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The Telegram Births
March 2000

 

Abbott / Dinn
Andrew and Michelle (nee Dinn) are thrilled to announce the birth of their second child, William John Abbott. Born Thursday, March 30th, 2000 at 12:31 pm., weighing 6 lbs. 14 ozs.. Delighted are big brother Aidan, grandparents Mrs. Catherine Dinn, St. John's and Len and Edna Abbott, Toronto. Another cousin for Alexandra. Special thanks to the outstanding staff at Women's College Hospital.

Anstey / Mandville
Allan and Sue Ann (Mandville) are thrilled to announce the safe and early arrival of their first child, Joshua Malachy Peter, born on March 6th, 2000, weighing 4 lbs. 12 ozs.. Joshua received a warm welcome form his dog Tipsy who is excited with the new addition to the family. Proud grandparents are Malachy and Susan Mandville of St. John's, Peter Anstey and Mary Mills of Grand Falls and great-grandmother Louise Beaudoin of Castor River South. Special thank you to Dr. Roche for her excellent care and safe delivery of Joshua, also thanks to Dr. Lavall, caseroom staff, second floor and NICU nurses, Mommy and Joshua also want to thank Daddy and Grandmom Mandville for being such great coaches.

Arscott / Daley
Don and Deanne are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Aiden Edward, on March 14th, 2000 (9lbs.). Welcoming Aiden are second time grandparents David and Pauline Arscott, St. John's, fourth time grandparents Peter and Lavena Daley, St. Joseph's and an excited sister Olivia. Thanks to Drs. Kravitz, O'Dea and Grace staff for their great care.

Babstock / Douthwright
Karen (Doughwright) and Bill welcome with love their second son, John Edward, born at Moncton, NB, on March 24th, 2000, a little brother for Chas. Proud grandparents are Bernice and Clive Douthwright of Rothesay, NB.. Lovingly remembered at this happy time are grandparents Margaret and Lewis Babstock. All the Babstock aunts, uncles and cousins in Newfoundland are absolutely delighted.

Barnes / Pike
Jeff and Ardella would like to announce the early, but safe, arrival of their first child, Patrick Jeffrey William, on March 19th, 2000, at 8:16am., weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs.. Proud grandparents are Pat and Agnes Pike of West St. Modeste, and Max and Frances Barnes of Phillip's Head. Special thanks to Drs. Pike, Power, Farrell and Kwa, and the Neonatal and Obstetric nurses at the Grace Hospital.

Bell
Born to Rebecca and Andrew on March 14, 2000, at 3:05 am., a son, Charles Ryan Andrew, weighing 10 lbs. 8 ozs. Very special thanks to the wonderful staff of the 2nd and 4th floors of the Grace General Hospital.

Blain / Chafe
Paul and Anne are delighted to announce the arrival of Lillian Adelle, a sister for Harrison. Lillian was born at the Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, Ontario on March 22nd, 2000, weighing 7 lbs. 12 ozs.. Proud grandparents are Gordon and Adelle Blain of Waterloo, Ontario, Rev. Robert and Eleanor Chafe, and great-grandmothers Minnie Chafe and Dorothy Galton of St. John's.

Browne / Power
John, Christine (Power) and big brother Johnny are tickled pink to announce the birth of Nicole Alexandra, born March 25th, 2000, at 9:08 pm., weighing 8 lbs. 14 ozs. Proud grandparents are John and Patsy Browne, Kilbride, Bill and Shirley Power, St. John's and great-grandmother Marg Browne, Kilbride. A sincere thank you to Dr. Heidi Kravitz and her team especially Brit Moore and Karen (R.N.) for taking such wonderful care of us. Thank you to Dr. Kwa and her team, Dr. Aziz and all the nurses at the NICU, 4th and 2nd floors. A special thank you to all our family and friends, especially our parents, for all of your support and prayers.

Cameron / Lutz
Tonya and Brad announce the arrival of their first child, Mason Edward, on March 26th, 2000. A grandson for Fern and Ed Lutz, St. John's and Phyllis and Gerald Cameron, Trenton, NS.. A cousin for Kelsey and Emma Lutz and Ryleigh and Avery Cameron. Many thanks to Drs. Clague and Brown. Also staff at Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro, NS.

Cantwell / Yetman
Les and Kim (nee Yetman) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a healthy beautiful baby boy. Thomas Michael was born March 23rd, 2000 at 6:41 pm., weighing 7 lbs. 9 ozs., at MSA General Hospital, Abbotsford, BC. Proud grandparents are Nancy and Barry Yetman of St. John's and Catherine and Nick Cantwell, also of St. John's. Thomas is the second grandchild (first grandson) for his grandparents and the fifth great-grandchild for Olive Yetman. Many thanks to family and friends for their support and good wishes.

Conran
Born March 28th, 2000 at the Grace General Hospital in St. John's, a beautiful girl, Kathleen Grace, 8 lbs. 15 ozs., to proud parents Kim and Kevin. Many thanks to family and friends for their support and good wishes. Special thanks to aunt Carol and aunt Colleen for their caseroom coaching and the Grace nurses on the 2nd floor, especially nurse Laura.

