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ANDREWS - Scott, Cindy (Hunt) & big sister Hayley are
proud to announce the safe arrival of Lucas Noah on May
25, 2005, weighing 8 lbs. 5 ozs. Welcoming Lucas are grandparents
Zebedee & Robin Andrews, Leonard & Elsie Hunt (Bonavista Bay) and a
large circle of family & friends. Special thanks to Dr. Pike, nurses and
staff in caseroom and on 5NB.
ARMSTRONG - Andrew and Karen (nee NIGHTINGALE) and big sister
Jane, are pleased to announce the birth of Kate Avery, weighing
10 lbs., 6 ozs., on May 19, 2005 at Trillium Health Centre,
Mississauga, Ontario. Kate is the second grandchild for Sandra Nightingale
of St. John's and the late David Nightingale and Susan and Ron Millar of Guelph.
Also welcomed by great-grandfather Edgar Nightingale and the rest of the family.
Kate will be baptized at George St. United Church at 11 am Sunday, October
2, 2005. Family and friends are welcome to join us.
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!
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.
BEST - John & Kim are delighted to announce the safe
arrival of their precious baby boy, Karsen William Benedict,
born on May 16, 2005, weighing 7 lbs. 5 ozs. Very proud
grandparents are William and Annie Best of Southern Harbour and first time
grandparents Benedict & Eileen Leonard. Also celebrating are great-grandparents
Dominic and Catherine Leonard and Molly Smith. Thank you to Dr. Kravitz
and Dr. House, the caseroom nursing staff and the staff of 5 NB and a special
thank you to Aunt Cauleen Daley for all her extra help.
BILLARD - Evan is a big brother! Blair and Sandra (nee
Maloney), along with big brother Evan, are delighted to announce the early
but safe arrival of Andrew Michael Bernard on May
14, 2005 at the Campbell River Hospital, Campbell River, BC. The
newest addition to our family weighed in at 6 lbs. 9 ozs. Also welcoming
Andrew are proud grandparents, Rosalind and Bernard Billard of Terra Nova
and Michael and Loretta Maloney of Holyrood. Special thanks to all our
family and friends who sent good wishes from Newfoundland!
BISHOP - James and Michelle (Bartlett) and big sister Brianna are proud to announce the early but safe arrival on May 30, 2005, of our precious twin boys. Bradley James, weighing 3 lbs. 14 oz. and Chase Gary, weighing 4 lbs. 10 oz. Adored by loving grandparents, John and Patricia Bishop (Flatrock), Linda Bartlett and Roy Tucker (St. John's), Ron Bartlett and Donna (Kennedy), Paradise; and special great-grandmother Sarah Bartlett. Special thank you to our very own nurse, Aunt Deanne and also all the caseroom staff at the Health Sciences Centre on the joyous day of May 30, 2005.**
BOYD - Jim and Suzanne (Kennedy) are thrilled to announce
the birth of their son, Sean James Boyd, on May
10, 2005, in Vermont, USA. Big sister, Erin, is delighted to have
her little brother. Proud grandparents are Norman and Bernadette Kennedy,
Conception Hr., and George and Elizabeth Boyd, Long Island, New York. Anxiously
awaiting Sean's first visit to Newfoundland this week are many relatives
and friends, especially his cousins in Mount Pearl - Matthew, Liam, and
Jacob Kennedy and their parents Uncle Norman and Aunt Brenda.
BUFFETT/LACEY - Bob and Jacqueline are delighted to announce
the arrival of their daughter, Sydney Taite, born May
17th, 2005 at 11:51 a.m., weighting 9 lbs., 13 ounces.
Welcoming Sydney are all her family, especially grandparents, Alex & Sheila
Lacey, Fred & Christine Buffett and watching over her always, Nanny
Ada Buffett (Taite). Many thanks to all the wonderful nurses and students
of the Women's Health Centre. Also a special thanks to Dr. O'Grady for
all her care.
BURSEY - Mike and Lori (Noseworthy) are pleased to announce the early but
safe arrival of Liam Michael Bursey on 07 May 2005 at
2:52 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandparents Mary and Ernie Chancey
and Gordon Noseworthy, Barbra Bursey and Bill Bursey, as well as great-grandmothers
Patricia Rideout and Marie Bursey. Special thanks to Dr. Tennent and the Case
Room Team, especially Michele Randell. As well, thanks to all the nurses and
staff of 5NB.
