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The Telegram Births
June 2012


AYLWARD - Little boys bring so much joy!
We are thrilled to announce the birth of Axl Nixon Aylward born June 5, 2012, weighing 8 lbs. 9 ozs. Axl is welcomed with so much love by his parents Lyndsey and Jeff Aylward; big brother Hudson; grandparents Toni and Terry Legge; Dennis Aylward; Susan Hillyer; smiling down from heaven Michael Hillyer; great-grandmother Joan Bishop; Uncle Wes Aylward; Aunty Lori Nolan; Aunty Lisa Hillyer; and cousins Max Aylward, Jayden Nolan and Brooklyn Hillyer.

BRAZIL - Snips and snails and puppy dog tails, that's what little boys are made of....IT'S A BOY!
Proud parents John Will and Natalie (Dunne) and big brother Preston are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their second baby boy, WILLIAM JAMES BRAZIL, born June 12, 2012 at 9:29 a.m. William weighed 8 lbs. 6 ozs. Welcoming our precious baby boy are grandparents Jim and Lorraine Dunne and John and Gloria Brazil, all from Renews, great-grandmother Madeline Maher, Aunt Jennifer, Uncle Bryan and Aunt Charlene, as well as a large circle of family and friends. Thanks to Dr. Pike, nurse Kay Tobin, case room staff and nurses of 5NB for their excellent care of our sweet William. Mommy and William would also love to send a special thank you to Preston and Daddy for all your love and support. We couldn't have done it without you.

COLLINS - Andrew and Leslie (Hillyard) are pleased to announce the birth of their baby Boy Elliott Malcolm Collins, born June 22, 2012, weighing 7 lbs. 9 oz. Proudly welcoming him to the world along with his parents are his grandparents Wayne and Karen Hillyard; John and Darlene Collins; and great-grandparents Lewis Collins (Lorraine) and Angela Simmons. Also thrilled at his arrival are his very proud aunts and uncles, Greg Collins; Tracy and Jamie Carroll and Jenna Hillyard.

JOHNSON - "Our future is filled with ribbons and curls for we have been blessed with another beautiful girl"
Proud parents Bruce & Kelly and big sister Khloe are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Lauren Mary Johnson. Lauren was born on June 13, 2012 at 3:54 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. Sharing in our joy are proud grandparents Regina O'Brien & Steve Sullivan (Calvert) and Jerry & Josephine Johnson (Renews), great-grandfather Aloysius O'Brien and great-grandmother Mary Johnson, aunts & uncles Chris (Lesleigh), Gail (Denis) & David and cousins Kaine & Devin. A special thanks to the excellent nurses in the caseroom & 5NB at the HSC. Mommy & Lauren would like to send an extra special thanks to Daddy, Khloe and both grandparents for all your love & support throughout pregnancy and always.

LAURIE/BRAATEN - Ryan & Donnalee joyfully announce the birth of their daughter, Bridget Maria Braaten, born June 4, 2012 at 8:15 p.m. in Duluth, MN, weighing 6 lbs. 14 oz. Welcomed with love by grandparents James & Helen Laurie of Paradise and John & Linda Braaten and great-grandmother Mary Braaten of International Falls, MN; many aunts, uncles and cousins. Looking over her are special angels Uncle Jimmy and great-grandmother Bridget Laurie. Bridget can't wait to visit Newfoundland!

MARTIN - Proud parents Andrew and Natasha (Rose) Martin are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their child, Jake Brandon Martin on June 2nd, 2012 at 1:33 a.m.; weighing 7 lbs. 3oz. Mommy & Jake would like to thank Nanny Rose (Belinda) and Daddy for their amazingsupport during Jake's debut and also, caseroom nurses Kathy & Lisa for their unparalleled care.