Crickard / Beer
Bobby and Elaine (Beer) are tickled pink to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Reegyn Elizabeth, on St. Patrick's Day, at 6 lbs. 9 ozs.. Welcoming Reegyn are grandparents Rose and Bill Beer, Phyllis and Jack Crickard, and two very large and loving families. A huge thanks to Drs. Kravitz, Will, Dewey and caseroom staff of the Grace Hospital. Special thanks to nurse Lucy for her genuine kindness. Mommy and Reegyn would also like to say a big thanks to Daddy and Nanny Beer for being such excellent coaches.

Curtis / Hodder
IT'S A BOY!
Cliff and Shelly are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Jonathan Douglas Curtis. Jonathan was born on March 25th, 2000 at the Grace General Hospital, weighting 8 lbs. 2 ozs. Proud grandparents are Douglas and Mary Hodder, and John and Patricia Curtis. Special thanks to Aunt Anita and Aunt Annette for all their help, both during and after delivery; Grandma and Papa Hodder for taking such good care of Mommy; Nanny and Poppy Curtis and Aunt Debbie for all their help and support; all aunts and uncles for all their love and prayers. An extra special thank you to all the nurses and doctors at the Janeway N.I.C.U. and special care nursery for taking such great care of Jonathan. Thanks also to all our family and friends for all their well wishes, thoughts, prayers and lovely flowers and gifts. Thank you Lord, for choosing us as parents for our special, wonderful boy!

Davis / Stockley
Floyd, Angie and their daughter Gabrielle are proud to announce the arrival of Cameron Floyd. He was born on March 2, 2000 at 7:52 pm., weighing 7 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud grandparents are Edward and Holly Stockley of Gambo, and Herb Davis and Marget Davis of St. John's. Great-grandparents are Olga Davis, Jean Simpkins and Dorothy Pritchett. Special thanks to Dr. Shabib, Dr. Johri and the birth unit nurses at the Queensway-Carleton in Ottawa.

Dove / Smith
Christina and Brent are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a healthy, beautiful baby boy. Noah Devon came out to say an early but hearty hello at 6:55 pm., Friday, March 31st, 2000, weighing 7 lbs. 4 ozs. Proud grandparents are Ted and Heather Dove of St. John's and Steve and Betty Smith of London, Ontario. Sharing in the joy are great-grandparents Joan Smith, Pat Smith, Tilda Dove Brown and Louisa Pearce. Special thanks (Efarristo!) to Dr. Elias Bartellas, Dr. Patty Power, Marion Dawe and Karen Fanning for their prenatal and caseroom help and good cheer.

Dowey / Kelly
Born to Michael and Paula (Kelly) on March 7, 2000, a son, 8 lbs. 9 ozs., at the Burnaby Hospital in Burnaby, B.C. Proud grandparents are Lloyd and Catherine Kelly (first time), St. John's and Michael and Helen Dowey, Calgary, Alberta.

Doyle / Cadigan
Mikeand Angela (Cadigan) are very proud to announce the arrival of their first child, Brian Gerald Doyle. Born March 1, 2000 at 9:18 am at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 6 lbs. 4 ozs. Brian is looking forward to spending time with his grandmother, Mary Doyle (4th grandchild) and very special great-uncle, Ted Murphy. Thank you to all our family and friends for their love and support and a special thank you to Dad for being such a wonderful coach.

Doyle / Evans
Patrick and Rhonda (nee Evans) thank God for the safe arrival of Anna Louise, born March 2nd, 2000 at Kingston, Ontario, weighing 8 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Keith and Louise Evans and Ann and Desmond Doyle, also a loving great-grandmother Mildred Miller, St. John's, Nfld.

Dyer / Mason
Craig, Debbie (nee Mason) and big sister Emily are thrilled to announce the birth of Laura Jane, weighing 7 lbs. 10.1 ozs, on Monday, March 13, 2000 at 2:25 am at the Grace General Hospital. Laura is the fourth grandchild for Shirley and Jim Dyer and the fourth grandchild for Jean and Fed Mason. Special thanks go to Dr. Mary Watson and Dr. Tennent for prenatal care, and as well to Dr. Steve Will, Dr. Steve Noseworthy, and nurse Joan Dalton for their care in Laura's delivery.

English / Yetman
Gerard and Heather (Yetman) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Caelan Marie, born Sunday, March 26th, 2000, at Grace Maternity, Halifax. The baby weighted 7 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Doug and Bridget Yetman and Mary Ann English.

Fitzgerald / Richard
Denise and Kenneth are tickled pink with the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Renee Marie, 9 lbs. 10 ozs., born at Prince Geroge B.C. Regional Hospital. A sister for Ryan. Proud grandparents; Reg and Annette Richard, Frederickton, N.B., and Patrick and Ada Fitzgerald, Manuels, NF.
No date listed--Telegram dated March 18, 2000.

Fowler
Paul, Karen and big sisters Sarah and Katie are delighted to announce the arrival of Luke Paul, born Monday, March 13th, 2000, 11:07am., at the Grace General Hospital, weighting 8 lbs 2 ½ ozs.. A special thank you to Drs. Heather Woodland, Kravitz, Will, nurse Joan Lake-O'Rielly and to Dr. I. Landells.

