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The Telegram Births
May 2002

 

ANDREWS - Scott and Cindy are pleased to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Hayley Brianna, born on May 1, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs. Proud grandparents are Leonard and Elsie Hunt of Wareham and Zebedee and Robin Andrews of Newtown. Special thanks to Dr. Pike, Dr. Crane and the nurses in the caseroom and 5 NB.
May 11, 2002

BARRON - Paul & Michelle are pleased to announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful daughter, Claire Marie, on May 8, 2002 at Surrey Memorial Hospital, weighing 7 lbs. 10 ozs. Proud grandparents are Bill & Joy Barron of St. John`s and Tom and Faye O`Neill of Surrey, B.C.
May 18, 2002

BARRON - Robert-Paul is finally a big brother. Paul, Doris Anne and Robert-Paul are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Hannah May, born on May 22, 2002, 8 lbs. 13 oz. at 4:37 p.m. Proud grandparents are Samson and Violet Squire of Eastport and Tom and Sheila Barron of St. John`s. We would like to thank everyone for their support, especially the staff at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, Nfld.
June 01, 2002

BEER - Ron and Janet (Fox) and big brothers Thomas, Daniel and Matthew are blessed to announce the arrival of a precious new baby, Patrick Jude. Born May 8, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 3 oz. Proud grandparents are Madeline and David Fox and Rose and Bill Beer. With our sweet angel Katie smiling from heaven, Patrick`s life has already been touched by angels here on earth, to whom we are forever grateful and indebted to for our little miracle. Our heartfelt thanks extend to Dr. Barb Grandy, Dr. Tina Delaney, Dr. Donald Tennent, Dr. Blair Butler, Dr. Eilish Walsh and Dr. Benvon Cramer. Ingrained in our memories are warm and compassionate care given by nurses Joan Dalton, Joan Lake-O`Reilly, Patricia, Claudette and Cathy. To our friends and family, you are true treasures and we thank you all for your love, prayers and support. May Patrick`s new life spread hope and love to each of you in some special way.
May 18, 2002

BENNETT - Sixteen month old Shannon would like to announce the arrival of her beautiful baby sister, Emma Jessica, born May 26, 2002 at Women`s Health Centre, H.S.C., weighing in at seven pounds. Proud parents Robert and Dorothy Bennett, Kelligrews. Delighted grandparents: Bernie Bennett, Kelligrews, Eleanor Bennett, St. John`s, June and Ann Fitzgerald, Keels, Bonavista Bay. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White and caring staff at W.H.C.
June 01, 2002

BREEN - Joanne (nee Thorne) and Chris are proud to announce the birth of their first child, a son, Jackson Alexander on Monday, May 20, 2002 at 5:13 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 7 oz. Proud grandparents are Clare and Norval Thorne and Catherine and Peter Breen. Thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle, all the caseroom staff especially Drs. Heidi Kravitz and Jeremy Pridham and nurses Margaret Ann Dooling and Bev Percy. Thank you also to the staff of 5NB especially Alice Vivian, Cathy Morrissey and Bev Sheppard, and students Shelley Dumaresque and Darryl Whelan.
Finally, a playmate for our dog Heidi, a fishing buddy for daddy and a sweetpea for mommy.
June 01, 2002

BRENTON - Aubrey, Barbara (Sheaves) and big brother Noah are delighted to announce the arrival of Stephen Henry, born at 3:08 a.m., May 13, weighing 8 lbs., 4 oz. Proud grandparents are Evelyn & Nelson Sheaves of Port aux Basques and Henry & Bernice Brenton of Burin. Extra special thanks to Dr. LaCelle and 3rd & 5th floor nurses at the Women`s Health Centre, HSC.
June 01, 2002

BUDDEN / CARTER - Joanne Budden and Bob Carter are delighted to announce the arrival of their first child, a daughter. Elizabeth Miriam Carter was born in Halifax on May 4, 2002, weighing 8 lb, 7 oz. Proud grandparents are George and Margaret Budden, St. John`s, Pam Carter, Halifax, and John and Linda Carter, Halifax. She is the first great-grandchild of Jacqueline Carter, also of Halifax.
July 06, 2002

BURKE - Glen and Elinor (Nugent) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a precious baby boy, Adam Gerald, on May 2, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 11½ oz. Proud grandparents are Edward and Agnes Nugent of St. John`s and Gerry and Clara Burke of St. Mary`s. Special thanks to Dr. Mercedes Penton and Dr. Cherry Pike, and the nurses and staff of the Health Sciences Centre for all your help and support.
May 25, 2002