CASS - Robert, Andrea (O'Brien) and big sister Julia
are delighted to announce the arrival of the latest addition to the family, Emma
Elizabeth, born May 5, 2005, at 6:39 a.m., weighing
6 lbs. 15 ozs. Second grandchild of Alan & Hilary Cass of Bristol's
Hope and fifth grandchild of Theresa O'Brien of St. John's. Smiling down
from heaven, Poppy O'Brien. Special thank you to Dr. Erica Howse, Dr. Kravitz,
Dr. Roche and the superb case room nurses especially Darlene Furlong and
Beverly Murphy. Thanks again to family and friends for making this time
CHURCHILL - Michael, Tonya and big sister Claire are
thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl. Jenna
Michelle Julia was born on May 18, 2005 at 4:16
AM., weighing 7 lbs., 3 ozs. Many thanks to the caseroom staff and a special
thank you to all those who cared for us during the pregnancy.
CLARKE - On May 27, 2005, the most precious
baby girl blessed the lives of her adoring big brother, Gavin Robert and
proud parents Bob and Cindy (Murphy). Ebyni Ann weighed
in at 9 lbs, 12 ozs and stole the hearts of grandparents Gordon and Irene
Murphy and Ernest and Shirley Clarke. Special thanks to Dr. Kum for his
exceptional care and to Bamma Murphy for taking such wonderful care of
Gavin during this special event. Also, lots of hugs and kisses to Daddy
for always being so wonderful. We are so lucky to have you!
COLE - Kathryn and Julia are excited to announce the arrival of their little
brother, James John Joseph. James arrived safely on May
20, 2005, weighing
8 lbs. His proud parents are Barbara (Waterman) and Damian Cole. Sharing in
the excitement are grandparents Mary and John Waterman, Patricia and Donald
Cole, aunts, uncles and cousins. Thanks to the doctors and nurses who helped
with James' safe arrival and Dr. Pike and Dr. Faris for their prenatal care.
Extra special thanks to Daddy and Nanny and Poppy Waterman for their continued
love and support and caring for the girls during our short hospital stay.
COURTNEY-POWER - Amanda and Ronnie are thrilled to announce
the safe arrival of their precious baby girl, Alyssa Dawn Power,
born May 24, 2005, weighing 8 lbs. 5 ozs. Also welcoming
Alyssa is big brother Troy. Proud grandparents are Len and Blanche Courtney
and Irene Power-Scully (Diarmuid) and the late John Gerald Power. Special
thanks to Drs. A. McCarthy, J. White, D. Tennent, the case room and 5NB
nurses. Alyssa and Mommy would like to thank Daddy and Nanny Courtney for
their excellent coaching and support.
CROCKER/MESHER - Tom & Lisa are thrilled to announce
the arrival of Maxwell Thomas Crocker, born on May
30, 2005 @ 10:38 am, weighing in at 8 lbs. 3.5 ozs. Proud grandparents
are Rosemary & Bert Crocker and Joan & Howard Harnum. Thanks to
staff, nurses and doctors @ HSC. Special thanks to Dr. Bartellas. Max is
also welcomed by Pep.
DALTON - Don and Janice (Warren) are proud to announce
the birth of their son, Garry Donald, 8 lbs., 15 ozs.,
on May 25, 2005. Maggie, Alex, and Angeline are delighted
with their new baby brother. Proud grandparents are Don and Angeline Dalton,
Harbour Main, and Margaret Warren, St. John's. Poppy Garry Warren is watching
from heaven. A special thank you to Dr. Kum for providing excellent pre-natal
care, the Case room staff, and staff of 5NB.
DAVIS - George & Beverly (Power) New parents proudly
announce the birth of their precious baby boy. Brayden Daniel was
born May 25th, 2005 at 4:12 a.m. weighing 8
lb, 8 oz. Welcomed by excited grandparents Angus and Rose Power, Southern
Shore and Phoebe Davis and The Old Man in Labrador. Mommy would also like
to thank Aunt Dana for being there and Daddy for his love and support.
DINN - Jason and Pamela are thrilled to announce the
safe arrival of their son, Ryan James, born on May
10, 2005, weighing 8 lbs., 12 ozs. Welcoming Ryan are proud Grandparents
Doug and Pearl Skinner of Fortune, Michael (Mick) and Lena Dinn of the
Goulds, and many family and friends.
