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The Telegram Births
May 2004

 

ANDERSEN - Randy, Lorna, Paul and Caroline are happy to announce the birth of Ian Raoul, born May 30, 2004, weighing 9 lbs. 2 ozs. Ian is welcomed with love by grandparents Raoul and Irene Andersen and Al and Jean Power. Thank you to Caseroom nurses and Drs. Maureen Dunne, Bartellas, Kravitz, and Butler.
08/28/04

ANTLE/OWENS - Bernadette and Jimmy are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Dylan James. He came into this world on May 11, at 5:04 p.m., 2004 weighing 7 pounds 11 ounces. Dylan is welcomed with love by his grandparents, Sheila and Jim Antle, and Ann and Kevin Owens. Also by his Aunts, Uncles, cousins, family and friends. He also has a special buddy, Tassey, watching over him from above. Thanks to the caseroom and 5th floor Dr.'s and nurses and to Dr. Kravitz for her prenatal care. Big Hugs to Daddy for being the best coach, and making Dylan's arrival Extra Special.**

AYLWARD/COMERFORD - Bill and Jody are delighted to announce the birth of their first child. Their beautiful daughter, Jane Margaret Marie, was born May 31, 2004, weighing 4 lbs. 5 ozs. Jane is welcomed by grandparents Diane and Bill Aylward as well as Janet and Bob Comerford from St. John's. Special thanks to Dr. Tina Delaney, Dr. Christa Mossman, Dr. Anne Colbourne and all the nurses of the NICU and 5NB units. Also a very special thanks to Daddy for all his patience and support, couldn't have done it without you!
July 03, 2004

BAIRD/POWER - Brian and Tonya are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl. Carissa Marie was born at the HSC on May 13, 2004 at 2:10 p.m. weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz. Carissa is welcomed with love by her proud grandparents John and Dianne Baird and Linda Power and the late Gerard Power who is looking down from heaven. Special thanks to all the family and friends for their love and support and to Dr. Pike and all the nurses and staff of 5NB. A very special thanks to daddy for his love and support and for being such a wonderful coach!
June 19, 2004

BAKER/PIKE - Joanmary Baker, Stephen Pike and big sister Zoe are pleased to announce the birth of Max Nathan, born on May 3, 2004, at 8:13 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 6½ ozs. Max is also welcomed by grandparents Ann & David Gilbert, Bernard Baker and Cheryl Lane, Barbara Pike and Hayward Pike. Many thanks to all the medical staff for their excellent care.
June 19, 2004

BARNES/PIKE - Jeff, Ardella and big brother Patrick wish to announce the safe arrival of Benjamin Alexander, born May 27/2004. Proud grandparents are Agnes Pike, Max and Francis Barnes and guardian angel Poppy (Pat) watching from heaven. Special thanks to Dr. O'Shea, caseroom staff and especially Aunt Nicki for being there.
July 03, 2004

BERLIN/SCANLON - Born to Derek and Jennifer at the Ottawa Civic Hospital on May 6, 2004, a precious daughter, Ella Mary Ann Victoria, weighing 5 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud grandparents are Bernie and Deanna Berlin, Edmonton and Joseph and Marion Scanlon, St. John's.
08/21/04

BUDDEN/COISH - Kent, Diane and Luke are proud to announce the arrival of their new son and little brother. Samuel Joseph was born on May 14th, 2004 at 8:27 am, weighing 8lbs 8oz. He is welcomed with love by proud grandparents, Ernie and Shirley Coish, and Kevin Budden, and protected, from above, by grandmother Elsie Budden. Ecstatic also are his aunties, uncles, Sylvia and many other friends. Special thanks to Dr. Pike and the nurses of 5NB of the Women's Health Centre.
May 29, 2004

CAMPBELL/TETFORD - Melanie Campbell and Cory Tetford are overjoyed with the arrival of their son, Wil Daniel, born on May 6th, 2004, at IWK Women's Hospital in Halifax, NS. Proud to welcome Wil are grandparents, Diane and Brian Campbell of CBS, NL; Reg and Ruth Tetford of Triton, NL; great-grandparents, Doris and Doug Campbell of Brockville, ON; Mildred and Levi Pike of St. Lawrence, NL; and their many other family and friends. Also, Cory's Mom, Reynett, is lovingly remembered at this special time. Many thanks to Dr. Mader and the great staff at IWK.
May 15, 2004