BURT - Gary and Beverley (Budgell) are proud to announce the birth of their precious baby boy, Devon Bernard, on May 9, 2002 at 7:58 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs. Proud grandparents are Paul & Shirley Burt of St. John`s and Bruce & Faye Hoffe of Badger. Elsie Mercer, St. John`s & May Elliott, Millertown are delighted with the arrival of their great-grandson. Looking over Devon, his guardian angel, Poppy Bernard Budgell. Many thanks to Dr. V. Patel, Dr. Kum, Dr. Kravitz, Betty and Margaret Ann. Thank you to our family and friends for their kind wishes and support.
May 18, 2002

CHAFE - Mandi (Cunningham) and Corey are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter Gracie Ann Mary. Born May 22, 2002, 7 lbs. 4 oz. Proud grandparents are Richard (Digger) and Dianne Cunningham, and Robert and Pauline Chafe. Great-grandparents Robert and Annie Chafe and Grace Butterworth, Aunt Suzanne and Uncles John, Nelson and Jason are also excited about this precious little girl.
June 29, 2002

CHURCH - Mary, Bob and big sister Catherine are very pleased to announce the arrival of Sean Brian Roy on May 3, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 12 oz. Proud grandparents are Margaret and Frank Hamilton (Gander); special grandparents Dorothy and Brian Earle (St. John`s), and Catherine and Orville Church (deceased). Special thanks to HSC caseroom nurse Evelyn and Dr. E. Bartellas.
August 03, 2002

CASEY - It`s a girl! Sonya (Clarke) and Sean Casey are delighted to announce the birth of their second child, Jessica Grace, born May 21, 2002 at WHC, weighing 7 lbs. 5 oz. Delighted by her arrival are big brother Joshua, Nanny (Elizabeth) Clarke of Carbonear, Nanny (Margaret) Casey of Gander and Great-Grandfather (Albert) Clarke of St. John`s. Watching over her from Heaven are Poppy (Grayson) Clarke and Poppy (Bill) Casey. Special thank you to Dr. O`Shea and the staff of 5NB.
June 22, 2002

COLE - Damian and Barbara (Waterman) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful daughter, Kathryn Mary, born May 26, 2002, 11:34 p.m. at the H.S.C., weighing 8 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandparents are John and Mary Waterman, Middle Cove and Donald and Patricia Cole, Kelligrews. Special thanks to Drs. Carlson and Seviour for their prenatal care, Dr. Kravitz and her team, and the nurses in the caseroom and 5 NB. A very special thank you to Regina, Lorna and Alice for your outstanding care. Mommy thanks Daddy and Nanny for all their love and support.
June 01, 2002

COLLINS - Once upon a time in the kingdom of blossoms a special little flower was born and from that day on she was loved. Paul and Allison Collins are proud to announce the birth of their little princess Sara Heidi Elizabeth. Born in St. John`s at 2:23 a.m., May 9, 2002, she weighed 7 lbs. 9 oz. Her adoring public include grandparents Joe and Alice Dicks of Grand Falls-Windsor, and Harold and Elizabeth Collins of St. John`s. Of course her most loyal subject, big brother Zachary patiently awaited her royal arrival. Lady in waiting, Aunt Heidi assisted in preparations for her majestic debut. Special thanks to Royal Physicians, Dr. Heidi Kravitz and Dr. Terri O`Grady, as well as all caseroom and staff on 5 North B.
June 15, 2002

CONNOLLY - Marshall, son of Steve and Gina (O`Grady) is pleased to announce the arrival of his precious sister, Amanda Grace Chyna. Born at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, AB on May 24, 2002. Congratulations come from grandparents Madonna and Jim O`Grady and Gerald Connolly, and Aunt Donna Lynn O`Grady.
July 27, 2002

COSTELLO - Glenn, Shari (nee Young) and big brother Nicholas are pleased to announce the safe arrival of Ryan David on May 25, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 13 oz. Proud grandparents are Winnie and David Young, and Carol and Bob Costello. Special thanks to Dr. Pat Roach, Dr. Mabel Greene, and the nurses in the caseroom of the Health Sciences Centre. Dunne/Lindsay- Shelly, Michael and Big Sister Erica are thrilled to announce the arrival of Thomas Michael on May 16, 2002 at Women`s College Hospital, Toronto, weighing 8 lbs 10 oz. Proud grandparents are Eric and Mary Dunne, St. John`s and David and Bonnie Lindsay, Collingwood, ON.
June 22, 2002

CRUMMEY - Lew and Natalie (Newman) are proud to announce the safe arrival of our baby boy, Mark Lewis, born May 11, 2002 at 8:09 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 14 oz. Proud grandparents are Lloyd and Thelma Newman, and Lew and Gladys Crummey; also great-grandmothers: Mary Babb, Nellie Noel and Eliza Newman. Mark would like to especially thank Dr. Jeff White, Nurse Heather Shute and Aunt Dana for the exceptional care and support given to Mom, Dad and Myself.
June 01, 2002