Fowler / Pinksen
Peter and Renee (nee Pinksen) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Nicholas Everett Cyril, on March 30th, 2000. Proud grandparents are Everett and Sadie Pinksen of Churchill Falls, Labrador, Flora Fowler, Cy Fowler and special friend Donna Covey. Nicholas sends many thanks to Drs. Hutton, Roche, Bambrick, Pike, Kwa, Clinical Clerk Gene Thomas, and all the wonderful nurses on the 4th and 2nd floors for giving such personal and professional care to me and Mommy. Extra special thanks to my Daddy- we couldn't have done it without you.

Griffiths / Slaney
"Our twin treasures have arrived!"
Karl and Nadine (nee Slaney) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious boys on March 4, 2000, William Joseph, 6 lbs. ½ ozs., and Jonathan Karl, 5 lbs. 15 ozs. Welcoming them into the world are proud grandparents Bill and Loretta Slaney (Dunville), Jack Griffiths (Fox Harbour) and watching from heaven above, Nanny Girffiths (Martha). A very special thank you to Dr. Cherry Pike and her team, and the wonderful staff of the 2nd and 4th floors of the Grace General Hospital for their excellent care. Many thanks to the fantastic nurses, Anne Power, Donna Howell and Dr. J. Crane at the Fetal Assessment Unit for their fabulous care and expertise.

Hawco / Clarke
Tony, Marjorie (nee Clarke) and big brother T.C., would like to thank God for the safe arrival of Samuel Kevin, born March 29th, 2000, weighing 9 lbs. Proud grandparents are Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Clarke and Mr. & Mrs. Steve Hawco, all of Bell Island. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White, Dr. Patricia Roche, and all the staff at the Grace General Hospital.

Hewitt / Moore
Doug and Lana (Moore) announce the arrival of their first child, Lauren Carolyn Alma. Born March 6, 2000, at 6:10 pm., 7 lbs. 8 ozs., at Prince County Hospital, Summerside, PEI.. Lauren is welcomed by first time grandparents Marjorie and Gerald Hewitt of Grand Falls-Windsor; first time aunt Carolyn; and grandparents Warren and Loretta Moore of Badger. Thanks to coaches Daddy and aunt Cindy Lawlor.

Hickey /Whiffen
Marcus is pleased to announce the long anticipated wait of his baby sister to the world on March 24th, 2000. Cassandra Moira Frances weighed in at 10 lbs, 9 ozs. Born at Ottawa Civic Hospital to Rhonda (nee Whiffen) and Les Hickey. Proud grandparents are Mr. & Mrs. Gordon Whiffen, residing in Pangnirtung, NU., and Mr. & Mrs. Michael Hickey, residing at O'Donnell's, St Mary's Bay. Cassandra and her parents would like to thank all the nurses on floor 4 at Ottawa Civic and to Dr. Tawaji and the nurses at the High Risk Clinic. Special thanks goes to Dr. Netsher of Iqaluit, NU., for all her special prenatal care. Cassandra is now back home in Iqaluit, Nunavut with her big brother Marcus and Mom and Dad.

Hicks / Stoyles
Jarrod and Kelly are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Ryan Nicholas. Our precious boy arrived weighing 7 lbs. 15 ½ ozs on Monday, March 6th, 2000 at 7:57 am. Proud grandparents are Dorothy Stoyles of Mount Pearl, Gerald Stoyles and Marg Burke of Torbay and Sandy and Cavell Hicks of Musgrave Harbour. Sincere thanks to Dr. Pike, Dr. Gill and all of the wonderful nurses at the Grace Hospital. Thank you to our family for all their love and support and a special thanks you to Dad for being such a wonderful coach.

Holden / O'Neill
Donald, Karen and big brother Ned are pleased to announce the safe arrival of James Donald, weighing 10 lbs. 5 ozs., on March 28th, 2000 at the Grace Hospital. Grandson of James and June Holden and the late Edward and Elizabeth O'Neill. Great-grandson of Evelyn Whitten of Bellevue Beach. With many thanks to Dr. Pat O'Shea and the caseroom staff.

Hughes / Kennedy
Michael and Jennifer (Kennedy) are tickled pink to announce the safe arrival of our precious bundle, Samantha Ellen. She was born at the Grace General Hospital on Tuesday, March 21st, 2000 at 10:59 am., weighing 5 lbs. 6 ozs. Sharing our joy are grandparents Edwin and Winnifred Kennedy of Long Pond and Sarah Jane Hughes of Shotts, Scotland. Guarding Samantha from heaven is Granddad John. Many thanks to Drs. Crane, Roche, Kwa, their teams, and nurses of the 4th and 2nd floors. Special thanks to prenatal class instructor Marion Counsel Dawe. Mommy and Samantha send extra hugs and kisses to Daddy for being a super coach, husband and father.
"What a wonderful way to welcome spring!"

