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The Telegram Births
May 2000

 

Andrews / Foote
Alexandra is thrilled at announce the safe arrival of her little "Big Brother", Benjamin Stephen Maxwell Chesley, born May 11th, 2000 at 4:37 pm., tipping the scales at 9 lbs. 10 ozs. Overjoyed parents are Stephen and Karen Andrews (nee Foote), in Foxtrap; grandparents, Donald and Paulette Foote in Foxtrap, and George and Mary Andrews in Bunbury, PEI. Many thanks to nurse Joan Dalton (you were super) and Dr. Roche and Dr. Brien for ongoing care.

Babin / Vanasse
Maurice and Nathalie are pleased to announce the early but safe arrival of Jonathan William Babin born on May 11th, 2000, at 3:37 am., at the Grace General Hospital in St. John's, Newfoundland. Proud grandparents are Mariette and Roger Vanasse of St. John's and Jean and Evangeline Babin of Antigonish, NS. Many thanks to Dr. O'Shea, Dr. Cooper, Dr. Strand, the caseroom nurses, the 2nd floor nurses, and most importantly the nurses in the NICU. Special thanks to Marion, our prenatal instructor, and to Rolf, Janine, Dave and Terry for being such great friends.

Baker / Burton
Victor and Cathy are pleased to announce the birth of their second child, Colin Joseph born May 13th, 2000, weighing 9 lb. 3 ozs. A little brother for Ryan. Proud grandmothers Flora Baker and Margaret Burton, great-grandmother Mary Dunne. Special thanks to Dr. Tennent and Grace staff.

Banez / Newhook
Mark and Lisa are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby boy. Tyler Raiden was born at Windsor Regional Hospital, Windsor, ON, on May 29th, 2000, weighing 5 lbs. 13 ozs. Excited first time grandparents, Albert and Judy Newhook, New Harbour, second time grandparents Manuel and Annie Banez, Windsor, ON. Auntie Tina says a special thank you to Daddy for a great video and is looking forward to seeing Tyler in August. Friends Beware, Grandpa and Grandma in Newfoundland have lots of pictures!

Barnes / Scott
Harold, Judy and big brother Jason are delighted to announce the arrival of Adam Gregory, born May 24th, 2000, at 10:25 am., weighing 8 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandparents are Gerald and Rosalind Scott, Upper Gullies, and Ted and Violet Barnes, Topsail. Thank you to all the doctors and nurses for their care.

Barrett / Tobin
Derrick and Jennifer (Tobin) are pleased to announce the arrival of Matthew Ryan. Matthew arrived on May 29th, 2000, at 11: 53 pm., weighing 9 lbs. 2 ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Mary Kennedy, Goulds and Bill Tobin, St. John's and proud sixth time grandparents are Edward and Olive Barrett, Bay Roberts. Proud great-grandmother Stella Kennedy, St. John's. Heartfelt thanks are extended to Dr. A. Gill, Dr. M. Bautista, Dr. T. Strand, Dr. S. Healey, Dr. M. O'Dea, caseroom nurse Sue Harding and 2nd floor staff- Evelyn Myers, Norma Sparkes and Carol Ann.

Basha / Hogan
Mike and Holly are delighted to announce the birth of Benjamin, born May 28th, 2000, a brother for Arielle and Robin. Welcoming grandparents Mike and Mary Basha, Guy and Bev Hogan. May thanks to Dr. Roche, Dr. Tim Strand and nurse Laura Kearney.

Bastow / Barter
Stewart and Lynn are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Alexander Stewart on May 5th, 2000, weighing 6 lbs. ½ ozs. Proud grandmother, June Barter, of Corner Brook. Looking down from heaven are grandparents, Marjorie and Stewart Bastow and David Barter. Special thanks to Drs. Kravitz, Will and Pike. Thanks also to the 2nd and 4th floor staff at the Grace for their good care.

Bennett / Fewer
Lorne and Jackie (nee Fewer) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Andrew Thomas, born on May 16th, 2000, weighing 8 lbs. 4 ½ ozs. Andrew is welcomed by first time grandparents Rosemarie and Ray Bennett of Corner Brook, grandmother Mr. Ellen Fewer of Parkers Cove and many new friends and relatives. Very special thanks to Dr. K. Bennett, Dr. J. Crane, and Dr. S. Healey. Also thanks to Dr. Hall, Dr. O'Regan, nurse Linda Jennings and all the staff of the caseroom and 2nd floor of the Grace Hospital.

