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The Telegram Births
May 2001

 

Armstrong / MacDonald
Michael, along with his Daddy and Mommy, Louis and Paula (nee MacDonald) are excited to announce the late arrival of his precious little brother, Jack Alexander, weighing 8 lbs. 9 ozs., on May 5th, 2001 in Ottawa, Ontario. Proud grandparents are Louis and Anita Armstrong, Witless Bay and Howard and Elizabeth MacDonald, Torbay. Many thanks to all of our family and friends.

Barnes / Rickert
Shawn and Colette are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Sarah Rita Marie, born May 21st, 2001. Proud grandparents are Calvin and Rita Barnes, Summerford and Ron and Marie Rickert, St. John's. Special thanks to the doctors and nursing staff at the Health Sciences Centre.

Battcock / Brenton
Terry, Michele and big brother Aaron are thrilled to announce the arrival of Benjamin John. Born at the Women's Health Centre, St. John's on May 4th, 2001 at 7:30 am., weighing 7 lbs. 2 ozs. Proud grandparents are Kaye and Sam Brenton of Springdale, and Helen Battcock of Mount Pearl. Poppy John Battcock is watching over him from heaven. Many thanks to Dr. Roche, Dr. Pike, Dr. Kamra and Dr. Aziz. Special thanks to nursing staff of caseroom and 5NB. Also, thanks to Mommy's co-workers in NICU for "supervising" the birth.

Billard / Head
It is with great joy and pride that Paulette (Head) and Howard Billard announce the birth of their twin boys, Luke and Alexander Billard. Born at 8:40 and 8:41 am., on May 16th, 2001, weighing 6 lbs. 15 ½ ozs and 6 lbs. 15 ozs. The proud parents wish to thank Dr. J. Crane and Dr. L. Hatcher for all their help and medical care. Also a special thank you to grandparents Edgar and Linda Billard, and Nanny Head. Finally, we thank all family members and friends for their continuing support and generosity.

Buckingham / Lush
Bill and Wanda (Lush) are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Liam Anthony, born May 25th, 2001, weighing 7 lbs. Proud grandparents Ivan and Marie Lush, Ed and Helen Buckingham. Special thanks to Dr. Pike and the staff at the Women's Health Centre, also our family and friends for their support and generosity.

Bugden / Walsh
Brian, Kelly and big sister Briana announce the birth of Alexander Joseph, 8 lbs. 4 ozs., on May 1st, 2001 at 9:10am.. Proud grandparents are Ron and Kay Walsh, Petty Harbour and Frank and Ruth Bugden, Portugal Cove, great-grandmother Mary Bugden, Paradise. Thanks to Drs. Halley, Kravitz and Bambrick, and caseroom and 5NB nursing staff.

Coady / Efford
Charles and Kimberley (Efford) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Joshua Patrick, born at HSC on May 24th, 2001 at 5:16pm., weighing 9 lbs. 0 oz.. Anxiously awaiting his arrival were the proud grandparents Francis and Ellen Lake, and Robert and Gloria Efford. Our heartfelt thanks are extended to nurse Sheila Whelan, who will never be forgotten. Special thanks to Drs. McIntyre and O'Grady for their excellent prenatal care. Sincere appreciation and thanks are also extended to Dr. Seviour, Resident Amid, caseroom staff and the 5NB nurses. Many thanks also to family and friends for their support, visits and generous gifts.

Coholan / Furey
IT'S A BOY!
Dave and Dawn (Furey) announce the safe and speedy arrival of Andrew David, born on May 5th, 2001, weighing 8 lbs. 7 ozs. Andrew starts hockey, flying and French lessons next week. Proud grandparents Margie O'Grady (Charlie), John Furey (Suzanne) and Vera and Paul Coholan. Special thanks to our caseroom nurse Bev, Drs. Rivers, O'Shea and Healey and Daddy for my safe arrival.

Comerford / Mercer
Darren, Carol (Mercer) and big brother Mitchell are proud to announce the early arrival of Rebecca Melissa, 7 lbs. 11 ozs., on May 18th, 2001 at 10:36 am at the Health Sciences Centre. Proud grandparents Ray and Millicent, St. Phillips and Ray and Amanda, New Harbour. A special thanks to Dr. Crane and the staff of the Health Sciences Centre.
P.S. Thanks to Mommy and Daddy for giving me a little sister to love and play with - Love Mitchell.

