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The Telegram Births
March 2003

 

ADE - Liam & Denise (Murray) Ade are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Thomas Edward, born on March 10th, 2003 at 1:38 a.m. and weighing in at a whopping 10 lbs. 2 oz. Proud grandparents are Dennis & Brenda Murray of Topsail and Jim & Louise Ade of Long Pond. A special thank-you to all the Doctors & Nurses in the NICU at the Janeway.
April 05, 2003

AITKEN - Big sister Eilish is thrilled to announce the arrival of her new baby brother, Liam Daniel Aitken, born March 31, 2003 at the Women`s Health Care Centre in St. John`s, weighing 7 lbs. 13 oz. Proud parents are Scott & Sandy (Baird); grandparents: Betty Aitken and Barbara and Gordon Baird; and great-grandmother Mildred Baird. Special thanks to Dr. Patrick O`Shea and the staff at the caseroom and 5NB.
May 16, 2003

ANDREWS - Todd and Shelley (Penney) are overjoyed to announce the arrival of their little princess, Brooke Eileen. Brooke arrived 10 days late on Wednesday, March 12th at 12 noon sharp, just in time for lunch, weighing 7 lbs. 3 oz. Proud grandparents are Clarence and Eileen Penney of Lewisporte and Gordon and Doreen Andrews of Bishop`s Falls. Thank you to Drs. Roche, Delaney, Suga and Callahan-Dyer for their excellent care. An extra big thank you to caseroom nurses Barb Healey and Karen Fanning. We couldn`t have done it without you. Hugs and kisses to Grandma and Poppy Andrews, and Nanny and Poppy Penney for all their help at home and to Daddy for all his love and support. We love you!
April 05, 2003

BARRETT/FURLONG - Larry and Pamela are thrilled to announce the arrival of their wiggly giggly bundle of fun, our huggable loveable new baby son, Thomas Loyola, born March 12, 2003, weighing 9 lbs. 9 ozs. Welcomed by proud grandparents Robert and Angela Barrett and Lal and Margaret Furlong. Also welcomed by aunts and uncles Rob, Laura, Lisa and Ray and cousin Tanisha.
April 05, 2003

BARRETT/HOLLOWAY - Trevor and Lee are happy to announce the safe arrival of David Alexander at Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, BC, on March 27, 2003, at 5:04 a.m., weighing 9 lbs. 7 ozs. Delighted first time grandparents are H. Garfield and Elizabeth Barrett, Portugal Cove, NL. Glenn and Lynn Holloway, Campbell River, BC; great-grandparents: Fred and Mil Tupper, Sydney, BC. Also welcoming David Alexander are Uncle Glenn (Aunt Katherine) Barrett, Burnaby, BC, Aunt Lisa Barrett, Calgary, AB, and Uncle Paul Holloway, Victoria, BC.
May 03, 2003

BARROWMAN/BROWNE - Barb, Peter, Daniel and Ian are delighted to announce the arrival of their new daughter/sister, Hannah Grace, born March 21st at the Health Sciences Centre, weighing 5 lbs. 9 oz. Hannah is also welcomed by her grandmother "Goodie", the rest of her family and many friends. Thanks to Doctors Callahan, Kravitz, Crane, Laval and Strand. Special thanks to caseroom nurse Beverley. "Good things come in small packages"
April 11, 2003

BEDFORD, Myles Allen Paul - On March 13, 2003, weighing 6 lbs. 3 oz. and born on Granddad Eli Baker`s birthday, Myles is the first bundle of joy for Jennifer (Baker) and Dwayne Bedford. Myles is proudly welcomed by grandparents Grandma Paula, Granddad Ivan, Nana Debbie and Nanny and Poppy Bedford. Great-grandparents are Nanny and Poppy Bridger and Nanny Hodder, and a special double great-grandmother Dorothy Nichols of Deer Lake. Myles is looking forward to playing with all his cousins when they come to visit him. We would like to send a very special thank you to Dr. Lacelle and the staff of the caseroom and 5NB. Myles and Mommy would like to thank Daddy, Auntie Natasha and Auntie Debbie for their love and support in the caseroom.
April 05, 2003

BETTLES - Stephen and Jill (Dwyer) are delighted with the arrival of their daughter, Olivia Mae, born on March 31, 2003, at the Women`s Health Center at 4:49 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 11.5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Douglas and Olive Dwyer, St. John`s, Keith Bettles and Beryl Wright, Charlottetown, PEI; great-grandparents: Frank and Gwen Johnson, Cheshire, England. Also thrilled are Aunt Lynn (Dwyer) and Uncle Gerard Farrell, and cousins Julia and Michael, St. John`s, Aunt Cathy (Dwyer) and Uncle Jeff Gosse, Gander and Aunt Jacquie (Bettles) and Uncle Simon Marsh, and cousins James, Bethany and Edward, Cheshire, England. Special thank you to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for special care of mom and baby, and to nurses Lorna and Lisa of the Caseroom, and Margaret of 5 North B.