FELTHAM - Cindy, Dwight and big sister, Lindsey are extremely excited to announce the arrival of Jenna Daisy on May 17th at 10.32 P.M., weighing 8 lbs and 9½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Ruby and Cecil Russell and Edith and William Feltham, Glovertown. A special thank you to family and friends for their love and support.
June 01, 2002

FINN - AUDAS- Born to Moira & Rick on 23 May 2002, a baby girl, Elizabeth Grace, 8 lbs. 2 ozs., a sister for Sam. Proud grandparents Dick & Arlene Audas and James & Mary Finn.
May 25, 2002

FURLONG - Emily and Laura, along with their Mom and Dad, Sean and Dana (O`Driscoll), are tickled pink to announce the arrival of Anna Elizabeth on May 6, 2002 at 6:47 a.m. at the WHS, weighing 7 lbs. 11½ oz. Proud grandparents are Robert and Frances Furlong, Mark O`Driscoll and Anne O`Driscoll, and great-grandparents William and Elizabeth Reddy. A very special thank you to Dr. Cherry Pike for her outstanding prenatal care, and to Beverly Murphy and Dr. Heidi Kravitz for a safe delivery.
May 18, 2002

GUINEY - Ron and Kathy (nee Rose) and big sister Emily proudly announce the safe arrival of their beautiful daughter and sister, Heather May. Born May 11, 2002, 5:23 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 6 oz. Proud grandparents Kay and Bill Rose, and Marie and Cyril Guiney; and great-grandmother Ivy Whitten. Special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle, the case room staff and 5NB Health Science.
May 18, 2002

HANCOCK/BENMORE - Big Sister Janel is tickled pink with the arrival of her beautiful baby sister, Keira Aislinn, born on May 11, 2002 at the Women`s Health Centre, weighing 5 lbs. 11¼ ozs. Parents Darlene and Brad would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Tennant, Dr. Crane and staff of the Women`s Health Centre.
June 08, 2002

HAYES - HUMBY- On May 21st, 2002 at 1:18 p.m. the safe arrival of 7 lb. 12½ oz. Jenna Clair enriched the lives of her parents, Joanne and Doug. Anxiously waiting to join in their happiness and welcome this precious little girl were grandparents Vince, Mary, Doug and Audrey, as well as Uncle Darren and her three great-grandmothers. A special thanks to Godparents Pam and Steve; to the faculty staff and students of the Sociology Dept. of MUN for their unending support and kindness. Thanks also to the nurses of the caseroom, to Mark Smallwood, Brian Farrell, Dr. Tennent and Dr. Roche for the excellent care of Mommy and Jenna. Mommy would also like to thank Daddy and Nanny Hayes for their support during Jenna`s arrival.
June 22, 2002

Heffernan / Reardon
David, Florence and big brother Delaney are pleased to announce the arrival of the newest member to the family. Cace Davis was born May 5, 2002 at the HSC, weighing in at 7 lbs. 1 oz., and measuring 19 inches. Fourth grandchild to Fred and Frances Reardon and sixth grandchild to Phil and Dot Heffernan. Thirty-third grandchild to Hazel Chafe and fourth great-grandchild to Harold Crane. Our warmest thanks to all family and friends for their love and support. Special thanks to Dr. O'Grady and Dr. Butler for their assistance in the safe arrival of our little boy. Thank you all.**

HICKEY - Craig and Michelle (Thorne) are proud to announce the arrival of their first child, a baby boy, Cole Charles, born on May 16, 2002 at 5:53 a.m. Proud grandparents are Charles and June Thorne of Thornlea, and John and Mary Hickey of O`Donnell`s. Thank you to Dr. Blair Butler, caseroom staff, especially Heather and Terri. Mom and Cole send an extra special thank you to Aunt Laurie and to Daddy for all his love and support.
June 22, 2002

HICKEY/WISEMAN - Born May 15, 2002, 6:49 p.m. at Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital, Fredericton, N.B., to Dale and Jennifer, a son, Tanner Joseph Lane, weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs., red hair, blue eyes. First grandchild for Simon and Elsie Hickey, St. John`s. First grandson for Bruce Wiseman, Mt. Pearl. Great-grandparents: Felix and Violet Bond, Fortune, Olga Wiseman, Mt. Pearl.
June 22, 2002