Hurley / Doyle
Shawn and Michelle (nee Doyle) are overjoyed to welcome their first child into the world, 6 weeks early. Our precious miracle, Shawn James, was born on March 31st, 2000 at 6:01 pm., weighing 5 lbs. 14 ozs. Proud grandparents are James and Margaret Doyle and Gordon and Jean Hurley of Shea Heights. Great-grandparents are Irene Hurley and Lillian Benson. A special thank you to our wonderful parents who have supported us from day one. We can't thank you enough for all you love and prayers. A big thank you to Dr. Roche and Dr. Bennett, caseroom nurse Christine, Dr. Kwa, Dr. Issa and the terrific nurses at the Janeway NICU. Daddy, Mommy and I would like to thank you for being so wonderful to us and for not leaving my side for the moment I was born. We love you always. Mommy said I'm going to be a special boy, especially because I'm named after her two favorite men, Daddy and Poppy Jim.

Hurley / Reid
It is with much love and happiness that proud parents Julie and John are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, a precious baby boy. Logan Charles was born on March 21st, 2000 at 3:07 am at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 9 lbs. 1 oz. Welcoming Logan are first time grandparents Ron and Gladys Reid and Ed and Rosalind Hurley. Logan you have filled all our lives with a love and happiness beyond measure.

Hutchings / Noseworthy
Rod and Rena are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl! Ashley Marina was born on Friday, March 10, 2000. A belated birthday gift for Grandma! Proud first time grandparents are Don and Marina Noseworthy and equally as proud of lucky 13 are George and Nora Hutchings. Mom, Dad and Ashley would like to thank Drs. Ripley, Pike and Kravitz, nurses Lisa Madden, Heather Cutler and Sandra Leja for their care. Mom and Ashley also thank Daddy for his encouragement, love and support throughout and auntie Denise for her support too. The St. John's Figure Skating Club has its newest Signals member!

Jeans / Decker
John and September (Decker) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby boy, Noah Jack, on March 31st, 2000, weighing 7 lbs. 12 ¼ ozs.. Sharing in our joy are big sister Tara, grandparents David and Marion Jeans, St. John's, Ray and Ruby Decker, Ship Cove, and great-grandmother Lillian Chapple of Stoney Creek, ON. A sincere thank you to Dr. Cherry Pike for her excellent prenatal care and to Dr. Patty Power and the caseroom staff at the Grace General Hospital.
"September" is what is listed in the paper. -----------First time I ever saw that as a first name. Sandra

Johnston / Engram
Penny (Engram) and Brian are proud to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Sarah Penelope, who was born on March 28th, 2000; 8:47 am., weighing 8 lbs.. Welcoming Sarah is a very proud big sister Laura, and grandparents Bill and Audrey Engram of Hermitage and Brian and Doris Johnston of St. John's. Many thanks to Dr. Tennent and the Grace nurses and staff of the 4th and 2nd floors. Special thanks to nurses Joan and Judy, whose care was especially appreciated by us both.

Joy / Boxall
Paul and Nicole (Boxall) are pleased to announce the arrival of their first child, a boy, Reagan James Joy, born March 8th, 2000 at 4:14 pm., at Stanton Regional Hospital, Yellowknife, NWT. Reagan is welcomed by proud grandparents, Kevin and Lillian Joy, St. John's and Grant and Karen Boxall, Tisdale, Saskatchewan.

Lawlor /Rideout
Rod and Kim (Rideout) are pleased to announce the arrival of their first child. Emily Grace was born on March 21st, 2000 and weighted 7lbs. 2 ozs. Proud grandparents: Merv and Barbara Rideout, Upper Gullies and William and Lorraine Lawlor, Kelligrews. Special thanks to Dr. J. Verge and the caseroom staff at the Grace Hospital.

Lawton / Pike
David and Lisa (Pike) are pleased to announce the safe arrival of Benjamin Patrick (9 lbs 6 ozs), on March 8th, 2000. Proud grandparents are Dr. Louis and Ethel Lawton and the late Gordon and Barbara Pike. Special thanks to Drs. O'Shea, Tennant and O'Grady, Ms. Heather Reese and the nursing staff at the Grace Hospital. Thank you to all of our family for their love and support, especially to Karen Hood and Shirley McNeil.

Lee / Connolly
Craig and Dana are ecstatic to announce the safe arrival of their precious son, Glen Michael. Born March 10th, 2000, weighing 8 lbs, 14 ozs. Sharing our joy are grandparents Theresa and Derm Connolly and Mary and John Lee. Also welcoming Glen are his great-grandmother Mary Connolly, aunts and uncles and his many little cousins, who can't wait to play! We would like to thank Dr. Whelan and Dr. O'Grady for their pre-natal care. We owe our heartfelt thanks to Dr. Kravitz and her team for Glen's safe delivery, Many thanks to caseroom nurses Karen, Joan and especially Lisa whose support and encouragement was invaluable. Special thanks to Dr. Roche, Dr. Kwa and nurses of NICU and 2nd floor at the Grace. Your tender care of Glen and exceptional care and support given to us, will never be forgotten. We would also like to thank our family and friends for their support. Mom and Glenn would like to thank Dad for being such a wonderful coach, husband and father. Thank you for all you support and love. We couldn't have done it without you!

Lindquist / Power
John and Colleen (nee Power) and adoring big sisters Julia and Kristin proudly announce the birth of Daniel John Howard born at the Grace General Hospital on March 28th, 2000, weighing 9 lbs. 3 ozs. Special thanks to Drs. Heidi Kravitz and Don Tennent and nurse Lorna Kearney. Thanks also to ambulance attendants Sam Butler and Gordon Forward for getting Mommy to the hospital just in time.

