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ALLSEN - Jerry and Carolyn Allsen welcome
the arrival of their baby girl, Laura Lisa Allsen, born
at North East Medical Centre, Houston, Texas, on May 15, 2003,
at 1:50 p.m., weighing in at 6 lbs. 14 ozs. A little sister for Jared.
Proud first time grandparents Eric and Doris Grandy, Grand Bank, NL;
proud Aunt Lisa and Geoff, Uncle Steve and Jennifer; and proud Nannie
Carolyn Riggs, formerly married to Laura`s late poppie Jerry Allsen,
ANDREWS - Peter and Kim are pleased to announce the
arrival of their beautiful baby daughter, Isabelle Kimberley,
on May 27, 2003 at 1:31 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 10 ozs.
Special thanks to Dr. White and case room staff at WHC. Proud grandparents
are Lloyd and Patricia Andrews and John and Anne Moore of Mount Pearl.
Great-grandparents Allan and Effie Andrews and Marjorie Moore of St.
John`s. Eagerly awaited by Uncle Robert, Aunt Kelly and cousin Emily
Andrews, Uncle Paul, Aunt Susan and cousin Joshua Lush and Aunt Lesley
ANDREWS / SMITH - Robyn & Sheldon announce the
arrival of their precious Baby Boy, Nathan William James,
at 3 p.m. Mother`s Day, May 11, 2003, weighing 7 lbs.
2 ozs. Welcomed by proud first-time Grandparents Jim & Sharon Smith
and Jean Andrews (Paul Haines). We remember at this special time grandfather
David William Andrews who is keeping watch over Nathan from Heaven. Special
thanks to Caseroom Nurse Karen who made this such a memorable experience,
Dr. Tennent for the delivery and Drs. Kum and Verge for their prenatal
ARVIS - Kerry and Jennifer are thrilled to announce
the arrival of their first child, Brandon John,
born May 3, 2003, weighing 6 lbs. 7 oz. Proud grandparents
are Agnes Hoskins, Bellevue and Lew Jarvis, Fair Haven. Smiling down
on Brandon from heaven are Poppy Hoskins and Nanny Jarvis. Thanks
to Drs. Wagoner, Pugh and Gill, as well as the caseroom and 5th floor
nurses. A special thanks to Aunt Donna for supporting us during the
labour and delivery and to our family and friends for all your love
and support. Thank you to Daddy from his little man for being so
good to Mommy. We love you very much.
BAKER / VOISEY - Perry and Gillian are thrilled
to announce the birth of their little treasure, Evan Charles,
born May 15, 2003 at 3:01 a.m., weighing 6 lbs.
14 oz. Proud grandparents are Gerry and Brenda Voisey and George
and Jean Baker. Special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle, all the caseroom
nurses, especially nurse Lorna, and the staff of 5NB. Your kindness
will always be remembered.
BARRON - Paul, Michelle and big sister Claire are thrilled
to announce the arrival of Declan Joseph at Surrey,
B.C. on May 23, 2003, weighing 7 lbs., 5 ozs. Proud
grandparents are Bill & Joy Barron of St. John`s and Tom & Fay
O`Neill of Surrey.
BEER - Another Baby "Beer" has arrived! Jenessa
Michelle was born on May 26, 2003 at the
Health Sciences Centre, weighing a mighty 9 lbs. 13 oz. Big brother
Braeden, Mommy (Michelle) and Daddy (Keith) are tickled pink. Proud
grandparents are Ed and Nora Beer, and Doug and Bride Yetman.
BENNETT - Rick and Tammy are delighted to announce
the arrival of their daughter Lauren Catherine Bennett,
born on May 8th, 2003 at 8:43 a.m. at the
Health Sciences Center, weighing 7 lbs 7.7 oz. The proud grandparents
are Ronald and Christine Gray of Grand-Falls, Carol Lewis and Gary Barker
of Grand Falls and Wayne and Judy Bennett of Plaster Rock, N.B. The proud
aunt is Denise Bennett and proud uncles are Justin Gray and Paul Bennett.
Special thanks to Dr. Kum and the nursing staff for all the great help.
