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The Telegram Births
June 2003

 

ABBOTT / BROCKLEHURST - Jerome and Bernadette are overjoyed to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby daughter, Ani, born at 2:10 p.m. on Monday, June 2, 2003, at the Health Sciences Center. Ani weighed 7 lbs. 13 ozs. at birth and has brought countless smiles to the faces of family and friends alike. A special note of thanks to the Caseroom nurses who were an amazing support, as well as all the staff of 5 North B.
August 15, 2003

AHERN/MURRIN - Dave, Brenda (Murrin), are pleased to announce the birth of their second grandchild, Hailey Breanne, to Krista & Jason, Moncton, NB, a sister for Braeden & fourth grandchild for Roger & Dianne Ahern, PEI.
June 21, 2003

ANDREWS - Jim, Lisa (Snow) and big brother Cameron are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Taylor Charles born at the WHC on Monday, June 9, 2003, weighing 8 lbs. 4 ozs. Proud grandparents are Gerald and Faye Snow, Bay Roberts, and Mrs. Della Andrews, Port de Grave. Special thanks to Dr. Kum and Betty, Dr. Gill, Caseroom nurse Barbara and nurses of 5NB.
July 11, 2003

AVERY - Lawrence, Lisa (Moore), big sister Claire and furry friend Meesha are thrilled to announce the arrival of Grace Kathleen. Grace was born on a lucky Friday, June 13, 2003, at 8:32 a.m. at the Health Sciences Centre, weighing in at 8 lbs. 6½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Ed and Eileen Moore and Clyde and Linda Avery. Delighted great-grandmothers are Nellie Crewe, Dorothy Avery and Margaret Butt. Special thank-you to Dr. Pike and nursing staff in the Caseroom and on the 5th Floor.
July 25, 2003

BAKER / CONWAY - John and Cathy are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby girl, Sarah Catherine, born on June 20, 2003, weighing 9 lbs. 3½ ozs. Thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Gill, and the nurses at the HSC, as well as all our families and friends. Mommy sends a special thank you to Daddy and her Mom for their love and support during the birth.
July 04, 2003

BARRETT / GUZZWELL - It is with grateful hearts that Paul and Catherine announce the birth of their first child. Shannon Elizabeth was born on June 30, 2003, weighing 6 lbs. 13 oz. Proud grandparents are Michael and Rosemary Barrett, Melvin and Anita Guzzwell; and great-grandmother Irene Guzzwell. Many thanks to Drs. White, Furlong and Clarke, and the 5NB and caseroom nurses, especially nurse Shannon. Mom and baby Shannon send special thanks to their family team of nurses: Daddy, Nanny Guzzwell and Aunt Judy Earle, for their loving care and support.
August 01, 2003

BARRON / KIELLY - Ken and Michele are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Abbey Sarah, at the Foothills Hospital, Calgary, AB, on June 19, 2003, weighing 7 lbs. 15 ozs. First granddaughter for Martin and Isabel Barron, St. John`s and another for Tom Kielly and Gloria Kielly, St. John`s. Cousin, Gavin Barron is delighted to finally have a First Cousin. Abbey is also welcomed by great-grandmother Frances Lacey and by her aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
August 01, 2003

BATTCOCK - Janet (Cheeseman) and Donald are excited to announce the arrival of Juliet Aoife on June 23, 2003 at 10:58 p.m., weighing 4 lbs. 11 oz. Juliet is a first grandchild for Philip and Mary Cheeseman and a first granddaughter for Helen Battcock. Thanks to Dr. Patricia Roche for top-notch pre-natal care; to Gail Chafe for support and guidance, and to Angela Abbott, Lynette Maloney and Lisa Stagg of Health and Community Services for support and care. Also, thanks to Doctors, Nurses and staff of the Women`s Health Centre, the caseroom, 5NB and the Neo-Natal I.C.U. for all of your hard work and dedication. Special thoughts go to Grandpa John Battcock in Heaven who put in a good word for us.
July 04, 2003

BEASON / SMITH - Chris and Trish are happy to announce the safe arrival of their precious son Devon Michael. Devon was born June 8, 2003 weighing 8 lb., 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Harold & Barbara Beason of Colinet and Angela Smith of St. John`s, also great-grandmother Rita Oliver of St. John`s. Special thank you to caseroom nurse Michelle and staff. A special thank you to Diane King and hugs and kisses to Daddy for all his love and support.
August 26, 2003

