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The Telegram Births
June 2001

 

Adams
Gordon, Susan and big sister Claire are proud to announce the arrival of Hannah Rose on June 11th, 2001, weighing 6 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Robert and Loretta O’Brien and Marion Abbott. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and the nursing staff of 5NB.

Andrews / Thomas
Barry and Daphne (nee Thomas) are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their second child, Nicholas William, a baby brother for Ryan, born at Carbonear General Hospital, June 20th, 2001, 9:44 am., weighing 9 lbs. 1oz.. Proud grandparents are Paul and Theresa Thomas, Carbonear and Fred and Shirley Andrews, Bay Roberts. Special thanks to Dr. Du Plessis, Dr. Marais and 5th floor staff.

Au / Rideout
Jim and Linda (Rideout) are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their second child, a healthy baby girl, Laura Barbara Lin on June 1st, 2001, weighing 6 lbs. 2 ozs. Welcoming Laura is big brother Jeffrey, grandparents Janet Au of St. John’s and Melvin and Joan Rideout of Buchans. Special thanks to Heather Rees, Drs. O’Grady and Pike and the staff of the Women’s Health Program at the Health Sciences Centre.

Aylward / Dunne
Chris and Martina are tickled pink to announce the arrival of their first child, a precious baby girl, Christina Leigh, on Tuesday, June 26th, 2001 at 5:29 am., weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs., at the Women’s Health Centre. Christina is the sixth grandchild for Mary and the late Thomas Aylward of Cape Broyle, and seventeenth grandchild for Irene and the late Michael Dunne of Witless Bay. Special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for her excellent prenatal care and delivery, caseroom staff, especially nurse Connie MacLeod, and nursing staff of 5NB. Finally thanks to God for blessing us with a healthy baby.

Barron
Desi and Dusty are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first baby, Andrew Joseph on June 4th, 2001, weighing 7 lbs. 2 ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Joe and Marg Barron (Placentia), Christine Price (California) and Carl and Myrna Mortensen (New Brunswick). Great-grandparents, Pad and Christina Barron (Freshwater) and Vera Thomson (BC). Special thanks go to Drs. Butler and Hogan and Nurse Charlene, as well as all the staff in NICU and 5NB. Thanks to all friends and relatives for their visits, calls, prayers and generous gifts.

Barry / Duke
Pat and Gillian (Duke) are tickled pink to announce the arrival of their precious little angel. Rachel Claire arrived at 1:52 am., June 2nd, 2001, weighing in at 6 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents Patrick and Mildred Barry, Carbonear, Jerry and Shirley Duke, Freshwater, P.B., are absolutely thrilled with their new granddaughter. Special thanks to caseroom nurses Heather and especially Lisa Daley for their exceptional encouragement and support. Many thanks to Drs. Pike and Aziz for their excellent prenatal care and delivery. Mommy and Rachel would like to thank Daddy, Nanny Duke and Auntie Patsy for their great coaching and love.

Bartlett / Fewer
Trevor and Janet are pleased to announce the arrival of a new sister for Allison and Katie. Jennifer Dawn was born on June 27th, 2001, weighing 6 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandparents are Dawn and Joy Bartlett, St. Phillips and Bill and Pauline Fewer, St. John’s. Special thanks to Dr. Gill and the nursing staff of the caseroom, 5NB and the NICU.

Bartlett / MacRoberts
Dave and Carol (MacRoberts) are delighted to announce the safe arrival of Alexander’s baby brother, Owen Thomas, born June 15th, 2001, weighing 8 lbs. ¾ ozs. Best wishes from MacRoberts and Bartlett families. Special thanks to Dr. Roche and Dr. Kravitz for their excellent care. Also, thanks to caseroom staff and nurses of 5NB.

Beer / Snow
Stephan and Elizabeth (Snow) are very proud to announce the arrival of their beautiful angel, Stephanie Elizabeth, born June 28th, 2001 at the Women’s Health Centre, HSC, weighing 8 lbs. Celebrating Stephanie’s arrival are grandparents Edward and Nora Beer, St. John’s, the late Jack and Shirley Snow, Bell Island, many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A special thank you to Dr. Patricia Roche for her continued care during my pregnancy. To Dr. Kristy Mossman who delivered our little bundle of joy. To the nursing staff in the caseroom and on 5NB, we will never forget you. Welcome Stephanie, Mommy and Daddy love you very much.

Beresford / Judge
Kenny and Hilda (nee Judge) are proud to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Daniel Paul. Daniel was born on June 29th, 2001, 4:54 am., weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud grandparents are Annie and Francis Judge, Placentia and Monica and Mike Beresford, Freshwater. Special thanks to Dr. Brian Carrim and Dr. Cherry Pike for the excellent prenatal care. Also, special thanks to Dr. O’Grady, Dr. Dowden, Dr. Mausman and Nurse Karen Fanning for their excellent care and support during Daniel’s delivery.