HORNER/LEONARD - Greg and Collette are proud to introduce their beautiful baby girl, Sophia MacKenzie, born 11 May 02 weighing 7 pounds. Special thanks to Daddy for his love and support throughout the pregnancy and delivery. Very proud Grandparents George and Fay Horner in Courtenay, BC and Pat and Patricia Leonard, Topsail Pond. Sophia sends her love to big sister Cassie in Hamilton, Ont. A special thank you to Dr. Butler, Dr. Seviour and the Caseroom staff for her safe arrival.
May 25, 2002

JANES - Craig, Susan and big sister Hailey are proud to announce the safe arrival of Lauren Elizabeth, born May 29, 2002 at 10:26 a.m., 7 lbs. 4 oz. Many thanks to Dr. Sharon Ripley, Dr. Heidi Kravitz and all the wonderful staff at the Health Sciences Centre.
July 20, 2002

KELLY/DODGE - Jodi and Brian are pleased to announce the arrival of their little girl, Mackenzie Sarah, who was born on May 16, 2002 at 9:06 a.m. Lots of love and best wishes from proud grandparents, Grandma and Grandpa Kelly, and Nanny and Poppy Dodge. Special thanks to Lisa and Denise in the HSC caseroom, and special thanks as well to the nurses of 5NB.
June 08, 2002

KIRKLAND - George and Kelly (Taggart) are delighted to announce the arrival of their son, George William Kirkland VIII born 1:59 p.m. on May 17, 2002 weighing 8 pounds 12 ounces. George is the first grandchild for George and Mary Kirkland, St. John`s and the fifth for Roy and Sandra Taggart, Kelligrews. Aunts Kim, Kara and Kristen, Uncles Aiden, Stephen and John, and cousins Kyle Emily, Riley and Ainsley also welcome George. Great-grandparents are Tom and Lola Ogden, Truro and Josephine Kirkland, St. John`s. We would also like to thank Dr. O`Dea for her prenatal care, as well as Dr. Tennent and his outstanding team for a safe delivery, the nurses in the caseroom and all of the staff of the 5NB, especially Carol Ann for encouraging us to stay an extra day.
June 15, 2002

LANE - On Tuesday, May 28, 2002, Tim & Melanie Lane received their precious blessing from heaven - Nathaniel Timothy. He weighed 8 lbs., 11 oz. Celebrating along with them are proud grandparents Barry & Sheila Lane, & Aloysius & Barbara King, uncles Andrew, Matthew, & Blair, Auntie Pam, & cousin Dawson.
August 03, 2002

LEE - Carl Lee (of St. John`s) and wife Andi Nurdiana (Indonesia) are pleased to announce the birth of a beautiful baby boy, Alexander, on May 29th, 2002 in Indonesia. Four grandchild for George and Elizabeth Lee of Torbay and the ninth great-grandchild for Victor Abbott, St. John`s. Mother and baby are doing well. All send love to family and friends in Nfld. and Canada.
August 03, 2002

LINEHAN - Proud parents Joseph & Susan and big sisters Kelli & Abagail are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their baby girl, Robyn Mary, on May 9, 2002, weighing 11 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud grandparents Theresa Linehan, Admirals Beach & Mary Casey, St. John`s. Watching over from heaven Poppy Austin Linehan & Poppy Edward Casey. A special thank you to Dr. Seviour and all the staff at the Health Science Women Center.
June 01, 2002

MAHER - Bill and Kim (Davis) thank God for the safe arrival of their third child, a son, Ryan Davis, born May 24, 2002 at the HSC, weighing 8 lbs. Liam and Erin are thrilled to welcome their baby brother. Proud grandparents are Bill and Ellen Maher, and Ann Marie Davis. Poppy Davis is keeping a watchful eye from heaven. Special thanks to Dr. O`Shea and Dr. Pike, and all the nursing staff who cared for mom and Ryan during their hospital stay. Also, a big thank-you to all our family and friends for their help in these busy times.
July 20, 2002

MALONEY/WILLIAMS - Born on May 18, 2002 to Francis Maloney & Stephanie Williams, at Grey Nuns Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, a beautiful baby girl, Alyssa Sheila, weighing 7 lbs. 11 ozs. First grandchild for Eric & Sheila Maloney & 7th for Hector & Elaine Williams, Goulds.
June 15, 2002

McCARTHY (CRUZ) - Kip and Cheryl are pleased to announce the birth of 8 lb. baby boy, Dean Connor, on Sunday, May 5, 2002, 10:43 a.m. Welcoming him to the family are proud grandmother Rae McCarthy, Aunt Renee, Aunt Margaret-Ann, Uncle Denis and cousins Jasmine, Destiny, Aiden and Liam. Also warmest wishes from proud grandparents Dr. Emmanuel Cruz and Dr. Thelma Cruz; great-grandmother Nanay Fe Santos; Tita Charmaine, Tita Ynah, Tito Basil, cousins Kuya Marshall and Kuya Dawson.
May 25, 2002