Connors / Nelson
Big brother Zachary is thrilled to announce the arrival of his baby sister, Kennedy Taylor. She was born at 2:15 pm on May 14th, 2001 at the HSC. Anxiously awaiting her arrival were Mommy and Daddy, Mark and Elaine (nee Nelson) Connors; grandparents Ann Nelson of Cape Broyle and Kay and Bob Connors of St. John's, great-grandparents Mary and Peter Holden of St. John's. A great big hug goes out to Aunt Roxanne, Aunt Kyla and Daddy for helping Mommy during delivery. Another hug goes out to Grandma Connors for flying all the way from Florida to help look after me (Zachary). Mommy would also like to thank Dr. Kravitz for her excellent prenatal care, staff in the caseroom, especially nurse Joan for all her encouragement, and all the nurses on 5NB at the HSC. Thank you to everyone for giving me a little sister to play with.

Crane / Wareham
Sheldon and Susan (nee Wareham) are thrilled to announce the birth of their second daughter, Gillian May Victoria (a sister for Sarah!), on May 9th, 2001. Proud grandparents are Nathan and May Crane, Baxter Wareham and Joan Cavaco; step-grandparents are Joseph Cavaco and Muriel Wareham; great-grandparents are George and Mary Crane, and Doug and Una Pike. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle, caseroom nurses, especially Sue, and staff of 5NB at HSC.

Crocker
John and Jane Kelsey welcome with love the safe arrival of their second child, a beautiful daughter, Sarah Helena, on May 23rd, 2001, at 8:38 am., weighing 7 lbs. 8 ozs.. Big sister Kelsey Elizabeth happily welcomes the new addition to her family. Very proud grandparents are Mary and the late Ron Kelsey and Janet Nugent. Special thanks to Dr. Tennent for prenatal care and safe delivery, as well as caseroom and 5NB staff of the Health Sciences Centre.

Curran / Colbourne
Mike and Donna (nee Colbourne) are delighted to announce the safe and healthy arrival of their first child, Bryan Thomas. Bryan arrived on May 25th, 2001 at 4:30 pm., weighing 5 lbs. 10 ½ ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Tom and Lynette Curran and equally proud grandparents for the twelfth time are Arthur Colbourne and Madonna Rowlands. Bryan is welcomed by countless aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Thanks to Dr. Lacelle, Dr. Kravitz and nurse Sheila for all their support and encouragement in the delivery room. Thanks to all the caseroom and nursing staff, and to all family members and friends for their continuing support and generosity. Finally, Mommy and Bryan would like to thank Daddy for all his love and great coaching.

Dean / Bell
Randy and Susan are proud to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Danica Katherine Anne Dean arrived on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2001 at the Health Sciences Centre, weighing 9 lbs. 1 oz. and measuring 21 ½ inches. Danica is the third grandchild of Eli and Marion Dean and the fifth great-grandchild of Simeon Dean, of Northwest Brook, Trinity Bay. Special thank you to caseroom staff, Karen and Diane, for their tremendous support and caring and to the staff of 5NB, especially Judy and Claudette, your help was greatly appreciated and to Dr. Bartellas for his special prenatal care.

Fowler / O'Leary
Born to Tim and Nicole (O'Leary) a beautiful baby boy, Spencer Cyril on May 29th, 2001 at 5:20 pm at the HSC. Spencer weighed 7 lbs. 11.5 ozs., and is welcomed by second time grandparents Alice and Cyril O'Leary, Torbay and first time grandma Joan Fowler of St. John's. Many thanks to Dr. Roche, Dr. Pugh, Dr. Mossman and the staff of the caseroom, especially Heather, Connie and Lavinia. Mommy and Spencer would like to thank Daddy and special friend Donnette for their wonderful coaching.

George / Brace
I'M A BOY!
Cheryl Brace and Bill George are proud to announce the safe arrival of Tyler William, born at the Health Sciences Centre on May 29th, 2001, at 2:30 am., weighing 9 lbs. 11 ozs. First time grandparents are Lewis and Marion George and Angus and Ina Brace. Also welcomed by uncle Sheldon and aunt Debbie. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White and all the nursing staff. A very special thank you to Daddy for all his love and support.

Gosse / Grant
Paul and Cindy (Grant) Gosse proudly announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, Elise Kathryn, born 7:58 am., on May 8th, 2001, weighing 8 lbs. 15 ozs., at Rockyview Hospital, Calgary. Elise is welcomed by cousins Michael Devlin, Caroline, Thomas and Ellen Grant and Sarah Gillingham and by proud grandparents Gordon and Betty Gosse and Andrew and Vera Grant.
There was no comma between Michael Devlin.

Greene / Squires
Paul and Susan Joyfully announce the birth of their first child, Ethan Paul Squires Greene, on May 16th, 2001, weighing 7 lbs. 11 ozs., at the Ottawa Civic Hospital. Proud grandparents are John and Sheila Greene of St. John's and Jack and Gerry Squires of Ottawa. Many thanks to Wendy Huculak and the doctors and nurses at the Ottawa Civic Hospital.