BENSON - Darryl, Arlene (nee Yetman) and big sister, Emily are thrilled to announce the arrival of Alexander James, born June 18, 2003, at 8:58 a.m. at the Health Sciences Center, weighing 9 lbs. Proud grandparents are Graham and Jane Yetman of Chamberlains and Selina Benson of Long Pond. Also sharing the joy are great-grandmother Louise Thorne of St. John`s and great great-grandmother Amy Newhook of Norman`s Cove.
July 18, 2003

BENSON - Vaughan Benson and Rebecca Phillipps are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a son, Jack Christopher Benson, born on June 30, 2003, at 4:50 p.m. at the Women`s Health Centre, weighing 9 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Deborah Sidel and Duane Frederick, Gordon and Sandy Phillipps, and Pauline Benson. Great-grandmothers are Betty Sidel and Elsie Phillipps, and first-time aunties are Katy and Heather Phillipps. Big sloppy kisses await Jack from his furry friend Finnegan. Special thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike, Dr. Caroline Alteen, Dr. Barry Clarke and the most excellent nursing staff of the Women`s Health Centre and 5NB, especially Robyn Beaudry.
July 04, 2003

BOWDEN / COUGHLAN - Born to Dr. Scott & Pam Bowden twin boys, Bruce Alexander & Thomas Ward, on June 4, 2003, in Fredericton, N.B. (Brothers for Elizabeth). Proud grandparents are Dr. Bruce & June Bowden, St. John`s & Grace Coughlan, Halifax.
October 03, 2003

BREEN / RIDEOUT - Kevin and Regina are thrilled to announce the arrival of their daughter Shannon Leone. Shannon was born on June 5 at 11:21 p.m. at the WHC, weighing 6 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud grandparents are Kevin and Catherine Breen and Ray and Daphne Rideout. Thanks to Dr. Lacelle, Annette, and Maxine on 5NB.
August 08, 2003

BRENTNALL - Dave & Bonnie (nee Brophy) are delighted to announce the arrival of their fourth son, Jack Patrick, born June 23, 2003 at 4:35 p.m., at G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville. Jack weighed 8 lbs. and was welcomed home by Joshua (7), Jacob (5) and John (3). Many thanks to the nurses, Dr. Pye and Dr. Ojuawo for their excellent care. Thanks to also to Daddy and Kristin for making it just in time for the speedy arrival.
June 27, 2003

BRODERS/PICKETT - Anthony, Michelle, and big brother Mark are thrilled to announce the arrival of David Lambert. David was born on June 7, 2003, at 11:17 p.m. weighing 10 lbs. 10.5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Ignatius and Mary Pickett, and Lawrence Broders. Special thanks to Drs. Penton and Roche, Dr. Britt Moore (David`s second cousin) and Nurse Joan Dalton for the safe delivery of David. To all family and friends, especially "Dram", we greatly appreciate all your love and support.
July 04, 2003

BROPHY/MCCUE- Kenneth and Martha are delighted to announce the arrival of Kailee Mary, born on June 23, 2003 at 8:33 a.m., weighing 9 lbs. 12 oz. Welcomed home by her big sisters Shauna and Emily; grandmothers: Mary McCue of Fox Harbour and Mary Brophy of Fermeuse. Many thanks to Dr. Kravitz and the wonderful nursing staff of 5NB for all their care. Thanks also to Daddy for all his love and support.
July 11, 2003

BUTLER / GILL - On June 12, 2003, at 9:20 a.m. Kyle Cator became a big brother to Hannah Jane, weighing 6 lbs. Parents Danica and Jeff are tickled pink. Also, thrilled are grandparents Elaine and Melvin Gill and Eleanor and Roy Butler both of Mount Pearl. Special thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike, case room and 5NB nurses of the WHC. Also, thanks to all our family and friends for their love and warm wishes.
August 26, 2003

CADIGAN - Lynn (nee Squires) and John are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their second daughter. Kathleen Elizabeth (Kate), a sister for Erin. Born on June 13th, 2003 at the Queensway Carleton Hospital in Ottawa. Kate is looking forward to visiting Newfoundland to meet grandparents Debbie and John Cadigan Sr.; Janet and George Squires and great-grandparents, Isabel Cadigan, Betty Aitken and Edgar House.
July 11, 2003