GAMBIN - Sara is a Big Sister! Des & Sadie (Mulrooney)
are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their second precious girl, Allie
Elizabeth, born on May 10, 2005, weighing 8 lbs.
Welcoming Allie are proud grandparents Dan & Cis Gambin & Dan & Madonna
Mulrooney of Jerseyside, Placentia & a large circle of family & friends.
Special thanks to Daddy for his love & support & to Drs. Gill,
Navine & Browne & the nurses of the Health Sciences Centre.
GINN - Garfield & Natalie (Brenton) are thrilled
to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby girl, Sara
Lillian Leah on May 11, 2005, weighing 7 lbs.
6 oz. Excited and proud grandparents are Arthur & Madge Brenton and
Levi & Gertrude Ginn. Also welcoming Sara is her many aunts, uncles
and cousins. A special thank you to the Home Monitoring Nurses at the Health
Sciences Centre, the nurses of the case room, especially the nurses on
5NB, Dr. Tennent, Dr. Kravitz and Dr. Bartellas. Also to Dr. Wagoner for
her excellent care. Extra special thanks to Aunt Maxine, Aunt Nadine and
Aunt Gloria for their love and support. A big thank you to Nanny Ginn for
her help after our hospital stay.
GRABOWSKI/HYNES - Patrick and Tami welcome with love William
James born in Toronto on May 21st, 2005 at
3:48 p.m., weighing 8 lbs., 15 oz and measuring 22¼ in. Thrilled
are first-time grandparents Mary & Leo Hynes (St. John's) and Stella & Stan
Grabowski (Knowlton, QC) along with Aunt Jenn & Uncle Cory (Medicine
Hat, AB) and Uncle Kevin (Montreal). William is also welcomed by great-grandmothers
Margaret Woodford (Labrador City) and Wictoria Wojak (Val David, QC)
and family and friends across the country. Great thanks to Dr. Nick Shilletto
for terrific prenatal care and Drs. Stirk and Chu and nurses at North
York General for William's safe delivery and care.
GRUCHY - It's a Girl! Philip & Elizabeth (Hatcher)
are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby girl, Abigail
Marjorie Ruth, on May 10, 2005, weighing 8 lbs.
1 oz. Proud grandparents are Marjorie & the late Thomas Gruchy, Reuben & Ruth
Hatcher & great-grandmother Winnifred Hatcher. Also welcoming Abigail
is her aunts, uncles & cousins. Special thanks to Dr. O'Grady, Dr.
Gill, the nurses of the caseroom & 5NB. Mommy & Abigail would like
to thank Daddy & Aunt Cathy for their help during labour & delivery.
Special thanks to family & friends for their support & visits.
HALLERAN (Bradbury) - Ronnie & Lori are thrilled
to announce the birth of their first child, Laci Claire (5
lb 3 oz) on May 9, 2005 at the WHC, St. John's. Proud
Grandparents are Buster and Evelyn Bradbury and Great-Grandmother Evelyn
Woolgar. Watching over Laci from above are Nanny & Poppy Halleran.
Special thanks to Dr.'s Crane, Roche, Gill, and Narine, the Case room and
Neonatal teams especially Sue Harding, the nurses of 5NB and Student nurse
HOLLAND - Sandy and Janet (Bailey) are thrilled with
the arrival of their baby boy, Aidan Alexander, on May
7, 2005, weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs. Grandparents are Geneva and Stan
Norris of Clarenville and Bonnie and John Holland of Cape Breton. Thanks
to Drs. Varma and Tran, and the staff at IWK in Halifax. Also watching
over baby Aidan in heaven, Poppy Rev. Edward Bailey.
HOLWELL - Darrin, Lisa (nee Whitty) and big sister Kailey
are delighted to announce the arrival of Tyler John born May
2, 2005. Proud grandparents are Marg and John (Shan) Whitty of
Torbay and Anne Holwell of Logy Bay . Poppy George Holwell smiles down
on Tyler from Heaven above. Special thanks to Dr. Lisa McCaffrey, Dr. Tim
Strand and special nurse Lorna.
JUGAN - Dane, Tanya (Davis), and big brother Ryan are
delighted to announce the arrival of their precious baby girl, Keira
Mary Elizabeth, born in St. Pierre on May 24, 2005,
weighing 7 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Stella Davis (Mt. Pearl),
Denis Jugan (St. Pierre), and Mirielle Mathonnet (Toulon).