Greenham / Bragg
Shawn and Michelle are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Noah Shawn, on May 1st, 2001, weighing 9 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud grandparents are Kermit and Patricia Bragg (Victoria), Reginald and Joan Greenham (Twillingate). Special thanks to our families, caseroom staff and especially to Daddy for all his love, support and most of all his patience.

Guzzwell / Greene
Hello Everyone! My name is Catherine Jane Olivia. I arrived on May 27th, 2001, to the delight of my big brother Sydney, my Mom, Michelle Greene and my Dad, Harold. I weighed 6 lbs. 15 ozs. My grandparents are Tom and Florence Greene, Vira Guzzwell (the late Sydney Guzzwell) and Captain Tom Anstey. I have lots of cousins, aunts and uncles, but I want to say a special hello to Michael, Sarah and Maria Downton. Thanks to everyone who has been so nice to me since I got her, especially Dr. Crane and everyone in the caseroom.

Hawco
Emily Sarah Joyce is proud to announce the arrival of her new baby brother, Kenneth Michael Hawco, born May 28th, 2001, weighing 3 lbs. 8 os. Overjoyed with his early arrival are parents Sonya Mercer and Kenneth Hawco, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Special thanks to the wonderful staff of the HSC and Janeway for taking such good care of mother and baby.

Heffernan / Reardon
Miracles really do happen! On May 5th, 2001, Florence and David Heffernan became proud parents of Delaney Asher Heffernan. Delaney weighed in at 7 lbs. 6 ozs., and was 19 inches tall. He truly is a miracle and a blessing. Second grandchild to Fred and Frances Reardon and fifth grandchild to Philip and Dorothy Heffernan. Twenty-ninth great-grandchild to Hazel Chafe. Second great-grandchild to Harold Crane. Our warmest thanks to all family and friends for their love and support. Thanks to all staff on 5NB at HSC. Special thanks to Dr. O'Grady and Heather Reese for helping us with the making of our little miracle. As well, we would like to extend our most gracious thank you to Dr. Healy, Dr. Scevior, and all the wonderful caseroom nurses who ensured a happy outcome for Mom and baby. Thank you all!

Hickman / Butt
Wally and Darlene are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their first child Kaitlin Renee, weighing 7 lbs. 11 ¾ ozs. First grandchild for proud grandparents Cecil and Rosemarie Hickman and Bill and Brenda Butt. First great-grandchild fro Ruby Hickman and Joan Escott. First great-granddaughter for William and Emma Butt and proud great-grandfather Douglas Crummell. Many thanks to Dr. Patricia Roche, her medical team, Dr. Gill, nurses in labour and delivery, nursing staff on 5NB and to Daddy and Nanny Hickman for their great coaching. Special thank you to Aunt Cheryl for helping Mommy every step of the way.
No date listed---The Telegram dated May 12th, 2001.

Hillyard / White
Steve and Tracy (White) are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Christian, weighing 7 lbs. 2 ozs. Grandparents are Don and Mary White (Placentia) and Marina and the late Bert Hillyard (St. John's). Special thanks to all of the Health Sciences staff.
No date listed---The Telegram dated May 12th, 2001.

Hounsell
Sandy, Nancy and big sister Chelsea are delighted to announce the birth of our little bundle of joy, Abigail (Abby) Beatrice Helene, born May 7th, 2001 at 2:01 pm., weighing 6 lbs. 5 ozs. Mommy and Abby would like to give a big thanks to Daddy for being such a great coach, during Abby's birth. Special thanks to Nanny Beatrice Hounsell for taking such good care of Chelsea. Also, thanks to "Aunt Sheri" for being such a wonderful friend (and loaning Mommy her comfy, size 9W shoes for the last couple of months!). Thank you to Dr. Terry O'Grady for the best medical care and support every step of the way, we are truly blessed once again.

Inkpen / Snook
Karl and Nicole are excited to announce the arrival of their first child, Coady Isreal, born on May 15th, 2001, at 4:20 pm at the Health Sciences Centre. Proud grandparents are Marg Snook of St. Mary's Bay, Gilbert and Linda Inkpen of Lewin's Cove. Special thank you to the coaches "Nan" Snook and Nurse Sheila. Thanks to Dr. Roche and Dr. Tennant and to all the staff of 5NB.

Jacobs / Clarke
Dean, Tina (Clarke) and big brother Noah are proud to announce the safe arrival of Nathan Alexander, born Mother's Day, May 13th, 2001 at 10:51 pm., weighing 7 lbs. 4 ozs. Proud grandparents are Harold and Florence Clarke of Mount Pearl and Lorne and Dawn Jacobs of Lewisporte. Nathan is especially proud to have been born on his great-grandmother Jacobs 90th Birthday and his cousin Mallory's 8th Birthday. Many thanks to our family and friends for their wonderful support and to the caring staff at the Health Sciences Centre.