CAHILL - Our little angel, Hunter Bradley, flew in on Saturday, June 28, 2003, 8:12 a.m. at 5 lbs. 12 oz. Ecstatic about his arrival are mommy (Josie) and daddy (Brad). New grandparents Fred and Marg and new Aunt Aimee and Uncle Stephen. This tiny angel has sent a flutter to our hearts and filled them with love. Lots of love, hugs and kisses Mommy and Daddy, Nanny and Poppy Cahill, Auntie Aimee, Uncle Stephen and Nanny Keough.
July 25, 2003

CARROLL - June 28th, 2003 (Grandma Carroll`s birthday and Grandma and Grandpa Clements retirement day) Kevin and Tracey (Clements) are so very proud to announce the June 28th arrival of a very healthy, 7 lb. baby boy. Kaegan Brian Carroll is welcomed by grandparents Terry and Theresa Clements of L`Ardoise, Cape Breton, and Kevin and Betty Carroll of Mount Pearl plus a large circle of Uncles, Aunts and cousins. The parents wish to thank family, friends and colleagues for their generous gifts and support. Thanks to Dr`s Bartellas and Faraq with special thanks to all case room staff especially Shiann, you are a saint!
July 18, 2003

CARSON / THORNHILL - Cherilyn and Andrew announce the arrival of Olivia Grace on June 29, 2003 at 10:30 PM, wt 7 lbs. 13½ oz. at Oakville Health Centre. Thrilled big sister, Madeline, proud 2nd time grandparents Alan and Jackie Carson of Abbottsford, BC; Cyril and Sylvia Thornhill of Clarkes Beach, NL. Also thrilled are Auntie Jodi, Vancouver, BC; Uncle Paul and Auntie Natasha of Kent. England.
August 15, 2003

CARTER / SULLIVAN - Trevor, Heather and big sister Erin are thrilled to announce the arrival of Nathan Stephen born June 11, 2003 weighing 9 lbs., 12½ oz. Proud grandparents are Marie Sullivan and the late Martin Sullivan, Calvert and Stephen & Ita Carter, Witless Bay. A very special thank you to Dr.`s Pike, Parsons and Hillman, the caseroom nurses and the exceptional staff of 5NB.
August 26, 2003

CHAFE - John, Karen and big sister Alyssa are proud to announce the safe arrival of their second child, a beautiful little girl, Kailey Michelle, 8 lbs., on June 30, 2003 at 1:36 p.m. Ecstatic are third-time grandparents Robert and Rosalie Sinnott, and ninth-time grandparents Seymour and Shirley Chafe. Equally ecstatic are great-grandparents, Mary Sinnott, Hubert Horton and Jack and Hannah Senior. Looking down from heaven above are great-grandparents Billy Sinnott, Evelyn Horton and Henry and Elizabeth Ann Chafe. Special thanks to Dr. James Seviour and staff, and to the staff of 3rd and 5th floors of the Health Sciences Centre.
July 11, 2003

CLARKE - Scott and Tanya (Wawryk) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful daughter. Kaleigh Ivy Grace was born on Saturday, June 21, 2003 at 1:36 a.m. at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary, weighing 7 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud first-time grandparents are Bruce and Edith Clarke, Logy Bay, Lorraine Wawryk, Calgary, Ivan Wawryk, Ottawa. Also delighted in Kaleigh`s arrival are Uncle Vince and Aunt Danielle in Oklahoma City, Aunt Laurel and great-grandfather Norman Reynolds.
June 27, 2003

CLOUSTON / FLYNN - Welcome Ava Maren Clouston. Born 26 June 2003 to Heather Flynn and Laurie Clouston. 5 lbs 5 oz. Our heartfelt thanks to the nurses in the MFAU, Caseroom (especially Regina and Bev), NICU, and 5NA for their care and kindness through the birth and early days and weeks. Our gratitude also to Doctors Crane, Delaney, O`Shea, Pugh and Andrews for lending their skills and support. And our special thanks to family members Loretta, Marion, and Kimberly and dear friend Katharine for their love and assistance. Sharing our joy are grandads and nannas William & Loretta Flynn, James & Daphne Ryan, Ewart & Sylvia Clouston, aunts & uncles Kimberly & Mark, Karen, Leigh-Ann, Ross & Dot, Blaine & Libby, and Peggi & Alex, cousins Sara, Dan, Ethan, and Sophia-Zoe, and our many close friends.
October 17, 2003

COFFEN / LaFLAMME - Keith and Jacqueline (Laflamme) are happy to announce the birth of their baby daughter, Emily Aline, born at the IWK Health Center, Halifax, NS on June 22, 2003 at 9:30 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 10 oz. Proud grandparents are Jean and Pauline Laflamme, Dartmouth, NS, Vicki and Al Brace, Moncton, NB, John Coffen, St. John`s, NL; great-grandfather Joseph Hurley, St. Johns, NL.
August 01, 2003

