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The Telegram Births
March 2008

 

AYLWARD – Blair and Norma (nee Keating) Aylward are thrilled to announce the arrival of their second son TREY FABIAN LOUIS at the WHC on March 20th, 2008, weighing 9 lbs., 12 oz. Trey is welcomed by big brother Chase, Marc, grandparents Joe and Hilda Keating of Marystown, Uncle A.J., Aunt Tracy, cousin Matthew, as well as many family and friends. Blair and Norma would also like to thank Dr. Strand, the wonderful nursing staff and all of their family and friends for making the birth such a wonderful experience.

BIRMINGHAM – Alexander, Tara & Troy are thrilled to announce the newest member of their family. Rachel Kathlyn was born on Wednesday, March 26, 2008 at 10:35 a.m., 7 lbs. 13 ozs. We would like to thank Dr. Robert Woodland, Dr. Bartellas and all the Drs. & nurses at the Health Science Centre that assisted in the delivery and care of Tara & Rachel.

BOURGEOIS – Daniel and Melissa (Wilson) are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, Zachary Joseph on March 22nd, 2008 in Calgary, AB, weighing 6 lbs. Proud grandparents are Emile and Ann Marie Bourgeois of Mount Pearl, and Robert and Brenda Wilson of St. John’s. Also welcoming Zachary are great-grandmother Doris Penney of St. John’s, Aunts Melanie, Michelle and Tara, and Uncle Marc. Thanks to all of the staff at the Calgary Foothills Hospital for making our experience safe and enjoyable. And a special thanks to Nanny Wilson for coming out to help us after Zachary was born.

CAKE   – Chris and Renee (Barbour) are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, Michael Frederick Cake born on March 12, 2008 at 12:12 AM in St. John's, NL, weighing 8 lbs. and 1/2 ounce. Proud grandparents are Gary Cake and Elizabeth Duff of St. John's, Lloyd and Evelyn Barbour of Mount Pearl, and Kerri Saddermire of Kingston, Ontario. Also welcoming Michael are great-grandmother Carrie Barbour of Mount Pearl, and great-grandparents Isobel and Doug McCallum of Kingston, Ontario, Auntie Rhonda and Uncle Jamie Roebotham and Auntie Jen Cake and Uncle Allan Cake. Thanks to all of the staff at the hospital for making our experience safe and enjoyable. As well, a special thank you to all of our extended family for your love and support.

CANTWELL – Noel and Tammy (Moores) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child; Sophie Elizabeth was born at the Rocky View Hospital in Calgary, Alberta on March 16, 2008 at 3:45 PM weighing 7 lbs. 4 oz. Welcoming Sophie are first time grandparents George and Doris Moores and Grandma Catherine Cantwell, Aunt Tracy (Andrew), Uncle Stephen (Darlene), Uncle Leslie and cousins Ellen, Kate, Thomas and Erin.  Special thanks to Amanda and the labor and delivery team at the Rocky View Hospital.

CLEARY/GREENING – Meghan is finally a big sister! Carl, Rhonda and Meghan are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful baby boy, Alexander Winston. Alexander arrived on March 22, 2008 at 11:55 a.m. and weighed 8 lbs., 6 ozs. Welcoming their 1st grandson and 5th grandchild into their hearts are Winston & Marjorie Greening of Musgravetown. Alexander is also lovingly welcomed by his grandmother Winnie Cleary of Placentia. He is being watched over from heaven by his grandfather, the late Richard Cleary. His very special cousins Andrea, Jessica and Sarah Greening  are thrilled to finally meet him.  Special thanks to Dr. Sarah Healey without whom we would not have our precious Alexander. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Patrick O’Shea for your amazing prenatal care and for being with us for Alexander’s birth. You are one in a million.  Thank you to caseroom nurse Karen Murray for all your care during labour and delivery. Momma and Alexander would like to say special thanks to Daddy and Meghan for all your love and care during the pregnancy and since Alexander’s birth. We love you! We would all like to say special thanks to Nanna Greening for staying with us for the past 3 weeks. What would we have done without you?  You are the best and we love you!