Best / Mills
On June 9th, 2001 at 4:08 pm., Trevor and Patricia (Mills) were overjoyed to welcome into their hearts and home their first child, Ava Lily, 6 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud grandparents are Bill and Winnie Best and Tom and Marjorie Mills. Thank you friends and relatives for your visits, calls and generous gifts. Special thanks to Auntie D, Denise and to caseroom nurse Lorna Kearney. We’ve waited so long for you. Welcome home Ave!

Bristow / Englehart
TWINS!
Tony and Margaret Bristow of St. John’s, together with Moe and Joan Englehart of Fredericton, take great pleasure in announcing the birth of their twin grandsons, Sam and Jack. Born to Toby and Kim and big sister Alison, at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton on June 24th, 2001, each weighed 5 lbs. 15 ozs. Welcomed with love by Aunt Vicki, Aunt Charlotte, Uncle Michael and cousins Alex and Alyssa, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends in Newfoundland, New Brunswick and England.

Budgell / White
Madison Lee announces with joy, the safe arrival of her brother, Brett Eli James on June 1st, 2001 at 11:26 pm., 8 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud parents are Gina (nee White) and Todd. Second grandchild for Jim and Susan White (Torbay) and 18th grandchild for Charles and Ethel Budgell (Lewisporte). Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle and caseroom nurses. Mommy has put all of Daddy’s sports equipment in storage until Brett and I are old enough to play too.

Burke / Oxford
Brian and Lisa are proud to announce the arrival of their son, Tyler Jonathan Oxford on June 15th, 2001, at 12:38 am., weighing 6 lbs. 3 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents John and Celine Burke, James and Lynn Oxford and great-grandmother Jessie Oxford of Ramea. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Tennent, caseroom and 5NB staff.

Chaytor / Granter
Glen and Sharon are pleased to announce the early arrival of their son, Tyler Glen Chaytor on June 28th, 2001 at 6:13 am., weighing 8 lbs. 9 ozs. Special thanks to Drs. Kum, Pike, the caseroom and 5NB staff.

Churchill / Tizzard
Shawn, Patricia (Tizzard) and big sister Rebecca are delighted to announce the birth of Daniel Shawn, born June 29th, 2001 at 8:15 pm., weighing 10 lbs. 1 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Allan and Patricia Churchill and Robert and Rosemary Tizzard. Thanks to the caserom and fifth floor staff at HSC. Thanks to Daddy and Becca for all their love and support.

Clairmont / Eason
Dallas, Mike and big brothers Justin and Matthew are thrilled to announce the arrival of a baby girl. Madison Jade was born on June 21st, 2001, at 5:28 pm., weighing 8 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud grandparents are Lillian Eason of Manuels and Fred and Alice Clairmont of Holyrood. Many thanks to all the staff at the Health Sciences who helped to deliver our precious little girl.

Coates / Roche
On June 5th, 2001 at 9:10 am, Glenn and Rana (Roche) welcomed into their hearts and home their first child, Devan Daniel Morgan. He was born at the HSC and weighed 8 lbs. 14 ozs. Proud grandparents are Dan and Geraldine Roche and Eric and Ruth Coates. Andrew and Courtney have a cousin, and Lauren has a nephew. Val and Annette, Scott and Vicki, and Danny are equally proud. Thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle and caseroom nurses Darlene, Judy and Karen. Extra special thanks to a wonderful aunt, nurse, and coach, Annette, who will always be Devan‘s special Guardian Angel.

Connors / Bishop
Craig and Jackie are so excited to announce the arrival of their first child, Gavin Lee, born on Father’s Day, June 17th, 2001, weighing 7 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud grandparents are Gary and Sharon Bishop and Tom and Sheila Connors. Also watching over Gavin from heaven is Aunt Amanda. Special thank you to caseroom and 5NB nursing staff, especially Ramona and Dr. Pat Roche for her prenatal care.

Coombs / Smith
Roger, Shelley and big sister Samantha are thrilled to announce the birth of Rachel Susanna. Rachel arrived fashionably early on June 29th, 2001, weighing 7 lbs. 2 ozs. Happy to welcome our new little Rachel are Poppy (Howard Smith), guardian angel Nanny Rachel Smith, of Bishop’s Cove, Nan and Pop Coombs (Cyril and Ruby) of Upper Island Cove, great-granny Melina Coombs and special Nana Mrs. Annie Coombs of St. John’s. Many thanks to Dr. Kum and Betty for excellent prenatal care, as well as to Dr. Krista Mossman for safe delivery. Mommy would also like to thank Samantha for taking such good care of us, and Daddy for being such a great coach.