CAREW - Chris and Heidi (Williams) along with big sister Sarah are delighted to announce the arrival of Johnathan Campbell Earl. Johnathan was born on May 27, 2004, and weighed 8 lbs. Particularly proud are grandparents Campbell and Sylvia Carew (St. John's) and Earl and Mary Williams (Placentia) and Johnathan's aunties Nancy, Natalie and Andrea and his uncle Preston. As well, a very special thanks to all the staff at the HSC, and our friends and family for all their support and help.
June 26, 2004

CHAFE/WILLIAMS - Darlene and Glenn of Goulds are thrilled to announce the early but safe arrival of their precious baby boy, Kyle Henry Roy, born on May 4, 2004 at 7:05 p.m., weighing 6 lbs., 3 ozs. Proud grandparents for the 9th time, Cecil and Philomena Chafe, watching over Kyle from heaven are Poppy Harry and Nanny Frances Williams. Special thanks are extended to Dr. Kum, Dr. Kravitz, caseroom staff, nurses of 5NB, and especially nurse O'Brien. Thanks to Nanny, Aunt Allison, Aunt Ann Marie, and Uncle Gordon for all your help and to the countless family and friends for their love and support. And lastly, a great big thank you to daddy for being such a great coach.
June 12, 2004

CHISLETT - Michael and Juliah (nee Woodman) are delighted to announce the arrival of their second beautiful baby boy. Alexander Nathan was born on Monday, May 17, 2004 at 2:50 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. Welcomed with love by his big brother Benjamin, proud grandparents Kathryn Woodman and Albert Woodman and Winnie and Cyril Chislett, cousins Kyle and Kelsea and many aunts, uncles and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Patrick O'Shea and the nurses and staff of the Womens Health Centre.
June 12, 2004

CLARKE/KAVANAGH - Ted and Amy are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child Jacob Aaron on May 30, 2004, weighing 8 lbs., 9 ozs. Proud grandparents are Glenn & Joan Clarke and Lorraine (& the late Ambrose) Kavanagh. Thank you to Dr. Kravitz & Dr. Butler, the rest of the caseroom staff & 5NB for your great care. An extra special thank you to caseroom nurse Robyn Beaudry who coached mommy all the way. A huge thank you to Daddy for his love, strength and unending support.
July 17, 2004

COFFIN/SOUTHWELL - With pride and joy Boyd and Julia Coffin introduce their first child, Alexander Joseph Southwell Coffin, born May 14, 2004, 8 lbs. 4 oz. Hugs and kisses from grandparents Alec and Elizabeth Coffin, first time grandparents Ron and Judy Southwell, and many excited aunts and uncles. Many thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Roche, residents and clerks, and the nurses of the caseroom and 5NB of the Women's Health Centre.
May 22, 2004

COLE - Sherry (Dawe) and Chris are ecstatic to announce the long awaited miracle of a beautiful healthy boy - Christian Samson Cole. Christian was born on May 4, 2004 at 11:53 a.m., weighing 8 lbs., 4½ oz. Proud grandparents for the 3rd time are Judy and Maxwell Dawe and 1st time grandparents Elsie and George Cole. Also Christian is blessed with two great-grandmothers Prudence Rideout and Muriel Dawe. Welcoming Christian is his canine brother Puddles, Aunt Stephanie, Uncle Rob and cousins Alex, Spencer and Morgan Scott. Special thanks to Dr. Tennent, Dr. Kravitz, Dr. O'Leary, nurses Karen Manning and Denise Maher for a safe delivery. Also thanks to the nurses of 5NB and Corrine Bursey during Christian's stay in hospital. Special thanks to family and friends during the last challenging 9 months for your love, support and prayers.
"We are truly blessed with such a precious gift".
May 15, 2004

COOMBS - Melvin and Stephanie (nee Darby) are proud to annouce the birth of their second child, a beautiful baby girl, Lydia Ann, born on May 28th, 2004, at the HSC in St. John's, weighing 7 lbs 5.8 ozs. Also tickled pink at her arrival is her big three-year-old brother, Jordan, her grandparents, Ann and Don Coombs, and aunts Tina, Corina (Mark), and Christina (Darrell). Lydia is also protected from above by her three guardian angels: her grandparents, Kelvin and Lydia Darby, as well as her uncle Corey. Their eyes are surely looking down at her from Heaven with love.
June 05, 2004