COURTNEY- Matt and Sherry (O'Keefe) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Lauren Catherine came into the world on March 20, 2008, weighing 9lbs 5oz. Welcoming Lauren are proud grandparents John & Madonna O'Keefe, Leonard & Blanche Courtney, great-grandmother Helen O'Keefe, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and other family and friends. Special thanks to all the Doctors and Nurses who took care of us along the way. Extra special thanks to daddy for all his love and support.

DALTON – Robin and Jenine (Rickert) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby boy, Zakkary John, born Friday, March 7, 2008 at 8:49 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 8 oz. Zakk is welcomed by proud grandparents Harry and Ethel Dalton and John and Paula Rickert, along with many other family and friends. Mommy and Zakk would like to thank daddy for all of his love and support. I couldn’t have done it without you! Also a special thanks to Grandma Rickert and all of the staff of the case room and 5NB for their support.

DEVEREAUX – Ten little fingers and ten little toes, a rosebud mouth and a button nose. A little girl to love and adore, sent from heaven above to cherish evermore. Zachary is a big brother! Doug, Kelly (nee Joy) and Zachary are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Ella Kathryn Ann, born on March 15, 2008 at 6:27 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 2 ozs. at the Health Sciences Center in St. John’s. Welcomed by proud grandparents, Albert & Ann Joy of Harbour Main, and Doug & Catherine Devereaux of Holyrood, along with many other family and friends. Many thanks extended to Dr. Tim Strand for his excellent prenatal care. A special thank-you to Dr. Erica Fowler and Dr. Heidi Kravitz for Ella’s safe delivery and a warm thank-you to all the case room and 5NB nurses for their fantastic care and support. Mommy, Ella and Zachary would like to thank Daddy for his love and support during the pregnancy, delivery and his great care when we came home.

EATON – Geoff and Karen (nee Strangemore) are delighted to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Mira Elizabeth, born March 27, 2008 weighing 8lbs 4oz. A little sister for Adia and a third grandchild for Monte and Christine Strangemore, Susan Sparkes and Fraser and Irene Eaton.

ELLIOTT-LYNCH – Born on March 25, 2008 to Roxanne Elliott and Deryck Lynch, a girl, 5 lbs. 12½ ozs. Vanessa Alice. Proud grandparents are John and Shirley Elliott (St. John’s) and Leslie and Gladys Lynch (Spaniard’s Bay) and Looking down from heaven great-grandfather John Elliott Sr. and grandparents, Herbert and Alice Knight  and Lillian Lynch.

FINLAY– Dora, Dion and big brother Dawson are tickled pink to announce the arrival of baby girl Chloe Ann Finlay on March 7, 2008, weighing 6 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Clem and Hilda Pennell, Marie Finlay and Don Cheeseman, and great grandparents Mary and Chris Molloy. Watching over Chloe from heaven is poppy Philip Finlay.

FORAN– James and Nancy-Beth (nee Evans) are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter, Stephanie Jane, at the IWK in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on March 6, 2008, a sister for Allison Beth. Proud grandparents are John and Margot Evans of St. John’s, Mabel Foran of Gander, and great-grandmother Ethel Evans of St. John’s.

FRIZZELL/BAUTISTA– David & Clarissa are excited to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Mic’Caileigh Elizabeth Teresita, born at Manila Doctors Hospital on March 11, 2008, weighing 6 lbs. 8 oz. Proud grandparents are Vicente and Teresita Bautista Jr., Philippines, Mike & Diane Frizzell, Goulds. Also numerous family and friends anxiously await her arrival to NL, while her Aunt Dana watches over her from heaven.