Critch / Dinn
Dion, Yolanda and big brother Morgan are thrilled to announce the arrival of their son Joshua Neal on June 14th, 2001 at 7:19 pm., weighing 8 lbs. 2 ozs. Proud grandparents are Bill and Susan Dinn of Mount Carmel and Ralph and Madonna Critch of Mall Bay. Thanks to our families and friends for their support, Dr. Blair Butler, Nurse Joan and Nanny Dinn for help in birth. A special thanks from Mommy to Daddy for all his love and support.

Croft / Greig
Born to Renee and Brad on June 18th, 2001 at Etobicoke General, a beautiful baby girl, Madison Taylor, 7 lbs. 14 ozs. First grandchild for Nita and Richard Croft, St. John’s and fourth for James and Marie Greig, Etobicoke. Great-grandchild for Nellie Croft and Annie Martin, Wabush. Lots of thanks to Daddy and special friend Sylvie.

Davis / Avery
Brad and Jane (Avery) are delighted to announce the safe arrival of Sarah’s baby sister, Amanda Grace, weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs. Amanda is the newest granddaughter for Roland and Beverley Avery of St. John’s, Thomas and Marjorie Davis of Topsail and great-granddaughter of Mrs. Mabel Avery of Mount Pearl. A very special thank you to Dr. Cherry Pike, nurses April Muggeridge, Regina Hodder and Judy Lester for all their help during Amanda’s arrival; also Dr. Terry O’Grady for prenatal care. Special thanks as well to dear sister Leanne for all her help before Amanda arrived.
NO DATE LISTED----The Telegram Dated--- June 30th, 2001.

Druken / Earles
Baby Jake is finally here! Eddy and Melissa (nee Earles) proudly announce the arrival of their first child, Jacob Edward James. Jake was born on Friday, June 29th, 2001 at 10:39 pm., weighing 7 lbs. 10 ½ ozs. Eagerly awaiting his arrival were first time grandparents Jim and Kathy Earles and third time grandparents Edward and Dorothy Druken. Special thanks to Drs. Dunne, Pike and Gill for their care and attention and all the wonderful staff of 5NB. Mommy would also like to send a special thank you to all Jake’s family who waited at the hospital for him to be born, including Aunt Stephanie, Aunt Juanita and cousins Cam and Meg, and especially Daddy who stayed by Mommy’s side throughout Jake’s birth.

Earles / Beaton
Dan, Roxanne and big sister Shannon are pleased to announce the safe arrival of Daniel Ford Earles, on Sunday, June 3rd, 2001, weighing 8 lbs. 4 ozs., and measuring 21 ½ inches. Proud grandparents are Donald and Margaret Earles of Mount Pearl and Ford and Olive Beaton of Lower Sackville, NS.. Special thanks to Dr. Roche and her staff, Alison Sturge and Elaine Dyke.

Ennis / Power
Robert and Sonya (nee Power) are proud to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Natalie Catherine, born June 22nd, 2001, at Women’s Health Centre, weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. Welcoming her with love, big brother Nicholas and grandparents Dianna and Ed Power and Lorraine and Gerry Ennis. Special thanks to the Cobb family and all other family and friends for their love and support. Lots of love from Mommy, Daddy, and Nicholas.

Ershler / Power
Brady Ershler would like to proudly announce the birth of his little sister, Hailey Amber Ershler, born Thursday, June 28th, 2001 at 9:10 am., weighing 8 lbs. Parents Wayne and Krista Ershler would like to thank Dr. Paula Horwood, Dr. LeDez, Dr. Heidi Kravitz and her residents. Special thanks also goes to the 5th floor nursing staff of the Health Sciences Center for their exceptional care and kindness, as well as, the many family and friends for their love and support, especially Nanny and Poppy Ershler and Nanny and Poppy Power.

Evans / Marshall
Mary-Anne Marshall and Ronald Gordon Evans are pleased to announce the early, but safe arrival of their daughter, Katie Marshall Evans, at 4:01 am., June 10th, 2001, weighing 5 lbs. 1 oz., and 17 inches in length. Special thanks to Drs. Gill and Yassir and nurse Judy Lester and the caseroom, NICU and Obstetrics floor staff for their excellent care.

Finlay / Williams
Mervin, Denise and big brother Coady are pleased to announce the safe arrival of Spencer Thomas John on June 1st, 2001, weighing 10 lbs. 12 ozs. Proud grandparents are Tom and Monnie Williams, Elizabeth Finlay and watching over Spencer for heaven with a big smile is his Poppy, John Finlay. Special thanks to Dr. Gill, Dr. Pike, caseroom nurses and 5NB staff. Mommy would like to thank Daddy for all his love and support.