COLLINS - Gerard and Dana (Abbott) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a beautiful little girl, Hayley Ellen Grace, born on June 28th, 2003 at 9:56 p.m. at WHC weighing 6 lbs. 9 oz. Proud first-time grandparents are John and Madonna Collins, Placentia. Proud sixth-time grandparents are Anderson and Shirley Abbott, St. John`s (Bonavista). Equally proud is first-time great-grandmother Mrs. Rita Penney, Placentia (Corner Brook). Special thanks to all doctors and nurses at WHC, family and friends. Hayley Ellen Grace is happy and healthy, filling our arms with love and our hearts with joy!
July 18, 2003

COURAGE - Debbie Curtis, Adam Courage and big sister Lauren are elated to announce the birth of our beautiful boy, Daniel Henry Courage, on June 21, 2003. Daniel`s proud grandparents and great-grandmothers are John and Patricia Curtis, George and Mary Courage, Mrs. Miriam Renouf and Mrs. Mary Courage. Many thanks to Drs. Callahan-Dyer and Kravitz for their excellent pre-natal care, the staff of the Maternal Fetal Assessment Unit, Drs. Gill and Stone, and the nurses of the caseroom, NICU and 5NB. We also thank our family and friends for their love and support.
July 25, 2003

CREWE/MIASKOWSKI - It`s Twins!! Boy Oh Boy! Phil and Nikki (Crewe) along with big brother Zach are thrilled to announce the early arrival of Owen Jacob, 7 lbs., 21 in. and Eric Jordan, 6 lbs. 1 oz., 21 in. on June 2, 2003. Proud grandparents are Alice and Gerry Crewe of Mount Pearl, NL, Terri Miaskowski of Brampton, ON and Rich Miaskowski of Brampton, ON. Great-grandparents are Rita Tucker and Ellen Crewe of Mount Pearl, NL, Bob Hunter of Brampton, ON and Maria Miaskowski of Barrie, ON.
November 07, 2003

DIDHAM - Darlene (nee Tremblett) & Bill are pleased to announce the arrival of their third child, Faith Madeline Laurel, born June 14/03 at 4:43 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 11 oz. Proud big brother and sister are Jonathan and Kiersten. Proud grandparents are Mary & John Tremblett, Madeline Daley of Colinet and Ben Didham, Mount Pearl. Special thanks to Dr. Pike and her staff, Dr. Kravitz, the caseroom nurses and doctors, the neonatal team and the 5th floor nurses of the Women`s Health Centre. As well, sincere thanks to our family and friends.
July 18, 2003

FOLEY / WHIFFEN - Shawn and Diane are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby boy. Kyle James was born on June 22, 2003, weighing 7 lbs. 4 oz. Proud grandparents Jerome and Ann Foley, Maurice Whiffen and the late Gloria Whiffen. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Mossman, caseroom and 5NB staff. Mommy and Kyle send special thanks to Daddy for all his love and support.
August 15, 2003

FRIZZELL / STEVEN - Steven, Carrie, & big brother James are pleased to announce the arrival of their latest bundle of joy, Alexander Steven. Alex was born June 28, 2003, weighing 7 lbs. 9½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Mary & Paul Rickert, Judy & Jim Frizzell & great-grandparents Marie Rickert, Geraldine Hiscock & Phil McDonald. We would like to thank our family and friends for their love and support and thanks to all the doctors and nurses of the Women`s Health Centre for their great care.
August 15, 2003

FRY - David and Karen (nee Halfyard) would like to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby girl. Genavieve Claire was born Sunday, June 22, 2003 at 7:51 p.m. weighing 9 lbs. 6 ozs. at Kingston General in Ontario. Proud grandparents are William and Genevieve Halfyard, Barbara Fry of St. John`s and William Fry of Twillingate. Special thank you to Daddy for his love and support while spending the week in hospital with his two girls.
July 11, 2003

GOODWIN - Big brother Colin and his parents Dan and Patti-Lynn (nee Barron) are thrilled to announce the birth of his little brother, Luke Patrick Whitman, weighing 7 lbs. 8 oz. Luke`s arrival was extra special because he was born on Grandma and Grandpa Goodwin`s 42nd Wedding Anniversary, June 17, 2003! Proud grandparents are Maudie Barron with Poppy Patrick watching over from heaven and Elizabeth and Whitman Goodwin. Many thanks to Dr. Blundell, Dr. Awadalla and the nursing staff at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander. A big thank you to Nana Barron for taking exceptional care of Colin. Mommy and Luke would also like to thank Daddy and Colin for all their wonderful support and love.
July 18, 2003