GUEST – It’s a Boy! Stephen, Michelle (Vincent) and big sister Kayla would like to announce the early but safe arrival of Kayla’s baby brother, Liam Stephen, born Tuesday, March 11, 2008 at 9:43 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 3 ozs. Welcoming Liam are first time grandparents William and Marie Vincent and fourth time grandparents Gary (Liz) and Joan (Kevin) Guest. Also welcoming Liam are uncles Dean (Tara), Roy (Jessica) and Marc (Gillian) as well as cousins Cameron and Nathan. Special thanks to Dr. Roche and Carpenter, all the case room nurses especially Joan and Christa and all the 5NB nurses especially Joy. Mommy would like to thank Daddy, Nanny Joan and Nanny Marie for all the help and support with the arrival of baby Liam.

HAINES – Gary and Ginger (nee Barnes) are delighted to announce the arrival of their first child, Gavin Creed, born March 1, 2008, weighing 8 lbs. 4 ozs. Along with excited extended family and friends, Gavin will be cherished by grandparents Bert and Jean Haines of Kelligrews and Stuart and Claudia Barnes along with great-grandmother Emma Barnes of Topsail. Special thanks to case room nurse Margaret Anne Dooling and to Dr. Bartella’s team for the safe arrival of our son, Gavin.

HANCOCK/SLADE– Jolene and Mark are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their baby girl. CLAIRE ELISE was born March 2nd, 2008 weighing 8 lbs. 9 oz. Claire is warmly welcomed by grandparents Harold and Margaret Hancock as well as Wayne and Linda Slade. Also welcoming Claire is great-grandmother Effie Slade, aunts, uncles, cousins, Luke and many special friends. Special thanks to Dr. Megan Robbins, Dr. Erica Howse and Dr. Jeremy Pridham. Extra special thanks to our wonderful caseroom nurses Heather and Juanita.

HEMEON/MENCHENTON – Dwayne and Tammy (Menchenton) Hemeon of St. John’s are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, Madalynn Rebecca. Maddie was born March 31st, 2008 at 6:52 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 5 oz. Also welcoming Maddie are grandparents, Albert & Leona Menchenton of Grand Falls-Windsor, Regina Hemeon of Grand Falls-Windsor, and Harvey Hemeon of Ottawa; Uncle Jason, Aunt Helene and Abigail; Uncle Kenneth, Aunt Rhonda, Hannah and Kaleigh; Uncle Cory and Aunt Melinda.  Thanks to Dr. Kravitz and Dr. Gill, as well as the doctors and nurses in the case room and 5NB.

HICKEY – Billy and Jane (Williams) Hickey are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Ella Jane Hickey. Born on March 27th, 2008 at 7:37 am , Ella weighed 7 lbs 9 oz. Overjoyed by her arrival are first time grandparents Larry and Lesley Ann Hickey and fourth time grandparents Danny and Maureen Williams. Aunts Jillian, Katie and Lesley Ann, uncles Daniel and Trevor, and cousins Abbigayle, Gabriel and Charlotte are also thrilled with the newest addition to the family. A special thank you to Dr. Kum for his prenatal care and safe arrival of our daughter and Nurse Tracey Carter for all of her support in bringing Ella into the world.

KNEE – Michael, Deanne (nee Mercer) and big brother Logan, are thrilled to announce the arrival of Liam Henry, on March 18, 2008, weighing 7 lbs. 5 oz. Welcoming Liam are grandparents Art and Marilyn Mercer ( St. John’s ) and Terry and June Knee (Badger’s Quay). Special thanks to Dr. Jardine, Dr. Kravitz, and the nurses of 5NB for their exceptional care.

LAWRENCE   – Mark, Sarah (Banfield) and big sister Jenna are tickled pink to announce the arrival of Olivia Phyllis on March 8, 2008, weighing 8 lbs. 11.5 oz.  Also welcoming Olivia are grandparents Don and Phyllis Lawrence of English Hr. West, and Derek and Elizabeth Banfield of Paradise . Special thanks to Drs. Furlong and Kravitz for your excellent prenatal care.