BOONE - Dwayne and Nicolle (Tiller) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, REBECCA CLAIRE. Rebecca was born March 17, 2003, at the Women`s Health Centre, Health Sciences Complex, weighing 7 lbs. 10 oz. Proud grandparents are Marina Boone (Woody Point) and Dianne and Bruce Kearley (St. John`s). Special thanks to Drs. Delaney, Gill, and Mossman and all the Caseroom staff, especially Karen, Evelyn, and Bev. Mommy would also like to thank Daddy, Nanny Kearley and great friend Tina for all their help during the delivery.
April 11, 2003

BREWER/WHYTE - Pam and Chris are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Hayley Regina. Hayley was born at the Burin Peninsula Hospital on March 19, 2003, weighing 8 lbs., 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Joe & Regina Brewer and Bill & Mary Whyte of South East Bight. Thanks to all the doctors & nurses and especially daddy & nanny Brewer for all their help during the delivery.
April 26, 2003

BURRY - David and Tracy (nee Winsor) are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, a 7 lb. 12 oz. boy, Zachary Brandon, on March 30, 2003 at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s. Happy grandparents are Mrs. Lorna King, Mr. David Burry of St. John`s, Marie Lane Winsor of London, Ontario and Dr. Ramon V. Winsor of St. John`s.
April 05, 2003

BURSEY - Dr. Larry and Kelly are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Victoria, on March 30, 2003, 6 lbs. 12 ozs., a sister for Isaac and Anika. Special thanks to all the wonderful doctors and nurses at Health Sciences Caseroom.
April 05, 2003

BURTON - Jeff and Roxanne (Oliver) are thrilled to announce that our little slowpoke has finally arrived! Liam Emerson was born March 5, 2003, at 12:31 a.m., 8 lbs. 12¾ ozs. First grandchild for Dorothy McGrath Oliver and Raymond Oliver of St. John`s, fourth grandchild for Geraldine and Emerson Burton of Grand Falls-Windsor. Many thanks to Drs. Grandy and Kravitz for their excellent prenatal care, to Dr. Mossman in the caseroom, and to the caseroom nurses, especially Annette and Sue. Mommy and Liam also thank Nana for all her help, and we thank Daddy for all his love and support during pregnancy and delivery. Watch this boy - first Nfld. draft pick for the NBA, 2021!!
"Babies have always been God`s masterpiece, since time and life began.
March 15, 2003

BUSSEY - Dave, Corie (Howlett) and big sister Nicole are delighted to announce the arrival of Nicole`s baby brother, David Richard on March 30, 2003, weighing 7 lbs. 11 oz. Proud grandparents are David and Frances Bussey and Richard and Vicki Howlett. Thanks to Dr. Kum, staff at HSC and to family & friends for their support.
April 11, 2003

BYRNE/NORRIS - Andrew and Andrea are happy to announce the birth of their baby boy; Aaron John. Born on March 30/03 at 6:05 a.m., weighing 8 lbs., 1½ oz. Proud grandparents are Rosemary Byrne and Ann and Lorne Norris. Special Thank You to the caseroom nurses; Regina, Lisa and Lorna, and to Dr. Cheryl Pugh, Dr. Cherry Pike, and Dr. Kathy Chaytor.
April 26, 2003

CLEARY - Neil and Janna (nee Moores) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby boy. Nolan Daniel Moores was born March 27th, 2003, 5:38 AM, at the Women`s Health Centre in St. John`s, weighing 6 lbs., 5.5 oz. Nolan is lovingly welcomed by Grandparents David & Norma Moores of Hr. Grace, Janet Cleary of Bristol`s Hope, and Kevin Cleary of Riverhead. Delighted in Nolan`s arrival are uncles Danny, Carl, and Andrew, auntie Heather, and cousin Emma. Proud Great-Grandparents are Alec & Maysie Moores, Dan & Teresa Neil, Norman Reynolds, and Patricia Cleary. Nanny Reynolds smiles and holds his hand from heaven. Special thanks to family and friends for their support, to Cathy and the fantastic Staff at the WHC, and to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for her superb care.
April 26, 2003