Jefford / Mooney
A little boy for the Woods Garden. Jillian and Stephen thank God for the safe arrival of their son, James Walter, on May 27th, 2001 at 12:16 am., weighing 8 lbs. 8 2/3 ozs. First grandchild for Kay and William Jefford, second grandchild for Ruth and Larry Mooney. Proud great-grandmothers are Edith Nurse, Matilda Jefford, Emma Trenchard and Sarah Mooney.

Jenkins / Wall
Cory and Ann-Marie (Wall) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Kevin Leo William, on May 4th, 2001, weighing 8 lbs. 2 ozs. Proud grandparents are William and Katherine Jenkins, Mount Pearl and Leo and Florence Wall, formerly of Labrador City. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle, Dr. Bartellas, all the caseroom and 5NB nurses for your excellent care.

Kelly / Cahill
David, Jacinta (Cahill) and big brother David Andrew are pleased to announce the safe arrival of Ryan Patrick, born at the HSC on May 18th, 2001, at 9:10 am., weighing 9 lbs. 2 ozs. Proud grandparents are Adrian and Ann Cahill of St. John's and Harold and Maureen Kelly of Middle Cove, great-grandmother Beatrice Everson. Special thanks to the caseroom staff.

Kelly / Connors
Sean and Kathleen are pleased to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Jennifer Kathleen, on May 7th, 2001, 4:00 pm., weighing 6 lbs. 9 ozs., at the HSC. Proud grandparents are William and Florence Connors of St. Johns and Leo and Sheila Kelly of Corner Brook. Special thanks to the staff at the Women's Health Centre.

King / Wagner
Another Habs fan is born! Stephen and Lisa (Wagner) are thrilled to announce the early arrival of their first child, Ethan Charles, born May 10th, 2001 at 8:24pm., weighing 6 lbs. 8 ozs., at the Women's Health Centre. Proud grandparents are Nanna and Grandpa King, Nanny and Grandpa Wagner of Moncton, NB., and great-granny Wagner of Laval, QC.. Sincere thanks go out to Dr. Kravitz, all the nurses in the caseroom, the NICU and on 5NB, who took great care of Mom and baby. Special thanks to Cyndie, Anne and Debbie who helped Dad finish the nursery 5 weeks early! And thank you to Aunty Jan for getting Mom to the hospital! Mommy and Ethan, especially thank Daddy for all his love and support during delivery and long stay in the hospital.

Laing / Taggart
It is with great joy that Kara (Taggart) and Stephen announce the birth of their first child, Ainsley Rebecca. She arrived on May 6th, 2001, at 0030 hrs., weighing 7 lbs. 9 ozs. Ainsley is the first grandchild for Eva and Gene Laing of Upper Gullies and the fourth for Sandra and Roy Taggart of Kelligrews. Proud first time great-grandparents are Janie Laing of Carbonear and David Clarke of Victoria. She is also a new great-granddaughter for Lola and Tom Ogden of Truro, Nova Scotia. Aunt Kim and Uncle Aiden, Aunt Kelly and Uncle Jordy, Aunt Kristen, Uncle Christopher and Aunt Claudette, her cousins Kyle, Emily and Riley, and her puppy Jasmine also welcome Ainsley to the family. Many thanks to Drs. Duke, Miller, Healey, O'Leary and especially Dr. O'Shea for her safe arrival. A very special thank you to caseroom nurse Charlene for her excellent care and support and to all the other caseroom and 5NB nurses for their help. Thanks to all our family and friends for their love and warm wishes.

Linehan / Casey
Kelli is proud to announce the safe arrival of her baby sister on May 25th, 2001, Abagail Theresa, weighing 8 lbs. 8.8 ozs. Proud parents Joseph and Susan (nee Casey). Proud grandparents Austin and Theresa Linehan of Admirals Beach, Mary Casey, St. John's. Special thanks to Dr. Seviour and the staff at the Health Sciences. A special thank you to Nurse Lisa from the caseroom and coach Lori Critch for all their support.

MacInnis / Parsons
Wilma, Jim and big brother David are delighted to announce the arrival of Adam Alexander. Born at Women's Health Centre on May 7th, 2001 at 3:02 am., weighing 9 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Ada and Ron MacInnis, Codroy, Margaret and William Parsons, Admirals Beach. Great-grandmother Ruth Parsons, Codroy. Many thanks to Dr. Picco, Dr. Kravitz and nursing staff Karen Murray, Margaret Ann Dooling and Rose Thain.