GRANT / OLIVER - Nicki and Billy are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a precious baby girl, Saoirse (Seer-sha) Barbara, on June 28, 2003, at 2:04 p.m., 8 lbs., 14 ozs., at University College Hospital, Galway, Ireland. Proud first-time grandparents: Walter and Barbara Oliver, Newfoundland; and second-time grandparents: Grainne and Billy Grant, Ireland; great-grandparents: Bernice Gladney, Frank Gladney, Mary Oliver, all of Newfoundland, and Meta Cassidy, Ireland; special uncles: Francis of Newfoundland, Keith and Peter, Ireland; one and only aunt, Nicola, Ireland; special and only cousin, Shauna, Ireland; and special great-aunts: Gail Gladney, Calgary, and Verona Connelly, Galway; many more special great-aunts, uncles, family and friends. Special thanks to mid-wife Mary and all of the staff.
August 26, 2003

HOWE- David, Valerie (Hillier) & big sister Emily are thrilled to announce the arrival of Ashley Sarah. Ashley arrived on Friday, June 27, 2003, at 8:37 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 3.8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Mary & Esau Spurrell (Valleyfield); Sandie & Harry Meadus (Topsail); & Dave & Mary Howe (Topsail). Poppy Ned Hillier is watching over baby Ashley from Heaven. Special thanks to caseroom nurse Shannon & Dr. Mossman for excellent coaching & a safe delivery
July 11, 2003

KING - Big sister Brooke and her parents, David and Janet (Abbott), are happy to announce the safe arrival of her little sister, who arrived 3 weeks early. Belle Annie King, born June 27, 2003 at 10:29 p.m., weighed 8 lbs. 6 oz. Proud grandparents are Bob and Carol-Ann Abbott up in heaven and Garfield and Bertha King. A big special thank-you to Dr. Pike and her team, especially Dr. Parsons for visiting my mommy everyday during her long stay in hospital before my sister arrived. Thank-you to the caseroom nurses and all of the special staff of 5NB of the WHC for taking such good care of my mommy. A big thank-you to my Aunt Tonya for helping coach with my daddy and being there during the arrival of Belle.
July 25, 2003

KIRKLAND / RYERSON - Taylor Claire, along with her parents, Greg and Chantal (Kirkland), are proud to announce the arrival of their second child, Kirkland Gregory Bernard. Born on June 16th, 2003, Kirkland weighed 7 lbs. 12 oz. Best wishes from grandparents Wayne, Sharon, Bernard and Judy. Also, great-grandparents Jim and Joan Kirkland and Gertrude Earle. Also uncles Wayne, Jonathan and Darrin. A sincere thank you to all who cared for my mommy and baby brother at the the W.H.C.
August 29, 2003

LAING / TAGGART - It is with much love that Ainsley Rebecca Laing announces the arrival of her new baby brother, Alexander Cory, who was born 3 weeks early on June 17, 2003, at 0854 hrs, weighing 6 pounds and 7 ounces. Alexander is the second child for Kara and Stephen Laing, the second grandchild for Eva and Gene Laing of Upper Gullies and sixth grandchild for Roy and Sandra Taggart of Kelligrews. Proud great-grandparents are Janie Laing of Carbonear, David Clarke of Victoria and Lola and Tom Ogden of Truro, Nova Scotia. Aunt Kim and Uncle Aiden, Aunt Kelly and Uncle Jordy, Aunt Kristen, Uncle Christopher and Aunt Claudette, his cousins Kyle, Emily, Riley and George, and his puppy Jasmine also welcome Alexander to the family. Special thanks to caseroom nurses Karen and Joan, and to Dr. Mossman and Dr. O`Shea for Alexander`s safe arrival and to Dr. Duke for all her wonderful care. We would also like to thank our very special sister and aunt, Cheekie (Kristen) for all her help during the first week. We would never have made it without you! Alexander Cory would like to thank his Grandma, his cousin Kyle and his very special uncle for his wonderful name and Kirsty and Brent Tompkins for being his godparents. Kara would like to thank her colleagues for all their support during her pregnancy. Also thanks to all our family and friends for their love and warm wishes.
August 08, 2003