BRACE/MULLER - Blair and Kirsten are overjoyed to announce
the safe arrival of their first born, Kenneth Ryan at
Brantford General Hospital on May 8, 2003, weighing
in at 8 lbs. 11 oz. First time grandparents Sheila (Conway) and Ken Brace,
Elizabeth (Strong) Muller. Also sharing Ryan`s happy arrival first time
aunt Heidi, uncles Jason, Jamie and Kenny Brace, uncle Stefan (Krista),
aunt Sonja (Troy). Great-grandmother Violet Conway is blessed with Ryan`s
arrival. Ryan captured the hearts of his grandparents as they held him
for the first time, and is looking forward to seeing them again at Christmas
2003. Love and kisses from Newfoundland!
BURRY / HENNESSEY- Ray & Paula Hennessey are very
pleased to announce the arrival of Christopher Gerald William on May
27, 2003, weighing 6 lbs. 12 ozs. Special greetings come from
grandparents, Bill & Kay Hennessey of Kilbride, Gerald & Sylvia
Burry of Gander, great-grandmother Dob, and many aunts, uncles, cousins,
and friends. A special thanks to all the caseroom nurses and attending
residents and doctors, especially Dr. Lacelle and Dr. O`Shea. Thanks
again to everyone who generously provided gifts at the baby shower and
upon Christopher`s arrival.
BYRNE - Glenn and Lynette (Wells) and big brother Dylan
are thrilled to announce the arrival of their daughter and sister, Mackenzie
Rose Marie, who was born at the Womens Health Centre, St. John`s,
on Mother`s Day, May 11, 2003, weighing 7 lbs. 3 oz.
Proud grandparents are Rose and John Byrne, St. John`s and Marie and
Wayne Wells, Port aux Basques. A sincere thank you to Dr. C. Pugh and
nursing staff for all their great help.
CAMERON /LUTZ - Big brother Mason, Brad and Tonya are thrilled
to announce Jesse Gerald has arrived. Born May 25,
2003, 7 lbs. 11 ozs., in Truro, NS. Cousins Kelsey, Emma, Ryleigh
and Avery are delighted. Deepest appreciation to Gramma and Grampa Lutz and
Nan and Papa Cameron for all their help! Many thanks to Drs. Folinsbee and
Brown and nurses Glenda and Eunice.
CANNING - Dave and Dale are thrilled to announce the
arrival of their beautiful baby boy, Jack David, born
on May 26, 2003, 9:18 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 12 oz. Special
thanks to everyone who cared for Jack during his stay at the hospital.
Special thanks to Aunt Tonya who supported both mom and dad.
CHAULK - Bruce, Elaine (nee Dyke) and big brother Alexander
are thrilled to announce the arrival of their son and little brother, Samuel
Ryan, born at the Women`s Health Centre on May 12, 2003,
at 1:03 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Catherine
Dyke, Lorraine Chaulk, Ken Dyke and Barb Baldwin. Grampy (Austin Hiscock)
and Poppy (Calvin Chaulk) send their love and kisses from heaven. Special
thanks are sent to Dr. Tennent, Dr. Grossman, the nursing staff at the
WHC, and all families and friends.
COADY / FLEET - Rick & Sharon & big sister
Rhonda are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Richard Joshua.
Born on May 02, 2003 at 10:04 a.m., weighing 9 lbs.,
1½ oz. Proud grandparents are Andrew Coady of Mt. Pearl, Harold & Joan
Fleet of Paradise and the late Vera Coady, also of Mt. Pearl. We would
like to thank Dr. Sceviour, Dr. Bartellas, Hani Fargo and all clinical
clerks associated with my care, as well as all nurses on 5NB and the
caseroom staff. You are all great! A special thanks to Daddy & Rhonda
for all their love & support.
CONNORS/POWER - Kris and Lori (Power) are thrilled
to announce the arrival of a precious baby girl Avery Kirsten.