Fitzgerald / McGruer
Rick, Andrea and big sister Heather are thrilled to announce the arrival of Ryan William, born on June 9th, 2001, weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Josie and the late Alex McGruer and Bill and Lorett

Gatherall / Lee
Gerry, Debbie (Lee) are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their special angel from God, Kaitlyn Sara, born June 28th, 2001, at the Women’s Health Centre, HSC, weight 7 lbs. 10 ozs. Kaitlyn is their second child, and a wonderful little sister for big brother Zachary. Welcoming Kaitlyn with overwhelming joy are grandparents Winston and Bernice Lee of Kilbride, and John Gatherall of Bay Bulls. Special thanks to Drs. Kravitz, Mable Greene and O’Grady, and the staff of the 3rd and 5th floor of the HSC. We are ecstatic you are finally here Kaitlyn. Lots of love from Mommy, Daddy and Zachary.

Green / Auchinleck
Craig and Cathy (Auchinleck) are proud to announce the arrival of their first child. Zachary Patrick arrived on June 11th, 2001, weighing 8 lbs. Proud grandparents are Alex and Helen Auchinleck and Judy and Patrick Wall. Also, watching over Zachary from Heaven is Poppy Alton Green. Special thanks to Drs. Gill, Butler, Parsons, Kravitz and Mabel Greene. Also, thanks to caseroom staff, and nurses of 5NB.
The spelling of the words Green / Greene are exactly what was printed in The Telegram.

Hamilton / Sparrow
Born to Chris and Ann on June 23rd, 2001 at North York Hospital, a son (8 lbs. 8 ozs.), Michael William Logan. Grandparents Bill and Rosalie Hamilton of Orillia, Ontario and Joan and the late Noel Sparrow of St. John’s, Newfoundland.

Hayden / Stockwood
Myles and Kimberley are delighted to announce the early arrival of our little boy. Devon Milton arrived at 5:40 pm on June 10th, 2001, weighing in at 5 lbs. 7 ozs. Our world now consists of 10 little fingers, 10 tiny toes!! Special thanks to caseroom staff and nurses on 5NB. God Bless our families and special friend Bernadette.

Hollett / Tilley
Ken and Sandra are delighted to announce the arrival of their first child, Henry Michael Tilley Hollett. Henry was born on June 12th, 2001 at 8:48 pm., at the Women’s Health Centre, St. John’s, weighing 8 lbs. 4.5 ozs. Henry is the first grandchild of Grace (Roy) Tilley of Carbonear and the seventh grandchild of Harold and Grace Hollett of Mount Pearl. He is welcomed by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Special thanks to our families and friends for their support and the caseroom and 5NB nursing staff for their care.

Hoskins / Mitchell
Stuart and Renee (nee Mitchell). Our little angel has finally arrived! Braden William (6 lbs. 15 ozs). Born June 21st, 2001 at 10:05 am at the Women’s Health Centre. Special thanks to Dr. Pike, caseroom staff and all 5NB nurses (especially Tracy Carter). Also a very big thank you to an extra special friend, Lisa Patten, who helped and stood by Mommy’s side through my birth. Proud grandparents for the very first time are William and Beverly Mitchell (Flatrock) and William and Margaret Hoskins (St. Alban’s). Special thanks and love to Nanny Mitchell (who never missed one doctor’s appointment), and of course my Daddy who has helped, supported and looked after me and my Mommy so well!

Houston / Benson
Alan and Deanna are delighted to announce the arrival of Christopher Robert, born June 22nd, 2001, weight 7 lbs. 5 ¾ ozs. A little brother for Jamie and Brad. Proud grandparents Tolson and Norma Benson of St. John’s and Robert and Glenda Houston of Toronto. Special thanks to Drs. Bartellas and Grill, and to the caseroom and 5NB staff.

Hynes / Hiscock
Neil and Carrie are delighted to announce the birth of their beautiful daughters, Julia Grace, weighing 3 lbs. 6 ozs and Claire Olivia, weighing 3 lbs. 13 ozs., on June 24th, 2001. Proud grandparents are Stan and Rose Hiscock and Reg and Winnifred Hynes. Special thanks to Dr. Jill Goodyear, Dr. Doug Torraville, Dr. Cheryl Pugh, Dr. Crane and the Fetal Assessment Unit, 5NB staff, caseroom nurses and Janeway NICU staff.

Jeon / Hynes
Paul and Roberta (nee Hynes) are delighted to announce the arrival of their beautiful daughter Allison Sophia, a little sister for Alexander. Allison was born on June 6th, 2001 at 8:45 pm., weighing 7 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud grandparents are Robert and Dorothy Hynes, Yon-Kee and Suk-Gue Jeon and great-grandmother Ethel Hynes. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Pugh, caseroom nurse Heather and nursing staff of 5NB.