LAWRENCE - Born to Rosalind (Francis) and Matthew Lawrence, a beautiful baby boy, Brady Matthew Francis Lawrence, on Sunday, June 8, 2003 at 11:34 a.m. Proud grandparents are Ruth (Pitt) Francis (St. John`s) and Gordon Francis (Bay Roberts), Helena and Kevin Lawrence (Boxey), the third grandchild for all.
June 21, 2003

LYNCH - Bob and Tracey (nee Furey) are thrilled to announce the early arrival of their first child, William Patrick, born on June 1, 2003, weighing 6 lbs. 9 ozs. Welcoming William are his proud grandparents Hilda Furey and Frank Trevor of St. John`s, and Bridie Lynch of Bellevue Beach. Also great-grandmother Catherine Lynch of Bellevue. We know Poppy Lynch (William) is watching from Heaven and is very proud. William also has many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends to love him. We wish to express our sincerest thanks to all the nurses on 5NB and NICU at the Janeway who cared for us during our extended stay. Heartfelt thanks to all Caseroom staff especially Margaret Anne, Stacey, Tammy and Lisa who we felt went above and beyond the call of duty! Special thanks to Drs. Tennent, Moore, Pugh, Howse, Bartellas and Parsons for their excellent care and attention.
July 11, 2003

MALONEY - Walter and Lynette are very pleased to announce the early but safe arrival of their first child, Erica Marie Thèrsé, born June 8, 2003. Thanks to all the doctors and nurses at the caseroom, 5NB and ICU. Special thanks to the wonderful staff at the Janeway Neonatal intensive care, who provided Erica with excellent care during her stay. To our family and friends who have supported us over the last three months - thank you. Thank you God for this precious gift. We will cherish her always.
October 03, 2003

MAYO / SPURRELL - Robert and Trudy Spurrell are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Jessica May was born on June 30, 2003, weighing 8 lbs. 2 oz. Proud grandparents are Gordon and Beulah Mayo of Burin, and Paula and Jeff Moulton of Marystown. Jessica is also welcomed by great-grandparents May Mayo, Jessie Spurrell, Sarah Reid and Masie Moulton. For care during pregnancy thanks to Dr. MacIntyre and Dr. Kravitz. For a safe arrival thanks to Dr. Healy, Dr. Roche, Dr. Farag and especially nurse Beverly Percy.
August 26, 2003

McALLISTER - Brian and Jacqueline (nee Tilley) are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful son (a golf buddy for Daddy), Jacob Brian, born on Monday, June 2, 2003 at 7:18 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 3 ozs. at HSC. Welcoming Jacob are elated sisters April and Ashtan, wonderful, loving Grandmother Berkie McAllister and watching from heaven, smiling, are grandparents Mike McAllister and Richard and Sheila Tilley. Special thanks are extended to Drs. T. O`Grady, J. Crane, E. Bartellas, S. Parson and Annette Coates, caseroom RN, The F.A.U. and the nurses of 5NB. Mommy and Jacob would like to thank Daddy for his never ending love and support throughout the pregnancy and always. We love you very much.
June 13, 2003

MOLLOY - Glenn, Mona (Costello) and big sisters Sarah and Amy are delighted to announce the safe and healthy arrival of Claire Patricia, born June 6, 2003, at 8:49 a.m., at the Womens Health Centre, St. John`s, weighing 7 lbs. 12 oz. Proud grandparents are Joan and Gerald Costello of Ferryland, Ron and Marjorie Molloy of Trepassey. Great-grandmother Frances St. Croix of St. Mary`s. A huge thank you to Dr. Cherry Pike for her terrific prenatal care and safe delivery of Claire. Also thanks to Dr. Parsons and nurses in the caseroom Lavinia and Darlene. Thanks to Ann Marie, Cathy and staff of 5 North B for their excellent care of Mom and me. A final thank you to all family and friends for their help to Mom when Dad had to return to work, especially Aunt Patricia for all she has done for Mom over the past 9 months.
June 27, 2003

MURRAY - Bill and Darlene (Crane) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a precious baby boy, Joshua Aaron. Joshua was born on June 18, 2003 at 1:23 p.m. at the Health Sciences Centre, weighing 8 pounds 2 ozs. Proud grandparents Bill & Effie Crane, Bay Roberts and Michael & Margaret Murray, Badger.
July 25, 2003