Boudreau / Houston
Tina and Tony are thrilled to announce the arrival of their healthy baby girl, Daria Kristen was born on Monday, May 8th, 2000, weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs. Daria makes John and Lillian Houston and Lawrence and Susan Boudreau first time grandparents. Robbie Houston and Tim and Thomas Boudreau first time uncles and Ashley Houston a very special first time aunt. A very big thank you goes to the 2nd and 4th floor nurses at the Grace and to Dr. Kravitz for her excellent care.

Brokenshire / Campbell
Mark and Claudette (nee Campbell) and thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a son, George Campbell Brokenshire, a brother for Amy and Katie Brokenshire. George was born in Wiltshire, England on May 28th, 2000, and weighted in at 7 lbs. 13 ozs. Proudly welcoming George are grandparents Mike and Jan Brokenshire of Wiltshire; Betty Campbell of St. John's, Jim Campbell and Mary Squires of St. John's and Uncle Darryl Campbell, also of St. John's. George is looking forward to meeting all of his family and friends this summer.

Burt / Dunne
Proud parents Wendy (nee Dunne) and Dave, along with first time and very excited big brother Jake, welcome the speedy and prompt arrival of Camille Stephanie. Camille blessed us with her presence at 3:09 am., May 29th, 2000, a mere 9 minutes after arrival at the Hospital. She must lack that Burt gene for tardiness! Special thank you to caseroom nurses Dawn and Karen, and to Dr. Jeff White for his expertise and unbelievable arrival time, we suspect he sleeps in his clothes. Grandparents Blaise and Jeannette Dunne, and Harold and Olga Burt, along with Uncle Mar, Aunt Tara, Uncle Greg, Aunt Sandra, Uncle Paul and family extend their love and wishes.

Burt / Reardon
Paul and Marie (Reardon) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Erin Amelia. Erin was born on May 29th, 2000 and weighed 7 lbs. 12 ozs. Welcomed with love by grandparents Patricia Burt and Gertrude and Tony Reardon and great-grandmother Amelia Sellars. Special thanks to Dr. O'Grady and to the nursing staff of the 4th and 2nd floors for their kindness and professionalism during Erin's arrival.

Careen / Coffey
Ellen and Mark are proud to announce the arrival of Jordan Edmund, born May 10th, 2000, 7 lbs. 10 ozs. Welcoming Jordan are grandparents Clarence and Elizabeth Coffey and Ernest and Molly Careen. Mommy and Jordan would like to thank Dr. Kravitz, 2nd floor and caseroom nurses and the wonderful staff of the NICU. Special thanks to Daddy and Roxanne for excellent coaching and Joyce, Mommy's gopher.

Careen / Perry
Born to Shawn and Danita on May 3rd. 2000, at the Grace Hospital, a precious boy, Chandler Shawn Stephen, weighting 8 lbs. 5 ozs. Welcomed by grandparents Neil and Rosemary Careen and Dermot and Mary Perry and great-grandparents Gladys Careen and Hannah Perry. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle, Heather Shout and 2nd floor nurses. Mommy and Chandler especially thank Daddy, Aunts Wanda and Ruby and Nanny Perry for all their love and support.

Chaytor / Ryan
Big sister Emily's wish for a baby sister came true! Emily and parents, Ian and Roberta (Ryan), are happy to announce the safe arrival of Rebecca Katrina Marie, 9 lbs. 3 ¾ ozs., on May 31st, 2000. Proud grandparents are Bill and Helen Ryan, St. John's and Doug and Tina Chaytor, Mount Pearl.

Clarke / Casey
Sean Casey and Sonya Clarke Casey are proud to announce the birth of their first child, Joshua Ryan Casey. Joshua was born May 2nd, 2000 at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Elizabeth Clarke of Carbonear and Margaret Casey of Gander. Special thanks to Dr. Pike and Dr. Will.

Collins / Cherpanik
Born to Mark and Leann Collins (nee Cherpanik), at Vancouver, on May 8th, 2000, a daughter, Emma Nicole, 9 lbs. 10 ozs. Grandparents are John and Linda Cherpanik of Edmonton and John and Irene Collins of St. John's.