Avery was born at the Women`s Health Centre on May 7, 2003 at
4:02 pm, weighing 8 lbs. 3 ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Cyril
and Bernadette Power, Topsail; Pat Crotty, Placentia; Wade and Marg Dooley,
Kilbride. Also celebrating her arrival are special aunt Jamie and uncle
Kyle along with great-grandparents Josephine Vicars; Raymond and Mary
Power; Madonna Dooley; and Thomas Connors. Special thanks are extended
to Dr. Pike, Dr. Kravitz and nurse Lorna for their superb care along
with the nursing staff of the caseroom and 5NB. To all our family and
friends we greatly appreciate all your love and support.
COOK - ANOTHER BOY! Born to Stan and Treena Cook (nee
Rowe), a brother for John Stanley, Sebastian Fredrick Charles,
at 8:20 a.m. on Monday, May 26, 2003, at the Health
Sciences Centre, weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces. Ecstatic grandparents Stan
and Nancy Cook and Fred and Shirley Rowe; great-grandmother Kathleen
Orton and great-great-aunt Loretta McGrath. Overjoyed family Aunt Tonya
Jane (nee Cook, T-Jay), Uncle Douglas and cousin Thomas Critch; Aunt
Cori-Jane (nee Cook, Fluffy), Uncle Paul and cousin Reilly Radford; Aunt
Heather (nee Rowe) and cousin Dylan Pitcher; Uncle Terry and cousins
Leanna, Lindsay Rowe and Aunt Michelle Rowe. Sincere thank you to Dr.
Johanne Lacelle for her support and kindness.
COOMBS - I was late, but Daddy and Mommy, Tommy & Karen
(Mulrooney) said that I was worth waiting for. Apparently, my name is Thomas
Joseph and I was born on May 3, 2003 at 12:17
p.m. I`m a big boy, weighing in at 9 lbs. 4 oz. My Nanny & Poppy,
Tom & Theresa Coombs of Freshwater, and Poppy, Joe Mulrooney and
Great Grandma, Annie Bonia of Colinet, are celebrating my arrival. Mommy
says my Nanny, Bridget Mulrooney, is guarding me from heaven every day.
Also welcoming me home with "broken noses" are my
four legged friends, Maggie, Mikey, Jake, Turpin, Cyril, Ginger & Frosty.
Mommy & Daddy want to thank Dr. Whitty, Dr. Pike, and the staff of
the Women`s Health Care Centre for taking such great care of us. Special
thanks to Daddy and Aunt Val who helped Mommy bring me into this world.
You were super! Mommy & Daddy also want to thank our family and friends
who have made this a truly special occasion. We love you all!
COWLEY - Len, Karen (Edwards), Michael and Kathryn
are delighted to announce the birth of Devin Patrick,
born at the Women`s Health Center on May 7, 2003, weighing
8 lbs. 12 oz. Also welcoming Devin are grandmothers Joan Edwards and
Judy Cowley. A special thank you to both for your continued support and
to Nanny Cowley for the "sleep over" while mommy was
in hospital. Thank you also to the health care professionals for their
CRITCH - Born to Michael and Lori-Lynn (Denney) on May
1, 2003, in Houma, Louisianna, USA, a beautiful baby girl, Hayley
Madison, weighing 5 lbs. 15 oz. Proud grandparents James and
Olive Critch and Benjamin and Daisy Denney of St. John`s; also great-grandmothers
Christine Critch of St. Mary`s Bay and Evelyn Rideout of Lewisporte.
Also welcoming Hayley are her aunts, uncles and cousins in Newfoundland.
CRITCH - Derek and Arleen (Hogan) are happy to announce
the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Emma Mary was
born on May 4, 2003, at 2:00 a.m. weighing 10 lbs. Proud
grandparents are Mike and Nora Hogan of Branch and Aiden and Ann Critch
of Gaskiers. Mom and Dad would like to thank the Caseroom nurses, especially
Cathy, Dr. Gill, and the staff of 5NB. A special thank you to all the
nurses in NICU for your loving care of Emma, and the support you gave
our family. We would also like to thank our families and friends for
your prayers and deep faith. Emma is happy and healthy, filling our arms
with love, our hearts with joy.
