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The Telegram Births
March 2007


ANDREWS - Mark, Natasha (Augot) and big sister Abby are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Logan Mark Robert on March 21, 2007 at the HSC, weighing 8 lbs. 10 oz. Welcoming Logan are proud grandparents Bob and Diana Andrews of St. John’s, Reg and Irene Augot of Terrenceville, Ann Augot of Labrador City and his many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Special thanks to all the doctors and nurses in the case room and 5NB.

ARES/MITCHELL - Elizabeth and Rodney and big sister, Amelia, are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful little girl, Natalie who was born March 7, 2007 at 4:57 pm weighing 9 lbs., 5 ozs. Celebrating Natalie’s arrival are grandparents Beverley and Normand Ares (Seal Cove) and May and Ray Mitchell (Glover’s Harbour), Uncle Richard, Auntie Jill and cousin Alex (Calgary), Auntie Dale (Glover’s Harbour) and a large circle of family and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Sarah Healey and Dr. Jaqueline Elliott for their exceptional pre-natal care and to Dr. Jennifer Mercer and nurse Dawn for bringing our precious daughter safely into this world.

BARON- Proud parents Kenneth and Colleen Baron (Greeley) would like to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Patricia Isabelle, weighing 8 lbs., 3 oz. at Foothills Hospital in Calgary, Alberta on March 9, 2007. Grandparents are Clarence & Yvonne Greeley, Cappahayden, NL and Ron & Marg Baron of Airdire, Alberta.

BARTON- Big sister Shaylynn and proud parents Todd & Janice (Finn) are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Brooklynn Sheena, born on March 28, 2007, at 7:14 a.m. weighing 6 lbs. 15 ozs. Also welcoming Brooklynn are grandparents Edward and Edwina Finn, Vincent and Barbara Barton and great-grandmother Mary Maher. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle for her exceptional prenatal care and Dr. Kennedy and nurses at the case room on the delivery. Also many thanks to everyone for all the beautiful gifts given to Brooklynn.

BASTOW/PASLEY- Tracy and Greg are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful little girl, Violet Olivia, who was born on March 1, 2007, at 3:38 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 8 ozs. at the IWK Women's Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Very proud grandparents are Violet and Tolson Bastow of Mt. Pearl and Agnes Pasley of Greenwood, Nova Scotia. Many thanks to family and friends who sent gifts and well wishes. Violet can’t wait to come to Newfoundland to meet everybody.

BONNELL- At Mt Sinai Hospital, on the edge of Central Park in New York City, on Thursday, March 1st, 2007, Scott Bonnell and Kaena Clark welcomed York Harper Wayne Bonnell into a world that eagerly anticipated his arrival. York weighed 7 lbs. 12 oz. and stretched the tape 20 inches. He is welcomed by his Newfoundland family, which includes Grandparents Aubrey and Eleanor Bonnell, “Great Nanny B” Minnie Bonnell, Great-Aunt Louise Dawe, Great-Great-Aunt Marguerite Dawe and a host of other Bonnells, Dawes, Harrises, Pieroways and many others. York also looks forward to meeting his Aunt Denise Mullett, Uncle Steve Bonnell and his new linemate, cousin Evan Tai Bonnell, who currently reside in Thailand. York's arrival charmingly punctuates life for Mommy and Daddy.

BRODERICK/CHATMAN- Luke is thrilled that his baby sister has finally arrived. Gabriella Mary-Jo was born on March 25, 2007 at 10:09 a.m., weighing in at a healthy 6 lbs. 6 ozs. Gabriella is greeted by proud parents Anne and Charles, Nanny Broderick and Aunt Chrissy, and Nana and Poppy Chatman. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and Nurse Juanita.

CRITCH- Harrison, Karen and Big Brother Evan are thrilled to announce the early but safe arrival of their little princess, Rachel Lynn, born March 31, 2007, weighing 6 lbs. 7½ ozs. Rachel is proudly welcomed by Nanny Spracklin, Nanny and Poppy Critch, Auntie Elaine, Uncle Brian (families) and smiling down from heaven are Poppy Spracklin and Uncle Keith. Thanks to Dr. Carpenter, Dr. Kum, Lavenia, Connie, Cathy and the 5NB Staff. Special thanks to Daddy for all his help, love and support and for being such a great coach! Big hugs and kisses to Evan for being an excellent Big Brother!