Dunne / Best
Rod, Gladdie and big sister Julia are thrilled to announce the newest member of their family, Nathan John. Nathan was born on May 6th, 2000, 11:30 pm., weighing 7 lbs, 10 ozs. Welcomed by grandparents Judy and the late Jackie Dunne, Granville, and Florence Best and great-grand parents Kay Scott and Walter and Viola Best. Special thanks to Dr. Callahan-Dyer, Dr. Pike, Dr. Laval and nurse Dawn for a safe delivery. Julia would like to thank her two nannies for looking after her when mommy was in the hospital.

Dunphy / Davis
Paul and Cynthia (Davis) proudly announce the birth of their first child, Nicole Elizabeth. Nicole was born on May 20th, 2000 at 2:33 am., weighing 6 lbs. 14 ½ ozs., at the Carbonear General Hospital. Welcomed by loving grandparents John and Muriel Davis and Rose Dunphy, all of Carbonear. Special thanks to Dr. N. Marais, the nursing staff of the 5th floor, family and friends for all of their support and kindness.

Edstrom / Sullivan
Dr. John and Cathy (nee Sullivan) Edstrom of Edmonton, Alberta joyfully announce the birth, on May 27th, 2000, of their son Ethan Harry, weighing 8 lbs. 3 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Dr. Harry and Grace Edstrom and great-grandmother Victoria Reeves of St. John's.

Elliott
Heather and David are very pleased to announce the birth of their second daughter, and Beth's sister, Laura Margaret. Laura, weighing 8 lbs. 10 ozs., was born at 8:46 a.m. on Thursday, May 11, 2000, at the Grace General Hospital. Special thanks to Drs. Eli Bartellas and Heather Woodland, and the wonderful Grace nursing staff.

Fisher / Kelly
Todd, Brenda (Kelly) and big brother Matthew are pleased to announce the arrival of Michael Todd Fisher, May 12th, 2000 at 6:21 am., weighing 7 lbs. Proud grandparents are Betty Kelly, Grand Falls, Ed Kelly, St. John's, Arthur and Joan Fisher, Corner Brook. Proud Godparents Brad Fisher and Lori MacDonald. Many thanks to Drs. Gill, Bennett, Crane, Woodland and Kwa, also many thanks to the Grace Hospital Nursing staff for all their support. A special thank you to coach Lorilee Pitcher.

Fitzgerald / Bishop
Born to John and Lourie (nee Bishop), a handsome baby boy, Keegan Reece, on May 1st, 2000, weighing in at 5 lbs. 7 ozs., at Victoria General Hospital, Victoria, BC. Proud grandparents are Harry and Bernice Bishop, and Bill and Loretta Fitzgerald.

Gallant / Eppich
Peter is so excited to have a new sister, Sandra Mary Monica, born May 25th, 2000 at Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center in South Bend, Indiana. Proud parents Brad and Paula (nee Eppich), grandparents Joe and Mary Gallant of Corner Brook, and special aunt and uncle Marie Curtis and Steve Lawson of St. John's. Baptism to take place at the University of Notre Dame. Thanks to godparents Don and Tina Holden.

Grant
Rick and Lisa are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, Jacob Kelvin, 9 lbs. 14 ozs., on May 1st, 2000. Baby Jake is welcomed by big sisters Kelsea and Jennifer; and grandparents Gen Butler, Art Wight and Kelvin and Jeanette Grant.

Griffiths / Ingram
Proud parents Corinna (nee Ingram) and Stephen are pleased to announce the early and safe arrival of their first child, Samuel George, born May 26th, 2000, weighing 5 lbs. 5 ozs. Very special thank you to Drs. Bennett, Crane and Roche, and 2nd floor nurses Carol Ann and Debbie.

Halleran / Penny
Tammy and Keith are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Joshua Terrence Halleran. Joshua was born May 23rd, 2000 at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 6 lbs. 11 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Cynthia Penny (step-grandpa Tommy) and Theresa and Anthony Halleran. Special thanks to Dr. Roche, caseroom and obstetrics staff, Dr. Button and coaches aunt Lisa and Daddy.

Hammond / Bassler
Karl, Elizabeth and big brother William are delighted to announce the arrival of James Christian. James was born in Boston on May 22nd, 2000, weighing in at 7 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud grandparents are Gerhard and Tonya Bassler, and Emma and the late Mark Hammond of St. John's.