CROCKER - A beautiful baby boy, Daniel Ford,
born May 9, 2003 to Karen (nee Maher) & Tony, weighing
in at 8 lbs. 3 ozs., a little brother for Marcus & Tony Jr. Special
thanks to Dr. Pike, caseroom nurse Bev Murphy & nurses 5NB, extra
special mention for Daddy, grandparents Elaine & Ford Metcalfe & Charlotte & Gerald
DICKS - It`s A Boy! Scott and Brenda (Parsons) are
thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child. Jordan
Scott was born at the Women`s Health Centre on May 6th,
2003 at 8:53 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 4 ozs. Welcoming Jordan are
proud grandparents Lloyd and Rosalind Dicks and Leslie and Patricia Parsons
and Great-grandmother Hazel Spurrell. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle,
Dr. O`Shea and the nursing staff of the caseroom and 5NB.
ETSELL - Glenn, Heather (Ford) and big sister Bethany
are proud to announce the birth of their precious son/brother. Benjamin
Glenn was born at 11:17 p.m. on May 8, 2003 in
Halifax, NS weighing in at 7 lbs. 1 oz. Sharing in the joy are grandparents
Bob and Gloria Ford, Mt. Pearl and Charlie and Audrey Etsell, St. John`s,
as well as great-grandparents John and Margaret Ford and Sadie Harris.
A very special nephew for uncles Stephen and Grant and aunt Genee.
FIELD/ROCHE - Update from the Nation`s Capital! Gabrielle
Marie is very excited to announce the arrival of her baby sister. Julianne
Michelle was born weighing 8 lbs. 5½ ozs. at 12:57 p.m.
on May 29, 2003 at the Queensway-Carlton Hospital in
Ottawa, Ontario. Mommy and Daddy (Deanne and Paul) are also thrilled
with the newest addition to our family. Proud grandparents are Mary Field,
Alex Field and Mary Roche, all in Outer Cove. Poppy Richard Roche sends
his love from Heaven. Many thanks to the staff of the Birthing and Mom & Baby
Units, and an extra big thank you to Drs. Farrell and Chamberlain.
FITZGERALD - It`s a girl! Pamela (Jones) and Scott
are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful
daughter, Sophie Lauren. Sophie was born at the Women`s
Health Centre on May 29, 2003 at 10:32 p.m.; weighing
9 lbs. 14 oz. Delighted and proud "new" grandparents
are Judy and John (Jack) Jones, Maureen and Michael (Mike) Fitzgerald,
and great-grandparents Eva and Jabez Jones and Monica Fitzgerald. Also
welcoming Sophie is a very excited uncle Graham Jones and girlfriend
Serenity Hiltz. A huge thank you to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for her excellent
care and support. thank you also to Dr. Cherry Pike, nurses Robin and
Lorna of the caseroom, and all other health care professionals during
our stay in hospital.
FIZZARD - Blake and Cynthia (Hartery) are delighted
to announce the early and safe arrival of their son, Maxwell
Blake. Max was born on May 5th, 2003 weighing
7 lb. 8 oz. A new little brother for Molly and John. Proud grandparents
are Garfield and Elva Fizzard of St. John`s and Loretta and the late
John Hartery of Logy Bay. Special Thanks are extended to Dr. Penton,
Dr. Kravitz and the staff of the women`s Health Centre for their quick
and excellent care.
GREEN / SIMMS - Jay and Stacey are delighted to announce
the arrival of their beautiful baby girl. Jaiden Jean was
born on May 1, 2003, at 8:15 a.m., at the WHC, St. John`s,
weighing 8 lbs 6¾ ozs. Proud first-time Grandparents are Harold
and Jean Simms of Goulds, Madeline Green of St. John`s and smiling down
from Heaven, MacDonald Green. Also very excited are first-time Aunts,
Erin Simms and Carol Green and first-time Uncle, Thomas Simms. Thank
you to all the Case room staff, the nurses of 5NB and especially Dr.
C. Pike for bringing our precious daughter into the world safely.
GREENSHIELDS - Blaine, Ann (nee Kelly) and big brother
Will, announce the arrival of Samuel Donald, 9 lbs.
