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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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