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The Telegram Births
March 2011



BUTLER - Jim and Roxann, along with Big Brother Dryden, are excited to announce the birth of Joel Anderson. Joel was born at HSC on March 30, 2011 at 8:47 a.m. weighing 8lbs. 15 ozs. and measuring 51 cms. Joel is the ninth grandchild for Andrew and Dorothy Butler and second for Nancy Butler all of Bell Island. Joel was welcomed by K-9 buddy Rex, as well as a large circle of family and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Kennedy and the wonderful staff of the caseroom and 5NB.

CLARKE - Keith and Cheryl are very proud to announce the safe arrival of their second son, Shane Edward Clarke, born March 28, 2011, weighing 9 lbs. 9 ozs. Welcoming Shane are big brother Ryan, proud grandparents Malcolm and Mary White, Mary Clarke and watching over Shane from heaven the late Richard Clarke. Also a number of aunts, uncles and cousin Julia. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Holden and all the case room nurses for all their help with the safe delivery.

HARRIS - Bryan and Tina (Brake) are elated to announce the birth of their handsome baby boy, Benjamin Jack HARRIS, born Friday, March 11th, 2011 weighing 7 pounds, 14 ounces. Welcoming Benjamin to the family are big brother Liam and big sister Jayne. Also welcoming Benjamin are proud grandparents Ben and Helen Brake (South Branch) and Amazing Grace Harris (23rd grandchild). Uncles on the Harris side: Bill (Pat), John (Darlene), Gerry (Debbie) and Noel and aunts Eleanor (Gerry), Edna, Karen (Carl), Mary (Glen) and B-Ann (Rob). Uncles on the Brake side: Ben (Marie) and aunts DeeDee (Alex), Marielle (Wayde) and Jodie. In addition, a large circle of cousins and friends welcome Benjamin. A tremendous thank you to Dr. Krista Brown as well as the staff of the Janeway 5 North B who took amazing 24 hour care of mom and Benjamin.

HART - Gary and Nancy (Walsh) are proud to announce the birth of their second baby girl, Elizabeth Rose on April 26, 2011 at 9:41 a.m., weighing in at 8 lbs. 8 ozs. Welcoming Elizabeth are Big sister Catherine, grandparents Francis and Bernadette Walsh and John and Theresa Hart, Auntie Tara and Uncle Brian and cousin Isaac, Auntie Leslie and Luc, great-grandfather Dennis Walsh and special friend Esther Morgan, great-grandfather Gerald Healey, along with many other friends and relatives. Guinness, our much-loved miniature schnauzer, was also very excited to welcome Elizabeth home. We would also like to thank all of the friends and family who visited, brought food and gifts and offered their support since Elizabeth arrived. We are so thankful and we are truly blessed.

HUBLEY - Craig and Beth (Casey) are happy to announce the birth of their second child, a beautiful boy. Simon Peter Hubley was born on March 21, 2011 at 7:32 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 10 ozs. Baby Simon has been welcomed with open arms by his big sister Caroline, proud grandparents Peter and Cathie Casey and Gerry Hubley Watching over Simon from heaven is his Nanny Carol Hubley. Simon is also welcomed by his aunts, uncles, cousins as well as extended family and friends. Thanks to Dr. Pat O'Shea and Dr. Tim Strand for their care and guidance.

KIELEY - Paul & Jean Kieley are tickled pink to welcome granddaughter Nena Sophia. Proud parents Gail & Craig welcomed Nena on March 12, 2011 at Western Memorial Hospital, weighing 7 lbs. 5 ozs. She is much loved by big sister Reagan (8), Auntie Kelli, cousins: Aaron & Maia, Toronto & grandparents George & Betty Payne, Aunt Lisa & cousin Christina, Corner Brook. Watching over Nena from Heaven are great-grandparents Pauline & William Kieley, St. John's & William & Margaret Youden, Georgetown.

MCCARTHY - Patrick and Jacqueline (O'Driscoll) are very proud to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby boy. Max Patrick was born at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's at 7:14am on March 25, 2011, weighing 8 lbs, 11 ozs and measuring 51 cm. Max is joyously welcomed by grandparents Patrick and Carmelita O'Driscoll of Bay Bulls, NL and Joseph and Linda McCarthy of Sydney Mines, NS. Also very excited to welcome Max are cousins Patrick, Steven, Sydney, Ian and Kate. A special thank you to Dr. Hillman and Dr. Pike for prenatal care, Dr. Foulem for Max's safe delivery and the Case Room and 5 North B nurses, especially nurse Jackie. We are truly blessed.

O'NEILL - Jamie, Joddy and big sister Alyssa are overjoyed to announce the arrival of their daughter Madison Mary, born March 9th, 2011. Proud grandparents are Patrick and Merle O'Neill of Goulds and Clarence and Mary Yetman of Red Bay. Sincere thanks to Dr. Kravitz and the nurses and doctors of the Case Room and 5NB for their excellent care of our sweet princess. Mommy would also like to thank Daddy for all his love and support throughout the pregnancy and delivery.

PENDER - Nicholas & Melissa are proud to announce the birth of their precious baby boy, Cameron James, born Mar. 21, 2011, weighing 6 lbs, 8 ozs. Cameron was met with lots of hugs & kisses from first-time grandparents Jim & Barb Pender as well as grandparents Wilson & Christine Hancock. Also welcoming Cameron is Great-Grandmothers Lillian Tucker & Anita Pender, Aunt Sarah (Darrell), Uncles Andrew & Derrick (Janet) & cousin Caden. Many thanks to the nurses & doctors in the case room & a very special thank you to Daddy for all his love, help & patience in waiting for me to arrive!

