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The Telegram Births
March 2009


BARRON - Paul, Michelle, big sisters Claire and Hannah and big brothers Declan and Dominic are thrilled to announce the arrival of Bridget Jane at the WHC on March 1, 2009, weighing 8 lbs. 10 ozs. Proud grandparents are Bill AND Joy Barron, St. John's and Tom and Fay O'Neill, Summerland, B.C.

BATH- "Twins are love times two!" Karl and Zona (Newbury) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their handsome twin boys who were born on March 12, 2009 at the WHC. Cameron Andrew arrived at 8:48 a.m. weighing 6 lbs. 3 oz. Grayden Karl arrived at 8:49 a.m. weighing 6 lbs. 11 oz. Proud grandparents are Woodrow and Barbara Newbury of La Scie, NL and Willis Bath of La Scie, NL. Nanny Marg Bath is watching over Cameron and Grayden from heaven. In appreciation of their exceptional care, a special thank you goes out to Dr. Kravitz, the staff who assisted her in the case room, and the nursing staff on 5NB. A special thank you to Daddy for his love and support throughout the pregnancy and after the boys' arrival.

BONIA - Jason and Cheryl proudly announce the birth of their son Jason Jerome, born March 20, 2009, weighing 9 lbs. 2 oz. Jason was welcomed with hugs and kisses by big sister Anna. Thrilled with Jason's safe arrival are grandparents Jerome and Pauline Bonia and Leo and Marlie Molloy. Also delighted with Jason's arrival are cousins Tyler and Jack Hayes, Emily and Ryley Murphy and Haley Ryan and special aunts Lisa (Doug) Hayes, Lesley (Chris) Murphy, Nancy (Jody) Ryan and Stephanie Bonia. Forever watching over Jason and Anna with love from heaven are great-grandmothers Annie Bonia and Maggie O'Brien. Special thanks to case room nurses Charlene, Lisa and Juanita, as well as Dr.'s Joanne White and Shane Murphy. Mommy is especially grateful and thankful to daddy for his love and care during Jason's birth.

BUDDEN - Keith and Heather (Melay) are delighted to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Henry Lloyd, who was born at the HSC on March 31, 2009 at 18:02, weighing 8 lbs. 8 oz. He is welcomed by proud grandparents, Michael and Madonna Melay, and Jean Budden, as well as great-grandmothers Isabella Hefford and Madeline Melay. Watching over Henry from heaven is his grandfather, Poppy Lloyd Budden. Henry is also welcomed by his many cousins, aunts, uncles and friends, along with his furry setter friends Jake, Holly and Rogan. A thank you to Dr. Cook, Dr. Duggan, Dr. Lacelle and the nursing staff in the case room and 5NB for their excellent care. A special thank you to Daddy for his love and support throughout the pregnancy and birth of our little boy!

CADIGAN / DURDLE - Cynthia, Jason & doggy siblings Trinity & Brigus are overjoyed to announce the arrival of Nora Michael Clare on March 27, 2009, weighing 8 lbs 8 oz. Celebrating Nora's arrival are grandparents Mary, Ed, Cavell & Jim, Great-Grandmother Isabel Cadigan, Aunts & Uncles Ted, Kim, Allyson, Tom, Ian, Wendi & Paul, as well as cousins Noah, Isabel, Ashley & Jacob. Thank you to Dr. Kirby & Dr. Cook for their superior prenatal care, caseroom nurses Regina, Tammy & Meghan for their support during delivery & staff of 5NB for their excellent care while in hospital. A special thanks to Jason for being the greatest husband & Dad Mommy & Nora could ever ask for.

COCHRANE - Geoff Cochrane and Gwen Quigley are pleased to announce the arrival of Zachary Augustine Cochrane on March 26th, 2009 at 9:08 p.m. Zachary weighed 6 lbs. 15 oz. and measured 50 cm long. First grandchild of Michelle and Gus Cochrane, St. John's, NL and Beth and John Quigley, Long Reach, NB. Proud Aunts are Melanie Cochrane, St. John's, NL and Sarah Quigley, Calgary, AB. A special thanks to Dr. Cook and the nurses at the Health Sciences, especially Benita (Case-room), Nicole and Sherry (5NB).

CORCORAN - It's a boy! Brenda, David and big sister Stephanie are excited to announce the arrival of Brandon William, born on March 6, 2009. Brandon was born at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's at 12:45 p.m., weighed 7 lbs. and 9 ozs. Welcoming Brandon are grandparents Marie and Edward Corcoran and Judy Beazley, watching over little Brandon from heaven is grandfather William Beazley. Thanks to family and friends for their love and support. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and nurses of the case room and 5NB.

