.

O'Reilly / O'Neill
Tim, Audrey (O'Neill) and big sister Kaitlyn are tickled pink to announce the late but safe arrival of Sarah Elizabeth, on June 15th, 2000 at 10:53 am., weighing 8 lbs. 4 ozs. Sarah is welcomed by proud grandmother Mrs. Betty O'Reilly. Watching over Sarah from Heaven are Poppy Charles O'Reilly, Nanny Macella O'Neill and Poppy Thomas O'Neil;. Thanks to Dr. C. Sun, caseroom nurses Karen Fanning, Dawn MacLean and 2nd floor nursing staff, especially nurse Lavina Madden. A very special thanks to Dr. Susan Peet and Dr. Cherry Pike for their excellent prenatal care. Mommy, Kaitlyn and Sarah would like to thank Daddy for being the Best, and Daddy, "Girls Rule."

Paddle
Proud parents, Todd and Gwen, and big brother Matthew are pleased to announce the arrival of baby brother Coady Lee Paddle. Coady made his grand entrance 6:36 pm., June 10th, 2000, at the Grace General Hospital, weighing in at a hefty 10 lbs. 2 ½ ozs. Special thanks go out to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for taking such great care of Mommy and child, attending nurses Regina McGrath and Karen Rowsell, and prenatal class instructor Marion Counsell.

Phillips / Boone
Dave and Raquel (nee Boone) and big brother Nathan are proud to announce the arrival of the newest addition to their family, Adam Michael, 9 lbs. 4 ozs. Adam was born on June 3rd, 2000 at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary, AB. Adam is the grandson of Earl and Melanie Boone (St. John's) and the late Cyril and Carmel Phillips (Colliers).

Phillips / Dinn
Paul, Rhonda (nee Dinn) and Andrew are thrilled to announce the arrival of their newest addition to their family, a beautiful baby girl, Amanda Taylor Michele, weighing 7 lbs. 9 1/3 ozs., at 2:32 pm on Sunday, June 18th, 2000, at the Grace General Hospital. Proud grandparents are Charles and Eileen Phillips and Ron and Ethel Dinn. A special thanks to Dr. Pat O'Shea, Dr. Steve Will, as well as the caseroom staff and 2nd floor nurses for their care and kindness.

Power / Fleming
Glen and Mary (Fleming) are delighted to announce the birth of their second child on June 27th, 2000 at 1:15 pm., a beautiful baby girl, Catherine Maria, weighing 7 lbs. 12 ½ ozs. Catherine Maria is welcomed by big brother Evan and grandparents Tom and Nora Power of Trepassey and Ronald Fleming of St. Stephen's. A sincere thank you is once again extended to Dr. Tennent and his team for getting Catherine Maria here while Daddy was home and to Denise Maher RN, and friends Brenda Baker for their exceptional nursing care and coaching.

Pumphrey / Murphy
Big brothers Ben and Colin, along with parents Mary and Cyril welcome Ian Joseph to our family. Our little mite weighed 7 lbs. 7 ½ ozs. at birth on June 8th, 2000. Ian is the latest grandson of Michael and Monica Murphy and William Pumphrey.

Roberts / Loder
Born to Lorelei and Dale of Jerseyside, Placentia Bay on June 28th, 2000 at 8:49 am., a boy, 7 lbs. 12 ¾ ozs. Given names Evan Samuel Loder. A little brother for Benjamin. Proud grandparents are Peter and Pamela Roberts of Woody Point and Cyril and Mildred Loder of St. Anthony. Special thanks to Dr. A. Gill, Dr. Suppiah and the nurses of the Grace General Hospital Caseroom.

Russell / Neil
Born to Steven and Allison (nee Neil), June 9th, 2000 at 9:38 am at Northern Light Regional Health Center, Fort McMurray, a son, Mason William. Proud grandparents William and Ella Russell, Coley's Point, and William and Genevieve Neil, Bay Roberts.