CUTLER - Coady is very excited to introduce his brother, Kieran Michael. Born 5 March, 2007, 8 lbs 15.5 ozs in Antrim, Northern Ireland to delighted parents, Michael and Juanita (Coady). Proud grandparents Nana Coady, Cape Broyle and Grandad Cutler, UK. Excited aunties and uncles: Deanie, Jamie, Janice, Ian, Paul and Derek and families. Special thanks to Auntie Deanie who was here for Kieran’s birth and for all her help. Kieran’s Guardian Angels are Pop Coady and Granny Cutler.

EDWARDS- Trevor and Sarah are thrilled to announce the arrival of their son, Spencer Trevor born at Grand River Health Centre in Kitchener, Ontario on March 21, 2007 at 12:39 am. Our big boy weighed 9 lbs., 11½ oz. Excited are first time grandparents Janet and Tony Edwards of Paradise, NL, Leslie Litwiller of Kitchener, ON, John Litwiller and Art Gillis of Brampton, ON.

FINCH- Craig, Sherry (Murray) and big sister Ava are proud to announce the arrival of Meaghan Emily born on March 27, 2007, at the WHC, St. John’s, weighing 7 lbs. 4 ozs. Meaghan is welcomed by grandparents Ron and Frances Murray of Dunville and Jim and Carol Finch of Mount Pearl. Also welcoming Meaghan are Aunts and Uncles Kelly and Desi, Tammy and John, and Tina and Blair, as well as Great-Grandmother Janet Finch. Thanks are extended to Dr. Maureen Dunne and Dr. Patricia Roche for prenatal care and her expertise in once again safely delivering for us a healthy baby, case room nurses Bev and Jessica, and the nurses of 5NB at the HSC. Also thanks to Nan and Pop Murray for taking care of Ava while mommy was in the hospital, and Aunt Kelly and Aunt Tammy for all their help. Aunt Tammy came all the way from Alberta for Meaghan’s arrival and helped mommy when she came home from the hospital, it was greatly appreciated.

FOLLETT- Steve and Shannon (nee Elliott) and big brother Daniel are pleased to announce the arrival of their second child, Adam Patrick, born March 13, 2007 at 11:09 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 8 ozs. Adam is lovingly welcomed by proud grandparents Frederick and Jean Elliott and Walter and Diane Follett and also by great-grandparents Fred and Edna Evans. Our thanks to Dr. Halley and Dr. Kravitz for their prenatal care and safe delivery of Adam. Thanks also to Case Room and 5NB staff of the Health Sciences Centre. A special thank you to Daddy and Daniel for all their love and support.

GRAHAM - Dylan, along with his daddy and mommy, Johnny and Jennifer (Cook), would like to welcome his new little brother, Jaxon Donald. He arrived on March 13, 2007, weighing 9 lbs., 4 ozs. His parents would like to give special thanks to the wonderful staff of the Janeway case room and 5 North B. Thanks also to grandparents Don and Elizabeth Graham and Bernard and Lori Cook for all their love, help and hopefully, babysitting support.

GREENING - Proud parents Stephen & Dawn along with big brother Avery are thrilled to announce the arrival of their 2nd child, Abigail Ellen Elizabeth, born March 15, 2007 at 10:40 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs. Proud grandparents are Val & Janet Greening, Joe & Betty-Ann Fewer and Philip Duke. Great-grandparents Lloyd & Ella Greening and Philip & Angela Duke. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses at the WHC.

HART-HODGSON- Born to Kelly Hart, formerly of St. John’s and Tyler Hodgson, a baby girl, Viviane Sullivan Hart-Hodgson, on March 24, 2007, little sister to Nathan, great-granddaughter of Alice Sullivan Connolly, Topsail, Viviane was born at the American Hospital in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, weighing 9 lbs. 8 ozs. Viviane is the latest edition to the Connolly & Hart families of Newfoundland & Ontario.

KAO - It’s a boy! Andy and Keri (nee Molloy) along with big sisters Alyssa and Samantha and big brother Joshua are pleased to announce the safe arrival of Jeremy Matthew Kao born March 5th, 2007 weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. Jeremy is welcomed by his grandparents Rene and Phyllis Molloy of Kelligrews and Sylvia Kao of St. John’s, aunts and uncles Kristi and Johnny Dalton, Heather Kao & Steve Power; cousins Hayley, Emma and Julia Dalton; great-grandparents Violet and Mike Smart, Doris Dawe and Susie Parsons. Keri and Andy want to thank Drs. Bannister, Bartellas, and House and the doctors and nurses in the NICU for taking such good care of Mommy and Jeremy.

KING- Derek and Alison (Webb) are delighted to announce the arrival of Claire Margaret on 28 March, in Oakville, Ontario, weighing 8 lbs. ½ oz. Claire is welcomed by her brother Joshua, sister Lauren, a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends, and proud grandparents Eve and Edward Roberts, Loretta White, George King and Marilyn Carr.