Mackey / Finn
Mommy's best birthday present ever! Thomas, Danamarie (Finn) and big brother Christian proudly announce the safe arrival of Ethan Pius Oliver of May 21st, 2001 at 1:01 pm.. Proud grandparents are Frank and Catherine Finn and Mary Mackey. Special thanks to Joan Dalton R.N. and Dr. Bartellas and to expert coaches Daddy, Aunt Cathie and cousin Stephanie.

Madden / Ivimey
Daniel and Joanne are thrilled to announce the birth of their second child, a brother for Jack. Alexander William was born weighing 7 lbs. 4 ozs., on May 15th, 2001 at St. Joseph's Health Centre in Sudbury, Ontario. Proud grandparents are Ralph and Meta Ivimey of Manuels and Gerald and Margaret Madden of St. John's. Thanks to Drs. Right, Cote and Bonin as well as Obstetrics and Post Partum Nursing staff.

Magee / Joyce
Paul and Annette (Joyce) are ecstatic to announce that their prayers were answered and their dreams came true on Friday, May 11th, 2001, with the birth of their first child, Mark Hanlon Magee, 9 lbs. 1 oz., at the Women's Health Centre. An early birthday present for Daddy and a Mother's Day gift all in one. Tenth grandchild for proud grandmother Anne Joyce, first grandchild for equally proud grandmother Vivian Magee of Saint John, NB.. Two heavenly angels, Poppy Michael Joyce and Poppy Ronald Magee, will be protecting from above. Many thanks to caseroom nurses Tammy and Annette, as well as all attending physicians and 5NB nurses.

Major / Walsh
Darryl and Tish are pleased to announce the early arrival of their beautiful daughter Caleigh Wickham Major, born May 24th, 2001, weighing 2 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Gabe and Helen Walsh, St. John's and Lloyd and Vivian Major, Rocky Harbour. Special thanks to all the staff at the Janeway NICU.

McLellan / Austin
Jesse and Victoria would like to announce the birth of their brother, Cavan Duke Robert. A boy for them to pick on! At 10 lbs. 2 ozs., they may be in for a surprise. Cavan was born in Burlington, Ontario, at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital on Friday, May 25th, 2001, to the proud Mom and Dad, Heather and Troy (referees). Also awaiting their bout are the grandparents Bob and Joyce McLellan of Waterloo, and Bob and Faye Austin of St. John's. My money's on "The Duke".

Murphy
Keith and Rebecca Tracy are delighted to announce the arrival of their son, Aidan Hugh, weighing 6 lbs. 10 ozs. Aidan was born on May 1st, 2001 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, Brattleboro, Vermont, USA.. Proud grandparents are Noreen MacLennan of St. John's and Richard Tracy of Simsbury, Connecticut, USA.

Norman / Murphy
It is with great joy that Tom and Lisa (nee Murphy) and their cat Chablis announce the safe arrival of their first child, a precious baby boy, Liam Thomas, born May 1st, 2001 at 5:13 pm at Peter Lougheed Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, weighing 8 lbs. 13 ozs. Overjoyed grandparents are Gordon and Irene Murphy and Mary Norman, all of Ship Harbour. Watching over from heaven with a big smile is Poppy William Norman. Mommy would like to thank Daddy for all his dedication, love and support. Also, a very special thank you to aunt Cindy.

O'Brien / Williams
Sean and Lisa (Williams) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Nicholas Sean, born at the Health Sciences Centre on May 11th, 2001 at 10:28 am., weighing 8 lbs. 11.5 ozs. First grandchild for David and Jean Williams of Topsail and third grandchild for Frank and Joan O'Brien of Mount Pearl. Proud great-grandfather is John Miller of Topsail. Nicholas also makes for the first time; Noel Williams an uncle and Heather O'Brien an aunt. Special thanks to our families and friends for their support, Drs. Bannister and Bartellas, staff at the HSC. Also, a very special thank you from Nicholas and Mommy to Daddy for all his love, support and patience.

O'Leary / Kelly
Leonard and Kathi (Kelly) are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Kaitlyn Kelly O'Leary was born on May 4th, 2001, weighing 7 lbs. 2 ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Cynthia and Pat Kelly, and Patricia and John O'Leary. Special thanks to Drs. Picco, Roche, Bartellas and the nursing staff at the HSC.

O'Keefe / Cole
Paul and Marie (Cole) are pleased to announce the early arrival of their son, Devon Paul. Big brother Philip welcomes him to our family. Devon was born on May 2nd, 2001 at 8:30 am., weighing 10 lbs. 6 ozs. Proud grandparents are Philip and Agnes O'Keefe and Leo and Marie Cole. Special thanks to Drs. Ripley and Kum, as well as the nursing staff at the Health Sciences Center for their professional and personal care. Warmest thanks to Nana and Poppy Cole for taking such good care of Philip during Mommy's hospital stay. Our children are truly blessed to have a father as loving and attentive as you!

