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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.
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!
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!
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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
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.
Reid / Browne
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.
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!
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