COLE - Stuart and Elaine are thrilled to announce the safe and healthy arrival of their first child, William John, born March 31, 2003, 2:04 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 6½ ozs. Welcomed with love by proud grandparents Jack and Geraldine Harvey and Hazel Cole. Poppy Cole is looking down from heaven with love. Special thanks to all our family and friends for their love and support.
May 26, 2003

COLE/RYAN - Rowena and Alistair are pleased to announce the arrival of Caroline Frances, born at HSC on March 29, 2003, weighing 8 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandfather Wilfred Ryan of O`Regan`s, grandparents Bruce and Cathy Cole of Hobart, Tasmania, and watched over from above by Grandma Caroline Ryan. Welcomed by an incredible circle of friends and relatives. Special thanks to Tina, Mark, Jacqui, Jan, Bobbi and many others. Deepest gratitude to the caseroom team and staff of 5 North B for their care and support.
April 18, 2003

CONNORS - Dean, Mary and big sissy Olivia are delighted to announce the arrival of Olivia`s baby brother, Jack Michael Connors, on March 19, 2003, at 12:55 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 4 ozs. Special thanks to Caseroom staff, especially Christine Winters, R.N., Dr. Heidi Kravitz and her team, NICU staff and the staff of 5 North B.
April 05, 2003

CORBETT - Andrew and Nancy (Russell) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious little hockey fan and buddy for Chewie. Russell James was born 9:53 p.m. on March 16, 2003 at the Women`s Health Centre, HSC, weighing 9 lbs. 1 oz. Proud first-time grandparents are Ken & Gillian Corbett of Topsail and Gerry & Cynthia Russell of Mount Pearl. Also welcoming Russell are uncles Philip (London, England), and Stephen (Moncton, NB); great-grannie Martin (Manchester, England) and great-poppy Mercer (Mount Pearl). Many thanks to caseroom doctors and nurses, especially Robyn Beaudry, to the nursing staff of 5NB, especially Denise Chafe, and to Dr. Paula Horwood and Dr. Cheryl Pugh for their prenatal care and support.
April 18, 2003

CROCKER/DUGGAN - Mark and Denise are happy to announce the birth of their first child, Kaitlyn Irene, who was born at the Health Sciences March 29, 2003 at 5:29 pm, weighing 5 lbs. 15 oz. Kaitlyn would like to thank her Daddy & her Nanny Duggan for being there for Mommy during labor. We would also like to thank Dr. Cherry Pike & the nurses of the caseroom & 5NB. Proud grandparents are Irene & Kevin Duggan & Paul & Jenny Crocker, Cape Broyle.
April 26, 2003

CUMBIE - Ian, Denise (Blagdon) and big sister Olivia are delighted to announce the birth of Caroline Elizabeth on March 16, 2003, at 12:33 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandparents are John and Kathleen Cumbie of Chamberlains and Arthur and Dora Blagdon of Seal Cove. As well, proud great-grandmother Amy Blagdon of Halifax. Special thanks to Dr. Joan Crane and the staff of the MFAU for pre-natal care, Dr. Bartellas and Caseroom nurses Eleanor and Joanne for a safe delivery and the wonderful nurses of 5NB for post-delivery care.
May 10, 2003

DALTON - Born to Leonard and Annie at Calgary, Alberta, a healthy baby boy, Xavier John, weighing 7 lbs. 11 ozs., on March 18, 2003. Proud grandparents Bren and Eileen Dalton and Uncle Scott. Looking down from heaven Great-Nanny and Poppy Courtney and Great-Nanny and Poppy Dalton. Best wishes from all aunts and uncles and friends.
March 22, 2003

DALTON - Don Dalton and Janice Warren are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Angeline Joy, 8 lbs. 11 ozs., on March 11, 2003. Maggie and Alex are delighted with their new baby sister. Proud grandparents are Don and Ang Dalton, Harbour Main, and Margaret Warren and Garry Warren, St. John`s. A special thank you to Dr. Kum for providing excellent pre-natal care, the Caseroom staff, especially Robyn Beaudry, midwife, and staff of 5NB.
April 05, 2003