O'Reilly / Ryan
Our beautiful little angel has arrived at last! Katrina and Gordon are thrilled to announce that Norah Bernadette, weighing 5 lbs. 15 ozs., was born 18th May, 2001, at Saanich Peninsula Hospital, Victoria, BC. Ecstatic grandparents are Bernie and Cyril O'Reilly, Freshwater, P.B. and Maurice Ryan, St. John's. Watching over her from Heaven is her own special Guardian Angel and namesake, Nanny Norah Ryan. Norah is welcomed by countless aunts, uncles and cousins. Special thanks to midwife, Caroline Meggison and staff at Saanich Peninsula Hospital. Mommy and Norah would especially like to thank Daddy for all his love and support.

Parsons / King
Arrived with a splash 6:00 am., on May 14th, 2001, at the Women's Health Centre, Michael Roy Parsons, son of Lori (King) and Bill Parsons. Proud parents send thanks to Nanny and Poppy King (Mary and Michael) and Nanny and Poppy Parsons (Marion and Roy) for all their love and support. Michael wants to thank great Uncle Laurie, Poppy King and Nanny Par for helping Dad to finish his room as he was 3 weeks early. Special thanks to all the great folks who looked after us including Dr. Simmons, Dr. Roche, Dr. Pike and Dr. Butler, caseroom staff, nursing and support staff at the HSC. Michael is looking forward to meeting his cousins Emma and Kate. Mommy would especially like to thank Daddy for his enduring love and support, especially during pregnancy and delivery.

Pennell / Waddleton
Gary and Deena are pleased to announce the arrival of their first baby, a boy, Bray Isiah, weighing 8 lbs. 3 ozs., born May 14th, 2001, at Lakeshore General Hospital, Pointe Claire, Quebec. Proud grandparents are Des and Blanche Waddleton and Theresa Pennell, Trepassey.

Penney / Colborne
Ian Penney and wife Sarah Colborne are pleased to announce the birth of Alexandra Lillian Colborne Penney in St. John's on Sunday, May 6th, 2001 at 9:02 am.. She weighed 9 lbs. 2 0zs.

Penney / Spurgeon
Alexander and Zachary are overjoyed to announce the birth of their new baby brother, Benjamin Francis Robert, born May 22nd, 2001, weighing 8 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud parents are Deanne (nee Spurgeon) and Alex Penney. Proud grandparents Joan and Doug Penney. From our three sons and ourselves we want to extend a very special thank you to Dr. Roche and Jackie for all their care during the past nine months, as well, the wonderful staff of the caseroom, Dr. Butler, R.N. Lorna and R.N. Bev., words cannot express our thanks to you. Benjamin and Mommy would also like to thank Daddy and Godmother Deanne Spurgeon for all their love and support in the delivery room.

Pickard / Kennedy
Ryan Michael Kennedy
-All babies bring joy to the world, but our little man, Ryan, is extra special. We met him on May 15th, 2001 just a week after the world lost his beautiful aunt Katie. A lovely big boy- 8 lbs. 9.5 ozs- who has brought sunshine on a cloudy day to his Mom and Dad Sheri (Kennedy) and Michael. Joining in celebration are first time grandparents John and Shirley Kennedy, and wily veterans Chris and Julia Pickard, great-grandmother Sadie Hindy, aunts Christina (Ken), Liz and Anne, and uncle Christopher (Coleen), and scores of other relatives and friends. Thanks to Drs. O'Dea, Roche, and Gill, caseroom staff (especially Nurse Sue) and nursing staff on 5NB (especially Marg).

Pittman / Mills
Bouncing baby boy, Mitchell Edward, 7 lbs. 15 ozs., born to Krista Mills and Eddie Pittman on May 20th, 2001. First grandchild to Linda and George Mills, Margaret and Edward Pittman. First nephew to uncles Michael, Steven and Darren, aunts Melissa and Lisa. Thanks to all nurses and doctors at the HSC.

Randell /Everard
Roy and Brenda (Everard) are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Louise, born May 8th, 2001, at 5:45 am at the HSC., weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs. A baby sister for Christopher. Proud grandparents are Brenden and Helen Everard and Ervin and Ivy Randell. Special thanks to Drs. Halley, Tennent and caseroom nurse Denise Maher.

Raymond
Gerald, Tina and big brother Kyle are delighted to announce the arrival of Connor Gerald, born 1:36 am., on May 17th, 2001, weighing 10 lbs. 3 ½ ozs., at the Women's Health Centre.Proud grandparents are Mike and Millie Brocklehurst and John and Rose Raymond. A special birthday gift for great-aunt Mary-Lou. Thanks to Dr. Lacelle and caseroom nurse Denise. Thank you to Daddy for his coaching and love.