CORCORAN - Frank and Jennifer (Churchill) are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful daughter, Avery Katherine Grace, born March 29, 2010 at 5:02 p.m., weighing 9 lbs. Welcoming Avery is her big brother Adrian, Poppy Derek and Nanny Arlene Churchill and Nanny Jackie Corcoran. Watching over Avery from heaven is her own guardian angel, Poppy James Corcoran. Many thanks to Dr. Cook, nurse Regina and the MFAU and NICU team. Thanks also to our families for their continued love and support.

D'AGOSTINO / WALL - Dominic and Stacy and big sister, Isabella, are delighted to announce the arrival of their precious son and brother Emileo Vyncent on Friday March 13, 2009, weighing 7 lbs 15 ozs. Proud grandparents are Phil and Sylvia Wall of St. John's, Dominic and Evelyn D'Agostino of Ottawa. Great grandparents are Mary Martin of St. John's and Martha Morris of Wakefield, Quebec. Missed in this happy time is Aunt Cindy Wall. Special thanks to Dr. Robert Kennedy for his excellent prenatal care.

DOUGLAS/HERDER - Graham and Karen are delighted to announce the birth of their sons at Women's College Hospital, Toronto, on Wednesday March 4th, 2009. Andrew James Herder Douglas weighed 6 pounds 10 ounces, and Benjamin Peter Herder Douglas tipped the scale at 5 pounds 4 ounces. Proud and honoured grandparents are Peter and Deborah Douglas of Toronto, and Jim and Gail Herder of Aurora. The boys' great grandmother is a thrilled Sheila Whalen of St. John's. Andrew and Ben are so lucky to have many excited aunties, uncles and cousins to celebrate. Mary Sue Douglas, "GranD", is no doubt beaming with pride.

GREENING - Kristopher and Loriann (Pilgrim) are proud to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby boy, Kale McKinnon, who was born at 11:00 a.m. on March 29, 2009, at G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville, weighing 8 lbs. 13 ozs. Kale is lovingly welcomed by Poppy and Nana (Lawrence and Kathi Pilgrim), Grandpa and Grandma (Terry and Bunny Greening), and Aunt Kaitlin; smiling down from heaven and sending love is Aunt Kallie. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Paula Pye and the staff of Family Medical Clinic for providing outstanding prenatal care and support, to Dr. Jarrett Nongauza, Dr. Gayzelle Meneses, Nurse Deena Haines, and Nurse Marlean King for their exceptional support and expertise during delivery, and to the nurses and staff of G.B. Cross Maternity Unit for their tremendous care and support during our stay. Special thanks are extended to all our family and friends who have provided so much incredible support during this exciting time.
For you are fearfully
and wonderfully made...
Psalms 139

HAYMAN - Vaughn and Annette are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious son, Liam Ralph Eldon Hayman, on March 1, 2009 at 12:49 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 5 oz. Welcoming Liam are grandparents George and Margo Hayman (Port aux Basques) and June Earle (Shearstown) and watching over him from heaven is Poppy Ralph Earle. Also welcomed by excited aunts, uncles and cousins, and a large number of family and friends. A special thanks to Dr. J. Lacelle, case room nurses Lisa and Courtney, the nurses of 5NB, 4SB.

HICKEY - Proud parents Jamie and Angie (Trahey) and big brother James are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful daughter, ALEXA ROSE, who was born on March 10, 2009, weighing 8 lbs. Also welcoming Alexa are her proud grandparents, Rose and Harold Trahey and Jim and Viola Hickey; great-grandmother Elizabeth Woodford, Aunts - Tracey (Marc), Leigh Ann, Jackie, Uncles - Howie (Kathy), Trevor (Melanie), Rhoady (Linda), Andy (Jennifer) as well as cousins - Alyssa, Katelyn, Jenna, Megan, Kate, Meghan, Tate, Abby and Emma. In appreciation of the exceptional care and attention, a special thanks to Dr. Paul Walsh, Dr. Cherry Pike and to the maternity ward nurses. Also a big thank you to Daddy and to James for all their love and support during pregnancy.

HORWOOD/NUGENT - Vanessa & Karl are proud to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Logan Allan William Nugent, born on March 31, 2009 at 10:39 a.m. weighing 7 lbs. 10 ozs. and 20" long. Proud grandparents are Allan Horwood, Dale Baldwin and Dianna Cranford and first time grandparents William and Elaine Nugent. Also welcomed by Auntie Krista, Uncle Greg, Auntie Sarah, Uncle Gerard and cousin Alyssa. Special thanks to Dr. Cook for excellent prenatal care and a safe delivery, as well as all the nursing staff in the case room for your support and kindness through a very long night. Thank you very much.