Lush / Sullivan
Richard and Shelley (Sullivan) are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, a son, Mackenzie Richard, born on March 12th, 2000 at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 7 lbs. 3 oz.. Proud grandparents are Kevin and Betty Sullivan, Pouch Cove, and Eric and Patricia Lush, St. John's, proud great-grandparents are Edward and Doris Diamond, Masonic Park; Phyllis Sullivan, Pouch Cove, and Granville Lush, Gambo. Special thanks to Drs. Roache, Will and Karma, and caseroom nurses Sue, Connie and Beverley.

Matchim
Kevin, Tracy and big sister Clara are thrilled to announce the arrival of Katelyn Myra (Baby Kate), on March 11th, 2000 at 3:37 am., weighing 7 lbs. 1.5 ozs.. Many thanks to Drs. Power, Arthur and Obioha and the obstetrical nurses at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center.

McKim / Avery
Andrew and Leanne (nee Avery) announce the safe arrival of Matthew Avery, 7 lbs, 1 oz., born in Zurich, Switzerland, on March 7th, 2000. A brother for Emily Claire.

Meehan / Walsh
Susan and Dave are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Sean Leonard Walsh. Our precious boy arrived, weighing 6 lbs. 8 ozs., on Sunday, March 19th, 2000 at 12:30pm.. Proud grandparents are Kevin and Louise Walsh, and the late Leonard and Barbara Meehan. Special thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz and the nursing staff at the Grace Hospital. Thank you to all our family and friends for the love and support, and a special thank you to Aunt Jackie.

Meldrum / Coish
Peter and Lynn (Coish) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their son, Kody Glenn, on March 23th, 2000. Proud grandparents are William and Jessie Meldrum and Stephen and Lois Coish. Special thanks to Dr. Robert Miller and the nurses from floors 2nd and 4th of the Grace for such wonderful care.

Mercer / Clarke
Paul and Gwen (Clarke) welcome with great joy the safe and long anticipated arrival of their son, Benjamin Bertram, born March 25th, 2000. Proud grandparents; Brendan and Bernice Clarke of Petty Harbour, and Daphne and the late Bert Mercer of Bay Roberts.

Molloy / Roche
Scott and Lee Ann and big sister Niamh are delighted to welcome Ashleen Anna to their family. Ashleen was born February 26th, 2000 at 9:35 pm., weighing 7 lbs. 8 ½ ozs.. Proud grandparents are Pauline and Jimmy Molloy and Alf and Mary Roche. Special thanks to Dr. O'Shea and the staff of the Grace Hospital.

Morgan / Cheeseman
Laura, Grant and big brothers Colin and Robert, are thrilled to announce the birth of Karley Elizabeth, weighing 8 lbs. 15 oz., on March 16th, 2000. Proud grandparents are Maureen and Phonse Cheeseman, and Clarence and Betty Morgan. Special thanks to all family and friends for all their love and support.

Morris / Kennedy
Blair, Claudette and big sister, Hannah, are pleased to announce the arrival of Claire Gillian. Born on March 27th, 2000, at 6:52 pm., weighing 8 lbs. Thanks to Dr. Verge and the staff at the Grace.

Murphy / Tucker
Dan, Juanita (Tucker) and big brother Jordan are pleased to announce the safe arrival of Lucas Michael. Born March 23rd, 2000, weighing 8 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Judy and Eric Tucker, Paradise and Elizabeth and Michael Murphy, Open Hall. Special thanks to Dr. Halley for all her special care and nurses Barbara and Marina at the Grace Hospital caseroom.

Murray / Green
Mark and Andrea (Green) announce the arrival of their daughter, Emma Marilla, at the Grace General Hospital on March 15th, 2000.

Muzychka / Davis
Ivan Muzychka and Helene Davis are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Sofia Manon Davis Muzychka. Sofia was born on March 3, 2000 at the Grace Hospital. Ivan and Helene would like to thank all the hospital staff involved in Sofia's prenatal care, her birth and her postnatal care. Special thanks go out to Dr. Terry O'Grady, nurses Margaret-Ann Dooling and Kathy King, and our firend, Danielle Savard. Sofia is the fifth grandchild of Julita Muzychka of St. John's and the 17th grandchild of Micheline and Gerald Davis of New Westminster, B.C.

Newman / Daley
Bob and Theresa (Daley) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Ashley Julia, on March 26th, 2000 at 1:07 am., weighing 7 lbs. Ashley is the third grandchild for Ellen and the late Tom Daley of St. Joseph's and the 20th grandchild for Ron and Julia Newman of Boyd's Cove. A special thank you to Dr. Cherry Pike, Dr. Heidi Kravitz and the nursing staff at the Grace Hospital.

O'Reilly / Murphy
Shane, Sheila and big brothers Kenny and Chris are pleased to announce the birth of Shawn on March 2, 2000, weighing 7 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Charles and Marie O'Reilly, Margaret Ann Murphy (Kevin), Robert Murphy (Mary Lou). Great-grandparents; Roma and Raymond Rideout and Shela Murphy and the late Patrick Murphy. Great-great-grandfather Alfred Lethbridge. A special thank you to Dr. Bartellas and the nursing staff at the Grace.