MEADE - Proud parents John and Jennifer (Dreaddy) are thrilled to announce the birth of their handsome little boy, Joel Joseph, born March 22, 2007 at the WHC, St. John’s, weighing 8 lbs. 3 ozs. Joel is welcomed by grandparents Doris and John Meade of Ship Harbour; and Rosemary and John Dreaddy of Dunville. Also welcoming Joel are aunts and uncles Kendra and Jonathan, Gina, Kelly and Michael, Anna, Melissa, as well as cousins Kelsey and Joshua and great-grandmothers Isabelle Dreaddy and Elizabeth Meade. Our thanks to Dr. Howse for our prenatal care, to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Kabisios and Dr. Badrudin for their care during labor, and Dr. Healey for Joel’s delivery. A very special thank you to caseroom nurse Roxanne for her support and excellent nursing care, and to the nurses and LPNs of 5NB for their care during our stay. Many thanks to Nanny Dreaddy for all her help during our first week home, and to all our family and friends who visited with gifts and well wishes, it is greatly appreciated.

PERKS- Colin and Kelly (Hearn) Perks are proud to announce the birth of their first child, a precious daughter. Shannon Marion Janet Perks was born at 9:07 pm on March 16, 2007 at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander, weighing 9lbs, 1oz. Shannon is welcomed by grandparents Donald & Hilda Hearn (Mall Bay), Bill & Gail Perks (Bedford, NS), and Cheryl Hawkins (St. John’s). Also welcoming Shannon is her great-grandmother, Mrs. Janet Hawkins (St. John’s). The Perks family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at Sinbad’s Hotel; to the staff and students of New World Island Academy; to Drs. Gayaparshad and Akinsooto, and to the wonderful nurses who cared for Shannon and Mommy. Special thanks are also extended to Hilary, Ann, and Carmel - your constant love and support are treasured always.

POWER - David, Jennifer (Richardson), big brothers Matthew and Mason are thrilled to announce the early arrival of their newest addition—another beautiful boy! Owen David was born on March 2, 2007 at 4:14pm weighing in at 8lbs 2ozs. A special thanks to Dr. M. Penton, Dr. P. Roche, and Dr. Kum for their excellent prenatal care and safe delivery of Owen. Also a very special thank you to the staff of 5NB and the case room nurses especially Regina. Mommy and Owen want to send a big thank you to Daddy for all of his love, support, and care throughout the pregnancy and delivery. Proud grandparents Gene and Anne Power of Dunville and Bernadette McFarlane and Andrew Traverse of Freshwater, thanks for all your love and support.
A present from heaven to cuddle and kiss, no other blessing is sweeter than this.

POWER - Big brother Jacob and proud parents Leonard & Paula (Nash-Power) are delighted to announce the arrival of Samuel Gordon, born 10:09 p.m. on March 27, 2007 at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, weighing 7 lbs. 3 oz. Also welcoming Sam are grandparents Sandra & Gordon Nash, Mount Pearl and Susanna & Frank Power, Paradise, as well as aunts, uncles and cousins, and Jaffa, the cat. Thanks to Dr. Nongauza, Dr. Verniquet and nurses Karen, Craig and Sandra for the safe delivery, as well as maternity ward nurses. Also many thanks to nurse practitioner, Colleen Humby, for excellent prenatal care. A special thank you to Daddy and Jacob for all their love and support.

POWER/THOMPSON - Craig Power and Tracey Thompson are pleased to announce the birth of their beautiful new daughter, Sarah Jane Power, born March 27, 2007 at 5:02 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 3¾ oz. Proud grandparents, Ross and Yvonne Thompson, James Power, Gloria Power and Ed McLean; and great-grandmother Ida Leonard, welcome Sarah along with many family and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Patrick O’Shea for being so great.

ROONEY - HAIR YEE!! HAIR YEE!! Proud parents Richard, Cathy Dene (Taylor) and big brothers Bogart and AJ are delighted to announce the birth their precious angel “Davanna Louise Taylor Rooney”. Born March 6, 2007 @ 3:46 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 9 oz. Davanna is loved and welcomed by her proud grandmother, Dorothy Taylor of Petty Harbour. Watching from heaven above and sending all their love are Poppy Taylor (David), Uncle David, Granny and Poppy Rooney (Louise & Louis). Heartfelt thanks extended to Dr Kum and his team for exceptional care; to all of the case room staff for your support, especially nurse Tracey Carter; to all the nurses on 5NB; and to all my co-workers in NICU for your care and support throughout my pregnancy. A very special thanks to Daddy and Nanny Taylor for all their love & support provided during Mommy's pregnancy.