12½ ozs., on May 12, 2003 at the Trafalger Memorial
Hospital, Oakville, Ontario. Welcoming Sam as their fifth grandson are
Lloyd and Catherine Kelly, St. John`s, as well as Rick and Barb Giroux,
GRIFFIN - Terry & Lisa (Lawlor) are pleased to
announce the arrival of their daughter, Erica Marie,
born May 10, 2003, at 11:08 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 2
ozs. Proud grandparents are Imelda & the late John Griffin, Ship
Harbour & William & Lillian Lawlor, Cappahayden. Special thanks
to Aunt Lorna, the caseroom nurses, especially Darlene and Daddy for
all their help & support during labour & delivery.
GUZZWELL - Rob and Zea (Black) are thrilled to announce
the birth of their beautiful baby boy. Our precious son, Phoenix
Crosbie was born May 15, 2003 at the Women`s
Health Centre at 12:45 pm, weighing 7 lbs. ½ oz. Welcoming him
into this world are his two sisters Mariah and Shekirra; Grandparents
Jackie Guzzwell, Valerie and John Black; and Great-Grandparents Lil Robson
and Eileen Healey. Watching down on him from heaven is his Grandfather
Crosbie Guzzwell. Special thanks Dr. Kravitz and Lori for their excellent
prenatal care; the case room nurses especially Ruth; and the staff of
5NB. Phoenix would especially like to thank Mommy who, without her never-ending
love and her enormous effort over the past nine months, he would not
have had the chance to meet all of the wonderful people in his life.
HARVEY - Hi, my name is Samuel Robert Harvey,
but they call me Sam. I joined my new family on May 9th,
2003. Mommy & Daddy (Sandra & Bruce) are so happy, I
have brought so much joy into their lives. I would like to thank my Nanny & Poppy,
all my aunts, uncles, cousins and our friends for welcoming me into my
new home. Thank-you for the lovely gifts I`ve been given and thank-you
for all the help that was given to Mommy & Daddy. Special thank-you
to Lynn Ann Furlong and Rob Wadman-Scalan. Love Sam XXOO
HATCHER - Craig and Deana (Windsor) are thrilled to
announce the arrival of their baby girl, Claire Marie,
born at the Women`s Health Centre on May 24, 2003 at
1:17 AM, weighing 8 lbs 13½ oz. Special thanks to Dr. Pat Roche
for such terrific prenatal care and to everyone in the caseroom, especially
Dr. Parsons and Nurses Michelle and Karen, for such a wonderful delivery.
A big thank you to daddy for his coaching, support and love, and to Nurse
Marion for the much-appreciated pre-natal classes.
HEMEON/KIELEY - Sean and Lisa are thrilled to announce
the safe arrival of their precious son, Mason Eric,
born May 22, 2003 at 8:34 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 13½ ounces.
Mason is welcomed and loved by proud grandparents Eric and Flora Hemeon,
many special aunts and uncles, and a large circle of family and friends.
Watching with the angels from above is grandmother Joan Kieley. A special
thanks to Dr. Cheryl Pugh for her great prenatal care, Dr. Kravitz and
Dr. Mossman for the safe arrival of Mason, the caseroom nurses especially
Paula, Bev, Sue and Darlene for their encouragement and support, and
the nurses of 5NB. Mommy and Mason would like to thank Daddy for his
love and support in pregnancy, delivery and recovery.
HARPUR - Tim and Holly (King) thank God for the safe
arrival of their third child, Laura Michelle, born at
8:10 a.m., Wednesday, May 14, 2003, weighing 9 lbs.
12½ oz. A sister for Benjamin (5) and Rachel (2½). The
fifth grandchild for Winston and Annabelle King of St. John`s and the
seventh for Dr. Russell and Barbara Harpur of Topsail. Special thanks
to Dr. Lacelle, caseroom nurses Cathy and Beverly and the nursing staff
of 5 North B. Thanks to Daddy for his support during labour and delivery.
HOLWELL - Darrin and Lisa (nee Whitty) are delighted
to announce the arrival of their first child, Kailey Mary.
Born May 10, 2003, 9 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents are
Margaret and John (Shan) Whitty and Anne Holwell. Poppy George Holwell
looks down on Kailey with smiles from Heaven above. Special thanks to
Dr. Heidi Kravitz and Dr. Britt Moore and Dr. Lisa McCaffrey.