Parsons / Bennett
IT'S A BOY!
Ronnie and Tracey (Bennett) are very proud to announce the safe arrival of their 1st child, Matthew Ronald, born March 24th, 2000, weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs. Proud grandparents are Les and Pat Parsons of Seal Cove, along with Rowena and the late Thomas Bennett. Thank you to Dr. Bannister, 2nd and 4th floor staff, and a special thank you to Daddy.

Payton / Holland
Nicholas and Maria of Boston, Mass., are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Nicole, at Winchester Hospital. Born March 17th, 2000, the baby weighed 9 lbs 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Dr. and Mrs. Brian Payton and Mrs. Teresa Holland of St. John's. Sisters: Julia and Sarah are thrilled with her arrival.

Peddle / Burton
Stephanie and Maria are delighted to announce the birth of their beautiful baby brother, Jeremy Greg, weighing 7 lbs. 12 ozs. Ecstatic parents are Greg and Debbie Peddle. Proud grandmothers are Marie Burton and Grace Peddle. A very special thank you is extended to the attentive staff of the Grace Hospital caseroom. Sincere thanks in particular to Dr. Joan Crane, Dr. Will, nurses Linda, Joan, Diane and Debbie's sister, Donna.

Pennell / Antle
It's with great pleasure to announce the birth of Brandon David, born March 11th, 2000, weighing 8 lbs. 12 ½ ozs., to the proud parents Jackie Pennell and Ken Antle. A warm welcome from delighted first time grandparents Mack and Jackie Pennell and Brenda White. Welcoming this bundle of joy is uncle David, aunt Lori, uncle Ken, uncle Dwayne and aunt Trena. Also great-grandmothers Florence Pennell and Mary Antle. Watching from heaven great-grandmother Sarah Brophy. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and all the doctors and nurses who helped out throughout my delivery, especially nurses Karen and Connie.

Peters / Tanimura
With much joy and love, Elizabeth and Ross Peters welcome their first grandchild, Aina Elizabeth was born to Colin and Milki (nee Tanimura) in Fukuoka, Japan on March 29th, 2000, weighing 3052 gm. She is also the first grandchild for delighted Yukio and Akiko Tanimura of Fukuoka. Aina is blessed with a number of great-grandparents; Gene Earle of St. John's (his first great-grandchild), Edna Peters of Springdale (her eleventh), and in Osaka, Japan, Masao and Emiko Tanimura and Goichiro and Kaneko Hayashi (their first). Friends be warned- we have pictures!

Philpott / Payne
Gerard and Janet (nee Payne) are pleased to announce the arrival of their first born, James Nicholas. Born March 12th, 2000, at Grey Nuns Hospital, Edmonton, weighing 8 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Bryant and Elizabeth Payne, Baie Verte, and John and Patricia Philpott, Kilbride.

Pinsent / Hynes
Brian and Paula (Hynes) of New Harbour are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their twins, Sean and Claire, weighing 6 lbs. 11 ozs. and 7 lbs. 5 ozs. on March 20, 2000. A very special thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike and team, caseroom nurses Ann and Sue, 2nd and 4th floor staff of the Grace Hospital and the Fetal Assessment Unit of the Janeway Hospital. Best wishes from big brother Jordan; grandparents Pat and Marie Hynes of Manuels and Morley and Marjorie Pinsent, Broad Cove, Trinity Bay.

Power / McCormack
Born to Adrian, Rosemary and big brother James, a baby boy, Neil Patrick Power. Born on March 3rd, 2000 at 2:48 am at the Grace General Hospital. Neil weighed 9 lbs. 2 ½ oz and was 51 cm. in length. Proud grandparents are Israel and Sheila Power and Jean McCormack. Great-grandmothers Margaret Power and Rose (McCormack) Whelan. Special thanks to Dr. Bartellas, caseroom nurse Karen and second floor staff of the Grace.

Power / Randell
John and Kim (Randell) are thrilled to announce their early but safe arrival of their precious daughter, Jillian Frances, on March 24th, 2000, weighing 4 lbs. 11 ozs. Proud grandparents are Ervin and Ivy Randell and Frances Oalkey-Power and the late Matthew Power. We owe our heartfelt thanks to Drs. Tennent, Wells, Batista, Pugh, Power, Ringer, Walby and Kwa and the Neonatal and Obstetrics nurses, your tender care of Jillian and exceptional support given to us will never be forgotten.

Pretty / Reid
Wayne and Annie (nee Reid) and big brother Ryan are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Kayla Anne. Kayla was born on Wednesday, March 29th, 2000, at 4:24 pm and weighed 6 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Lily Reid, Beulah Pretty, and Leonard Pretty and great-grandparents Charles and Madge Saunders. Also watching over Kayla is Poppy Reid. Special thanks to Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Kwa, Dr. Perry, Nurse Judy, and the staff at the Grace General Hospital.