DEL RIZZO/DAY - Ciao, my name is Roman (Romano) Robert Basilio Day. My dad is Brian Day, my mom is Sabrina Del Rizzo. Nonna Guido is putting this ad in for me because although I was born on March 5, 2002, I still cannot say much and not too many people know I am here. I am now vacationing in Florida with Mom and Dad. Wait til they see this. Nonna Frances is coming to visit me soon and I also have two grandparents Judy and Robert Day, a great-grandmother, Margaret Wade and lots of aunts, uncles and cousins. I am some lucky but, I really would like a little brother or sister to play with - Come on Dad! I am looking forward to returning home and playing soccer with nonno. I am learning Italian, you know and I already know what my pisellino is. Well, bye for now. Roman
November 28, 2003

DIAMOND - Scott and Wendy are very pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Zachary Glenn. Zac was born on March 22, 2003 at 1:58 p.m. weighing 5 lbs. 7 ozs. He is welcomed by proud grandparents Manse and Alice Diamond of Lethbridge and Ashwell and Ann Greening of Lethbridge. Special thanks to all family and friends for your love and support.
April 11, 2003

DWYER/HUSSEY - Billy & Lori are happy to announce the birth of their little Angel, Emma Clare. Emma was born on March 17/03 at 10:22 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 1½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Clare Hussey of Portugal Cove and Roy & Geraldine Dwyer of St. John`s. Also looking down on Emma from heaven is her Poppy Gerald Hussey. Mommy & Emma would like to thank Daddy, Aunt Marie & Nanny Dwyer for their support during Emma`s delivery. You Guys were Great!
April 18, 2003

FAGAN - Jeff & Elaine (nee Hussey) and big brother Tyrus are proud to announce the birth of Nolen Joseph on March 8th, 2003 at the Women`s Health Centre in St. John`s. He weighed 7 lbs and 5 ounces. The proud Grandparents are Edward and Pearl Hussey of Paradise and Joseph and Fanny Fagan of Foxtrap. The proud Aunts are Pam and Cynthia and Uncle Blair and Joe. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle and the nurses of 5NB.
May 10, 2003

GREEN - Jason and Lori (Coleman) are delighted to announce the early but safe arrival of their first child, a precious baby girl. Claire Isabelle was born March 1, 2003 weighing 6 lb., 1 oz. Proud first time grandparents are Rick and Lorraine Coleman and third time grandparents Pat and Judy Wall. Many thanks to Dr. Johann Lacelle for her prenatal care, Dr. Pat O`Shea for a safe delivery, nurses from the caseroom and 5NB. Extra special thanks to daddy for his support during pregnancy and delivery.
March 22, 2003

GUSHUE - Jonathan and Karen are delighted to announce the arrival of Nicholas Hubert, born March 20, 2003 at 3:44 a.m., weighing 10 lbs. 5 ozs., at BC Women`s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia. Welcomed with much love by big brother Timothy, grandparents James and Gail Gushue and John and Margaret Collingwood; great-grandmother Joan Allison Herder and three happy uncles.
May 16, 2003

HALLERAN - Proud parents, Ray and Julie Halleran, are delighted to announce the arrival of their daughter, Alexis Shirley, born on March 19, 2003, in Fort McMurray, Alberta, weighing 9 lbs. 15 ozs. Special wishes from big brothers: Jesse and Walter; Uncle Ernie; proud grandparents: Nanny and Poppy Giles, Nanny Coombs; great-grandparents: Nanny and Poppy Piercey and Nanny and Poppy Giles. Best wishes from family and friends.
April 11, 2003

HAWKINS/TRICCO - Our hearts were filled with love on March 23, 2003 when Julianna Marie made an early entrance at the Queensway-Carlton Hospital in Ottawa, weighing 6 lbs., 8 ozs. Julianna`s new family includes Pamela (Tricco) and Robert Hawkins; grandparents Bruce and Carol Tricco, St. John`s and John and Betty Hawkins, Mt. Pearl.
May 03, 2003

HEARTY- Announcing the early arrival of Avery Elizabeth Hearty, born on March 27, 2003, 2 lbs 13 ozs, at Ottawa General Hospital. Avery`s new family includes parents Valerie Francis and James Hearty; brother Jacob; and grandparents William and Gloria Francis (Topsail) and Florence and Darcy Hearty (Ottawa).
April 26, 2003

HICKEY / WALSH - Jim and Katharine are delighted to announce the safe arrival of Grace Katharine born March 03, 2003 at HSC. A little sister for Alison. Proud grandparents are Basil and Marlene Hickey and veteran grandmother Sheila Walsh. Special thanks to Drs. Crane, Bartellas, Butler, Delaney, Geumei, Daly MacManamon and special friend Dr. Heather Flynn. Thank you to Nurse Michelle Randell in the caseroom and to the wonderful nurses on 5NB. Good things come to those who wait!!
March 07, 2003