OAKE / ROSE - Tracey and Doug are pleased to announce the early but safe arrival of their little angel, Olivia Tina Margaret, born June 30, 2003, 1:07 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Betty and Roy Oake of Mt. Pearl and Margaret and Mel Rose of Mt. Pearl and great-grandmother Grace Gillingham of Noggin Cove. Special thanks to Dr. O`Shea and all the nurses of WHC. Special thanks to Daddy for all of his help and support throughout the pregnancy and birth.
October 24, 2003

OSMOND - Alvin, Jackie (Sheppard) and big sister Kathleen are delighted to announce the arrival of their son and brother, Aidan James Sheppard, on Monday, June 16, 2003 at 4:26 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 9 oz. John and Irene Sheppard of St. John`s welcome their eleventh grandchild, James and Louise Osmond of Baie Verte, their fifth. Thank you to Dr. Pike, her team and the caseroom nurses. Aidan and Mommy would like to thank Daddy for his love and support in pregnancy, delivery and recovery. A special thanks to Aunt Michele for being a terrific coach, and to Aunt Wendy, Aunt Heather and Nanny and Poppy Sheppard for putting in a sleepless night at the hospital.
July 18, 2003

PAYNE - Geoff and Andrea (Penney) and big sister Emily are delighted to announce the birth of their son and brother, Joshua Arthur William, on Sunday, June 1, 2003 at St. Raphael`s Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut, USA, weighing 9 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandmother is Gail Perks and happy to once more to be the very special Poppy is her husband William (Bill) Perks of Quispamsis, NB. Proud grandfather is Dr. Ronald Payne and happy to accept the role of grandmother is his wife Allison Edwards; great-grandparents William (Bill) and Una Penney and Clarence and Mae Peddle, all of St. John`s.
June 21, 2003

PERRY - Sandra (nee Conrod) & Gary are proud to announce the birth of their son & brother for Marcus, Gavin Perry, born June 3, 2003, weighing 9 lbs., 13½ oz. Proud grandparents are Allen & Joyce Conrod, Bruce & Jean Perry. Special thanks to Dr. P. O`Shea, Caseroom & 5NB staff at Health Sciences Center.
June 13, 2003

PETERS - Elizabeth and Ross Peters happily celebrate the arrival of their fifth grandchild and second grandson. Ashley`s little brother, Kyle Anthony was born to Iain and Louise (nee Urbanc) in Pocatello, Idaho on June 19, 2003 weighing 8 lb. 3 oz. Equally delighted are grandparents Peter and Lea Urbanc in Toronto and great-grandmothers Gene Earle in St. John`s and Edna Peters in Springdale.
September 26, 2003

POWER / RINGER - Heather (Power) and Ken Ringer are thrilled to announce the birth of their second child, Lauren Catherine Mary at 3:18 a.m. on June 8, 2003. Lauren weighed 6 lbs. 10 ozs. Many thanks to proud grandparents, Nick and Bonnie Power of St. John`s and George and Sylvia Ringer of Corner Brook for taking care of big brother Nicholas while Mommy was in hospital. Great-grandparents are Bernice Fagan of St. John`s and Reg Ringer of Labrador City. Special thanks to Dr. C. Pugh, Dr. B. Moore, Dr. C. Pike and Joan Dalton for their excellent care. A final thank you to all family and friends for their continued support and generosity.
June 21, 2003

REARDON / THOMPSON - Crystal and Kristian are proud to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Kylie Nicole was born June 1, 2003, at WHC, weighing 6 lbs. 6¾ ozs. Proud grandparents are Patricia Thompson (Poppy Bill in heaven) and Julie and Joe Reardon. Great-grandparents are Florence Thompson, Margaret Simmons, Mary Reardon and Robert Morgan. Uncle Keith, Aunt Lisa and Elizabeth, Uncle Bill, Charles and Jessica, Uncle Jamie and JR and Aunt Ashley welcome Kylie to the family. Thanks to Drs. Kravitz and Bartellas, Caseroom staff and all doctors and nurses of NICU.
August 15, 2003

ROWSELL/SIMMONS - Rob and Michelle are pleased to announce the birth of their baby boy. Ryan Lloyd Rowsell was born 1:10 p.m., June 24, 2003 at HSC, weighing 8 lbs 11 oz. Proud big brothers Wayne and Shawn. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses in the caseroom and 5NB. Also special thanks to daddy for all his love and support during the delivery.
July 25, 2003