Randell / Mouland
Doug and Tina (Mouland) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Megan Suzanne. Born Wednesday, March 8th, 2000 at 10:46 am., weighing 7 lbs. 7 ozs.. Proud grandparents are Doug and Faye Randell and Leonard and Gladys Mouland. Many thanks to Dr. Pike, her delivery team and the nursing staff at the Grace General Hospital.

Rapiti / Aylward
Born to Dr. Elisabetta Rapiti, wife of Dr. Bruce Aylward, a son, Niccolo Fintan Eric, in Geneva, Switzerland, March 29th, 2000. Lovingly welcomed by grandparents Fintan and Ann Aylward of St. John's and Alphonso and Vittoria Rapiti of Rome, Italy.

Reid / Rideout
Born to Scott and Colleen (Rideout), a beautiful baby boy, Luke James, weighing 9 lbs. 11 ozs.. Big sister Lydia was happy to have her brother arrive on her second birthday, March 20th, 2000. Proud grandparents are Merv and Barbara Rideout, Upper Gullies and Herb and Dot Reid of Foxtrap. Many thanks to Dr. J. Verge and the caseroom staff of the Grace Hospital.

Rice / Squires
Mark, Carolyn (Squires) and big sisters Sydney and Victoria are thrilled to welcome the newest angel girl to the family. MacKenzie Ann was born March 2, 2000, weighing 8lbs. 1 oz. Very special thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike, Connie MacLeod, R.N. and Daddy for all their help.

Rumsey /Glynn
Bill, Kelly (Glynn) and big sister Katie are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby boy, Kyle William. Born March 28th, 2000, 1:24 am., weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs. Proud grandparents are Gordon and June Glynn, Middle Cove and Bill and Elizabeth Rumsey, St. John's. special thanks to Drs. Atleen and Roche, nurses Karen Fanning and Eleanor Renshaw. Thank you also to Nanny June and Daddy for their love and support.

Shea / Flaherty
Mike, Connie (Flaherty) and big sister Julia are delighted to announce the arrival of Eric Michael Ignatius, born on March 26th, 2000 at 4:40 pm., weighing 8 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandmother Kathleen Flaherty, Marysvale. Watching over little Eric from heaven are Poppy and Nanny Shea (Michael and Mary) and Poppy Flaherty (Ignatius), Many thanks to Dr. Tennent, Dr. Pike, Nurse Tracy and the caseroom staff of the Grace General Hospital.

Shears / Bursey
A bouncing baby boy-Andrew David, born March 3rd, 2000 to Paul and Jennifer (Bursey). Congratulations to Dr. James Seviour on the 10,000th Delivery. Hello to proud grandparents Bob and Sharon Bursey, St. John's and Don and Joan Shears in PEI., uncle David and Danielle in Calgary, aunt Heather, uncle Jason and cousin Jaxon, here at home. Special thanks to caseroom team for bringing this precious boy into our lives.

Sinnott / St. George
Christopher and Kelly (St. George) announce with joy the birth of their son, Keegan John, on March 29th, 2000, at 1:09 am., weighing 7 lbs. 4 ozs. Second grandchild for John and Deanne Sinnott and first grandchild for Lynn St. George, great-grandchild for John and Joan Hurley, Truro, Geraldine Murphy and Nell St. George. Our precious Keegan is being watched over lovingly from heaven by his special Guardian Angel Papa Johnny St. George. Sincere thanks to Drs. Marie O'Dea, Cherry Pike and nursing staff at the Grace.

Smith / Butler
It's a Girl!
Glen and Wanda (Butler) are proud to announce the birth of their first child, Kelsey Flora, born March 1, 2000 at 1:02 am, weighing in at 7 lbs. 2 ozs. She is the first grandchild for Bert and Joan Butler of Foxtrap, and fifth for John and Frances Smith of Manuels. Many thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle and all the nursing staff. Thanks to aunt Kelly for being a great coach and to daddy for all you love and support.

Stevenson / Ralph
Kristina and Chesley are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, Chesley Daniel, on March 29th, 2000, weighing 10 lbs. 9 ½ ozs. He is the first grandchild for Doug and Rosalie Ralph, 17th grandchild for Evelyn Stevenson and 3rd great-grandchild for Geraldine Hiscock and Isabel Ralph. Special thanks to Dr. C. Pike, caseroom staff and coaches, Daddy and Nanny.

Sullivan / Parsons
Barry and Lisa (nee Parsons) are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, Douglas James Joseph. Our precious boy arrived weighing 8 lbs. 7.6 ozs., on Thursday, March 2, 2000 at 9:06 am.. Douglas is blessed with three loving grandmothers; Nana Winnie Sullivan, Nanny Ada Parsons, and Grandma Peggy Parsons. Looking down from Heaven with hearts full of love and pride are Grandpa Donald Sullivan and Grandpa Robert Parsons. Proud great-grandmothers are Hilda Dinn and Anna Sullivan. First time great-grandparents are Hazel and Wes Earl. Welcoming our bundle of joy are many aunts, uncles, and cousins,especially first cousin Meghan, who can't stop kissing our handsome boy. Sincere thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike, her team, and Dr. Heather Woodland. Many thanks to the wonderful nurses, especially Lisa Patten in the caseroom and those on the second floor of the Grace Hospital. A special mention to Brit, Lisa Purcell, Eleanor, Claudette and Sharon for their extra kindness and patience. Douglas and Mommy would like to say a heartfelt thanks with lots of love to Daddy and aunt Bonnie for being such supportive coaches, even if they did try to count higher with each contraction!!