MARSH– Bruce and Dawn (nee Wheeler) are overjoyed to announce the arrival of their precious little boy Andrew Bruce. Born on March 28, 2008 at 2:24 a.m., Andrew weighed 8 lbs., 4 oz. Celebrating his arrival are his proud grandparents Peter and Doloras Wheeler and Eliol Marsh, and his excited aunts Melissa, Brenda, Neta, Heather, Pearl, and thrilled uncles Stephen, Michael, Melvin, Clayton, Wayne, and Ross, along with numerous other family members and friends.

MAYO   – Dennis and June are delighted to announce the birth of their third child, a beautiful baby girl, Addison Sandra Mayo. Addison was born on March 24, 2008 at 5:12 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 3 oz. Welcoming her are proud big brothers, Jordan and Jaxon; Auntie Sandra; and grandparents Albert and Ruby Loveless, and Dennis and Carol Mayo. Special thanks to Dr. Annette McCarthy and Dr. Cherry Pike for their prenatal care, and Dr. Kravitz and the case room nurses for assisting in Addison ’s safe and speedy delivery.

MYLER-BOMAN– Danielle & Jason are the proud parents of a precious son, Brody Jason Boman, born March 18, 2008 at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Grande Prairie, AB, weighing 7 lbs. 12 ozs. First grandchild for Donald and Laurie Myler of Paradise, NL, tenth grandchild for Arthur & Anita Bowman of Alberta. First great-grandchild for Robert Nugent & Patrick Myler of St. John's. Congratulations to Danielle, Jason and baby Brody from Nana & Poppy Myler, Auntie Adele and all your Special Aunts, Uncles and Friends. Every Perfect Gift is from Above.

O’KEEFE– It's a girl! Big sister Chloe happily announces the safe arrival of Shaylyn Skye. Proud parents Stephen & Nancy (Simms) are in awe with their precious daughter born March 21st, 2008 at 3:47 a.m. at the Health Sciences Centre, weighing 8 lbs. 3 ozs. Welcoming Shaylyn are grandparents Wayne & Colette O'Keefe and Helen Simms, as Poppy Simms watches over her from heaven. Also welcoming Shaylyn are her great-grandmother Gertrude O'Keefe and great-grandfather Jim Making. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle, all the caseroom nurses, especially Annette, Kay & Karen, and all the 5NB nurses, especially Robyn. Mommy would like to thank Daddy & Chloe for all their love and support. With 3 princesses now, Daddy needs his garage with a bathroom!

OOSTHUIZEN – Ethan is a big brother! Hein, Jennifer (Chafe) and Ethan are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby boy, Ashton William Johannes, born March 24, 2008, at 8:26 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 10 ozs. Welcoming Ashton are proud grandparents William and Winifred Chafe of St. John’s and Hendrick Oosthuizen and Catherine Stander of South Africa. Ashton is also welcomed by all his aunts, uncles and cousins. Heartfelt gratitude  is extended to Dr. Tim Strand and the special case room staff who were instrumental in the arrival of our little angel Ashton.

PARSONS-THOMPSON– Born to Rob and Pamela, a son, Aidan Alexander, March 30, 2008, 8 lbs. 12 ozs. Grandparents, Christine and Paul Thompson, Phyllis and Clarke Parsons. Great-grandmothers, Mrs. Mary Kelly, Mrs. Dorothy Thompson.

PINKSEN– Bobby Bessey and Todd Pinksen are pleased to announce the birth of their second baby boy, Michael James Pinksen. Michael was born on Monday, March 24th, 2008 at 12:51 p.m. at the Janeway Hospital. Especially excited to welcome Michael are his grandparents, Norman and Marilyn Bessey and Ivor and Shirley Pinksen. A very special thank you to Dr. Norah Duggan and the delivery room nurses who were instrumental in giving Michael a beautiful and gentle welcome into the world.