HOULIHAN - Dean, Rosemary (O`Driscoll), big sister
Kathleen and big brother Brendan are thrilled to introduce the newest
member of their family. Ronan Edmund Thomas Houlihan was
born on May 12, 2003, at 9:55 a.m., weighing 9 lbs.
1/3 oz. Ronan is the twelfth grandchild for Joan and Edmund Houlihan
of Witless Bay and the third for Thomas and Marguerite O`Driscoll of
Bay Bulls. Special thanks to Dr. Annette McCarthy, Dr. Tennent and team
and Caseroom and 5NB staff at Women`s Health Care Centre. Very special
thanks to Daddy for his love and support.
HOWLETT - Ian & Jennifer (nee Collins) are delighted
to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Liam Zachary.
Liam was born at WRMH, Corner Brook on May 16, 2003,
weighing 9 lbs. 8½ ozs. Liam is welcomed by Nanny & Poppy
Collins, Nanny & Poppy Rowsell, Poppy Howlett, great-grandparents
and his many aunts, uncles and cousins.
HUNT - Our baby Doll has finally arrived. She`s adorable
and oh, so sweet, from the tiptop of her beautiful head to the bottom
of her tiny feet. Amber Angelina Hunt was born May
08, 2003, weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces. Celebrating her long
awaited arrival are proud Mom Michelle, & Dad Granville, Big brother
Terry, Pop Keels and Nan and Pop Hunt. Special greetings to Godparents
Jackie Warren and Paul Murphy. Special thanks to Nurse Ruth and Dr. Pike
in labour and delivery. Amber - Our Precious Jewel
HURLEY - Shawn & Michelle (Doyle) are overjoyed
to announce the birth of their 2nd child, Ryan
Mitchell, born May 26/03, weighing 7 lbs.,
11½ ozs. Ryan is also welcomed into his family by his big
brother Shawn James, (3 yrs) who is so happy to have him here. Proud
grandparents are Gordon & Jean Hurley & James & Margaret
Doyle of Shea Heights, great-grandparents Irene Hurley & Lillian
Benson, also from Shea Heights. Thanks to Dr. Roche for her excellent
prenatal care once again. Thanks also to Dr. Pugh, Dr. Fargar, caseroom
nurses Lorna Kearney & Vanda & to Nanny Hurley for taking
care of Shawn while Mommy was in the hospital. To Daddy, thank you,
you`re the best.
KEAN/RUNNING - Natasha Kean and Mark Running are delighted
to announce the birth of their first child, Claire Elizabeth,
on May 11, 2003, at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, Ontario.
Claire weighed 7 lbs. 15 oz. Proud first time grandparents are Baxter
and Dolores Kean at St. John`s, Keith Running at Toronto, Ontario and
Richard and Judy Berger at Wichita, Kansas.
KENT - George and Lisa (Fitzgerald) are happy to announce
the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Katelynn Jessie,
born at HSC on May 31, 2003, weighing 6 lbs. 10 ozs.
Proud grandparents are George and Linda Kent and Rivlyn Fitzgerald. Nanny
Fitzgerald (Alfreda) watches over her with love from heaven. Special
thanks to Dr. Pugh and the Caseroom nurses especially Karen, Lisa 1 and
Lisa 2. We would also like to thank all our family and friends for their
love and support.
LOPEZ - Steve & Kim
(nee Hearn), of Columbus, Ohio, are proud to announce the arrival
of baby girl Sarina
Ellen, adopted into their loving home & hearts on May
6, 2003. Sarina was born May 3, 2003, weighing
5 lbs. & measuring 17½ inches.
LOWE - Roland and Katrina (Phipps) are the proud new
parents of baby Roland (IVth) Augustus Peter.
He was christened at First United Church in Truro, NS, by Rev. Bobby
Fillier, formerly of St. James United Church in St. John`s. A reception
was held afterwards for families and friends at the home of Peter and
Brenda Phipps in Truro.
MARTIN - Stephen and Trina (Humber) are thrilled to
announce the arrival of their first child, Hannah Margaret,
born May 2, 2003 at 11:05 a.m. at WHC, weighing 9 lbs.