PIERCEY - Jamie, Cynthia (Tobin) & big sister Madison are overjoyed with the safe arrival of their second child, Mason Owen on March 16th, 2011 at 12:58 pm, weighing 7 lbs. 7 ozs. Mason is the second grandchild of Rex & Judy Piercey, Winterton and the sixth for Patrick & Marion Tobin, St. John's. Excited family members are great-grandparents William & Mary Driscoll, New Melbourne and Mary Hanlon, O'Donnells. Aunt Sandra & Mike, Uncle Ian, Uncle Frank, Aunt Wynne-Anne, Cousins Catherine, Anthony, Amanda & Patrick. Special friends Cheryl, Mitch & Abbey. Many thanks to Dr. Kum & Dr. Brown and the entire staff of the case room.

Miles Frederick Piercey
was born March 1, 2011 in St. John's, weighing 9 lbs, 7 oz. Miles is happy to be home with his parents Kristy Piercey and Geoff Newman and his siblings Serena (9) and Isaac (6). He looks forward to fun and loving relationships with his aunts, uncles and cousins, and in particular cousin Darcy Targett born just 7 days earlier. Miles is proud to be the grandchild of Ewart and Ruby Piercey of Gander and Jean Newman of Flesherton, ON. He extends sincere appreciation to Dr. Robert Miller and Nurse Margaret Ann Dooling for their excellent medical care. He would also like to send a special thanks to labour coach, Michelle Wadman-Scanlan and her family for many years of friendship. Finally, Miles wishes to express his gratitude for having such loving and generous family and friends.

POWER - From Cloud Nine, Tony and Lisa are delighted to announce the birth of their adorable baby boy, Andrew John, at 11:45 a.m. March 29th, 2011, weighing 8 lbs, 1 oz and measuring 53 cms. Andrew has been met with much love and many hugs and kisses from proud first-time grandparents Maurice and Geraldine Power of Mount Pearl, and well-experienced Nan, Joan Kent, of Bell Island. Keeping a close eye on Andrew from Heaven is Pop Peter Kent. Sharing in the excitement of Andrew's arrival is a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. We would also like to extend sincere thanks to the doctors and nursing staff who attended to Mom and Andrew throughout pregnancy and delivery.
A new baby is like the beginning of all things –wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.

SINGLEHURST/ELLIS - David and Karolyn are delighted to announce the birth of their son Lukas (Luke) William Canon on March 2, 2011 in Victoria, British Columbia. A brother for Jackson (Jack). Grandparents are John & Fran Singlehurst and Frank & Mary (Nugent) Ellis of Ottawa. Great-grandson of Isabel & the late Eric Ellis, Ottawa & the late William & Agnes Nugent, St. John's, NL.

SMALLWOOD - Snips and snails and puppy dog tails, that's what little boys are made of! Joseph and Tracy (nee Abbott) are overjoyed to announce the much anticipated arrival of their precious son, Joseph Ramsay William Smallwood. "Joey" was born on March 03, 2011, weighing in at 7 lbs. 13 oz. Proud first time grandparents, Cyril and Alice Abbott and Joe Smallwood and Judith Smallwood welcomed Joey with open arms. Uncle Phillip was very excited to meet his little nephew too. Special thanks to case room nurses Vanda, Sheila and Cathy. Momma would also like to thank Daddy for all of his love and support while waiting for my arrival!

TAPPER - Proud first-time parents Adam & Tammy (nee Cobham) are overjoyed to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Emily Mary Tapper. Emily was born on March 26, 2011 at 4:39 am, weighing 8 lbs. 12 oz. Welcoming Emily are first-time grandparents Gary & Mildred Cobham and Don & Irene Tapper. Also sharing the joy is Emily's great-grandmother Mary Tapper along with many family members and friends. Emily is also welcomed by her two new best buddies Furley & Quaz. A heartfelt thanks to everyone who helped bring Emily into our lives. We are so blessed!

Rod, Catherine and big fur sister Hallie are thrilled to announce the arrival of Liam Garrett born March 11, 2011 at 9:19 PM weighing 6 pds 7 ozs. Celebrating his arrival are proud grandparents Garry and Doreen Walsh and Dave and Darlene Quinlan. Also welcoming Liam are proud Aunts Samantha and Karen, Uncles DJ, Shawn and Andrew and a large number of family and friends. A heartfelt thanks to the case room nurses and the nurses of 5NB. Mommy would like to thank Aunt Samantha for all her support during labor and delivery, and Daddy for all his endless love and support during pregnancy, delivery and everyday since.
"We made a wish and you came true"

WHITTEN - Steven and Sara (Bassan) are overjoyed to announce the arrival of their baby boy, Matteo Antonio, born March 1st, 2011 at 1:26 am weighing 7 lbs 9 oz. Welcoming Matteo with lots of love are proud first-time grandparents Peter and Sandra Bassan and Gerry and Barb Whitten, as well as many aunts, uncles and friends. A special thank you to Dr. Cherry Pike for her pre-natal care, and the wonderful staff of the case room and 5NB. Mommy and Matteo would like to especially thank Daddy for his constant love and support.

YETMAN - Hayden Edison Yetman. Born bright and healthy March 10, 2011 at 8:48 am (7 lbs 10 oz) to proud parents Rico Yetman and Andria Edison and grandparents Linda Osbourne, Doug & Jean Edison and Roy Yetman.



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