Howells / Stinson
Steven and Janet are proud to announce the safe arrival of their daughter, Rachel Louise on May 9th, 2000 at the Grace General Hospital. Rachel is welcomed with love and snuggles by her sister Laura and brother Mark. Proud grandparents are David and MaryLou Stinson of St. John's, and Ken and Judith Howells of Dartmouth, NS, and Poole, England. Very special thanks are extended to Dr. Cherry Pike for her expert care and support, and to our friends and Anaesthetist, Dr. Robert Forward. We would also like to thank Dr. Sheryl Pu, Dr. Noel O'Regan, nurses Joan Dalton and Joan Lake O'Reilly, as well as the staff of the caseroom and 2nd floor.

Hutson / Martin
Derek and Barbara Martin are delighted to announce the early, but safe arrival, of their second grandchild, Robert Waddington, born May 16th, 2000, weighing 5 lbs. 10 ½ ozs. Proud first time parents are Pamela (nee Martin) and Robert Hutson of Leavenworth, Kansas.

Inder / Grant
Geoff and Lisa (Grant) are proud to announce the safe arrival of their second child, Jacob William, born May 11th, 2000, at 3:08 pm, weighing 7 lbs. 15 ozs. Special thanks to Dr. Bartellas, nurse Sandra plus staff of 2nd and 4th floors of the Grace. Proud relatives include grandparents William and Elizabeth Grant, Jim and June Inder, uncle Todd Grant, great-grandmother Dinah Snook and especially big brother James.

Jackman / Murphy
OH BOY! OH BOY! ANOTHER GIRL!
Rob and Tina (nee Murphy) and big sister Carly are overjoyed to announce the blessed arrival of their second daughter and little sister, Robyn Francine Marian. Born on the beautiful day of May 31st, 2000 at 3:02 pm., weighing 6 lbs. 12 ozs. Proud grandparents are John and Joan Murphy and the late Frank and Rose Jackman who are smiling together from heaven. As Nanny ascended to the angels today, in her special way, she helped send your soul to earth. Loving thanks to Daddy and Auntie Karen Mallard and Auntie Ros Doyle for their wonderful support, and to Mary Lou Tucker for her beautiful poem. A very special and heartfelt thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz and her team, and the exceptional staff of the caseroom especially Marina, Karen and Joan, and the 2nd floor staff. We would like to thank everyone for your kind and thoughtful words during this joyous, but difficult time in our lives.

Jackson / Hicks
Dion and Lisa are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Jessica Ann was born May 28th, 2000 at 6:13 am., weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Eric and Annie Hicks, Bonavista, and Jessie Jackson, Dover. Special thanks to Dr. Roche and caseroom nurses Lisa and Dawn, 2nd floor nursing staff for their care. A very special thanks to Daddy for his excellent coaching and support.

James / Mulley
Christopher James
-born May 29th, 2000 at 9:42 pm. Precious little miracle of Basil and Marie (nee Mulley). Happy early arrival to our tiny tot, 4 lbs. 14 ozs. Proud grandparents Edward and Isabelle James, Rosalind and Winston Mulley, great-grandparents Hubert and Iris Clarke and also Godparents Bev. James, Cathy Jones and Barry James. Special thanks to supporting family members, friends and co-workers, including the simple things like phone calls and our household care. "Could not have done this without you." Also special thanks to all the wonderful caring staff of the Grace General Hospital, Dr. Rolfe, Dr. Tennent and to God for the safe arrival of our son.

Jenkins / Crockwell
Bill and Karen are overjoyed to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Kristen Renee arrived May 10th, 2000, weighing 9 lbs. First granddaughter for proud grandparents Kevin and Marion Crockwell; grandparents also are Leo and Marjorie Jenkins. Special thanks to Dr. Ripley, and to Dr. Tennent and his team for a safe delivery. Thanks also to the 2nd and 4th floor staff at the Grace.

Knee / Murphy
Craig, Roseann (Murphy) and Curtis are thrilled to announce the early arrival of Noah Stewart. Noah was born May 2nd, 2000, weighting 7 lbs. 4 ozs. Proud grandparents are Nelson and Rosemarie Murphy, as well as Frank and Ruth Knee. Special thanks to Dr .Jeff White and the exceptional caseroom and 2nd floor staff.