1 oz. Proud grandparents are Eric and Mary Humber, and Jim and Meredith
Martin. Also welcomed by great-grandparents Eric and Lorean Humber and
cousins Terri Lynn, Tyler and Austin. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and
the excellent nursing staff of the caseroom and 5NB.
NEWHOOK - MERCER - Shawn, Paula and big brother Alex,
are thrilled to announce the arrival of Abigail (Abby) Kathleen,
on May 13, 2003, weighing 8 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud grandparents
are Ann Newhook, St. John`s and Eric and Dorothy Mercer, North River.
O`BRIEN - Sean and Janice (Tucker) are pleased to
announce the early arrival of their son, Connor Tucker O`Brien.
Connor was born at the Women`s Health Centre on May 26, 2003.
Connor is much loved by first time grandparents Alvin and Mildred Tucker
and fifth time grandparents Kevin and Sarah O`Brien (Brisbane, Australia).
Also welcoming Connor is a very excited Auntie Valerie and Great Great
Aunt Mary. Special thanks are extended to Drs. Lacelle and Ripley,
Caseroom Nurses Shianne and Barb and the staff of HSC 5NB.
PELLEY/O`KEEFE - Scott and Kim are thrilled to announce
the arrival of their first child, Jackson Luke, born May
3rd, 2003 at 2:11 a.m. at the Women`s Health Centre
in St. John`s, weighing 8 pounds. Jackson is welcomed into a large loving
family and a large circle of friends. Special thanks to the fabulous
nurses and doctors in the case room and the wonderful nurses of 5NB.
Special thanks to Daddy, Nanny Tish and "G" for all
your love and support.
POWER - Paul, Lynn (Jones) and big brother Mark are
thrilled to announce the birth of their second precious boy, Zachary
Paul. Born at the Women`s Health Centre on May 3, 2003,
8:59 a.m., weighing 9 lbs. 10½ oz. He is welcomed by proud grandparents
Paul and Daphne Power and Roy and Mary Jones. Also welcoming Zachary
to the family are Aunts Claudette, Paula, Alison, Jennifer and Uncle
David. An additional welcome also comes from a large circle of family
and friends. Special thanks go out to caseroom nurse Bev, Dr. Kravitz
and her team. Mommy and Daddy would like to especially thank their families
for helping take such good care of Mark while waiting for Zachary`s late
RANDELL - David and Renee are delighted to announce
the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Their little
miracle, Jenna Faye Peggy Randell was born at the Health
Sciences Centre in St. John`s on May 5, 2003 at 11:21
a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 3.4 oz. Jenna is welcomed by many family and friends,
including her proud grandparents: Douglas and Faye Randell, and Rennie
and Peggy Stagg. Thank you to Dr. Pike and Dr. Callahan-Dyer for their
excellent prenatal care and to Dr. Pugh for the delivery. A special thank
you to the caseroom and NICU nurses and doctors for their care and concern
in the days following Jenna`s birth, and to Reverend Graham Cook and
Mr. Samuel Johnson for their visits and prayers during this difficult
time. Your kindness and compassion will not be forgotten. Also, a special
thank you to family and friends for their love, support and prayers.
Jenna is now happy at home with Mommy, Daddy and puppies Mylo and Riley.
RYAN - Steve and Heidi (Campbell) are thrilled to announce
the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby Boy. Blake Stirling,
born on May 22, 2003 at the Women`s Health Centre at
00:36, weighing 7 lbs. 10 oz., an early birthday present for Daddy. Proud
first-time grandparents are Neil and Diane Campbell of Mount Pearl and
second-time grandparents John and Marie Ryan of St. John`s, great-grandparents
Gerald Smith and Ella Roberts. Thank you to Dr. Hillman and Dr. Pike
for their excellent prenatal care and to Dr. Gill for a safe delivery.
Special thanks to the caseroom nurses especially Joan and Heather as
well as the staff of 5NB. We would also like to thank all our family
and friends for their love and support.