LITTLEJOHN - Norman, Shelly and big brother Ryan are
thrilled to announce the arrival of Nathan Norman, on Thursday,
May 19, 2005, weighing 8 lbs., 5 oz. Welcoming Nathan are proud
grandparents Daphne Avery of Southport and William and Florence Littlejohn
of Coley's Point. Also watching over him from Heaven are big sister Emily
and Poppy Chesley Avery. Special thanks to Dr. DuPlessis for his exceptional
MACK - Martin and Anne (Forsey) thank God for the safe
arrival of Grace Mary Lee, 7 lbs., on May 27,
2005 at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's. Grace is a little
sister for Joshua and Sarah. Proud grandparents are Mary and Gordon Mack,
Halifax, Marion and the late William Forsey, Clarenville, and great-grandmother
Mrs. Lee Porter, Porterville. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Nurse Sue
Harding, caseroom and 5NB staff.
MAHER (FIELD) - Danny Maher and Andrea Field are happy
to announce the birth of their son, Nathan Philip Maher on May
11, 2005 at Mississauga, Ontario, weighing in at 6 lbs. 11 ozs.
Sharing in their joy are his grandparents Frances and Philip Field, Mount
Pearl and Kathleen and Tom Maher, Freshwater, Placentia; also, his great-grandmother
Helen Burke of Long Harbour.
MCGRATH - Tim and Beverly (Smith) happily announce the
safe arrival of Mason Patrick, born May 27, 2005,
weighing 7 lbs. 3 ozs. Welcoming Mason are his grandparents Harold and
Lillian Smith, Barbara O'Keefe and Edgar McGrath, all of St. John's; his
great-grandparents Ellen Tricco of St. John's and Cyril and Gertrude O'Keefe
of Paradise; as well as his aunts, uncle and cousins. A great big thank
you goes out to Dr. Sarah Healey; Heather Rees, R.N.; Dr. Donald Tennent;
Dr. Heidi Kravitz; and Dr. Joanne White. Also to the staff of the case
room, 5NB and NICU at the Janeway.
MINI / CHAFE - Charly and Catherine are pleased to announce
the arrival of Juliette Eleanor, born in Cambridge, Ont.
on May 9, 2005, weighing 7 lbs., 1 oz. Proud grandparents
are Robert and Eleanor Chafe of St. John's and Marie Jeanne Mini of France.
MORRISSEY/MURPHY - Andrew and Suzanne are thrilled to
announce the birth of their baby boy. Tyson was born May
4, 2005, at 12:26 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 13 ozs. Welcoming Tyson
are proud grandparents Linda and David Morrissey, Sylvia and Anthony Murphy,
also Uncle Michael and Aunt Jennie and cousin Blaire. Tyson is also welcomed
by a large circle of family and friends. A special thanks to Dr. Kravitz,
Dr. Kum and resident Dr. White, as well as all the case room nurses and
nurses of 5NB.
NOFTALL - Sugar and Spice and everything nice, that's
what little girls are made of! Poppy Noftall has sent us a little angel
down from heaven. Kenny and Deneice (Martin) are ecstatic to announce the
birth of Kiera Alison, May 1, 2005, at 10:21 a.m., weighing
7 lbs. 10 ozs. Kiera is welcomed by grandparents Bill and Isabel Martin,
Jean Noftall (Ernest Noftall), and a large circle of family and friends.
Special thanks to Dr. Pike, Dr. Cook and the nurses of 5NB and the case
room for their kindness and care.
NOLAN - Renée (Roule) and Glenn are thrilled to
announce the arrival of their precious twins Tyler James (5
lbs., 12 oz) and Grace Kathleen (5 lbs., 8 oz) born on May
11, 2005. Mommy and Daddy would like to extend their thanks to
all the case room staff at the Health Sciences and especially to Dr. Downton
and his NICU team. Also a special thanks to Aunt Sandra for all her help
NORMAN - Shelly and big brother Ryan are thrilled to
announce the arrival of Nathan Norman, on Thursday,
May 19, 2005, weighing 8 lbs., 5 oz. Welcoming Nathan are proud
grandparents Daphne Avery of Southport and William and Florence Littlejohn
of Coley's Point. Also watching over him from Heaven are big sister Emily
and Poppy Chesley Avery. Special thanks to Dr. DuPlessis for his exceptional
NOSEWORTHY - Born to David & Norma, Burlington, Ontario
on May 26, a precious baby girl, Emily Josephine,
weighing 7 lbs. 2 oz. Proud grandparents are Ray & Myrtle Noseworthy,
St. John's and Gervase & Josephine Flynn Galway, Ireland, formerly
of Manuels; great-grandparents George & Janet Noseworthy, Spaniards
OSMOND - Born to Byron and Tracy (nee Ropson) and Delighted Big Sister
Victoria on August 23, 2005, Julianne Melina weighing 7 lb., 9 oz. Proud
grandparents are Milton and Hazel Osmond of St. Philips and Lebert and
Golda Ropson of St. Anthony. Great-Grandparents are Kenneth and Melina
Fillier of Englee.