Kennedy / Dalton
Alicia (Dalton), Kevin and big sister Rebecca are thrilled to announce the arrival of Jacob James on June 2nd, 2001 at 4:43 am., weighing 7 lbs. 8 ozs. Special thanks to family and friends for their love and support during this special time in our lives. To Drs, Whitty, Bartellas and Pike and the staff at the HSC a big thank you. A very special thanks to Daddy for all his love, support and patience.

Kenny / Hayden
Karl, Libby and big sister Kali are tickled pink to announce the safe arrival of Erin Elizabeth Kenny, born 6:56 pm on June 24th, 2001 at the Women’s Health Centre, HSC, weighing 7 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Harold and Nora Hayden, Cape Broyle and Marion and the late Albert Kenny, St. John’s. Thank you to all staff in the caseroom and on 5NB for their excellent care. A very special thanks to "You Go, Girl" coaches aunt Marlie and aunt Alverna and the "Nanny Patrol" tag team. We extend deep appreciation to family and friends for your flowers, cards and best wishes. The champagne flowed nicely!

Kinsella / Wadden
Phil and Ann (nee Wadden) are proud to announce the safe arrival of their son, Cameron Philip. Born at the Health Sciences, June 6th, 2001 at 11:42 pm., 9 lbs. 1 ½ ozs. A handsome brother for Alexandra, Ashley and Kallan. A grandson for Philip and Elizabeth Kinsella and Mary Wadden. Special thanks to Dr. O’Shea, Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Pugh and nurse Annette Coates. Thanks Daddy for being a great coach!

MacDonald / Dyke
Gary and Peggy are delighted to announce the arrival of their second child, Shawn Michael, weighing in at 7 lbs.. Born at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital in Burlington, Ontario, June 5th, 2001, a little brother for Daniel. Proud grandparents are Mary Dyke, Georgina MacDonald and William Dyke.

Maloney / Puddister
Doug, Elizabeth (Puddister) and big cousin Andrew are proud to announce the arrival of Patrick Douglas. Patrick was born on June 25th, 2001 at 8:23 am., weighing 8 lbs. 12 ½ ozs. at the Women’s Health Center, St. John’s. Proud grandparents Mike and Marjorie Puddister and Mike and Helen Ryan, great-grandmothers Mary Elizabeth Gatherall and Queen Maloney. Looking down from Heaven is Poppy Doug Maloney. Thanks to the staff of the Women’s Health Centre. Special thanks to Nurse Debbie St. Croix for her support and care.

Marshall / Hanrahan
Valerie Marshall and Sean Hanrahan are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Elizabeth Joan Marshall Hanrahan, born on June 7th, 2001 at 9:36 pm., weighing 8 lbs. 6 ozs. Baby Beth is the precious grandchild of William and Joan Marshall and Bernadette and the late Patrick Hanrahan. Special thanks to Dr. Joan Crane and Dr. Pat Roche.

McCarthy / Fudge
Michael and Robin (Fudge) are so excited to finally announce the arrival of our first born. Patrick Leslie Raymond arrived on June 17th, 2001, weighing 7 lbs. 10 ozs., in Edmonton, Alberta. Patrick’s first visit to Newfoundland is eagerly awaited by grandparents Laura and Calvin Fudge of Lewisporte and Loretta and Mike McCarthy of Marystown; great-grandparents Leslie and Mary Ginn, Mary Martin and Gladys McCarthy, Aunt Leanne; and numerous other family and friends. Also welcoming Patrick are Uncle Glen, Uncle Paul, Aunt Leighanne, and cousins Megan and Emma. See you in July!

Mercer / Mesh
All babies are a joy, but we think our Kayleigh Grace is extra special. Grant and Denyse finally met her at the Ottawa General Hospital on the 21st day of June, 2001, weighing 6 lbs. 14 ozs.. Joining us in celebration are Nanny Anita Mercer and Nanny Sylvia Mesh, both from Mount Pearl, Newfoundland. Poppy Alister Mesh is sending his love from Lewisporte, Newfoundland. Also celebrating long distance are a crew of cousins, Aunt Gail (Shawn), Uncle Bruce (Paula), Aunt Debbie, Aunt Mandy (Lewis) from Mount Pearl and Aunt Amelia (Alvin) from Yarmouth, NS.. Poppy Grant Mercer and Uncle Glenn Mesh are lovingly watching over Kayleigh from heave. Mommy and Daddy would like to thank the doctors and nurses from the OGH for their expert care. God Bless you Kayleigh.

Mikulash / Gardiner
Born to Karol Mikulash and Jane Gardiner on Friday, June 22nd, 2001, a son, Peter, weighing 8 lbs. 10 ozs.. at St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC.