MONTGOMERY - Edward and Gena would like to announce the arrival of Nickolas Thomas Richard Montgomery on May 31, 2002 at 6:25 a.m. He weighed in at 9 lbs. 13½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Catherine Connors and Kevin Connors and Richard and Tina Montgomery. The proud parents would like to thank all the staff of St. Joe`s Hospital and friends and family for all their support.
July 06, 2002

MURPHY - Jim and Michelle (nee Parsons) are proud to announce the early but safe arrival of their second child, a precious little girl, Alexis. A sister for big brother Nicholas. Born on May 7, 2002 at 10:27 p.m., weighing a wooping 10 lbs. 10 oz. Thrilled with her arrival is second time grandmother Julia Parsons of Mount Pearl, and third time grandparents Jim and Anastasia Murphy of Holyrood. Thank you to all the nurses of the caseroom (especially Joan Dalton) and 5NB during our stay; and a very special thank you to Dr. Jeff White.
Mommy would like to thank daddy for getting her to the hospital on time and being such a great coach.
May 25, 2002

MURPHY (Rowe) - John and Suzanne are thrilled to announce the birth of their precious baby boy, John, born on May 16, 2002 at 10:48, weighing 7 lbs. 2 ozs. Welcoming him to the family are proud grandparents John and Yvonne Murphy and George and Ann Rowe. Special thanks to Drs. Gill and Roche.
June 08, 2002

NOSEWORTHY - Devin and Joanne (nee Skiffington) of Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia announce the arrival on May 14, 2002, at the IWK Grace Health Centre, Halifax, of their first child, Emily Claire, weighing 6 lbs. 11 ozs. Proud grandparents are Gerald and Brenda Skiffington of St. Philip`s and Jerry and Margie Noseworthy of Lower Sackville.
June 15, 2002

OLIVER - Mike, Tracy, big sister Kelsey and big brother Shayne happily announce the birth of Julie Lynn, born at the Women`s Health Center, Saturday, May 4th at 5:07 a.m. Our precious bundle weighed 7 lbs. 5 ozs. and was 49 cm. long. Also welcoming Julie are proud grandparents for a 3rd time Kevin and Bernice Oliver of St. John`s, and proud grandparents for a 12th time Gerard and Madeline O`Driscoll of Bay Bulls. A very special thank you to caseroom nurse Joan Dalton for your special care, also to Daddy for his love and support and for being such a good coach.
May 18, 2002

O`NEILL - Big sister Holly and parents Chris and Charlene are excited to have Ashley Clare join them, born May 31, 2002, 8 lbs. 10 ozs. Proud grandparents: Minnie and the Late Bernard O`Neill and Olga and Ed Soper. Special thanks to Dr. Ripley, Dr. Gill, and Dr. Roche and the staff of the Women`s Health Centre.
July 13, 2002

PAYNE - Dean and Joann are proud to announce the arrival of their precious baby girl, Bailey Olivia Dawn. Born May 8, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 8 oz., 12:17 p.m., at the Health Sciences Centre. Welcomed by new grandparents Don and Dorothy Pelley, and Tom and Laura Payne of Lewisporte. A niece for Matthew and Emily in Halifax, Elizabeth and Paul in Edmonton and a great-grandchild for Lucy Tetford and Mary Pelley, Lewisporte. Special thanks to Dr. Miller, Dr. Gill, Dr. Snow, Dr. Major, caseroom staff, especially Lorna, and 5NB.
Mom and Bailey send an extra special thank you to Daddy for all his love and support especially during labour and delivery.
June 08, 2002

PEARCE - Neil Pearce and Jean Cook are pleased to announce the arrival of their son, John Scott Pearce, born May 14, 2002 at the IWK Grace Health Centre, Halifax, weighing 7 lbs. 5 oz. Proud grandparents are Joan Cook (the late Cyril Cook), Robert and Dolores Pearce of St. John`s.
June 22, 2002

PEARCE - From Heaven, with a strong and caring hand, a Very Special Man touched and blessed a precious little boy ... His first Grandson! Mathew Charles Pearce was born to Brad and Kelli at the Gray Nuns Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, on May 2, 2002. Bethany`s little brother is the first grandson for Lonz and Mona Pearce and Gloria and the late Insp. Charles Stewart; a nephew for Beth and Todd Leatherdale and Wendi-Rae and Stephen Thornhill and a new cousin for Kalyn-Rae and Jordan Leatherdale. Mathew has filled our hearts with joy and a very special love! Congratulations to Kelli and Brad from their Grandparents, Hugh and Helen Stewart, Gertrude Pearce, Theresa Bonia and Arthur and Violet Stanley.
Thank-you Brad ... Love Mom II. "Nana, Mathew rolled over today and he laughs too! Boy, can he ever laugh!"
August 10, 2002