PENNEY - Scott and Joy (nee Burden) are thrilled to announce
the birth of their son, Joel Scott on May 27th,
2005, weighing 5 lbs. 15 oz. Proud grandparents are Jim and Rosemary
Burden of Carbonear and David and Theresa Penney of Mobile. Many thanks
to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Clarke and the staff of the caseroom and 5NB for your
POWELL - It's a Girl! Donny and Kyla (Kelly) are delighted
to announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Laura
Yvonne was born on May 15, 2005, weighing 8 lbs.
6 ozs. Laura, mommy and daddy would like to thank their family and friends
for all their love and support.
POWER - Tom, Alison, and big sister Amanda are thrilled to announce the
arrival of their precious little girl, Emma Anne. Emma was born at the
Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on August 19, 2005, weighing 8 lb.,
4 oz. Proud grandparents are Tom and Nora Power of Trepassey and Tom and
Lil Rogers of Grand Bank. Special thanks are extended to our family for
their help and support, to Dr. Arthur, Dr. Moulton, Dr. Cremin and to the
nursing staff for their marvelous care.
PUDDESTER - Born August 4th, 2005,
weighing 6 lbs, Leigha Nina June Puddester. A baby sister for Gwenyth and
Chloe, and lovingly welcomed by parents Tammy and Leigh, grandparents Jamie
and Margaret Puddester of St. John's, and Fred and Nina Smeaton of Gander.
Special thanks to Dr. Sarah Healey and all the staff of HSC 5NB.
PURCHASE - Troy and Carol (Moores) are delighted to announce
the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, Lauren
Jane, born May 12, 2005, weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs.
Proud grandparents are Rev. Ralph and Shirley Moores and Lester and Hazel
Purchase. Thank you to Drs. Furey, Pike, Kamra and our good friend Peggi
QUINTON - Introducing William Maxwell,
born May 6, 2005 to Diana (Francis) and Sheldon. William's
new family includes brother Drew; sisters Meredith and Amelia; grandparents
William and Gloria Francis (Topsail), Maxwell and Kathleen Quinton
(Gander); aunts and uncles Heather, Bob (Tuck), Valerie, James, Trudy,
Mark, Pam, and Bob (Quinton); and cousins Scott, Laura, Jacob and Avery.
Special thanks to our friend and coach Robyn Beaudry. William's christening
will be held at St. James United Church, July 17, 2005, 10:30 A.M.
REID - 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 case room staff,
5NB and especially Daddy.
RICE - Sean and Joanne (Mortlock) and big brother Jack
are pleased to announce the birth of Samuel Patrick. Sam
was born on 16th May 2005 at The American Hospital
in Doha, Qatar, weighing 9 lbs., 14 oz. Proud grandparents are Gerry and
Mary Rice of St. John's and Alan and Jan Mortlock of Surrey, UK. Great-grandparents
are Bob and Rita Price of St. John's, Florence and Redvers Short of Essex,
UK and Ethel Mortlock of London, UK. Jack and his baby brother Sam are back
in the UK and St. John's this summer to meet friends and family.
ROBERTS-MAHER - We could never thank God enough for the
little gift He has given our family, a little girl, Abigail Terry-Lynn,
born May 27th, 2005, weighing 5 lbs. 12 ozs.
Proud parents are Chris and Angela and big sisters Shauna, Brooklyn and
Haylee. Proud grandparents John and Linda Maher, Marietta Roberts and Chuck
Nurse, Great-grandmothers Maude Dwyer, Irene Brazil, Mary Dunlee-Nurse
Hunt and Sadie Roberts. As well our families, the Mahers, Dwyers, Roberts,
Nurses and Brazils, who have been by our side and who have given us so
much love and support, we love you dearly. A very special thank you to
Daddy and Aunt Regina for all their love, support and time they have given
to Abigail and Mommy, we could never thank you enough. Special thanks to
Dr. Seviour, Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Inkpen, and the nurses of 5 North. Looking
down from Heaven Poppy Terry Roberts. Words or expressions could never
show how much our families mean to us, thank you and we love you all.