HISCOCK - Douglas and Lori are tickled pink to announce the arrival of Emily Raylene, weighing 10 lbs. 3 ozs., born March 12, 2003, at 7:25 a.m. Proud grandparents are Gordon and Dorcas Whalen and Fred and Rita Hiscock. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White and the staff of the Caseroom and 5NB of the Health Sciences Center.
April 11, 2003

HOUNSELL - Sandy, Nancy and big sisters Chelsea and Abigail announce with much pride and joy the birth of their son/baby brother, ROBERT ALEXANDER, born March 30, 2003, at 4:00 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 3½ ozs. Robert (Robby) would like to thank his Daddy and his special Godmother, Sheri Rees-Tarrant, for being such great coaches for Mommy during labour as well as the doctors and nurses for making sure he arrived safely. Once again, we extend our heartfelt thanks to Dr. Terry O`Grady for providing excellent pre-natal care. Robert is welcomed with much love by his Nanny Beatrice Hounsell, great-grandparents Lucy and Douglas Matthews of Wareham, B. Bay N., as well as many other family members and friends. Watching over precious little Robby is his angel and namesake, Poppy Robert Hounsell, who kept him safe before he arrived in Mommy and Daddy`s arms and whose spirit lives on through him.
April 18, 2003

HURD - March 6, 2003 - Sharon and Simon Hurd are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter, Tamsen Bennett Hurd (7 lbs. 10 oz), at the IWK Hospital in Halifax. Sister to Sebastian (17 months); cousin to Andrew and Matthew Ducey, Kristoffer and Jessica Osmond, Jordan Flood, Loughlin and Josh O`Brien; niece to Catherine Bennett, Kelly O`Brien, Phil Lauzon, Catherine Ducey, Robert Hurd; and granddaughter to proud grandparents Reg and Pat Bennett and Donald and Lisa Hurd.
March 15, 2003

ISADA - Congratulations to Patrick and Jackie Isada on the birth of their son, Zachary Joseph, born on March 17, 2003 at St. Joseph`s Hospital in Toronto, Ontario. Best wishes come from grandparents Pepito and Gloria Isada, Jerry and Mary Penney, families and friends.
June 07, 2003

JOHNSON - Born to Danette Collins and Peter Johnson, a daughter, on March 15, 2003, at the IWK Health Centre, Halifax, NS. Nora Ruth Johnson is 9 lbs. 1 oz. and is a granddaughter of Madge and the Late William Smith, Joseph and Lyn Collins, Ruth and the Late Larry Johnson, all of St. John`s, NL.
March 22, 2003

JONES - Grant and Wendy (Janes) are pleased to announce the arrival of their new baby girl, Olivia Darling, born March 7, 2003, weighing 7 lbs. 11 ozs. Olivia is the third grandchild for Harold and Pamala Janes and the second for Alf and Eva Jones, and baby sister for four year old Ethan (who still wants to call her pickle honey bunnies!) Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and the Caseroom and Obstetrical staff at the WHC for their excellent care.
May 26, 2003

KELLY - Jeff and Tara (Bishop) are very proud to announce the arrival of precious little Sydney Danielle. Although she delayed her arrival by an extra week, the staff of the Janeway didn`t think mom or dad could wait any longer, so at 8:16 p.m. March 11/03 she tipped the scales at 6 lbs. 15.2 ounces. Equally proud are first time grandparents, Linda and Myles Kelly of Paradise and 3 times blessed Judy and Guy Bishop of St. John`s. Special thanks to Dr. Pugh, Dr. Strand, Dr. Geumei and all the caseroom staff especially Karen Fanning who delayed Ken`s supper to make sure Sydney arrived OK.
March 15, 2003

MacDONALD - Michael MacDonald and Anne-Marie McElrone, formerly of St. John`s, Nfld., and now living in Dartmouth, N.S., are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Ryan Merrill Miles MacDonald. Ryan arrived right on schedule on March 23 at 9:15 p.m. with the help of the incredibly supportive staff at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax. He weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz. Ryan`s birth certificate says he`s from Nova Scotia, but Mom and Dad know he`s a proud Newfoundlander: "Manufactured Right Here!" Many thanks to Dr. Alison Hillman and Dr. Heidi Kravitz, who provided such excellent care to Mom and baby while they were living in St. John`s.
May 03, 2003