DINN/PEARCE - Brad and Andrea (Dinn) are overjoyed to announce the birth of their first child Madeline Frances on May 6, 2004, weighing 7 lbs., 8½ ozs. Ecstatic grandparents are Frank and Doreen Dinn and Ivan and June Pearce. Special thanks to Dr. Pat O'Shea for his excellent care, to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for a safe delivery and to the staff of the caseroom and 5NB for their support. Special thank you to Daddy for all his love.
June 05, 2004

DWYER/PEDDLE - Terri-Lynn and Guy are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter Sarah Madison. Born at the Health Sciences Centre, 9:08 p.m. on May 23, 2004, weighing 9 lbs, 4 oz. Proud great-grandmothers Edith Dwyer and Rita Traverse, first time grandparents Tom and Judy Peddle and fourth grandchild for John and Clare Dwyer. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle and Kum and the nurses in the caseroom and the NICU for their care and support.
July 03, 2004

GREEN - Ian and Kristi (Pitcher) would like to announce the birth of their first child. Jenna Loren was born at the HSC on May 5, 2004 at 7:03 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 5 oz. Jenna is the first granddaughter for Roy and Millicent Green and Sam Pitcher and Linda Delaney. We want to thank the doctors and nurses of the caseroom and 5 North B, especially Stacey Lambe. Mommy and Jenna would also like to thank daddy for all his love and support.
June 05, 2004

GUSHUE - Caitlyn couldn't wait any longer to announce to everyone that she has a baby sister - KARLEE SARINA. Karlee arrived at 8:54 p.m. on May 9, 2004 (Mother's Day), weighing in at 11 lbs. 8.5 oz. Proud parents are Rick and Lori Gushue and grandparents are Ollie Williams and Frank and Sheila Gushue. Special thanks to Drs. Kum and Gill and all the caseroom and 5NB nurses and staff.
12/04/04

HACKETT - Felix and Sonia (Hynes) are delighted to announce the birth of their first child. Their beautiful daughter, Peyton Barbara, was born May 12, 2004, at 7:05 p.m. weighing 8 lbs. 4½ ozs. Peyton is welcomed by grandparents Barbara and Guy Hynes as well as Rita and Felix Hackett from St. Bernard's. She is also welcomed by five loving aunts: Guyla, Allison, Stephanie, Ren e and Pamela. Thanks to Dr. Robert Miller and Dr. Melanie Mcdermot as well as the Caseroom nurses and nurses of 5NB. Also a very special thanks to Daddy and Aunt Allison for all of their love and support in coaching Mommy.
June 26, 2004

HAMILTON - Richard and Jennifer (Walters) Hamilton of Vancouver, B.C. are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their twin daughters. Sarah Jane (5 lbs. 1 oz) and Paige Elizabeth (6 lbs. 3 oz) were born at B.C. Women's Hospital and Health Centre on Friday, May 28, 2004. Elated grandparents are Phyllis (and the late Harold) Hamilton of White Rock, B.C. and Elizabeth (and the late Rev. Richard) Walters of Grand Falls-Windsor, NL.
July 10, 2004

HAMLYN - Sheldon and Margie joyfully announce the birth of their son, Luke Victor Robert, on May 26, 2004. Proud grandparents Bob and Linda Woodman and Victor and Beverley Hamlyn are beside themselves with excitement over the arrival of their first grandchild. Special thanks to Drs. Kravitz and Roche, and to the nurses of the prenatal homecare service. Luke thanks his family (especially Aunt Bethany, Uncle Bob, Uncle Mark and his grandparents), and friends for their love and generosity.
10/09/04

HOLDEN - Mike and Laura are proud to announce the early and safe arrival of their first child, a girl, Megan Nicole, born at the HSC on May 9, 2004, weighing 6 lbs. 7½ ozs. Overjoyed first time grandparents are Mike and Millie Holden, and Trish Holden. Big thanks to Caseroom staff, the staff of 5NB, Dr. Kum and Dr. Gill.
June 05, 2004

JOHNSTON - Chris, Patti (Garland) and big sister Taylor are thrilled to announce the early but safe arrival of our precious baby boy, Ryan Christopher, on May 14, 2004, weighing 6 lbs., 5 oz. Proud grandparents are Reid and Liz Garland of Mount Pearl and Vange and Derek Johnston of Chester, NS. Also welcoming Ryan are Uncle Keith and Aunt Jemer! Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle and the staff of the caseroom and 5NB. Also a very special thank you to Dr. Cherry Pike for your dedication, support and constant care during this difficult pregnancy. Mommy, Daddy, Taylor and Ryan would like to send big hugs and kisses to Nanny & Poppy for our extended sleepover! Happy Birthday Nana!
09/11/04