Mills / Fagan
Ed and Kristy (nee Fagan) are pleased to announce the arrival of their son, Garrett Edward, on June 30th, 2001 at 7:59 pm., weighing 6 lbs. 14.5 ozs. A baby brother for Rebecca! Proud grandparents are Frank and Rita Mills, Shirley and Otto Brake, and Leo and Edna Fagan. Special thanks to Dr. Pike, Dr. Mossman, Dr. Butler, the caseroom staff, and the 5NB staff for their excellent care and support. Thank you to Gran and Daddy for being fantastic coaches!

Murphy / Penney
Chris and Jennifer are overjoyed to announce the birth of their precious babies, Allison Ella, 6 lbs. 15 ozs., and Mark Leo, 6 lbs. 6 ozs., on June 9th, 2001, at the G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville. Proud grandparents are Bernard and Cecilia Murphy, Shoal Harbour, Lindsey and Ella Penney, Summerville, great-grandparents William and Alma Bowen, Southern Bay; great-grandmother Margaret Hagerty, St. John’s; lots of aunts, uncles and cousins. Thank you to Dr. Terry O’Grady, Heather Rees, Health Sciences Centre, St. John’s and Dr. Calvin Greene and staff of Foothills Hospital, Calgary for helping us have these little miracles. To Drs. Okon, Verniquet, Borja, Meneses, and OBS nurses , especially Dolly, Karen, Lori, April and staff of G. B. Cross for taking such good care of Mom and babies.

Murphy / Swain
Blair and Tina are pleased to announce the birth of their third child, Melissa Katherine, born on June 30th, 2001, weighing 9 lbs 4 ozs.. Her big brothers, Matthew and Mitchell, are very happy about her arrival. Melissa’s grandparents are David and Katherine Murphy of Riverhead, Harbour Grace and John and Evelyn Swain of Perry’s Cove. Special thanks to Drs. Button. DuPlessis and Marais. Also thanks to the 5th floor staff and the lab staff at the Carbonear General Hospital.

Nickerson / Wells
Beverly (Wells) and Richard are delighted to announce the arrival of their daughter Amanda Margaret, 8 lbs. 3 ozs., born June 3rd, 2001, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Proud grandparents are Linda and Richard Nickerson, Dartmouth, and Bill and Mareli Wells, St. John’s.

Noseworthy / Oakley
Gordon and Kelli (Oakley) are proud to announce the arrival of a baby boy, Jacob Gordon (7 lbs. 15 ozs) was born on Father’s Day, June 17th, 2001. A brother for Alexander and Ian. Special thanks to aunt Judy and Daddy for being great coaches. Proud grandparents are Wilburn and Trixie Oakley, David and Lorna Noseworthy.

O’Leary / Ames
Tom and Barb of Calgary, AB, are proud to announce the safe arrival of their son, Thomas Joshua, on June 22nd, 2001, at 7:10 am., weighing 10 lbs. 9 ozs.. “Our Little Man”, says proud grandparents are Tom and Rita O’Leary of Manuels and Christine Ames of Calgary.

O’Neill / Brazil
Ginette, Mark and big brothers Liam and Ryan are pleased to announce the arrival of Sarah Marie, June 8th, 2001, weighing 7 lbs. 2 ozs.. First granddaughter for Michael and Josephine Brazil (St. John’s) and Bill and Mary O’Neill (Fermeuse). Thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff at the caseroom and maternity word of Health Sciences Center.

Parsons / Rogers
Sean, Dena and big sister Lindsey are pleased to announce the birth of Laura Jane on June 30th, 2001, weighing 7 lbs. 3 ozs.. Proud grandparents are Lindy and Dola Parsons, Southern Harbour and Eleanor Rogers, Hillgrade. Special thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike and all the great staff at the Health Sciences Centre.

Parsons / Waddleton
TWIN GIRLS! Jeff and Joanne are pleased to announce the early but safe arrival of Julie Anne, 3 lbs. 9 ozs., and Jessica Lynn, 4 lbs. ½ oz., born June 22nd, 2001. Two sisters for big brother Jacob. Proud grandparents are Cam and Jose Waddleton, Trepassey, and Joan and Eugene Parsons, St. John’s. Thank you to Dr. Kum and the nurses at NICU for all your help during the girl’s stay.

Philpott / Welsh
Barbara and Barry are proud to announce the birth of their son Nicholas Andrew on June 1st, 2001, weighing 10 lbs. ¾ ozs.. Proud grandparents are Daphne and Ellis Welsh, Patricia and Brian Philpott. Great-grandmother Margaret Browne. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White, caseroom nurses Joan Dalton and Beverly Murphy and the nursing staff of 5NB.