Legge /Raymond
Brian and Marion (Raymond) and big sister Jessica are thrilled to announce the safe and long awaited birth of Sarah Jane, weighing in at 8 lbs. 10 ozs., on May 20th, 2000 at 12:35 pm. Proud grandparents Hayward and Ruby Legge (Cavendish), Vincent Raymond (St. John's). Proud great-grandparents Gordon and Edith Legge (Cavendish), Violet Bishop (Cavendish). We would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Bennett and her team for getting us well past our 27 weeks. Thank you to Dr. Crane and the 4th, and 2nd floor nursing staff. Thank you to nurse Ann at the Fetal Assessment Unit for having the foresight to call a specialist. Thanks to Karen Legge for breaking the sound of speed, thanks to two special friends. Kim Power and Debbie Abbott, who dropped everything and showed up to make me laugh when needed. A very special thanks to Ruby and Hayward for taking care of Jessica months before and after; and to Brian for being such a great coach, dad and husband.

Lewis / Mercer
Darryl and Donna are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Hannah Catherine Belle was born at 12:25 pm., on May 28th, 2000 at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 8 lbs. 9 ¼ ozs. Hannah is welcomed by grandparents Alec and Edna Lewis and Janet Mercer, Aunt Yvonne, Uncle Pat and cousin Breanne, and looking down form heaven Poppy Gordon Mercer. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle, Dr. Bannister and Dr. Kwa, caseroom nurses Christine and Karen and NICU and 2nd floor nurses.

MacDonald / O'Brien
Hannah Noel MacDonald would like to announce the birth of her baby sister, Katie Nicolette, born on May 8th, 2000, weighing 8 lbs. 3 ¾ ozs. Proud parents are Bill and Niki MacDonald, grandparents Bruce and Carolann MacDonald, Bill and Margie O'Brien. Special thanks to Dr. Verge and the staff of the Grace Hospital.

Maher / Sears
Gavin Douglas would like to announce, on behalf of his parents, Earl and Sherry (nee Sears), the arrival of his little brother, Braden Joseph, on May 10th, 2000, weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs., at Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital, Fredericton, NB. Proud grandparents are Douglas Sears, Marion and James MacDonald, Frank Maher and Vera and James Scoones, great-grandmother Mr. Violet Trelegan. Loving thanks to Daddy, Nana, Dr. Murdock and the Labour and Delivery nurses for their wonderful support.

Marshall / Johnson
IT'S A BOY!
Dave, Janice (Johnson) and big brother Matthew are happy to announce the arrival of Jacob James, born May 8th, 2000 at 8:57 pm., weighing 7 lbs., in Maple, Ontario. Proud grandparents are Joe and Shan Johnson and Jim and Carolyn Marshall; proud great-grandmothers are Maude LeGrow and Mae Marshall, all of St. John's, Special thanks to Dr. Dooley and Dr. Cherry Pike of St. John's, Newfoundland, Dr. Venchiarutti, Dr. Ozak and Dr. Rossman of Ontario; and to all the neonatal staff at York Central Hospital. A very special thank you to Aunt Jodi for taking such good care of Matthew.

McGrath / Follett
Daddy has a new hunting buddy. Vaughn and Sandy (Follett) are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Christopher Thomas, weighing 8 lbs. 6 ozs., born at the Grace General on May 26th, 2000 at 8:18 am. Proud grandparents are James and Viola Follett, and Val and Nellie McGrath. Special thanks to Dr. Roche, Dr. Marian Greene, the nursing staff on the 2nd and 4th floors, and student nurse Tina Rideout.

Molloy / Myrick
IT'S A GIRL!
Derwin, Karen and big brother Darcy are overjoyed to announce the arrival of Karissa Mary Theresa, born May 22nd, 2000 at 5: 45 am., weighing 7 lbs. 4 ozs. Proudly welcomed by grandparents Peter and Theresa Myrick and Christopher and Mary Molloy, St. Shott's. Thanks to Dr. Few and all nursing staff. Special thanks to aunt Trudy for her help and support.

Morris / Barbour
Born to Glenn and Jackie (nee Barbour) of Brooklyn, Ontario on May 5th, 2000, a baby girl, Mackenzie Lynn, a sister for Kayla. Proud grandparents are Wanda and Ted Morris, and Barbara and George Barbour.

Murphy / Parsons
Jim and Michelle (nee Parsons) are thrilled to announce the early arrival of their first child, a handsome little boy, Nicholas James Gordon, born May 24th, 2000 at 10:21 pm., weighing 8 lbs. 12 ozs. Nicholas is welcomed by first time grandparent Julia Parsons (and the late Gordon Parsons) of Mount Pearl and second time grandparents Jim and Anastasia Murphy of Holyrood. Special thanks to Dr. Peet and Dr. Jeff White for his excellent prenatal care and the 4th and 2nd floor of the Grace. Also to Daddy for his excellent coaching and support.