PENNELL - Robert, Elaine (Kielly) and sister Robyn Chelsea proudly welcome a new addition to their family, precious Meghan Raylene, born May 20th, weighing 7 lbs. 2 oz. A new granddaughter for Evelyn and Ray Kielly, and Geraldine and Ches Pennell. Special great-grandparents are Sam and Edna Dobbin, and Florence Pennell. Heart filled thanks to Drs. O`Shea, Laval, and Stuckless, Annette Coates, Lori Kettlewell and nurses of 5NB.
May 25, 2002

PETERS/ABRAHAM - Dennis and Ruth are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, STUART NICHOLAS, on May 31, 2002 at the WHC, weighing 8 lbs 6 ozs. Proud grandparents are William and Jessie Abraham and Ross and Elizabeth Peters, St. John`s. Stuart is also welcomed by great-grandmothers Gene Earle, St. John`s, and Edna Peters, Springdale. Thank you to Drs. O`Shea, Crane, Butler and Pridham and the excellent nursing staff, especially caseroom nurse Ruth and 5NB nurses Heather and Maxine. Special thanks to family and friends for their love and support.
June 15, 2002

PITCHER - Sheldon and Tracy are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Julia Kathryn, born on May 3, 2002, weighing 5 lbs. 11 ozs. Proud grandparents are Wallace and Betty Pitcher and Lew and Renée Woodland. A special thank you to Dr. O`Grady, Dr. Power, Colleen O`Brien, and all Caseroom and 5NB staff.
May 18, 2002

RIDEOUT - Rod, Lynette (nee Lewis) and big brother Andrew are proud to announce the safe arrival of their precious little girl, MEGAN KILEY, born May 31, 10:08 p.m., weighing 9 lbs. 7½ ozs. Proud grandparents: David and Elizabeth Lewis (Holyrood) and Gerald and Edna Rideout (Foxtrap). Megan is the 21st great-grandchild for Mary Kieley (Holyrood) and the 18th for Alice and Henry Morgan (Seal Cove). Thank you to Dr. Roche, Dr. Butler and all the hockey fans from the Caseroom. Thanks to the nurses of 5NB, Dr. Bartellas and Dr. Bannister.
Lots of hugs and kisses to Daddy for being such a good coach.
June 15, 2002

ROBERTS - Caleb Michael. With hugs and kisses, Darrell Jr. and Sarah welcome their brother who arrived May 3, 2002, weighing 10 lb. 13 ozs. Very proud parents Darrell and Michele, and grandparents Sam and Joan Roberts and Maynard and Minnie King. Special thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike for her special care, Dr. O`Leary, Erica House and the nurses and staff.
May 18, 2002

ROBERTS - Lavrence- Catherine and Ivan are delighted to announce the arrival of their precious daughter. Madeleine Elizabeth Goodland Lavrence was born at 11.29 p.m. on May 7, 2002, at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto. Madeleine is the first grandchild for Joan Roberts, Edward and Eve Roberts and Daniel and Dana Lavrence. Madeleine is also the first great-grandchild for Mrs. Mary Marshall and the second great-grandchild for Dr. Harry Roberts. Many thanks to Drs. John Kingdom, Douglas Gare and Julie Maranda and the nursing staff of the Level II Nursery and 7-South at Mount Sinai.
June 01, 2002

ROLLINGS/MAZZA - Tom and Pam Mazza are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their son, Thomas "Mitchell" Mazza. Born May 4, 2002 (a little early) in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Weighing 4 lbs 3 ozs. Mitchell is doing great. Proud grandparents are Ronald and Teresa Rollings of Riverhead, St. Mary`s and Joseph and Virginia Mazza of Marshfield, Wisconsin.
Lots of love to family and friends in Newfoundland from the Mazza family.
June 29, 2002

SCHIMP - Debbie (Upshall) and Neil would like to announce the arrival of their daughter, Sara Victoria, born May 5, 2002, at the IWK Grace in Halifax, NS, weighing 8 lbs., 14 ozs. Proud grandparents are Willis and Joan Upshall of Whitbourne, and Garry and Linda Schimp of Halifax, NS.
June 08, 2002