KENNY - Jody and Mellissa (Payne) are proud to announce the healthy and safe arrival of their beautiful baby boy. Griffin Robert was born 7 wks. premature on May 17, 2004 at HSC, in St. John's, weighing 5 lbs. 10¾ ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Lillian (nee Payne) and James Byrne, Barbara (nee Kenny) and Gerard Shannahan, and Leonard and Colleen O'Brien. A big thanks to Dr. T. Kabisios, Shannon Cooney, RN, Lisa Daley, RN, the staff of 5 North B and to the nurses of NICU for their excellent care. Also a very special thank you to daddy for all his love and support.
July 03, 2004

KITCHEN - Scott & Angela (Roberts) are delighted to announce the arrival of their first chid, a precious baby girl. Jillian Angela Carol was born at the HSC on May 31, 2004 at 4:00 p.m. weighing 7 lbs., 4.5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Luke and Angela Roberts and Winston and Carol Kitchen of Bell Island. Special thanks to Dr. Pike, Dr. Gill, Dr. Howse, the staff of the caseroom and 5NB for their excellent care. A special thank you to Daddy for all his love and support.
June 26, 2004

KNIGHT - Cameron Thomas Knight has arrived! Keith and Natasha have been blessed with another gorgeous, healthy boy. Cameron made a speedy entrance into the world on May 10, 2004, weighing a solid 9 lbs. 4 ozs. Connor and Abigail are thrilled about our new family addition. They both have lots of interesting plans for their baby brother. Also celebrating are Cameron's grandparents Debbie and John Grenning along with Bernadine and Lewis Knight. A special thanks to the staff at the HSC. As well Mommy would like to say a BIG thank-you to Daddy for being so wonderful!
June 05, 2004

LEWIS/SAMSON - Allison Lewis and Justin Samson are thrilled to announce the birth of their son. Alexander Clayton was born May 7, 2004 at 1:15 p.m. and weighed 6 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Irene Lewis and Arno Pennell, and Mike and Anne Samson, all of Trepassey. Watching over Alex from heaven is his special guardian angel, Poppy Clayton Lewis. Thanks to Dr. Pike, Dr. Kum, Theo and Tara, and a special thank you to nurse Regina Hodder for her wonderful care & support.
July 03, 2004

LONO - Marc and Nickie (Shea) are proud to announce the on time and safe arrival of their first beautiful baby boy Anthony Marc Lono, on May 16th, 2004 at 5:57 PM, weighing 7 lbs., 2 ozs. Proud grandparents Yolande Lono (Simon Lono 1919 - 2001) of St. John's NL, Alice Shea (Ambrose Shea 1921 - 2000) of Pouch Cove NL. Fifth grandchild for the Lono's and Twenty-Eighth for the Shea's. Special thanks to Auntie Michelle, Makayla, Bianca and all family and friends for their love and support. Lest not we forget the blackout of 2003.
May 22, 2004

MAHON - Big sister Shianna wishes to announce the arrival of Tyler Walter, 6 lbs. 9 ozs., born on May 18, 2004, in Calgary, Alberta. Proud parents are Jeff and Sherry (nee Gosse). Grandparents are Bill and Mary Mahon, Vina Gosse and Guardian Angel Poppy Walter watching from heaven. Special thanks to Nanny Gosse who took such good care of me while Mommy and Daddy were at the hospital.
08/14/04

MAHON - Chris and Kathy (Cheeseman) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a precious little girl, Emily Elizabeth, born Wednesday, May 12, 2004 at 6:33 a.m., weighing 5 lbs. 7 oz. and was 19.5 in. long. Also thrilled are proud grandparents for the 10th time, Joseph and Catherine Mahon and 5th granddaughter for Phonse and Maureen Cheeseman. Thank you to Dr. Kum, Dr. Collis, Nurses Winters and Whelan, all caseroom staff and staff of 5NB for their excellent care. Special thanks to our family and friends for welcoming Emily and showering her with love. Special hugs and kisses for daddy for his excellent coaching and his love and support during and after Emily's arrival.
July 03, 2004

MARTIN - Chris, Sherri (Lester) & big brother Liam are delighted to announce the arrival of their daughter and sister Reegan Sydney. Born at the Health Sciences Centre, May 2nd, 2004 at 5:02 p.m., weighing 7 lbs., 14 ozs. Proud grandparents are Allan and Audrey Martin, David and Beverly Lester. Special thanks to Dr. Halley & Dr. Roche for prenatal care, the caseroom staff and nurses of 5NB for their help. Special thanks to Daddy for his love & support.
May 22, 2004