McKEE/SMITH - Mark McKee and Moya Smith of Matthews, NC, announce with joy the arrival of Andie JiangGe, born Mar 19/03 and placed in the arms of her grateful parents in Dianjiang, Chongqing, P.R. China on January 5, 2004. Proud big brothers and sister are Rogan, Evan and Claire. Grandparents are Myrtle and Ed McKee of Pittsburgh and Hannah Smith and the late Murray Smith of St. John's.
May 01, 2004

MERCER - Jeff, Loretta and big brother Joshua are pleased to announce the safe arrival of Adam William Jeffery on March 9, 2003. Proud grandparents Louise and Sheldon Mercer and watching our boys from up above Nanny and Poppy Simms. Special thanks to the Caseroom and 5NB nurses and Dr. Kravitz.
March 15, 2003

METCALFE - Leroy and Sharon (Hopkins) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their daughter, Sara Annie. Sara was born at the Labrador Health Centre in Goose Bay on March 28, 2003, at 4:33 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud grandparents are Mae Metcalfe of Main Brook and Edna and Gerald Hopkins of St. John`s. Special thanks to Midwives Allison and Jean; also, Drs. Fitzgerald, Stacey and Rawluk.
May 26, 2003

MOLLOY/O`LEARY - Linda and Randy and brother Shane, are delighted to announce the arrival of Alice Mary, born March 31, 2003 at 3:14 a.m., weighing 9 lbs. Proud grandparents Gordon O`Leary, Portugal Cove South, Mary and Raymond Molloy, St. Shotts. Special thanks to our family and friends, Dr. Lacelle, nurses in the caseroom and 5NB.
April 18, 2003

O`BRIEN - Bruce and Lori (Heffernan) are pleased to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl. Breanna Laura was born on March 15th, 2003, weighing 8 lbs. 4 oz. at the Women`s Health Centre. Proud grandparents are Mike and Lorraine Heffernan, Joe and Esther O`Brien. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, nurse Lorna Kearney and the staff of 5NB.
May 10, 2003

O`BRIEN - Jordyn Ellen Elizabeth, beautiful baby girl, born March 5, 2003 at 8:34 a.m., 8 lbs., 7 ozs., 21" long. Proud parents, Tom & Heather, big brother, Geoffrey, age 10. Doting grandmother, Margaret Marrie, special uncle & godfather, Jim O`Brien, special aunt & godmother, Melanie Hynes who helped bring baby Jordyn into the world. Thank-you so much! Welcome, little girl from all your family & friends.
March 22, 2003

O`KEEFE - Paul, Kelly, big sister Cierra & big brother Riley are proud to announce the arrival of a beautiful little girl. Kenzie Shae O`Keefe arrived on March 14, 2003 at 8:25 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 7 oz., at the Women`s Health Center, Health Sciences Complex. Proud grandparents are Margaret & Dennis O`Keefe, Mt. Pearl & Gladys & Robert Harris, Lethbridge. Great-grandparents are Alma Stryde, Embree & Gerald O`Keefe, Mt. Pearl. Special thanks to Drs. Halley, Tennent & Pike, caseroom staff, especially Kathy & Don & the nursing staff of 5NB.
March 22, 2003

O'Leary / Molloy
Linda and Randy and brother Shane, are delighted to announce the arrrival of Alice Mary, born March 31, 2003 at 3:14am., weighing 9 lbs. Proud grandparents Gordon O'Leary, Portugal Cove South, Mary and Raymond Molloy, St. Shotts. Special thanks to our family and friends, Dr. Lacelle, nurses in the caseroom and 5NB.**

PERRIN - Lyle and Andrea (Rees) are happy to announce the arrival of another beautiful daughter, Jennifer Elizabeth, on March 6, 2003, at Stoney Plain Hospital, AB. A little sister for Jessie and Haley. Happy grandparents are Margaret and Hal Rees, Mount Pearl, and Dianne and Stanley Perrin of Lethbridge, AB, and extended families of Andrea and Lyle!
March 15, 2003