POWELL – Jamie and Nancy (nee Garland ) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a baby boy. Matthew Clarke was born on March 28, 2008 weighing 8 lbs. 14.5 oz. Matthew is welcomed by first time grandparents Art and Betty Garland and Ken and Diana Powell, Aunt Erin and Uncles Chris and John and great-grandmothers Millicent Garland, Marion Matthews and Ada Powell. A special thanks to Dr. Bartellas for his prenatal care, Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Fowler and Donna for the safe delivery of Matthew, and all the nurses of the case room and 5NB.  Mommy would also like to thank Daddy for all of his love and support during the pregnancy and delivery.

ROSE - Ian, Vicki (Morgan) and big brother Gavin are delighted to announce the birth of Liam Michael. Born on March 26, 2008 at 4:17 p.m. Liam weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz. Welcoming Liam are amazing grandparents, John and Bertha Rose and Angus and Sandy Morgan. Special thanks to Dr. Penton and Dr. Pike for their excellent prenatal care, as well as to Dr. Erica Fowler, Dr. Bartellas and the nurses for Liam’s safe delivery.

SCOTT – Steve and Melanie, along with big brother Will, are delighted to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Ella Madeline Brenda, born March 18 at 09h40 weighing 9 lbs. 15 oz. Ella is welcomed by grandparents Dave and Brenda Hawkins of Admiral’s Cove, Bill and Madeline Scott of Buchans, and great-grandparents Madeline Hawkins and Mike Condon, along with many aunts, uncles and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Kum, Dr. Lacelle and Dr. Collins and to all the wonderful nursing staff in the case room and on 5 North B.

SMITH – Wayne & Darlene (Kavanagh) along with big brothers Benjamin & Nicholas are delighted to announce the birth of their 3rd precious baby boy, Matthew Robert, born @ 12:21 a.m. on March 25, 2008, weighing 7 lbs. 9 ozs. Welcoming Matthew are proud grandparents Robert & Theresa Kavanagh & Edward Smith & Margaret Smith, all of St. John’s, as well as a large circle of family & friends. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz for her excellent prenatal care, as well as Dr. Collins, Dr. Kum & to nurses Joan & Jessica for the safe delivery of Matthew. A big thank you to our families & Daddy for all their love & support.

SQUIRES  – Tanya (Winter), Todd and big sister Jayda are thrilled to announce the birth of Kara Monique Winter Squires on March 31, 2008, weighing 8 lbs. 2½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Ted and Margaret Winter (Trepassey) and Howard and Lillian Squires (St. Phillips). Thanks to Dr. Lyn Power, Dr. J. Arthur, Dr. Aras and OBS nurses at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre. Mommy and Kara send a special thanks to Daddy and Nanny and Poppy Winter for their love and support.

WALSH– Tyson and Kim are thrilled to announce the birth of their 1st child, Spencer Tyson Theodore, on March 31, 2008, weighing 9 lbs. 9 oz. Spencer is the 2nd grandchild for Ted & Marie Walsh, Holyrood, and the 1st grandchild for Dave & Debbie Gosse, Paradise. The 1st. great-grandchild for Lloyd Gosse & the 5th great-grandchild for Christine Clarke. Spencer is also welcomed by uncle Stephen, aunt & uncle Terri-Lynn & Dominic & cousin Victoria McGrath. Many thanks to the staff at the HSC, especially to Sue & Pat in Fetal Assessment, Dr. O’Grady, Dr. Gill & nurse Connie for her support during labor.

WELLS/LARSEN – Jennifer, Peter and big sister Isabelle announce the birth of Alexander Jamieson Hjorringgaard at Roskilde Hospital, Roskilde, Denmark on March 28, 2008. Welcomed by grandparents Bill and Mareli Wells from St. John’s, NL and farfar and farmor Jens and Annelise Larsen from Bronderslev, Denmark.

WHELAN - Paul, Sarah (nee Baird) and big brother Peter are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, William Azariah, on March 31, 2008. Welcoming William are proud grandparents Colin and Elspeth Baird, Ron and Betty Lou Whelan as well as Uncles Stephen, Gavin; Aunts Beth, Tracy; Cousin Henley.

 

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