Sullivan / Parsons
Barry and Lisa (nee Parsons) are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, Douglas James Joseph. Our precious boy arrived weighing 8 lbs. 7.6 ozs. on Thursday, March 2, 2000 at 9:06 a.m.. Douglas is blessed with three loving grandmothers; Nana Winnie Sullivan, Nanny Ada Parsons, and Grandma Peggy Parsons. Looking down from Heaven with hearts full of love and pride are Grandpa Donald Sullivan and Grandpa Robert Parsons. Proud great-grandmothers are Hilda Dinn and Anna Sullivan. First time great-grandparents are Hazel and Wes Earl.  Welcoming our bundle of joy are many aunts, uncles, and cousins, especilly first cousin Meghan, who can't stop kissing our handsome boy. Sincere thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike, her team, and Dr. Heather Woodland. Many thanks to the wonderful nurses, especially Lisa Patten in the caseroom and those on the second floor of the Grace Hospital. A special mention to Brit, Lisa Purcell, Eleanor, Claudette and Sharon for their extra kindness and patience. Douglas and Mommy would like to say a heartfelt thanks with lots of love to Daddy and Aunt Bonnie for being such supportive coaches, even if they did try to count higher with each contraction!!

Thompson / Sheppard
Tim, Kim and Eric are delighted to announce (well Eric's not that delighted, but he's coping), that Kathleen Evelyn Rose arrived on March 13th, 2000, in 2 hours flat. Let's hope she can get ready this fast when she's 16! Proud grandparents are Goldie Sheppard, Carbonear and Kevin and Gloria Thompson, Point Leamington.

Tizzard / Roberts
Tina Tizzard and Chris Roberts are delighted to announce the arrival of their adorable little princess, Brooklyn Marie Roberts. Brooklyn was born at the Grace Hospital on Thursday, March 16, 2000 at 2:52 am., weighing 6 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud grandparents are Richard and Geraldine Tizzard, Marietta Roberts (Chuck Nurse). Watching Brooklyn from heaven, her guardian angel, Poppy Terry Roberts.

Upshall / Vail
Keith, Janice (Vail) and big sister Hilary are thrilled to announce the arrival of Andrew Charles Frederick, born March 13, 2000, weighing 9 lbs. 6 ozs.. Proud grandparents are Samuel and Edith Upshall and Fred and Clarice Vail. Special thanks to Dr. Greene, Dr. Roche and 2nd floor staff.

Vivian / Brazill
Sherry, John and big brother Donavan are thrilled to welcome Carmen Louise, born at the Grace on March 29th, 2000, at 3:16 pm., weighing 8 lbs. Also welcoming this little beauty are 2nd time grandparents Gordon and Patricia Vivian of Mount Pearl, 3rd time grandmother Margaret Brazill of St. John's, great-grandmother Blanche Vivian of Heart's Delight, and her Guardian Angel for whom Carmen is named--great-grandmother Louise Fisher. Carmen is also welcomed by her uncle David Brazill of St. John's and her aunt Patricia Ebbitt who traveled home from Florida for the special occasion. Many thanks to Dr. Bannister and caseroom nurse Ann. And yet again- no words can express our gratitude to mid-wife Robyn Beaudry, whose knowledge, support and care were invaluable. Special thanks to our families for their love and support, and of course to Daddy for the past nine months. Love and kisses from Cree.

Walsh / Whelan
Ray, Peg (nee Whelan) and brother Jason are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Kristian Thomas. Kristian was born on March 3rd, 2000, weighing 6 lbs. 13 ozs.. Proud grandparents are Madeline Whelan, Placentia and Ray and Mary Walsh, Kelligrews. Special thanks to Dr. Bannister, Dr. Lacelle and caseroom nurse Michelle.

Williams / Whelan
John and Patti Ann (Whelan) are thrilled to announce the early but safe arrival of their first child, a precious daughter, Hannah Margaret, born March 20th, 2000, weighing 8 lbs. 2 ½ ozs. Sharing our joy, are grandparents Jim and Mena Whelan, Colliers and Jack and Helen Williams, Conception Harbour. Also proudly welcoming Hannah is her great-grandmother Margaret Whelan, Colliers, and her special cousins Mitchell, Hayley and Toni-Marie. Special thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike for her excellent prenatal care and to Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Sun and all of the caseroom staff at the Grace General Hospital.

Young / Smith
Jerry and Gwynn are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful little boy, Steven Robert James. Steven was born on March 8th, 2000, 4:55 pm at the Grace Hospital in St. John' as and weighed a healthy 8 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud grandparents are Roy and Bernice Smith of St. Anthony, Newfoundland, Vera Young and Bill Fry of Twillingate, Newfoundland and Great-Nan Olive Smith of Stephenville, Newfoundland. Special thanks to Dr. Donald Tennent, Dr. Cheryl Pugh and the nurses and staff at the Grace.

 

 

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

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