Piercey / McEvoy
Keith, Jeanie and big sister Rebecca are pleased to announce the safe arrival of Kathryn Olivia, born June 8th, 2001, weighing 9 lbs. Proud grandparents are Madeline and Arthur McEvoy and Rex and Jennie Piercey. Special thanks to Dr. Pike, Dr. Roche, staff of caseroom, as well as Daddy, Pam Molloy and aunt Sheila for all your help.

Pink / Skinner
Brad and Kimberly are thrilled to announce the late, but safe arrival of their first child, Morgan Bradford, who was born on June 17th, 2001 (Father’s Day) at 12:43 am., weighing 9 lbs. 14 ozs., at the Women’s Health Center, HSC. Proud grandparents are Lloyd and Joyce Skinner, Burgeo and Lorne and Barbara Pink, Stephenville. Special thanks to Drs. Kravitz, Seviour and Strand. Also, thanks to caseroom nurses and staff at 5NB.

Poole / Mason
Paddy and Jackie (Mason) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a healthy baby girl. Hannah Maureen, born on June 24th, 2001 at 0756 am., weighing 8 lbs. 6 ozs at the HSC. Proud grandparents are Jim and Phyllis Mason (Holyrood) and John and Jenny Poole (Georgetown). Special thanks to Drs. Garber, Pike, Barbrack, caseroom nurse Dawn MacLean and all staff of caseroom and 5NB.

Power / Dobbin
Neil, Jill and big brother Henry are delighted to announce the birth of Jude Vincent Dobbin Power. Jude was born at the HSC on June 26th, 2001, weighing 8 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Elizabeth and Basil Dobbin and Rose and Bruce Power and great-grandmothers are Olivia Giovannini and Rita Dobbin. Many thanks to Drs. Kravitz, Tennent and Callahan and to the staff of 5NB.

Power / Fahey
Rodney and Jennifer (nee Fahey) are very proud to announce the early, but safe arrival of their little bundle of joy, born on June 25th, 2001, at the Women’s Health Center, a boy, Lucas Gerald Arthur, weighing in at 4 lbs. 14 ozs. Welcoming him with hearts full of love are grandparents Gerald and Jean Fahey and Rosie and Angus Power. Mommy would like to thank all her special family and friends who were there for her at this special time. Also a very big thanks to Daddy for all his love and support the last eight months. A very special thanks to Drs. Crane, Roche, staff at NICU and nurses on 5NB. Last, but not least Mommy and Daddy would like to thank God for sending them such a special treasure to love and care for.

Power / Mills
Ron and Aurelie are thrilled to announce the arrival of precious Brianna Marie on June 14th, 2001, at 9:55 pm., weighing 7 lbs. 8 ozs. Brianna is the first grandchild for Mike and Sharon Mills and Ron( Sr.) and Mary Power of St. John’s. Proud great-grandmothers are Winnifred White, Veronica Mills and Angela Power. Thanks to Dr. Faul and the staff of the Women’s Specialty Unit at Rockyview Hospital, Calgary.

Power / Nash
Leonard Power and Paula Nash-Power are delighted to announce the arrival of their first child, a healthy baby boy. Jacob Leonard arrived at the Health Sciences Centre on June 3rd, 2001 at 6:15 am., weighing 7 lbs. 2 ozs. First time grandparents are Sandra and Gordon Nash of Mount Pearl and Susanna and Frank Power of Paradise. Joining the celebration are uncles Jason, Chris and John, aunt Annette, and Jaffa, the cat. Many thanks to Dr. Jeff White for his excellent care. Thank you to Drs. Roche, Pugh and Pridham and caseroom nursing staff (especially Joan Dalton); and nursing staff on 5NB (especially Rose and Crystal). Also, a very special thank you from Jacob and Mommy to Daddy for all his love and support.

Roberts / Jones
Griffith and Laurie happily announce the birth of their second son, Nathaniel John, a baby brother for Thomas. Nathaniel was born in St. John’s on Thursday, June 14th, 2001 and weighed 8 lbs. 9 ¾ ozs. Nathaniel’s proud grandparents are Dennis and Patricia Jones of St. John’s, Roy and Patricia West of St. John’s and Gildas and Pamela Roberts of Borth-y-gest, Wales.

Rowe / Smith
Dean and Nadine (Smith) are pleased to announce the early arrival of their first child, Isaac Levi, on Sunday, June 10th, 2001, at 7:56 pm., weighing 4 lbs. 7 ¼ ozs. Isaac is the first grandchild for Hayward and Loretta Smith and the first grandson for Levi and Elizabeth Rowe, both of Chance Cove. Proud first time great-grandparents are Cecil and Ruby Hull of Twillingate. Special thanks to Dr. Gill and Dr. Butler for a quick and safe delivery. Also thank you to caseroom, 5NB and NICU staff for their excellent care.