RYAN - Lauren Elizabeth, born to Steve & Lynda (Mooney), June 10, 2003, 9 lbs. Stevie`s a Big Brother at last! A very special thanks to Dr. J. Lacelle & the nurses in the caseroom & 5NB. Special thanks to proud grandparents Len & Betty Mooney for taking care of the "Big Brother" as we waited for our new arrival, also proud grandparents Ed & Teresa Ryan.
June 13, 2003

SNOW - Bruce and Michella (nee Keating) and Big Brother Bryan are proud to announce the birth of their daughter and sister, Claire Elizabeth, who was born on Monday, June 2, 2003 at 12:02 a.m., weighing 7 lbs., 7 oz. Claire is the first granddaughter for Francis and Elizabeth Keating of Flatrock and also the first granddaughter for Doris Snow and the Late Frank Snow of St. John`s. Special thanks to Dr. Roche for her professional and personal care, also sincere thanks to all of the doctors and nurses of the Women`s Health Center. Mommy and Claire want to thank Daddy and Bryan for their love and support.
July 11, 2003

SPIERS (Kelly) - Proud grandparents Edith and Alfred Kelly are thrilled to announce the birth of their third grandchild, a girl, Adria Colette. Born to Janet and Russell in Windsor, Ontario, and weighing in at 7 lbs. 13 ozs. Big sister Mallory is so excited to finally have her "little trout" to play with!
June 07, 2003

STAGG - Jeff and Lisa (Hammond) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious little girl. Cassie Ellen was born on June 8, 2003 at 8:39 p.m. at the WHC, weighing in at 7 lbs. 6 oz. Proud grandparents Fred and Marjorie Hammond (Torbay), Rex and Linda Stagg (Badger`s Quay). Welcomed by great-grandparents Jack Stagg, Maurice and Alice Perry; aunts and uncles: Walter and Mary, Peggy and Glenn; and cousins Jack and Sam. Thanks to caseroom staff and special thanks to Dr. Pat O`Shea for his outstanding care. Love to daddy for his support and care during delivery.
July 04, 2003

SULLIVAN - Darren and Annette (nee Murphy) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a daughter Victoria Anna, born June 4th, 2003, weighing 9 lbs. 8 ounces. Proud grandparents include John and Eileen Murphy, St. John`s and Joey and Tillie Sullivan, Cape Broyle. Great-grandmothers are Marie Sullivan, Calvert and Monica Rossiter, Cape Broyle. Uncles and Aunts include Howard and Judy Murphy, Shawn and Janet Murphy, Derek and Tracy Sullivan, Daniel Sullivan and Peggy Kavanagh. Proud cousins Allison Murphy and Noah Sullivan. Thank you to Dr. Kum, Dr. Parsons as well as caseroom staff.
June 21, 2003

WALSH - Perry and Bobbie-Jo (nee Whidden) are pleased to announce the arrival of Ryan`s baby sister - or as he would say, "his gorgeous girl". STEPHANIE YVONNE WALSH was born on June 3, 2003, weighing 9 lbs., 5 oz, at Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife NT. Proud Grandparents are Vonny O`Keefe and Charlie and Phyllis Walsh, all residing in Yellowknife.
January 23, 2004

WESTCOTT - Tony, Jean Ann (Ryan), Laura and Ryan and pleased to announce the arrival of Mark Thomas on June 5, 2003, weighing 5 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud grandparents are Mabel and Tony Ryan and Barb and Ray Westcott. Thank you to all the doctors and nurses for the excellent care provided. Also, a special thank you to Nanny and Granddad and Aunt Jamie for all their help during both of Mommy`s hospital stays.
July 11, 2003

WHALEN (Flight) - The Ultimate Father`s Day gift, June 15, 2003, at 8:58 a.m. The proud parents are Danette Flight/ Whalen & Derrick Whalen along with Ninja and Kitty. Benjamin Mathew, weighing 6 lbs. 14 ozs., born at Miramichi Regional Hospital, N.B. Proud grandparents are Joyce and Dave Flight, St. John`s, NL and Hazel and Terry Whalen, Miramichi, N.B. Benjamin decided to surprise everybody while enroute from Toronto to Halifax.
June 27, 2003

WOOD - Robert, Jackie and big brother Riley are pleased to announce our newest addition. Julia Maddison Wood, was born on June 7, 2003 at the Rockeyview General Hospital in Calgary Alberta. She weighed in at 7 lbs, 9 ozs and stretched out to 21 inches. We would like to thank the staff at the Rockeyview as well as our family and friends in Newfoundland and Calgary for their support. Our lives have been blessed again!
June 27, 2003

 

 

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