Noel / Williams
Shawn and Marion (nee Williams) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a handsome little boy, Ryan Shawn, born May 24th, 2000, a precious birthday present for Mommy, weighing 7 lbs. 2 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Doug and Ellen Williams, Bay Bulls and Allan and Phoebe Noel, St. Anthony. A special thank you to Dr. C. Pike and the 2nd floor nursing staff at the Grace General Hospital. Thanks to Uncle Corey and Aunt Nancy for your vigilance.

Pelley / Summers
Lori Summers and Joey Pelley are pleased to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl Brenna Lynn, weighing 7 lbs. on May 29th, 2000. Proud grandparents Fred and Trudy Summers, Joe and Patricia Pelley. Thanks to best friend Natasha Wicks, 4th floor staff of the Grace and Dr. Heidi Kravitz and team.

Pendergast / Christopher
David and Renee (Christopher) are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful angel, Olivia Monica, born May 16th, 2000, at 7:43 pm., weighing 8 lbs. 4 ozs., at the Grace Hospital. Proud grandparents are Steve and Mercedes Christopher and Doug and Sheila Pendergast. Pleased godparents are Nicole Christopher and Douglas Pendergast. A special thank you to the 2nd and 4th floor nurses and especially to Dr. Lacelle for her personal care and support.

Penney / Kennedy
Hi, my name is Hannah Stephanie Penney and my Mommy and Daddy, Anne Marie and Marcel, were overjoyed when I showed up on May 5th, 2000. I weighed 7 lbs. 13 ¼ ozs., and since I am the first grandchild, my grandparents Marg and Jim (Boo) Kennedy and Bill and Monica Penney, as well as my great-grandmother Maude Dwyer and my great-grandmother and Guardian Angel Hannah Ennis, love every bit of me. Both myself and my Mommy would like to send a big thanks from the bottom of our little hearts to my number 1 Daddy for all the love and long nights he spent with us while we were in the hospital.

Phillips / Jamieson
Geoff and Lisa (nee Jamieson) and proud big sister Shaelyn are delighted to announce the arrival of their precious little boy. Kyle Douglas was born on May 9th, 2000, 11:00 am., weighting 8 lbs. 10 ozs. Very proud grandparents are Audrey Lawlor, Alex Jamieson and Wendy and Doug Phillips. Great-grandparents Nanny and Poppy Best, grandma Butler and Grandma and Grandpa Phillips are overjoyed. Also, his uncle Adam is quite excited to have a little nephew. We know Poppy Gus is smiling down on Kyle. Special thank you to Dr. Kravits, Brandi, Nurse Denise and Marina (4th floor), Karen, Linda and Patricia (2nd floor). A big thank you to Dr. O'Regan for his care and support. Kyle says a special hello to this new little buddy, Nathan Dunne. Mommy, Shaelyn and Kyle send lots of hugs and kisses to the best daddy ever.

Pike / Mallard
John and Joanne (nee Mallard) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a handsome little boy. Hunter John was born on May 19th, 2000, at the Grace Hospital. Hunter is the first grandchild for Jack and Barb Mallard of Quidi Vidi Village and the first grandchild for John and Geraldine Pike of Shea Heights. Hunter has one aunt, Jackie Mallard, and two uncles, Gord Mallard and Mike Pike. He is the fourth great-grandchild or Gordon and Violet Warford. John and Joanne would like to thank Dr. Roche and staff for prenatal care and the doctors and the nurses on the 4th and 2nd floors of the Grace Hospital. Hunter and Mommy would like to send Big Hugs and Kisses to Grammie Mallard, Nanny Pike and especially Daddy for their love, support and words of encouragement which made Hunter's arrival a very joyous occasion.

Pike / Stender
Big brother Nicholas and big sister Katie together with their parents, Eric and Jennifer, are thrilled to welcome baby Benjamin. Benjamin was born on May 19th, 2000, weighing 7 lbs. 11 ozs. Delighted grandparents for the third time are Wulf and Jean Stender and Fran Pike. Very special thank you to Dr. Heidi Kravitz for her exceptional care and expertise, Dr. Kamra, caseroom nurses Joan and Ann, 2nd floor OBS and Lori for arranging office visits.
"Wulf" was listed.