Reddick / Dodge
Ed and Vanessa (nee Dodge) are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Erica Mackenzie, a baby sister for Jessica, born on May 7th, 2001, weighing 9 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Patrick and Alice Reddick of Harbour Grace and Albert and Bernice Dodge of Labrador City. Thanks to all of the nurses and hospital staff for taking good care of Mom and baby, and special thanks to Dr. Pike and Dr. Yassar.

Reid / Parsley
Bob, Pam (nee Parsley) and big sister Chelsea are so proud to announce the birth of their second child, another beautiful baby girl, Nicole Robyn, born May 21st, 2001 at 11:45 pm at HSC, weighing 9 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud grandparents are Steve and Frances Parsley, Anne Reid and the late John Reid of Bell Island. Special thank you goes to Daddy and aunt Sharon for their wonderful support and coaching in delivery, as well as to Dr. Blair Butler and caseroom nurse Michelle Randell and staff of 5NB. Kisses and hugs to Nanny and Poppy Parsley for all their loving care given to Mommy and family prior to my arrival.

Rowsell / Stone
Dean and LoriLynn (Stone) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious little girl, Lindsey Danielle, born at 12:20 pm., on May 11th, 2001, weighing 7 lbs. 10 ½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Madeline and Cyril Stone, Bishop's Falls, and Annie Rowsell, Gander. Sincere thanks are extended to Nurse Paula Taylor and Drs. Seviour and Yassir for a safe delivery, Dr. Tennent for excellent prenatal care, and staff of 5NB for outstanding attention and kindness. Mommy also thanks Daddy for his constant love and support and great coaching ability.

Ryerson / Kirkland
Greg and Chantal (Kirkland) are delighted to announce the arrival of their first child, Taylor Claire, weighing 8 lbs. 4 ozs., born on May 26th, 2001 at the Women's Health Clinic. First time grandparents are Wayne and Sharon Kirkland and Judy Ryerson and Bernard Norman. Proud uncles are Wayne, Jonathan and Darrin. Also, first time great-grandparents Jim and Joan Kirkland. Seventh time great –grandmother Gertrude Earle, Corner Brook. We would also like to send our thanks to Dr. Callahan-Dyer, Dr. Tennant and Dr. Kum. Special thanks to Nurse Ruth Martin and 5th floor staff.

Sharpe / Chipp
Corey and Trina are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Isaac Hayward, born on May 25th, 2001 at 6:30 pm., weighing 7 lbs. 11 ozs. Isaac is the first grandchild for Merricks and Sandra Chipp and Winston and Verlie Sharpe, both of Grand Falls-Windsor. Special thanks to the doctors and nursing staff at the Health Sciences Centre for their excellent care.

Smith / Hutchings
TWINS!
Announcing the birth on May 27th, 2001 of Hannah Margaret (6 lbs. 14 ozs) at 3:19 am., and Cameron George (6 lbs. 7 ozs) at 3:26am. Proud parents are Paul and Catherine (nee Hutchings) Smith of St. John's. Overjoyed with the new arrivals are big brother Evan, Granny and Granddad Hutchings of Frenchmen's Cove, Nanny and Poppy Smith of Bay Roberts, uncle Tom and aunt Corinne Hutchings of Stephenville and uncle Brian Smith and Michelle Lynch of St. John's. Thanks go to Drs. Kravitz and Kum, caseroom staff and the staff of the Maternal/Fetal Assessment Unit. Special thanks go out to our friends and family for their support. Both babies are doing very, well, and Mommy and Daddy will be fine if they could just get a little more sleep.

Taylor / Martin
Glen, Tina and big sister Rebecca would like to announce the arrival of Ryan Douglas, 9 lbs. 9 ½ ozs., on May 8th, 2001 at the Women's Health Centre. Proud grandparents are Linda and Don Martin and Warwick and Jeanette Taylor, St. John's. A special thank you to Karen and the caseroom staff, the nurses of 5NB and also the nurses of NICU. Mommy and Ryan would like to thank Daddy for all his love and support. We love you.

Tuck / Piercey
Craig and Michelle are thrilled to announce the arrival of a beautiful baby sister for Ryan. Gina Anne was born at the new Janeway on Mother's Day, May 13th, 2001, weighing 7 lbs. 12 ozs. Proud grandparents are Francis and Marina Piercey, Raymond and Jean Tuck, great-grandparents Jehu and Annie Green, Rachel Tucker and Edna Tuck. Thanks to Dr. Kum and Betty for prenatal care, to Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Strand and caseroom nurses Karen, Denise and Lisa and to the nursing staff of 5NB. Special thanks to Nanny and Poppy Piercey for taking such good care of Ryan. Much to our surprise, Ryan did not want to "put her back".