HUDSON/SPRACKLIN - Terry, Tracy and big sister Juliette are thrilled to announce the birth of Ronin Leslie Hudson on March 21, 2009 in Charlottetown, P.E.I. Ronin arrived at 3:22 p.m. weighing 6 lbs. 15 oz. Delighted grandparents are Rick and Jan Spracklin, Jean McGrath, and Reg Hudson. Ronin's great-grandmother, Peg Russell, is also overjoyed by his arrival.

HURLEY - Marc and Lynn (Mandeville) are pleased to announce the arrival of their second beautiful baby daughter, Sophia Elizabeth Ann Hurley. Sophia was born on March 26, 2009 at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, weighing 7 lb, 7 oz. Big sister Rebecca, along with proud grandparents Jack & Sharon Hurley and George & Patricia Mandeville, couldn't be more thrilled.

HYDE - Michael and Terri Lynne are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious daughter, RACHAEL BRIDGET on Thursday, March 26, 2009 at 8:02 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 8 oz. at the Health Sciences Center, St. John's, NL. Proud grandparents are Bridget and Terry Murray of Mount Pearl, NL and Karen and Gary Hyde of Red Head Cove, NL. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses of the case room. Also, a special thank you to Aunt Kelly who flew home from Alberta for Rachael's arrival.

KEARSEY - Trevor, Maxine (nee Barrett) and big brother Tavian are delighted to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Amber Kathlyn Maxine on March 23, 2009, weighing 8 lbs 12 ½ ozs. Amber is welcomed by grandparents Kathy & Roy Dollmaier and Gwen & Max Barrett and great-grandmother Gladys Kearsey, as well as a large circle of family & friends. Thanks to Drs. Kravitz and Woodland for their excellent pre-natal care. Special thanks to Daddy for all his love and support and to Tavian for being the best big brother ever!

MACKAY / JACKMAN - Born to Doug and Catherine on March 2, 2009, a precious baby boy, Charles Donald John MacKay, weight 7 lbs. 11 ozs. A special thanks to staff who attended to Catherine at the Women's College Hospital in Toronto. Welcoming Charles are his proud grandparents Noreen and Don Jackman, brothers: Stephan and Joe MacKay, aunt Shelia (Reid) Brownscome, cousins Stewart, John, Leslie (Jay) Chaulk, cousins Simon, Alsion, Betham, Douglas, uncles Sean and Robert, Paul (Sandra), cousins Mark and Lauren. Also included are many family members and friends.

MAYNARD - Joey and Sharon (nee Burton) are very proud to announce the arrival of their little princess, Caitlyn Marie, on March 11th, 2009, weighing 6 lbs. 6 3/4 oz. Welcoming their first grandchild, are excited and very proud grandparents, Gus and Stella Burton of St. John's. Caitlyn is the third adorable grandchild of Joe and Joan Maynard of Flatrock. Also welcoming Caitlyn are her two handsome little cousins, Alexander and Nicholas Maynard, her Uncle Keith and Aunt Shelly Maynard, great-grandmothers Eleanor Mahon and Margaret Maynard. Watching over Caitlyn from heaven are her special guardian angels, Great-Grandpa's - Mike Mahon, Harry Maynard, Harry Constantine and William Burton and Great-Grandma's Estella Constantine and Ellen Burton, who would all be so proud of our little girl. Caitlyn and Mommy would like to say a special thank you to Daddy for being a No. 1 coach and Nanny Burton for all her help and support during the delivery.

MEADE/KING - Ten tiny fingers, ten tiny toes, cute as a button, sweet as a rose. Bradley and Wendy are thrilled to announce the arrival of their baby girl, Ella Claire born on March 16, 2009, weighing 7 lbs., 15 ozs. Welcoming Ella are first time grandparents Wally and Kay King, Andy Meade and Geraldine Meade. Also excited about Ella's arrival are Aunt Tammy, Uncle Jeremy and canine sister Bailey. Thanks to family and friends for all their support.

MERCER - Darrell and Joanne Mercer are delighted to announce the arrival of their handsome baby boy, Luke Walter John, born at the HSC on March 31st, 2009 weighing 9 lbs, 4 oz. The province's newest Montreal Canadiens fan was welcomed on the 60th anniversary of confederation by grandparents Walter and Donna Mercer, Fred Durant, Judy Durant, great-grandparents Ray Sellars and Maxine Durant, in addition to a number of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Aunt Joy gets the award for best supporting actress in a continuing role. A special thank you to Dr. Cook and the nursing staff at HSC for their dedicated and continuous care throughout the pregnancy; your expertise was greatly appreciated.

MULROONEY - Leroy, Allison (Hewitt) and big sister Alyssa are thrilled to announce the birth of our sweet little boy, Logan Aaron, born March 11, 2009, weighing 6 lbs. 15 ounces. Logan is welcomed by proud grandparents Pat and Laura Hewitt, Theresa and Gavy Pennell, and Ken Mulrooney, as well as his aunts and uncles, especially uncle Aaron who sends a special hug from heaven. Logan is also blessed with a large and loving circle of family and friends. Mommy and Logan would like to thank Dr. Pike and the Women's Centre staff who provided excellent care, and especially Daddy for all his love and support.

