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The Telegram Births
June 1999


Byrne / Gibbons
Timothy James was born on June 21, 1999 to the joy of his parents Jim and Joan Byrne (nee Gibbons) at Western Memorial Hospital.  Proud grandparents are Jim and Helen Byrne of Corner Brook and Betty and Fergus Gibbons of Petty Harbour.  He is our gift and we are blessed.

John and Karen proudly announce the safe arrival of their first child, a darling daughter, Alyssa Evelyn, 9 lbs, 2.5 ozs., on June 3, 1999, at 10:41 p.m. Ecstatic are first-time grandparents, Robert and Rosalie Sinnott, and sixth-time grandparents Seymour and Shirley Chafe. Equally ecstatic are first time great-grandparens, Mary Sinnott and Hubert Horton, and eight-time great-grandparents, Jack and Hannah Senior. Looking down from heaven above are great-grandparents Billy Sinnott sand Evelyn Horton, and Henry and Elizabeth Ann Chafe. Special thanks to Dr. James Seviour and staff, and to the staff of the 2nd and 4th floors of the Grace Hospital.

Glenn and Stefanie(Snapp) announce with great joy the safe arrival of their third child, a handsome son, and baby brother for Marisa Angela and Isabelle Lee. Ethan John Thomas arrived on June 5, 1999, at 8:28 p.m. at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI., weighing 8 lbs. 4 ozs. Proud grandparents are Jack and Peg Clarke of St. John's, NF, and Joan Guzzardo (Murphy) of Florida, and William Snapp of Royal Oak, MI. Also great-grandparents Margaret and Thomas Leggetter of Eastport, NF, and Margaret and Briscoe Snapp of Virginia.

Tony and Carmel (Duggan), Justin and Kristina are thrilled to welcome Liam Bernard, born June 18, 1999, 9 lbs 6½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Bernard and Margaret Duggan, and Lillian Collins; great-grandparents; Irma Duggan and Jack Fleming

Carl and Glenda are proud to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Megan Carlie, born June 10, 1999, weighing 7 lbs. 13¼ ozs. Very proud 1st time big brother Mitchell; 1st time proud grandparents Michael and Irene Bonia, and 3rd time grandparents Stephen and Theresa Critch. Thanks to all the Dr's and nurses on the 2nd and 4th floors of the Grace Hospital. A special thanks to Daddy, both of my Nannies and Gail for their love and support to Mommy.

Mike and Lisa happily announce the much anticipated arrival of Samuel Michael, 8 lbs. 4 ozs., born June 13, 1999 in Greenville, South Caroline. Proud great-grandmother is Margaret Howell. Delighted grandparents are Eric and Isabel Cumby, and David and Josephine Hickey. Ecsatic canine friends include Kelli, Clancy, and Charley. Special thanks to a broad circle of family and friends in Canada for encouragement and support during the last nine months.

Trevor and Claudine are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a son, Liam Joseph, born on June 24th, 1999 at 2:17 pm., weighing 7 lbs. 5 ozs.. Proud grandparents are Brenda and Randy Dunn, Ben Critch and Elizabeth White. Also delighted with Liam's birth are his great-grandmothers Gertrude Chafe, Marie White and Elizabeth Critch. Special thanks goes to Dr. Cherry Pike, Beverly and Sandra, R.N. and the 2nd floor nurses at the Grace Hospital.

Hi, my name is Zachary Joshua Elliott, and I have finally arrived! Daddy and Mommy (Keith and Krista (nee Noseworthy) and my puppy dog Keisha are so excited that I'm finally here. My birthday was June 18, 1999. and I weighed a whopping 10 lbs. 15.2 ozs! and 21 inches long. I was born in Santa Ana, California Western Medical Centre. I can't wait to meet my grandparents and all of my family and friends who were anticipating my arrival back in Newfoundland. Mommy and Daddy wish to thank everyone for the long distance calls and e-mails. And a special thanks to Carolyn and Ed for all their help over the past nine months.

David and Valerie (Hillier) are proud to announce the birth of our first child-Emily Jane. Our beautiful daughter was born on June 9, 1999 at 5:20 p.m. at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 7 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Mary and the late Edward Hillier of Newtown; Sandie and Harry Meadus of Topsail: and Dave and Mary Howe of Topsail. Special thanks to Dr. Bannister, Dr. Tennant and all the caseroom and OBS staff for their excellent care.

Jackson / Warren
Renee (nee Warren), Paul and Brandon thank God for the safe arrival of Travais William, born at the Grace General at 2:52 am, June 23, 1999, weighing 8 lbs. 10 ozs. Proud grandparents are Ches and Yvonne Jackson and Eldred and Ruby Warren. Mom and Travais would like to thank Drs. Roche, Bartellas, Barbrick and Young and nurses Clara Guy, Bev Murphy, and Darlene Fleming for their excellent care. A very special thank you to Daddy and Aunt Val for their love and support and for being such wonderful coaches.

Mark and Martina (Carville) are delighted to announce the very early, but safe, arrival of Michael William, born June 10, 1999, 2 lbs. 11 ozs. Thrilled are first time grandparents William and Margaret Carville of St. John's and third time grandparents Francis and Elizabeth Keating of Flatrock. Thanks to Drs. Crane and Kravitz, staff of the Fetal Assessment Unit, caseroom and nursing staff at the Grace.

Jeff and Deanne (James) happily announce the safe arrival of their daughter, James (Jamie) Eleanor, on June 5, 1999, weighing 7 lbs. Proud grandparents are John James, Catherine James and Eleanor King. Many thanks to Drs. Pike and Kravitz and the Obstetrical and caseroom staff.