ROFF - Justin and Jennifer (Martin) are excited to
announce the early, but safe arrival of our first child, Brooklyn
Jenna, May 19, 2005 at 5:30 a.m., 6 lbs. 2 ozs. Many proud
grandparents Valerie & Gary Martin, Linda & Wayne Windsor,
Alvin & Bonnie Roff. Special thanks to Beverly Hawco & Dr.
ROONEY - Alex and Izabella of Laguna Niguel, California,
announce the arrival of Leila Marie Rooney, on May
28, 2005, weighing 6 lbs. 14 oz. A sister Aidan and a first granddaughter
for John and Shirley Marie Rooney of St. John's and the Mandili grandparents
ROSE - Todd and Jennifer (Fever) are proud to announce the arrival
of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, Sydney Jean, born at the
Women's Health Centre, St. John's on August 30, 2005 at 6:44 a.m.,
weighing 7 lbs. 6 oz. Especially thrilled are grandparents Muriel and
David Fever and Robert and Theresa Rose. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle
for pre-natal care and delivery, as well to caseroom nurses Crista
and Robin, and the staff at HSC.
ROWE - Chris and Cathy (Harvey) are proud to announce
the arrival of Anna's baby sister. Kate Cecilia Harvey was
born on 05-05-05,
weighing 9 lbs. 2 ozs. Welcoming Katie are her grandparents Mary and Andy Rowe
and Maureen and Bob Harvey. We would like to thank all nurses of the Women's
Health, HSC, as well as Dr. Lacelle and Dr. Duggan.
SALTER - Dave & Lynn (nee Hammond) are thrilled to
announce the arrival of their baby girl, Madeline Bridget,
born at the Health Sciences Centre on May 20, 2005, weighing
8 lbs. 5 oz. Proud grandparents are Martin & Elaine Hammond of St.
John's and Frank & Edna Salter of Kentville, NS. Nanny Madeline Salter
has sent us an angel from Heaven. Also celebrating are great-grandmothers
Hilda Higdon of New Harbour, NL and Ethel Salter of Pictou, NS, as well
as uncles and aunts - Sean & Karen Hammond and Rod & Arlene Breen,
St. John's, and other family and friends. Special thanks to Dr. McGrath,
Dr. Pike, caseroom and 5NB nursing staff for their excellent care.
SINGLETON - Derek, Karen (Hanlon) and big brother Gavin
are happy to announce the arrival of Colin Garrett, on May
19, 2005, at the WHC, weighing 8 lbs. 11 ozs. Gavin loves to cuddle
his "teeny tiny baby brother" and shows him off wherever
he goes. Proud grandparents are Judy Hanlon and Brian and Carmella Singleton.
Special thank-you's to Dr. Roche and the case room nurses.
SMITH - Big sister Victoria and
Jean (nee Beasley) and Kevin are delighted to announce the arrival of Alexandra
Jordyn, born on May 5, 2005, at 1:50 a.m. at HSC,
weighing 6 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Cyril and Dianne Beasley of
Burin and Austin and Suzanne Smith of St. John's and great-grandparents Lindy
and Patricia Guy of Burin. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White and the case
room nurses, especially Beverly, for their excellent care.
SMITH - Big Brother Benjamin is very proud to announce
the birth of his baby brother, Nicholas Wayne, and another
son for Wayne and Darlene (Kavanagh). Nicholas was born on May
24, 2005 at 12:29 a.m. weighing 8 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents
are Robert and Theresa Kavanagh and Margaret Smith and Edward Smith,
all of St. John's. Nicholas is also welcomed by a large circle of family
and friends. A big thank you to Dr. Kravitz and her resident Dr. White,
as well as to the case room nurses and nurses of 5NB. Mommy and Nicholas
would also like to thank our families for helping care for Benjamin and
to Daddy for all his love and support.
SOPER - Colleen (Adey) & Glen are pleased to announce the birth
of their son, Cody James. Cody was born on Aug.
15, 2005, weighing 7
lbs. 4 ozs. at the HSC. Proud grandparents are Viola & Sam Adey & Barbara & Harold
Soper. Special thanks to the nurses & Drs. & Aunt Crystal who
all helped with the delivery of Cody.