Ryan / Keough
Derek Michael Keough. Tammy (Keough-Ryan) and Kurt (Ryan) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Derek. He arrived on June 8th, 2001, weighing 7 lbs. 4 ozs., at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, NS.. The proud grandparents are Helen Keough of St. John’s and Catherine and Patrick Ryan of Paradise.

Samson / Williams
Shawn and Kimberly (nee Williams) are proud to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Victoria Charmaine, born June 13th, 2001 at 10:58 pm., at the Health Sciences Complex, weighing 8 lbs. 9 ozs. Welcoming her with love are grandparents Arthur and Isabel Williams and Edward and Gertrude Samson. Special thanks to family and friends for their love and support over the past nine months. Also special thanks to Dr. Crane, Dr. Kum, caseroom and 5NB nursing staff. Most importantly, Mommy and Daddy thank God for sending them a most precious miracle to love.

Steeves / Simmons
Nancy Simmons and Sheldon Steeves are happy and proud to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful daughter Katherine Lorraine Steeves (Katie). Born June 20th, 2001, at 5:46 am., 7 lbs. 10 ¾ ozs. Proud grandparents are Lorraine Simmons of St. John’s, Margrethe Steeves of Belleville, ON and Boyd Steeves of Moncton, NB.. Thanks to Drs. Roche and Stillman, the nurses at the HSC. Special thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz for getting us this far.
"Margrethe" was the spelling in The Telegram.

Stevenson / Squires
Tim and Monica (Squires) are proud to announce the safe arrival of their new son, Rafe Logan Stevenson. Rafe was born at 10:54 am., on 25th, June 2001, and weighed 11 lbs. Big brother Geraint was a bit suspicious at first, but has graciously accepted Rafe as a member of our family. Rafe’s grandparents are Carl and Wendy Stevenson, St. John’s, Lilly Squires, Stephenville, and Gideon and Bonnie Squires, Port Blandford. Great-grandparents are Pearl Burt, Grand Falls and Sarah Squires, Mount Pearl. Thanks to the generous and compassionate doctors and nurses at California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California. And Geraint would like to specially thank Nannie Lilly for taking such great care of him and Mommy, while Mommy and Daddy were busy getting used to the new guy!

Summers / Hannaford
Michael and Dawn (Hannaford) are delighted to announce the long awaited arrival of their first child, a boy, Brandon Michael Summers. Our little angel was born on June 28th, 2001 at 6:18 pm. Welcoming Brandon into the world are grandparents Henry and Marilyn Summers, Joan and Cles Monk and first time grandparents Bert and Regina Hannaford. Hugs and kisses also come from great-grandparents Alonzo and Olive Holloway and Agnes Summers. A very special thank you to Dr. Pike for her prenatal care, the caseroom staff at the HSC (especially nurse Denise Maher) and the nurses of 5NB. We would also like to thank our family and friends for their love and support. Mommy and Brandon would like to say a big thank you to Daddy for being so wonderful. We love you very much!

Udle / Ivany
Scott and Jill are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, Emily Jill, at the Ottawa General Hospital on July 2nd, 2001, weighing 6 lbs. 12 ozs. Sharing in our happiness are grandparents Charlie and Shirley Udle, and Hanuel and Ivy Ivany, all of Mount Pearl. Thanks Mom for being here, and for your endless love and support.
"Hanuel" was listed in The Telegram.

Wall / Knight
Rob and Paula (nee Knight) thank God for finally blessing them with a son. David Daniel Douglas weighed 8 lbs. 15 ozs., and was born on June 15th, 2001 at the Labrador Health Centre, Goose Bay. Proud third time grandparents are Douglas and Shirley Knight and first time grandparents are Daniel and Pamela Wall. Proud great-grandparents are Reverend Fred and Jean Hickman and Hubert and Annie White. A special thank you to all doctors and staff at the hospital for their excellent care. Mommy and Daddy would like to thank Nana Knight for coming to Goose Bay to look after David and Mommy during this very difficult time.

Warren / Walsh
Auburn, Patricia (Walsh) and big brother Liam are thrilled to announce the birth of Aidan Patrick, weighing 9 lbs. 12 ozs on June 20th, 2001 at 2:14 pm. Proud grandparents are Mike and Eileen Walsh and Ernest and Joan Warren. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and the Janeway Delivery Team.

Woolgar / Card
David and Shannon are pleased to announce the early and safe arrival of their first child, Jake Robert. Jake was born on June 11th, 2001, 5:16 am., at Saddleback Memorial Hospital, Laguna Hills, California. Proud grandparents are Anna Woolgar (Angel) and Barbara and Keith Card.

 

 

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