Slade / Baggs
Logan is thrilled to announce the safe arrival of his not so little "Sissy", Lydia Clara. Deborah and Jim were also overjoyed when Lydia joined their family on June 2nd, 2000, tipping the scales at 9 lbs. 13 ozs. Also present and awaiting her arrival were grandparents for the second time, Ernest and Minnie Baggs (Twillingate) and Ernest and Marion Slade (Lewisporte), as well as Aunts Jenny, Kayla and Jessica and Uncle Jason. Heartfelt thanks to Drs. Pike, Callahan-Dyer and the staff of the 2nd and 4th floors of the Grace Hospital.

Sparrow / Hong
Peter and Sandi are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Alexander Noel, born June 26th, 2000, weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs. Alexander is welcomed by proud grandparents Joan Sparrow and the late Noel Sparrow, first time grandparents Wayne and Shirley Hong and many aunts and uncles. Special thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike and the Grace staff.

Spiers / Kelly
Janet (nee Kelly) and Russell are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Mallory Grace. Born June 26th, 2000 at 6:36 am in Windsor, ON, weighing in at 6 lbs. 1 oz. Proud first time grandparents Edith and Alf Kelly, St. John's; fourth grandchild for Jacquie Spiers, Windsor; third great-grandchild for Grace Peddle. Mallory sends her love to Aunt Dee, Uncle Glenn, and Aunt Tammy in St. John's, Thanks to my wonderful husband and "Super Mom" for their love and support.

Trimm / Griffin
Pam and Trevor are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby boy. Brandon Phillip Lloyd was born June 13th, 2000 at 12:32 pm., weighing 9 lbs. ¾ ozs. Proud grandparents are Phillip and Christine Griffin, Paradise and Laura Trimm, Grand Bank. Heartfelt thanks are extended to Drs. Tennent, Kravitz and O'Leary, also to caseroom nurses Sue and Karen for your excellent care. Very special thanks to Daddy for his love and support.

Tucker / Brennan
Gerry, Kathy and big sister Beth are thrilled to announce the arrival of Benjamin Howard. Born in Grande Prairie, Alberta on June 9th, 2000. Benjamin weighed in at a robust 10 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud grandparents are Dominic and Kay Brennan of Labrador City, Walter and Jane Tucker of St. Phillips and very proud great-grandfather Howie Meeker of Parksvile, BC.

Veitch / Lidstone
John and Carol (Lidstone) are pleased to announce the birth of Thomas James on June 20th, 2000. Special thanks to the doctors and nursing staff at the Grace Hospital.

Walsh / Hickey
Jim and Katharine are delighted to announce the early but safe arrival of Alison Jane, born June 12th, 2000 at Woman's College Hospital, Toronto. Proud first time grandparents are Basil and Marlene Hickey, and veteran grandmother of 17, Sheila Walsh. Special thanks to Roseanne Hickey, and staff and nurses at WCH.

Walsh / McCue
Barry, Marlene (McCue) and big brother Ryan would like to announce the arrival of a beautiful healthy baby girl, Caroline Theresa, 8 lbs. 6 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents Edward and Carmel Walsh of Bay de Verde and Elaine McCue of Grand Falls. Caroline was assisted in her arrival by an amazing team of doctors and nurses in the caseroom at the Grace Hospital on June 20th, 2000 at 4:58 am.. Special thanks to nurse Beverley Murphy.

Westcott / Ryan
Tony, JeanAnn and big sister Laura are pleased to announce the arrival of Ryan Anthony, born June 9th, 2000, at 9:27 pm., weighing 9 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Tony and Mabel Ryan and Ray and Barb Westcott of St. John's. Special thanks to all the staff on the 2nd and 4th floors of the Grace Hospital.

Williams / Andrews
Karen and Gary are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter, Megan Jean. Andrew and Emily's baby sister was born on June 23rd, 2000 at 8:16 am., weighing 8 lbs. 3 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Barbara Williams and Merv and Mary Andrews

 

 

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