PIKE - Scott and Angela (Roberts) are pleased to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Shayna Violet, born on Monday, March 1, 2010, weighing 7 lbs. 8 ozs. Welcoming Shayna are proud first time grandparents, John and Gloria Roberts of Botwood, grandparents Doug and Lorraine Pike of South Dildo, Uncles Mike, Paul, Perry, Aunt Karen, family and friends. A special thank you to Dr. Robert Kennedy, Dr. Hartman, Dr. John Tucker, the staff of the case room and 5NB, especially nurses Heather Ford and Wanda Thorne for the wonderful care given to mommy and baby. Mommy and Shayna would also like to thank Daddy for all his love, support and patience every step of the way.

RANDELL - Twins!! Twice the joy, twice the care, twice the love for us to share. Craig and Krista (Power) proudly announce the birth of their precious babies. Born March 8, 2009, at the WHC. Jack Hubert Gerard born at 9:14 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 15 oz. and Rachael Joan born at 10:11 a.m., weighing 5 lbs. 11 oz. They are welcomed by 1st time grandparents Al and Judy Power (Tors Cove) and 3rd time grandparents Eugene and Joan Randell. Also welcoming Jack and Rachael are great-grandparents Gerard and Joan White (Witless Bay) and Audrey Whiffen (Bonavista). Aunts Alison Power and Angie Randell, uncle Colin, cousins Cassie and Max and numerous family and friends. Watching over them from heaven are Gerard and Genevieve Power, Hubert Whiffen, David White. A special thank you to Dr. Caines, Dr. Tucker and to Dr. Kum for his excellent prenatal care and safe delivery of our little ones. To all of Mommy's friends and co-workers on 4SB, 5NB, and the case room, especially Joan, Juanita and Lisa P. for your excellent care and support during and after the deliveries. To our family and friends, thanks for everything, we could not have gotten through it all without all of you. Finally, a special thank you to Daddy for his amazing love and support throughout the pregnancy, delivery and always. We love you!!

ROOP/WOLFORTH - Kate and Jeremy are thrilled to (finally!) announce the arrival of their son, Jacob John, born at the Janeway Hospital at 10:49 am on Tuesday, March 31, 2009, weighing 9 lbs, 11 oz. Waiting to welcome Jacob with open arms were proud grandparents Joan and John Wolforth of Montreal, QC, and Sylvia and Dean Roop of New Glasgow, NS (formerly of Grand Falls-Windsor, NL). We are simply overwhelmed by the love and support we've received from family and friends. Special thanks to the amazing and talented case room nurses, everyone at the Women's Health Clinic and Foothills RFP, and Doctors Healy, O'Grady, Howse, Salata and Cook for making our dream a reality!

WHITE - Shaun, Melanie and big sister Emily are pleased to announce the birth of their second child, a beautiful daughter Alana Anne Marie, born March 8, 2009, weighing 8 lbs 2.5 ozs. Grandparents Jack & Patricia White of St. John's and Gerald and Susan Aikens of Nova Scotia.

WHITTY- Chris and Kelly (Audibert) are pleased to announce the arrival of Landon Christopher Bruce Whitty, born March 1, 2009 in Edmonton, Alberta. Proud grandparents are Debbie and Kevin Fagan, Mt. Pearl, NL, Ted and Dianne Whitty, Mt. Pearl, NL.Arthur and Doris LeFebvre, Barrhead, Alberta, and great-grandparents, Leo and Cynthia Murphy, St. John's, NL, Cecilia Whitty, Mt.Pearl, NL and Nellie Moisan, Edmonton, Alberta.

WINSOR/PIKE - Scott and Ann are excited to announce the early arrival of our precious baby girl, Ava Maureen, born on Saturday March 21st, 2009, weighing 7 lbs 3 oz. Welcoming Ava are first time grandparents Doug and Gertie Pike, Bert Winsor and watching over little Ava from heaven is grandmother Maureen Winsor. Thanks to family and friends for their love and support. Special thanks to Nurse Tammy at the Health Sciences Centre case room.

WOLFE - Lee and Natasha (DuPree) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Marcus Lee, on March 12, 2009, weighing 7 lbs. 12 ozs. Welcoming Marcus are proud grandparents David & Sandra DuPree, first time grandparents Ken & Barbara Wolfe and great-grandmother Vera DuPree. Marcus is also welcomed by his aunts, uncles, cousins and a circle of friends. A special thank you to Daddy for his love and support throughout the pregnancy and birth of our wonderful baby boy.


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