SHORT - "We are overcome with joy, with our precious baby boy." Robin and Kimberly (Rollings) Short are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby boy. Cameron Robert Short was born Tuesday, May 14, 2002 at 10:39 p.m., weighing 8 lbs, 14 ozs. Proud grandparents are Mary Short of St. John`s and Robin Short Sr., Robert Rollings (special friend Shirley Crawley) and Zita Murphy (husband John Murphy). Special thanks to the case room staff and to Drs. Bartellas, Moore, and Smallwood for your care and encouragement and sense of humor. You all made Cameron`s delivery such a wonderful experience. Thanks also to Drs. Halley and Roche for their excellent prenatal care. Also to Grandma Zita, thank-you for sharing in the whole birthing experience. Last, but not least, thank-you to Daddy for your love and support. We`re so lucky to have you!
May 25, 2002

SINNOTT - Hubert and Krista (nee Clancey) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, William Michael, weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. on May 8, 2002. Equally thrilled are proud grandparents Robert and Rosalie Sinnott, and Robert and Louise Clancey, and great-grandparents Hubert Horton and Mary Sinnott. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White and caseroom nurses.
May 18, 2002

SLANEY - John and Brenda (Welch) would like to announce the safe, 3 week early, arrival of their first child, Tyler Joseph, born May 7, 2002 at 3:11 p.m., weighing 5 lbs. 10 oz., in Philadelphia, PA. Proud grandparents are Helen and the late Joseph Slaney in St. John`s, and Joseph and Anna Welch in Loudonville, NY.
July 27, 2002

SNAIR/RALPH - Stephen and Tara are proud to announce the birth of a handsome baby boy, Alexander James. Born May 10, 2002 weighing 8 lbs at the Health Science Center. Alexander`s big brother, Joshua is thrilled at the arrival. Proud Grandparents, Robert and Marilyn Snair, Patricia Harris and Joan and Neville Ralph, Great-Grandparents Leletha and Aubrey Joudrey and Elizabeth Harris. Special thanks to Margaret Ann Dooling, Dr. Kelly, Dr. Roache, the caseroom staff and the 5th floor staff for their wonderful assistance.
June 01, 2002

SQUIBB - Jim and Nancy (Higdon) are proud to announce the arrival of their daughter, Emma Natalie, on May 15, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 11 oz. at G.B. Cross Hospital, Clarenville. Proud grandparents are Norman and Florence Higdon (Clarenville) and Linda and the late James Squibb (Carbonear); great-grandmothers Daisy Soper and Lillian Squibb. Special thanks to Dr. Chaytor, Dr. Okon and OR and OBS staff for your help and support.
June 01, 2002

SQUIRES - Ross & Tracey are proud to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, Brianna Vanessa, born on May 20, 2002, 1:40 p.m. at the Women`s Health Centre, HSC, weighing 7 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are: Cecil & Carmel Price & Helen Squires, also great-grandmothers Margaret Bartlett and Gladys James and proud aunt Vanessa Price. Smiling from Heaven is Grandpa Wendell Squires and great-grandpa John Bartlett. Sincere thanks to Dr. Patricia Roche, Dr. Heidi Kravitz and especially caseroom nurses Bev Percy and Heather Shute for all their care and support. A final thank you to the staff of 5NB.
June 15, 2002

STOCKLEY /DAWE - Tony and Sabrina wish to announce the early but safe arrival of their beautiful baby boy, Anthony Patrick. Born in Halifax, May 28, 2002, weighing 5 lbs. 2 oz. Celebrating his arrival are proud grandparents Bernard and Christine Stockley, N.S. and Bernadette Dawe, Goulds. Proud uncles Jared and Christopher. Great-grandfathers: Stanley Patey, Mt. Pearl and George Stockley, Twillingate. Great-grandmother Agatha Crotty, Goulds and great-grandparents Ron and Betty Dawe, St. John`s.
June 15, 2002

SULLIVAN - John and Janine (nee Kelly) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their bouncing baby boy, Ryan John, born May 15, at 2:56 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz. Welcoming him to the family are proud grandparents Len and Kay Sullivan and Gordon Kelly, as well as a collection of uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends. Watching from Heaven is Grandmother Ethellyn Kelly. Special thanks to the outstanding staff of the caseroom and 5NB.
July 06, 2002

TAVENOR - Proud parents Craig and Paulette (Warren) and big sister Abagail are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their baby boy, Marcus Craig, born May 11, 2002. Proud grandparents Gordon and Marie Tavenor, Mount Pearl. Watching over Marcus from Heaven are grandparents Harris and Jean Warren. A special thank you to Dr. Donald Tennent, Dr. Blair Butler, Clinical Clerk Mark Smallwood, the Caseroom and 5NB Nurses. An extra special thank you to Daddy and Aunt June for their patience and support.
May 25, 2002