SPEARNS - It's a Boy! Barry & Angela (MacKenzie) are thrilled to announce
the arrival of their first child, Mitchell Alfred, on May
17, 2005 at the IWK
Health Centre in Halifax. After arriving 5 weeks early, Mom and Dad were very
pleased to learn that Mitchell was a healthy 6 lb, 14 oz. Welcoming Mitchell
are proud grandparents Alfred & Maureen Spearns (St. John's), Bruce & Cathy
MacKenzie (Scotsburn, NS) and great grandmother Hazel MacKenzie (Scotsburn,
NS). Mitchell looks forward to the return of NHL hockey so that he can cheer
on the Montreal Canadiens with his cousins Sean, Grace, Cassie, Jessie, and
SQUIRES - Craig and Bernie (McCarthy) are delighted to announce
the early, but safe arrival of our darling baby girl, Jill,
born Friday, May 27, 2005, weighing 5 lbs. 8 oz. Welcoming
Jill are grandparents Doug and Judy Squires, many aunts, uncles, cousins and
friends. Watching over her and smiling from heaven are grandparents Annie and
Robert McCarthy. Special thanks are extended to the caseroom and 5NB staff
at the Womens Health Centre for their exceptional care.
TIPPLE - It's a BOY! Sean and Natasha (nee Gushue) are ecstatic
to announce the arrival of their first child, Parker Raymond,
born at Cape Breton Regional Hospital on May 25th, 2005,
weighing 8 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandparents are Ray & Maureen Gushue and
David & Valgene Tipple, both of St. John's and great-grandmothers Rachel
Gushue of St. Joseph's, SMB and Greta Sheppard of St. John's. Also welcoming
Parker is Uncle Brad, Krista, Uncle Mark and Aunt Renee. A big thanks to family
and friends for your visits and gifts since Parker's arrival. Mom, Dad and
Parker are all excited to be back in Newfoundland.
TOBIN - It's a girl!!! Darren and Brenda (Ryan) and big sister
Laura are thrilled to announce the birth of their precious baby girl, Hannah
Mary, born at the Health Sciences Center at 8:35 a.m. on May
13, 2005, weighing 6 lbs. 11 ozs. Also welcoming Hannah are grandparents
Medie and Mary Ryan of Witless Bay and Walter and Lorraine Tobin of Bauline
and great-grandmothers Hannah Ryan of Bay Bulls and Laura Tobin of the Gaskiers,
St. Mary's Bay. A special thank you to Dr. A. McCarthy and Dr. Bartellas and
the staff of the case room and 5NB for your excellent care. Also a big thank
you to family and friends for your visits and gifts since Hannah's arrival.
TOBIN - Leon and Michelle, along with big sister Rebecca,
are proud to announce the safe arrival of Carson Michael (8
lbs. 3 ozs.) on May 30, 2005. Proud grandparents are Gerard
and Priscilla Tobin, and Margaret Tobin of S.M.B. Watching over Carson is his
poppy Michael Tobin. Many thanks go to Dr. Rogers, Dr. Kravitz and the case
room team, and to all the nurses and staff of 5NB. A special thank you to Daddy
for all his love and support.
TUCKER - Peter and Nicole and big sister Cassie, would like to proudly
announce the arrival of their baby boy, Dillon Peter, weighing in at 8
lbs. 1 oz. Dillon was born at the Women's Health Centre at 4:02 a.m., August
25, 2005. First grandson for Debbie and Boyd Constantine. Special thanks
to the caseroom and Dr. O'Grady.
TULK - Jeff and Lisa (Anthony) are delighted to announce
the safe arrival of their first child, Sophia Indigo Tulk.
Born on May 11, 2005, weighing 7 lbs, 4 oz, Sophia was welcomed
by Grandparents Janet and Roy Anthony and Sandra and Jim Tulk. Special thanks
to all of our friends and family who have helped make Sophia's arrival so happy.
VAUGHAN/OLIVER - Ann Marie Vaughan and John Oliver are delighted to announce
the arrival of their little angel Kathleen Nancy Vaughan Oliver. Kathleen
was born on August 19, 2005 at 9:52 am at the HSC, weighing 9 lbs. 11 oz.
and measuring 21¼ inches long. Proud grandparents are Catherine
and John Oliver of Pouch Cove and Nancy Vaughan of St. John's. Watching
Kathleen from heaven is her grandfather and guardian angel Gus Vaughan.