McGRATH/PITTMAN - Neil Pittman, Rose McGrath and big sister Nicole are thrilled to announce the arrival of Ryan Francis, born May 7, 2004, weighing 7 lbs, 8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Frank and Sheila Pittman of Renews and Frank and Francina McGrath of St. John's. Thanks to Dr. Lacelle for her excellent prenatal care and support during labour and delivery, Dr. Kum for a safe delivery and the nurses in the caseroom and 5NorthB. Nicole would also like to give special thanks to her Nannies and Poppies for taking such good care of her during and after Ryan's birth.
May 29, 2004

MORRY - Keith, Karen (King) and big sisters Shannon and Erin are overjoyed to announce the safe arrival of their precious son, Liam Keith Joseph on May 10, 2004, weighing 7 lbs, 13 oz. Delighted grandparents are Howard and Mary Morry and Harold and Mary King. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White and caseroom nurse, Margaret Ann Dooling.
June 05, 2004

MURPHY/ROCKWOOD - Glen, Jaime and big sister Kierra are delighted to announce the birth of a beautiful baby girl, Alicia Faith, born May 9th, 2004 at 6:22 p.m., weighing 9 lbs, 7.1 oz, at the Burin Medical Center. Proud grandparents are Michael & Ethel Murphy, Debbie Rockwood & Carlson Pilgrim, David Rockwood & Rosanne Barrett. Proud great-grandparents are Gerald & Shirley Rockwood, Ruby Joyce, Minie Rose. Thank you to Dr. William Moulton for his prenatal care, Dr. Arthur, Dr. Mayo and all the nurses in the maternity ward for assisting in the delivery and care of Mom & baby. A special thanks to daddy for all your love and support, we love you!
May 22, 2004

PHILPOTT/STEAD- Angie and Dave are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Ethan David, on May 18, 2004, weighing 7 lbs. 9 oz. Also welcoming Ethan are grandparents Paul and Dianne Stead and Brian and Patsy Philpott; as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle, Dr. Healey and the caseroom and 5th floor nurses.
July 03, 2004

PIKE - Tony and Tracilynn (Chalifour) and big brother Tanner are thrilled to announce the arrival of Tristan Cornelius, a true blue Maple Leaf fan like Daddy and Tanner. Tristan was born on Sunday, May 30, 2004, at 10:17 a.m., weighing 7.5 lbs. Tanner is so happy he has a brother to grow up with. Sharing in our joy are proud grandparents Cornelius and Elizabeth Pike (Paradise), Carol and Ellie Smith (Yarmouth). Also sharing in our joy is Tristan's great-grandmother Stella Snow-Kelloway (St. John's). Special thanks to Dr. Halley, Dr. Pike, Dr. Bartellas. We also like to thank the nurses in the caseroom and 5NB. A special thank you to Nanny Carol and Nanny and Granddad Pike for watching Tanner before, during and after Tristan's arrival. It was greatly appreciated.
09/25/04

Reid / Browne
Paul, Andrea (Browne) and big sister Kaitlyn are proud to announce the arrival of Kiana Hayley on May 5, 2005, weighing 6 lbs.. Proud grandparents are Kevin and Bernie Browne and Eileen Reid; great-grandfather Clarence Browne. Watching over Kiana from heaven is Poppy Harry Reid. special thanks to caseroom staff, 5NB and especially Daddy. **

SULLIVAN - Big brother Ryan, and parents John and Janine (nee Kelly), are delighted to announce the arrival of Nathan Jack, born May 31, 2004, at 9:45 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs. Nathan is welcomed by proud grandparents Len and Kay Sullivan and Gordon (and the late Ethellyn) Kelly, as well as a wide circle of family and friends. We would like to thank Dr. Kravitz for providing excellent prenatal care and the outstanding staff of the caseroom for ensuring a safe delivery.
June 26, 2004

WHITE - Philip and Joanne White are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Lucas Stephen, born May 12, 2004, at 11:59 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 7 ozs. A special thank you to Dr. Bartellas for his outstanding prenatal care, Dr. O'Grady and Caseroom staff. Also nurses Kim and Kelly at the NICU and the nursing staff of 5NB especially Kelly Churchill. Lucas and Mommy would like to send a very special thank you to Auntie Carla for all of her support and to Daddy for his love, support and strength. We love you!
July 10, 2004

 

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