A great bundle of joy, Gabriel George born at Scarborough General Hospital, Ont., on Saturday June 12, 1999, weighing in at 6 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud parents Jeffrey and Kimberly Marsh, Scarborough, Ont. Grandparents, Garry and Ruby Holloway, Whitboune, NF; Cyril and Daphne Marsh, Brampton, Ont; great-grandparents; Alice and Ralph Blundell, Leona Duffett (the late Henry Duffett), Beatrice Marsh (the late Allan Marsh) of Hickman's Harbour, Job Holloway (the late Shirley Holloway), Lethbridge, B. Bay. Great-grandson to the late William George Marsh, Hickman's Harbour.

Big sister Erin, Tony and Roxane (White) are thrilled to announce the arrival of Ryan Jude Hayward on June 10, 1999, at 4:35 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 14½ ozs. Proud grandparents; Jude and Judy White, Hayward and Mary Matthews. Special thanks to Dr. Bannister and Darlene, R.N., and the staff of the Caseroom and 2nd Floor at the Grace. Special thanks to Daddy for all his support.

McKenna / George
"Laura Ann"
, Daddy, hold on to your credit cards....Mommy has a new shopping partner! Harry and Wanda (nee George) are delighted to announce the arrival of their precious little girl, Laura, born June 8th, 1999, weighing 7 lbs. 3 ozs., at Burlington, Ontario. Big brother Micheal adores his beautiful sister and has welcomed Laura into his "happy family." Proud grandparents Frazer and Lorraine George and Leo and Marina McKenna recently visited Laura and were very impressed with this dark haired beauty that loves to sleep. THANK GOD! Laura sends a special hello to great-grandmothers Annie Norris and Kathleen McKenna, as well as her aunts, uncles, cousins and new friends. She looks forward to meeting each of you when she visits in September. Harry and Wanda send a tremendous thank you to Dr. Phyllis McCord and the wonderful staff of Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital for their outstanding care of Mommy and Baby.

Mitchelmore / Critch
Brian, Valerie (Critch) and Alex are pleased to announce the arrival of Adam Theo Charles, on June 17th, 1999. Proud grandparents are Hubert Critch, Theo and Sylvia Mitchelmore, with great-grandparents Edith Dawe, Patrick Critch, Chesley and Marion Horwood and Churchill and Doreen Mitchelmore. Thank you to the staff at the Grace Hospital and especially Dr. Bartellas. Nanny Cynthia Critch is the guardian angel of another precious baby boy.

Shawn and Judy are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, Alexandra Julia Moss, born on June 6, 1999, at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 7 lbs. 12½ ozs. Proud grandparents for the first time are Charles and Cavell Moss of Sandringham, NF., and for the fifth time, Ford and Thelma Powell of Happy Adventure, NF. Thanks to Dr. Susan Peet, the staff of the caseroom and 2nd Floor of the Grace Hospital and special thanks to Dr. Jeff White for all of his excellent care and support.

Nichols / O'Brien
Rodney and Susan (O'Brien) are proud to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a girl, Stacey Renee, born June 15th, 1999 at 8:13 pm., weighing 8 lbs. 7½ ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Marg and Nick O'Brien of Torbay, NF. Watching over Stacey from heaven are Poppy Laurie and Nanny Dorcas Nichols of Pouch Cove, NF. Special thanks to a great coach, Nicole Snyder, Dr. Jacquie McCubbin, Dr. Berry and staff of the Grey Nuns Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta.

O'Driscoll / Williams
Darrell and Claudette (nee Williams) and big brother Mitchell thank God for the safe arrival of their precious baby girl, Brittany Allison, on June 18th, 1999, 2:43 pm at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 9 lbs. 10 ozs.. Proud grandparents Allan and Josephine O'Driscoll and Harold and Nora Williams. Great-grandparents Ambrose and Mary Chafe. Special thanks to Dr. Kum, 4th floor staff, caseroom nurses Regina McGrath, Helen Greenland and Clara Guy.

Announcing the arrival of Samantha Jessica, born on June 4, 1999, weighing in at 7 lbs. 4 ozs. Proud parents are Scott and Denise (Flight). 1st time grandparents Dave and Joyce Flight, 12th time grandparents Heber and Maude Rideout. Great-grandmother Barbara Burry. Many thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz and the staff of the 2nd and 4th floors of the Grace Hospital.

Tammy and Sheldon proudly announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful son, Tyler Richard, born on June 12, 1999. Happy grandparents are Marion and Dave Tough, Ern Manuel and Frances Scott. Great-grandparents are Joyce Bixby and Sarah Stamp.

Shallow / Whelan
Proud parents Gerard and Madeline are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Mary Kathleen Helen. Mary Kathleen, weighing 6 lbs. 15 ozs., was born at the Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta on June 17, 1999 at 6:08 am.. She is welcomed by a large family; first time grandparents, Mary and Kevin Whelan, St. John's; grandmother Marie Shallow and grandfather the late Charles Shallow, Grand Falls; 21 aunts and uncles, 12 cousins across the east and west of Canada.

Born to Heather (Barnes) and Rob, a baby girl, Rose Elizabeth, on June 6, 1999, weighing 8 lbs. 14 ozs, at Waterloo, Ontario. Grandparents are Gordon and Louise Barnes, St. John's and John and Norma Smith, Aberdeen, Scotland.

Whalen / Williams
Big brothers Connor and Quinn are delighted to announce the arrival of their little sister Drew Elizabeth on June 14, 1999 at 10:21 pm., weighing 10 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud parents are Betty (Williams) and Tony. Grandparents are Henry and Linda Whalen of St. John's. Drew is the first granddaughter for June Butler and the late Gus Williams of the Goulds. Thanks to Dr. Patrick O'Shea and caseroom nurses for their excellent care.



Page contributed by Sandra Churchill

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

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