PIERCE - Meghan and Joshua are thrilled to announce the arrival of their new baby sister, Alicia Dawn, born Monday, March 10, 2003, weighing 7 lbs. 7 oz. Proud parents are David and Lynn (Halley). Alicia is the 14th grandchild of Barbara Halley, St. John`s and the 7th grandchild of Dianne and Russell Graham, Port aux Basques. Also welcomed by great-grandmother Mary Strickland, Port aux Basques. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Patrick O`Shea for your excellent prenatal care & safe delivery, and to caseroom nurses Sue and Ruth. A very special thanks to Sara, Laura, Sheldon and Stephen for taking such good care of Meghan and Joshua. Watching over precious little Alicia is her angel, Poppy (Jim) Halley.
March 22, 2003

PINSENT - Glen and Jackie (Hollett) are thrilled to announce the birth of their little princess, Stephanie Rachel Margaret, on March 23, 2003, at 12:47 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 8 oz. Proud grandparents are Eli and Mary Hollett and Raymond and Theresa Pinsent, all residing in Bellevue. Also celebrating are great-grandparents: Harold and Mary Hollett and John and Viola Ralph. Special thanks to Drs. Bartellas, Lacelle and Mossman, caseroom staff and staff of 5 North B for their superb care and support. Mommy and Stephanie would also like to thank daddy for his care during labour.
May 03, 2003

Power
Gerald, Melita and big brother Nathan are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their second child. A precious baby girl, Abigail Elizabeth born on March 19, 2003 at 4:24 am., weighing 6 lbs 10 ozs.. Finally, a shopping buddy for mommy, now the boys can stay home. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle for her excellent care.**

PUDDISTER - Dwayne & Michelle are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Haylee Margaret, on March 29, 2003, weighing 6 lbs. 13½ ozs. Proud grandparents are William & Margaret Glynn & Harry & Alfreda Puddister. Haylee is also welcomed by Aunts Sherry, Loretta, Sherri & Uncle Trevor. Special thanks to Dr. Awadalla & the nurses at JPMH, Gander for their excellent care & support of Haylee & Mom.
April 18, 2003

READ - Wally and Heather (Hynes) are pleased to announce the birth of Wallace Daniel Richard. He arrived at the Women`s Health Center, weighing 7 lbs. 10 ozs., at 7:58 a.m. on Saturday, March 15, 2003. Daniel is the fourth grandchild of Richard and Bernice (Anthony) Hynes of Stag Harbour, Fogo Island, and the seventh grandchild of Wally and Ida (Wellon) Read of St. John`s. Many thanks to Dr. Jeff White, and the exceptional nursing staff of the Caseroom and 5NB.
April 05, 2003

REID/TUFF - Born to Steven Reid and Darlene Tuff on March 30th, 2003 at 7:38 a.m., Brennah Lillian Emma, weighing 5 lbs. 15 oz. Proud grandparents Charles and Miranda Tuff, Witless Bay and Harry and Chloe Reid, Grand Falls; great-grandparents Raymond and Minnie Coale, Grand Falls. Special thanks to Dr. Pike and Dr. Pugh; also caseroom nurses and nurses on 5 North B.
April 18, 2003

RICE - Sean and Jo Rice (Mortlock) are delighted to announce the arrival of their first child. Jack Robert was born on March 7 in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, where Sean and Jo are living. Proud grandparents are Gerry and Mary Rice of St. John`s and Allen and Jan Mortlock of Surrey, England. Great-grandparents are Bob and Rita Price of St. John`s and Florence and Redves Short and Ethel Mortlock of England. Jack weighed in at 9 lbs. 12 ozs and is 21 inches long.
March 15, 2003

ROWE - Craig, Heather (Spearns), and big brother David are thrilled to announce the arrival of Thomas Craig. Thomas arrived at the HSC on March 19, 2003 at 10:15 p.m., weighing in at 9 lbs 9 oz. Delighted grandparents are Mike and Betty Spearns and Calvin and Natalie Rowe. Also thrilled are great-grandparents Don and Isabelle Rowe. Special thanks to Dr. Patrick O`Shea, Dr. Pugh, and case room nurses Karen and Lorna. Extra special thanks from Mommy for Daddy`s wonderful coaching!
March 22, 2003

Ryan / Cole
Rowena and Alistair are pleased to announce the arrival of Caroline Frances, born at HSC on March 29, 2003, weighing 8 lbs. 7 ozs.. Proud grandfather Wilfred Ryan of O'Regan's, grandparents Bruce and Cathy Cole of Hobart, Tasmania, and watching over from above by Grandma Caroline Ryan. Welcomed by an incredible circle of friends and relatives. Special thanks to Tina, Mark, Jacqui, Jan, Bobbi and many others. Deepest gratitude to the caseroom team and staff of 5 North B for their care and support.**