Power / Chafe
IT'S A GIRL!
Tammy and Eric welcome with open arms and hearts the early and safe arrival of their first child. Olivia Lynn was born May 8th, 2000 at 5:12 pm., at the Grace, weighing 8 lbs. 4 ½ ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Eric and Donna Chafe and Linda Power, and Poppy Power who watches over Olivia from heaven. Olivia is also welcomed by Aunt Judy, Uncle Brian, great-grandmother Kathleen Chafe and first time great-grandma Josephine Raymond and lots of great-aunts and uncles. Special thanks goes out to all the doctors and nurses for all their excellent care especially Dr. Heidi Kravitz and nurse Joan Dalton. Thank you to everyone!

Predham / Evans
Todd and Joanne (Evans) are proud to announce the safe arrival of Victoria May Pauline, born May 29th, 2000 at the Grace Hospital, weighing 7 lbs. 10 ozs. A little princess for big brothers Christopher and Stephen to love. Proud grandparents Ronald and Mary Evans, St. John's, John and Barbara Predham, Mount Pearl. Special thanks to coaches Daddy, Nanny Evans and Cousin Jennifer Loder for their support. Also thanks to Dr. Lacelle and the nursing staff.

Pugh / Gallant
Christian and Cheryl (Gallant) are delighted to announce the birth of their second child, Megan Victoria, a sister for Evan. Megan arrived at 8:34 am., on May 24th, 2000, and weighed 8 lbs. 5 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Stan and Pauline Gallant of Stephenville, and Jack and Fran Pugh of Mount Pearl. Proud great-grandparents are Frank and Rose Kearsey of St. John's. Special thanks to Dr. Crane, Dr. Bennett, Dr. Healey, Ann, Donna and Ruby at the Maternal Fetal Assessment Unit, all of the caseroom staff especially Joan Lake-O'Reilly, Ruth Martin, Marina Reardigan, Evelyn Mooney, Judy Lester and Ann Connors. Thank you to Helen Greenland for being there, all of the 2nd floor nursing staff and especially Evelyn Myers.

Rees / Young
Brendan and Angela (nee Young) are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful angel, Rebecca Hope, born May 11th, 2000 at 4:03 pm., weighing 8 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud big brothers are James and Steven. A sincere thank you is extended to Dr. Kum and Dr. Aziz. Special thanks to all the nurses on the caseroom floor, especially Beverly Percy for the safe delivery of Rebecca.

Shea / Carroll
Happy Birthday Mommy! David and Tracey (Carroll) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child. Liam David was born on May 4th, 2000 at 1:53 pm., at the Grace Hospital, weighing 8 lbs. 11.5 ozs. Welcomed by his grandmother Madonna Shea and first time grandparents Andrew and Lucy Carroll. Keeping an eye on little Liam from heaven is Poppy William Shea. To our family and friends, your well wishes, gifts and support were greatly appreciated. Thank you to Drs. Halley and Few and all other medical professionals at the Grace. Special thanks to Dr. O'Shea and nurse Margaret Anne for their excellent care. Great Job on the Coaching, Daddy!

Smith / Hodgson
Damien Smith and Jennifer Hodgson joyfully announce the birth of their first child, Grace Thea Smith, on May 13th, 2000 at Maple Ridge, BC, weighing 7.2 lbs. Grandparents are Bertille Hodgson and Wayne Hodgson, Niagara, ON; and Hannah and the late Murray Smith, St. John's.

Stevenson / Power
Born to Jonathan and Michelle Stevenson (nee Power) at the Manchester Memorial Hospital, Connecticut, on May 13th, 2000, 6:35 am., their second child, Jennifer Elizabeth, weighing 9lbs, 5 ozs. A baby sister for Katherine. Second-time grandparents, John and Carmel Power and third-time grandparents Carl and Wendy Stevenson, St. John's.

Strickland
Cynthia and Jim are delighted to announce the arrival of their first child, Jamie Clarke. Jamie, weighing 8 lbs. 14 ozs., was born at 12: 48 am on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2000 at the Grace General Hospital. Special thanks to Dr. Pike for the wonderful prenatal care and to Dr. O'Grady for the safe arrival of our precious baby boy. Many thanks to the nursing staff of the 4th and 2nd floors for their care and support.

Tee / Harrigan
Jeff and Linda proudly announce the birth of their son, Quinton John Tee, born May 30th, 2000, weighing 8 lbs. 11 ½ ozs. Quinton is the first grandchild of John and Loretta Tee, and the fifth grandchild of James and Frances Harrigan. Special thanks to Dr. Annette McCarthy and Heather Shute for the safe arrival of our baby boy.