Special thanks to the case room staff especially Juanita and April, Drs.
Carpenter, Cook, O'Dea and Pike and nurses of 5NB for their excellent care.
VAUTIER - Marina (Bateman), Clarence and Big Brother
Brandon would like to announce the safe arrival of Hannah Victoria.
Hannah was born on August
26th at 0417, weighing 10 lbs. 7 ozs. Special thanks to Dr. Strand
and case room staff for ensuring Hannah's safe arrival. Mom would like
to thank Dad and Nan Bateman for all their help.
WALKER - Joshua Clifford Craig, born May 28, 2005,
weighing 9 lbs. 3 ozs., is now a baby brother for Jordan. Proud parents Craig
and Amanada (Newport) would like to thank Dr. Jeff White for all his help and
support. Special thanks to nurse Heather for all your help. Loving grandparents
are Clifford and Glenys Newport, Ruth Walker and our Guardian Angel, Poppy
Walker. Special aunts and uncles are Tammy and Ken Peddigrew and cousin Matthew,
Karen and Todd Roberts and cousin Kyle. Great-grandparents are Ethel Hynes,
Nellie and Issac Barnes and Cloy Walker.
WALSH - Marlene (McCue), Barry and older brother and sister
Ryan and Caroline are delighted to announce the birth of Lily Lisa,
born on Mother's Day, May 8, 2005, weighing 8 lbs. Also welcoming
Lily are grandmother Carmel Walsh (and the late Edward Walsh) of Bay de Verde
and grandmother Elaine McCue (and the late Frank McCue) of Grand Falls-Windsor.
Many thanks to the truly amazing case room staff, especially Beverly.
WARREN - Sean & Rhonda (nee Scaplen) are happy to announce the birth of
their beautiful son Samuel Patrick, weighing 7 lbs. 8 ozs. Samuel arrived August
17, 2005 in Kitchener, Ontario.
WESTCOTT/ELLIS - Shelly & Don would
like to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby boy, Jonathon
Clark Ellis, born May 1, 2005, weighing 6 lbs. 6
ozs. Proud grandparents are Melvin Ellis, friend Rita Rose. Mommy would also
like to thank Daddy for being a great coach during labor and delivery.
WHEELER-O'NEIL - Cathy Wheeler-O'Neil and Jamie O'Neil
are thrilled to announce the birth of their son. Matthew James
Rafael was born May 21, 2005 in Halifax, Nova
Scotia. Matthew is the grandson of Carl and Lucy Wheeler and nephew of
Leslie Wheeler (Blair Boland).
WHIFFEN - Craig and Linda Whiffen are pleased to announce
the birth of our precious twin girls, Mary Grace (4 lbs,
13 oz), and Sheila Marie (5 lbs, 10 oz). Their early safe
arrival on May 20, 2005, was celebrated by a large extended
family, including Patrick and Sheila Whiffen, paternal grandparents, and
John and the late Mary MacPherson, maternal grandparents. To the staff
at the WHC, the caseroom, NICU, and the HSC, we extend our heartfelt thanks
for safe outcomes for Mom and babies. To our extended family and friends,
your continued love and support were priceless during a challenging time.
WHITTEN (Colbert) - Shawn and Diane are delighted to announce the safe
arrival of their second child, a beautiful daughter and sister for big
brother Ronan. Maya Anita was born at the Women's Health Centre in St.
John's on August 14, 2005 and weighed 8 lbs 2 oz. Maya is the fourth grandchild
for William and Anita Colbert (formerly of Labrador City) and Kevin and
Sheila Whitten of St. John's. Special thanks to Dr. Roche, Dr. Tucker and
all the caseroom and 5NB staff for their exceptional care.
WILLIAMS (MEANEY) - Jane has arrived! Kate (the big sister),
Jennifer and Norm are delighted to announce that Jane Jennifer joined
their family on May 13, 2005. Jane made her debut at 4:07
am weighing 7 lbs 11 oz. Nanny Geraldine, Poppy Pat and many aunts, uncles,
cousins and friends are also excited to have Jane in their lives. Thank
you to everyone for your support as we welcomed Jane. Jane and Kate's guardian
angel, beautiful Nanny Monica Meaney is watching over both our girls -
keeping them safe and happy. Thank you to Dr Pike and Dr Heather Woodland
for your excellent care of Mom and Jane.
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