SLANEY- It’s a boy! Robert and Lenora (Harte) Slaney are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Isaac John, on March 9, 2007, at 3:46 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs. Proud grandparents, Mary and Derm Harte of Witless Bay and Mag and Carlo Slaney of Marystown, welcome baby Isaac, along with his aunts, uncles and cousins. We would like to extend heartfelt thanks to Dr. Patrick O’Shea for his excellent prenatal care and safe delivery of Isaac. We would also like to thank case room nurses Sheila, Shianne, Krista, and Bev, as well as staff of 5NB for taking such good care of us. Mommy and Isaac would also like to thank Daddy and Aunt Christine for all their support during labor and delivery.

SMITH - David, Elizabeth (Murphy) and big brother Andrew are proud to announce the birth of their new baby girl and little sister. Isabelle Claire was born on March 2, 2007 at 8:43 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 13 oz. Proud grandparents are David and Katherine Murphy, Riverhead, Hr. Grace, and David and Eileen Smith, St. John’s. Many thanks to Dr. Rogers, Dr. Roche, Dr. Cook, and Dr. Major and the nurses of 5NB. A very special thank you to caseroom nurses Dinah O’Brien and once again Heather Shute for helping Mommy during Isabelle’s arrival. Thanks to special friend Corinne (Isabelle’s Godmother) who was there to support Mommy and Daddy during Isabelle’s arrival and for helping Mommy during her hospital stay.

SQUIRES - Todd, Josephine (Gibbons) and big sister Megan are delighted to announce the birth of Heather Mary, on March 26, 2007, at 3:15am, weighing 7 lbs, 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Aubrey and Glenys Squires (St. John's) and Don and Jean Gibbons (St. Mary's). Special thanks to Daddy for all his help during the delivery, to family and friends for their support, to Dr. Roche for her wonderful prenatal care, to Drs. Murphy and Kravitz and the staff of the Women's Health Centre, St. John's. Special thanks to caseroom nurses Shianne and Karen and the staff of 5NB.

UPSHALL- Better Late than Never! Big brother Cole along with his parents Glen and Lisa (Spratt) are thrilled to announce the newest addition to their family. Caitlin Lauren arrived just in time for St. Paddy’s Day on Saturday, March 17, 2007 at 7:36 p.m. at the HSC, weighing 8 lbs. 8½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Tony and Donna Spratt and Tom and Mary Upshall. Very special thanks to Dr. Norah Duggan and Intern Dr. Allison Sinnott-Drover for fantastic pre-natal care and delivery as well as all the nurses on 5NB especially case room nurse Cathy. Mommy would also like to thank Daddy for being such a wonderful coach during labour and delivery.

WARFORD/KILPATRICK - Frank & Cynthia Warford are thrilled to announce the birth of their first grandchild, Alyssa Angel Warford, born March 5th, 7 lbs. 15 ozs in Moncton. Shandelle is a brand new Aunt and Nanny, Mary Sinnott, has her first great-grandchild as well as another great-grandchild for Vera Warford. Alyssa’s dad, Jeffery is currently serving a 6 month deployment in Afghanistan. Alyssa and Daddy got to spend some quality time during his 3 week leave on March 18th and she can’t wait for his safe return mid August. Daddy’s little "Angel" would like everyone to pray for Daddy and all his fellow soldiers. Alyssa and her Mom, Robin Kilpatrick, will be visiting St. John’s June 21 and can’t wait to meet all the family.
“Please God keep our troops safe”

WHELAN/BATTEN- Sheneena & Brad are thrilled to announce the birth of their healthy, beautiful girl, Mollie Kiera Agnes, who was born on March 27, 2007, at 2:40 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs. at the Health Sciences Centre. Very proud family members are grandparents Agnes Whelan & Gary Whelan, Carl & Alvina Batten along with uncles Gary Whelan & Carl Batten & special cousin Nathan Batten & Mommy’s longtime friend Aimee Trahey. We would like to send our love and thanks to our friends & family who were so supportive.

WHYTE- Chris and Pam along with big sister Hayley, are thrilled to announce the arrival of Emily Mary. Emily was born on March 11, 2007 at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre weighing 8 lbs., 7 oz. Proud grandparents are Joe & Regina Brewer and Bill & Mary Whyte of South East Bight. Special thanks to the Doctors & nurses and especially our family & friends for all your help.


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