SILVER - Jason and Stacey are pleased to announce the arrival of their first son Michael Patrick born March 30, 2003 at the Women`s Health Centre in St. John`s weighing 9 pounds 4 ounces. Michael is also welcomed by grandparents Joseph and Patricia Silver and Levi and Jenny Willcott, great-grandparents Dorothy Noseworthy, Gert and Sandy Willcott and Kathleen and Harold Saunders, and uncles Jeffrey Silver and Bryan and Ashley Willcott. Special thanks to all of the staff of the caseroom and 5NB at the Health Sciences Centre.
April 18, 2003

SINNOTT - Jim, Kim (Button), Daniel and Joshua are thrilled to announce the arrival of Sarah Samantha. Weighing in at 9 lbs. 14 ozs., Sarah was born at 8:47 a.m. on March 3, 2003. Proud grandparents are Sam and Nellie Button of Labrador City and Lillian and the Late Dierney Sinnott of St. John`s. Special thanks to Dr. Crane, Caseroom nurse Ruth, and all the staff of the 5th Floor HSC.
March 07, 2003

TIPPETT - Jeff and Jennifer (Miller) and big sister Lauren are thrilled to announce the birth of Jonathan Miller Tippett on March 14, 2003, tipping the scales at 10 lbs., 7 oz. Proud grandparents are Lew and Lorraine Miller of Topsail, Rosalind Tippett of Harbour Main and Eric Tippett of Cupids. Special thank you to Dr. Kum and caseroom nurse Annette Coates for a smooth delivery. Thanks to the rest of the caseroom staff especially nurses Barb, Karen and Christine, staff of 5NB, and Dr. Cheryl Pugh for her prenatal care.
March 22, 2003

TOBIN - Brad & Janet are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter Brooke Sarah Bridget born on March 27, 2003, at 1:11 a.m., Weighing 6 lbs. 5 ozs. The proud Grandparents are Patrick & Doreen Tobin of St. Vincent`s & Ann Tobin of Riverhead. A special thank you to Dr. Pike and the staff of 5NB. A special thank you to Daddy for excellent coaching, love & support.
May 16, 2003

TRAVERSE - Ed & Carol (nee Oates), Baie Verte, are delighted to announce the arrival of a precious son, Jacob Riley, weighing 7 lbs., 4 oz., at Western Memorial Hospital, Corner Brook, March 20, 2003. A little brother for Molly, Luke & Julia and eighth grandchild for Hollis & Thelma Oates, St. John`s.
June 21, 2003

VATERS - Keith and Sarah Jane (nee Upshall) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their second child, Jessica Miriam, a little sister for Hannah. Born on Wednesday, March 26, 2003 at 1:03 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. & 14 oz. Special thanks to Daddy and Auntie Miriam. Proud grandparents: Eugene Upshall and Sarah Hickey (St. John`s), Andy and Karen Vaters (Guatemala). Thanks to Drs. S. Lavalle, T. O`Grady and S. Parsons.
April 26, 2003

WADLAND - Jeff and Rhonda are thrilled to announce the arrival of Kayla Leigh, 7 lbs. 6½ ozs., on March 20, 2003. Proud grandparents are David and Jennifer Wadland and Gordon and Margaret Clarke. Special thanks to Dr. P. O`Shea. We would also like to thank the Caseroom staff, in particular Ruth; and the staff from 5NB.
April 05, 2003

WALSH - Steve and Patricia (Corrigan) are delighted to announce the late, but safe arrival of Sarah Carol on March 19th, 2003 at 8:11 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 9 oz. A precious little sister for Joseph. Sarah is welcomed by proud grandparents Thomas and Sarah Corrigan of Trepassey and Leonce Walsh of St. Brendan`s, Bonavista Bay. Our heartfelt thanks once again to Dr. Johanne Lacelle, caseroom nurses Tracey Carter and Michelle Randell for such tremendous care and support and to the wonderful staff of 5NB. Also, special thanks to Aunt Tina and Aunt Jennifer for taking such good care of Joseph.
April 05, 2003

WARREN - Auburn, Patricia (Walsh) and big brothers Liam and Aidan are thrilled to announce the speedy arrival of Conor Auburn, weighing 10 lbs. 13 oz., on March 27, 2003 at 9:15 p.m. Proud grandparents are Mike and Eileen Walsh, and Ernest and Joan Warren. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and the Janeway delivery team.
April 05, 2003

 

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