SCOTT - Hi, my name is Darcy Thomas Scott and
my mommy (Jackie) and daddy (Jerry) are such slowpokes that I had to write
this myself! I was a slowpoke too, arriving 6 days late, on May 24,
2003 at 8:29 p.m. It`s also the Queen`s Birthday and since being
born mommy says that I`m "King of the House"! Thanks to
Dr. Verge, Dr. Pugh, Dr. Kum and all the nurses at the HSC for taking good
care of mommy and me. Also, thanks to Nan and Pop Scott (Mary and Ralph),
Nan McCann (Pauline) and all my friends and family for making my first 6
months such fun!
STENDER - Mark and Sue are happy to announce the arrival
of their #1 guy, Thomas Wilhelm. Tom was born at 5:50
p.m. on May 5, 2003, weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz., and has
been keeping his mom and dad running around ever since! Also welcoming
Tom are proud grandparents: Jean and Wulf Stender of St. John`s and Lorraine
and Lew Comeau of Yarmouth, NS; as well as doting Labrador Retriever,
Cabot. Many thanks to Dr. Karen Anderson and IWK Grace staff. Also thanks
to family and friends for such a warm welcome into the world for Tom.
TURNER - Ken and Tracy (Chafe) of Maddox Cove currently
residing in Victoria, British Columbia are thrilled to announce the birth
of their first child. Our handsome son Nicholas Liam was
born May 31st, 2003 at Victoria General Hospital
at 4:06 a.m., weighing 8 lbs., 3 oz. Nicholas was born two weeks early
and exactly two weeks before Mommy and Daddy`s 12th wedding
anniversary. He is an anniversary gift from God that we will cherish
for the rest of our lives. Proud Grandparents are Alt and Marg Chafe
and Cyril and Isabel Turner. Great Grandmother Agnes Madden. Nicholas
would like to thank all of the people who helped to bring him into the
world. He would especially like to thank Mommy who, without her never-ending
love and her enormous effort over the past nine months, he would not
have had the chance to meet all of the wonderful people in his life.
UPADHYA / STRONG - David and Lynda Strong are pleased
to announce the birth of granddaughter Anjuli Lynda Upadhya Strong,
8 lbs. 8 ozs., born May 20, 2003, at home in Toronto
to Joanna Strong and Gaurav Upadhya. Equally proud grandparents are Krishna
and Neeta Upadhyaya and Uncle Harsh Upadhyaya of Winnipeg. Brother David
(2) now has a lovely little sister. Anjuli is the third great-grandchild
of George and Joan Marshall of St. John`s.
VATERS - Larry and Jennifer (nee Murphy) are extremely
proud to announce the arrival of their precious baby girl, Victoria
Melinda. Victoria was born at the HSC on May 17, 2003,
at 1:11 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 9 ozs. Welcoming Victoria are grandparents:
Bernadette Murphy (St. John`s) and Larry and Bernice Vaters (Parkers
Cove); aunts: Alana, Karen, Jo-ann, Janet, Colleen, Leanna; uncles: Brian
and Jimmy; cousins: Kayla, Nicholas, Timothy, Vanessa and Katie. A special
thank you to Dr. Delaney for her excellent pre-natal care, nurses of
5NB, Dr. Kum and Caseroom staff for Victoria`s safe arrival.
WHALEN- Barry and Renee (Mulley) are delighted to announce
the birth of their first child, a precious little girl. Emma
Dawn was born on May 1, 2003, at 6:50 p.m.,
weighing 7 lbs. 12 ozs., at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John`s.
Welcoming Emma are very proud first time grandparents, David and Ann
Mulley and Fred and Judy Whalen, also first time great-grandparents Hubert
and Eileen Baldwin. As well, a first niece for Dawn Whalen and a second
niece for Craig and Peggy Mulley, all from Pouch Cove. Renee and Barry
would like to say a special thank you to Dr. Kravitz and Dr. Keeping
for their excellent care over the past months. As well we would like
to thank Dr. Strand and Resident Erica House for a safe delivery, also
nurses of the caseroom - Christine, Joan Dalton, Joan Lake O`Reilly and
a special thank you to Annette for such wonderful care. We would also
like to thank the nurses of 5NB for their care and humour during our
stay. Mommy and Emma would also like to thank Daddy for his continuous
love and for being such a wonderful coach, we couldn`t have done it without
you. We love you very much.
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