Tucker / Murray
Brian and Tracey (nee Murray) are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Hayley Emma, born May 8th, 2001 at Peel Memorial Hospital, Brampton, ON, weighing 7 lbs. 12 ozs. First granddaughter and third grandchild for Ramona and Clayton Tucker. First grandchild for Margaret and Bernard Murray, Mount Pearl.

Vautier / Bateman
IT'S A BOY! Brandon Daniel Vautier
, born May 5th, 2001 at 0530, weighing 8 lbs 10 ¼ ozs., and 20.5 inches. First baby for Marina and Clarence. First grandchild for Clyde and Joyce Bateman. Special thanks to Dr. Pike for her prenatal care and Dr. Bartellas and caseroom staff for a safe delivery.

Wells / Worthman
Joseph and Nicole (Worthman) are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Daniel Joseph Raftus, May 4, 2001 at 3:11 pm., weighing 7 lbs. 4 ozs. Proud grandparents Patricia and the late Joseph Wells, Melvin and Cynthia Worthman. Great-grandmothers Margaret Jackman and Alberta Noel. Thanks to the nurses and staff of the Women's Health Centre.

Welshman
Benjamin and Madeline are delighted to announce the arrival of their first granddaughter, Emily Rebecca Kaulback, daughter of Tim and Jennifer, on May 29th, 2001 at Bridgewater, NS., weighing 8 lbs. 2 ozs. Her big brother Justin is very excited about her arrival.

Whelan / Coady
Robert, Kim and big brother Patrick are thrilled to announce the arrival of Matthew Thomas Coady Whelan. Matthew was born on May 28th, 2001 at 9:18 am., weighing 7 lbs. 10 ozs. Proud grandparents are Joseph and Ursula Whelan and Elizabeth Coady, with Poppy Coady smiling down on him from Heaven. Special thanks go to Dr. Roche and Dr. Brown, and the caseroom staff. We want to give an extra special thank you to Robyn Beaudry, midwife, for her care and support during the birth of Matthew.

White
Andrew George
born May 6th, 2001, big brother for Kerrie and son of Todd and Michelle. Special thanks to Dr. Jeffery White and staff of caseroom and 5NB. Special thanks to aunt Sharon for all her help.

White / Predham
Ron and Dawn (nee Predham) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Parker James, on May 17th, 2001, weighing 6 lbs. 13 ozs. Welcoming Parker are first time grandparents Patricia Pitts, John and Lynette White, and fifth grandchild for John and Barbara Predham. Special thanks to Dr. Joan Crane and all the staff at the Maternal Assessment Unit, 5NB, and special thanks to Lisa and Beverly for their excellent care and support in the caseroom.

Williams / Dobbin
Greg and Karen are overjoyed at the arrival of Ian Gregory, 7 lbs. 14 ozs., on May 9th, 2001 at 5:10 am at the Women's Health Center. Big brother, Noah, can't wait to share his toys and story books and now has a new nose to "beep-beep". Also thrilled to welcome Ian are grandparents Shaun and Loretta Dobbin, Bill and Doreen Williams and great-grandfather Bill Maher, all of St. John's, and great-grandfather Wilfred Costello of Ferryland. Watching over from Heaven are two loving angels, Nanny Costello and Mom Maher. Special thanks to Drs. O'Shea, O'Grady, Stillman and Pridham, nurses Lisa Daley and Ruth Martin, as well as, the competent and caring labour and delivery, and 5NB staff. Daddy is extremely proud of Mommy's strength and courage and is delighted to have another player for his Under 2 T-Ball team. Mommy would like to thank Daddy for being such a supportive and loving husband and father. We are truly blessed once again.

Williams / Penney
Big sister Janelle is thrilled to announce the arrival of her baby brother, Shane Thomas. He was born at 9:12 am., on May 23rd, 2001 at the HSC. Anxiously awaiting his arrival were Mommy and Daddy, Tom and Michelle (nee Penney) Williams; grandparents John and Margaret Penney of Mount Pearl and John and Theresa Williams of Maddox Cove; great-grandparents Clara Clarke of Petty Harbour and Jean Penney of Carbonear, and cousins Amy, Marcus, Matthew and Ryan. Mommy would like to thank Dr. White for his excellent prenatal care, staff in the caseroom, especially nurse Joan for all her encouragement.

Woodman / Smith
Geoff and Nicole (nee Smith) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Jonah Frederick Ernest, on May 10th, 2001, weighing 6 lbs. 14 ozs. Proud grandparents are Fred and Cairine Woodman of New Harbour, Elwood and Jennie Smith of Dildo, and Pauline and Peter Adams in California. Special thanks to Dr. Roche for her excellent prenatal care, Dr. Kravitz and staff at the HSC caseroom, and all the nurses on 5NB, especially nurse Margaret.

 

 

Page contributed by Sandra Churchill

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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