MCCARTHY - Perry, Catrina and big brother Thomas are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl. Lucy Kathleen was born June 26, 2012 at 7:59 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 7 ozs. Welcoming Lucy are proud grandparents Doug Piercey Sr. and Pearl McCarthy, Aunts and Uncles Karen and Craig, Doug Jr. and Renee, Carol Ann and Eric, Jonathan and cousins Kyle, Ryley, Alexander, Karaleena, Jenna, John and Jayson. Watching over Lucy from heaven are her guardian angels Nanny (Kathleen) Piercey and Great-grandparents William and Lucy McCarthy. Thank you to Dr. Brown for her excellent prenatal care and Dr. Holden for Lucy's safe delivery. Thank you to the nurses in the case room and the maternity ward. A special thank you to Nurse Robin B for her genuine care and extra time in the case room. Special thanks also goes to Auntie Carol Ann for her help during Lucy's delivery. Mommy and Lucy want to thank Daddy and Thomas for taking such good care of us since arriving home, we love you so much!

NEVILLE - Geoff and Silvia Neville are delighted to announce the birth of their precious daughter, Mia Sofia Neville, born on June 19, 2012, at the Queensway Carlton Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, weighing 7 lbs. Proud grandparents are Zoè Martinez, Carmel & Len Earle & Rick & Jessie Neville. Great-grandparents Violet Neville & Dennis Walsh & Esther Morgan. Also welcoming Mia are her many aunts, uncles and special cousins Jenna & Jake Neville and Luke Fahey.

O'NEILL - Denise Hayward and Terry O'Neill are pleased to announce the arrival of their son, Chase Liam James O'Neill on June 16, 2012, weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs. Sharing in the joy is big sister Terry Lynn O'Neill, grandparents Minnie O'Neill, the late Bernard O'Neill and James and Patricia Hayward, all of St. John's. A thank you to all the staff at the HSC, 5NB and Dr. Tim Strand. A very special thank you goes out to Aunt Brenda Connolly and Aunt Deborah Hayward. Your support and help will never be forgotten.

SHARPE - Jeff and Devon (Reddy) are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Natalie Jean on June 25, 2012 at 12:40 am, weighing 8 lbs. 9 oz. Sharing in our joy are delighted grandparents Bob & Debbie Reddy and Wayne & Heather Sharpe and great-grandparents Ann Fisher and Doug & Jean Moore. Also excited to welcome Natalie are Uncle Jason, Aunt Laura & cousin Hillary, Uncle Dave & Aunt Sophie, Uncle Marc, Auntie Aoife and lots of friends and family. Special thanks to Dr. T. Strand, Dr. S. Murphy, case room nurse Heather, and all the staff at the Health Sciences Centre.

TILLER - Monique (Ryan) and Troy are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby boy, Ryan William Tiller, born June 29th, 2012 at Mount Sinai in Toronto, weighing in at 6 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents in St. John's are Phonse and Agg Ryan and Sam and Joan Tiller. Welcoming Ryan are Auntie Leanne and Uncle Phil Winsor and Cousins Claire and Thomas in Texas, and Auntie Trina and Uncle Eric Westman and Cousins Sam and Warren in Nebraska. Special thanks to Dr. Thomas Hannam for all his care as well as Drs. Jeff Bloom and Sarah Reid for taking such good care of momma during her pregnancy and delivery.

WARREN - "She's a sweet little treasure sent from above, wrapped in pink and covered in love"
Trevor and Gina (Murphy) are overjoyed to announce the birth of their daughter, Gwen Marie Warren on June 11, 2012 at 5:17 p.m., weighing 7 lbs 10 oz. Proud grandparents are Randy and Margie Warren of Chapel Arm and Joyce Murphy of Long Harbour. Gwen is also blessed to have a loving Great-Grandmother; Mrs. Mary Warren of Chapel Arm. Watching over Gwen from Heaven are her Great-Grandmothers Gertrude Murphy and Margaret Norman and her Great-Grandfathers Alphonsus Murphy, John Norman and Ray Warren. Thank you to Dr. Squibb and Dr. Kravitz for their exceptional prenatal care; to Dr. Power for a safe delivery. Also, a big thank you to all the case room nurses, especially Cathy, Deanne and Lisa for all their help and motivation during delivery. Lastly, a huge thank you to Daddy for all his love and support during the pregnancy and especially during Gwen's birth.


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