TAYLOR /ELTON - Arthur and Gillian are excited to announce the safe arrival of William Arthur Elton Taylor, born May 29th, 2002 at 2:56 a.m., weighing 7 pounds 5 ounces. Proud grandparents are Bill and Faith Elton, Dr. Douglas Taylor and Mrs. Phyllis Taylor and great-grandmother Alice May. Thanks are extended to Dr. O`Grady, Dr. Kum and the staff of both the caseroom and NICU.
June 01, 2002

TRAVERSE/FOLEY - Bill & Brenda are pleased to announce the birth of their first bundle of joy and the newest Maple Leaf`s fan, Olivia Patrice, born May 20, 2002, at St. John Hospital, Vanderhoof, B.C., weighing 9 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents, Tom & Patricia Foley, Con & Olive Traverse back on the Rock. Special thanks to Aunt Tracy, Dr. Cobourn and Dr. Makin.
June 01, 2002

TUCKER - Cory, Paula and big brother Cole are excited to announce the arrival of their baby boy, Chase Hudson, born May 15, 2002, at 8:39 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents Brian & Betty Ryan, Ralph & Gwen Tucker and great-grandmother Winnie Menchenton. Thank you to Dr. Bartellas & staff of the HSC. Special thank you to family and friends for their love and support.
June 08, 2002

WALSH - It`s a Girl! Brooklyn Sherry Walsh, born on May 3, 2002 weighing 8 lbs. 1½ ozs. A little sister for Adam, Matthew and Melissa Walsh. Proud parents Sean and Sherry (Casey), grandparents Cynthia and William Casey aand Mary Walsh, aunts Sharon and Karen. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and caseroom staff, as well as to those who sent flowers and visited at the hospital.
May 18, 2002

WELLS - Darrell and Jeanette (Strickland) and Big Brother Nicholas are proud to announce the arrival of Ashtyn Marie, born May 21, 2002 at 3:49 a.m., weighing 9 lbs. 12 oz. Proud grandparents are Jeremiah and Annie Maude Wells, Bay d`Espoir; Thomas and Joan Strickland, Paradise. Proud great-grandparents are George Kendell, Hilda Strickland and Bertha Martin. Thanks to Drs. Tennent, Kravitz and all the nursing staff of the caseroom and maternity ward of the Health Sciences Centre.
May 25, 2002

WENTZELL - It`s a Boy! Blair and Corinne are very happy to announce the birth of their first child, Harrison Max. Baby Max was born at the HSC on May 24th, 2002 at 7:06 a.m. Proud grandparents are Simeon and Maxine Wentzell of Mount Pearl, and Maurice and Margaret Randell of Clarenville. Blair, Corinne and Max would like to thank Dr. Heidi Kravitz, the doctors and nurses of the caseroom and 5NB and the nurses of the prenatal class and breastfeeding support groups. A special thanks to family and friends for their love and support.
July 13, 2002

WHEATON - Bernard and Anna (Roche) are pleased to announce the safe arrival of Eric Mitchell, born May 11, 2002 at 2:11 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz. Proud grandparents are Thomas and Mary Roche and Harris and Kathleen Wheaton. Many thanks to Dr. Sceviour, Dr. Roche and all caseroom and 5NB staff. A special thank you to Daddy and Nanny Roche for all their love and support.
May 25, 2002

WHELAN - Robert and Madonna are delighted to announce the 7 week early arrival of Devin Ethan! Devin arrived amid a flurry of activity on May 2, 2002, at 12:18 a.m. at the Women`s Health Center, weighing 3 lbs. 14 ozs. and measuring 18 inches long. Proud first-time grandparents are Wayne and Bernadette Chafe and fifth-time grandparents Robert and Esther Whelan. Devin is also welcomed by his very curious four legged friend Frosty and Aunt Jillie. We would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation to Dr. Aziz, Resident Jason Brophy and the nurses of the Neonatal ICU at the Janeway for taking such good care of our little bundle of joy during his 3 week stay. Special thanks also to Dr. Donald Tennent for his excellent prenatal care and a safe delivery, Caseroom Nurse Joan, Dr. Tim Strand, Dr. Erica House, Dr. Ahmed Giumei, Dr. Terry O`Grady, and the staff of 5 North B.
June 01, 2002

WINSOR - Brad and Renée (nee Mackey) would like to introduce Jack Bradley. Jack was born on May 7, 2002 and weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces. He is our first child and the first grandchild for Loyola and Sandra Mackey, and Gerald and Sandra Winsor. We would like to extend our gratitude to Dr. Patrick O`Shea, Michelle and all the staff of 5NB of the HSC.
June 22, 2002

 

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