Thorne / Sparkes
Keith and Wendy (nee Sparkes) and big sister Merissa are pleased to announce the arrival of Gavin Christopher on May 30th, 2000 at 6:47 pm at Carbonear General Hospital, weighing 8 lbs. 12 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Hedley and Bertha Sparkes and Ches and Evelyn Thorne of Brownsdale. Special thanks to Dr. Marais and the OBS staff, especially Ruth George and Dorothy Williams. Merissa would like to thank everyone for taking care of her while Mommy was in the hospital.

Tilley / Maye
Patricia Ryan Maye is delighted to announce the safe arrival in Halifax on May 8th, 2000, a beautiful granddaughter, Shaye Patricia. A sister for Ryan Hillary. Proud parents are Shannon and Jennifer, residing in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

Tobin
Wanda and Terry have been blessed with their second child, Mackenzie Mary came out of our dreams and into our hearts on May 31st, 2000 at 5:57 am., at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 6 lbs. 4 ozs. Big brother Brad is thrilled to have a little sister. Sincere appreciation to Dr. Lynn Dwyer, Dr. Pat O'Shea, Dr. Stand, and special thanks to Lisa and all the nurses on the 2nd floor. Very special thanks to Daddy for his love and support.

Watson / Wells
Ray, Wanda (Wells) and big sister Nicole thank God for the safe arrival of their second child, Joshua Henry Thomas, born May 21st, 2000 at 1:12 pm., weighing 9 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Alexander and Kathleen Watson and Olive Wells. Watching over Joshua from Heaven is Poppy Wells. Special thanks to Drs. Hutton, Crane, and Roche for their prenatal care and Dr. Pike and her tam for Joshua's safe delivery. Thanks to the nurses of the 2nd and 4th floors for your support and excellent care.

Whiffen / Rose
Keith and Cindy are delighted to announce the early and safe arrival of their first child, Claire Olivia Rose, born on Mother's Day, May 14th, 2000, at 5:57 am., weighing 6 lbs. 7 ½ ozs. Claire is welcomed by grandparents Pat and Sheila Whiffen, Shirley and Alvin Rose and great-grandmothers Harriett Foote and Beatrice Rose. Special thanks to Drs. Kravitz, Seviour, Strand and Manocha, nurses Marina and Lisa and the staff at the 2nd floor at the Grace General Hospital.
"There is nothing more wonderful than the smile of a baby, "We love you Claire.

White / Ennis
Jason and Sheri (Ennis) are overjoyed to announce the birth of their precious little girl, Ashlee Catherine, born May 26th, 2000 at 10:10 am., weighing 9 lbs. 6 ozs. Proud grandparents are Lorraine and Gerry Ennis, Veronica White, Bob Power and Jack White. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. C. Pike and caseroom nurse Connie MacLeod and 2nd floor staff. Special thanks to Daddy and Nanny Ennis for their excellence in coaching and support.

Whitt / Seaward
Dwayne and Heather (Seaward) are tickled pink to announce the early and safe arrival of Emma Isabelle, on May 10th, 2000, weighing 6 lbs. 1 oz. Proud first time grandparents are Woodrow and Isabelle Whitt of Change Islands and Ivan and Carol Seaward of St. John's. Special thanks go to Drs. Crane and Bennett, nurses Lavina and Joan, NICU staff and especially Nanny Seaward and Aunt Betty for their support during delivery. What at Mother's Day Gift!

Whitten / Farrell
Chris and Krista (Farrell) are delighted to announce the arrival of their first child, Joshua William. Joshua was born on May 30th, 2000 at 4:51 am., weighing 9 lbs. 1 oz. Proud first time grandparents are Jerry and Aura Farrell of Kelligrews, and David and Ann Whitten of Maddox Cove. Proud first time aunts are Lori and Kelli Farrell, and Tracy Whitten, great-grandmothers are June Farrell and Mary Porter. Special thanks to Drs. Tennent, Healey and Reid, Fetal Assessment Unit, and 2nd and 4th floor nurses, especially Lisa Patton. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

Williams / Rose
Charles and Jennifer (Rose) and big brother Ryan are delighted at announce the safe arrival of Alexander Charles, born May 6th, 2000, weighing 8 lbs. 14 ozs. Proud grandparents are Bill and Phyllis Rose and Joseph and Ruth Williams. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Pike, caseroom and 2nd floor nurses.

 

 

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