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The Telegram Births
May 2010



ANDREWS - Mark, Natasha (Augot), big sister Abby and big brother Logan are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Delaney Jane Natasha on May 15, 2010 at the HSC, weighing 8 lbs 10 oz. Also welcoming Delaney are proud Grandparents Bob and Diana Andrews of St. John's, Reg and Irene Augot of Terrenceville, Ann Augot of Labrador City and her many loving Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. Special thanks to all the doctors and nurses in the Caseroom and 5NB.

BEAZLEY-LEGROW- John, Heather, and big brother Noah thank God for the safe arrival of a precious baby girl. Lauren Nadine was born on May 21, 2010, weighing 8 lbs 14 oz. Lauren is welcomed by grandparents Irene Hudson LeGrow, Melvin LeGrow and Judy Beazley. Watching over Lauren from Heaven is Poppy William Beazley. A special thanks to Daddy and Nanny LeGrow for all their love, support and care during labour and delivery.

BECKETT-PETTEN - How wonderful life is with you in the world! David Beckett and Tina Petten are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, KAYLEIGH MARIA SELINA on Wednesday, May 5th, 2010, at 5:13 am, weighing 7 lbs 7 oz. Sharing in our joy and welcoming Kayleigh with lots of love are proud Grandparents James and Sheilah Beckett of St. John's and Effie Petten (friend George Boland) of Kelligrews. Watching over our little princess from heaven are two very special guardian angels: Poppy Harvey Petten and Great-grandmother Susan Moss. Also remembered at this special time are Great-grandparents Dorothy and Cecil Smith of Sunnyside, Frances and Wilson Petten of Kelligrews, Captain William Moss of St. John's and Margaret and Clarence Beckett of Halifax, NS. A heartfelt thanks to the exceptional team of doctors and nurses who ensured the safe arrival of our little miracle, most notably Dr. Joanne White and Dr. Nicholas Kum, as well as nurses Bev and Sue in the MFAU and caseroon nurse Reagan Downey. Thank-you also to our family, friends, neighbours and co-workers for your kindness and generosity in welcoming our sweet baby girl. Last but not least, Mommy and Kayleigh send all our love to Daddy, who has been absolutely amazing throughout this incredible journey. Our lives are truly blessed - welcome Kayleigh - we love you more than you'll ever know!

BENNETT - With joy and love, proud first-time parents John and Gillian (Grace) would like to introduce their precious baby boy, John David Bennett. John made his arrival on May 2, 2010 at 6:50 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 3 ozs. Also welcoming John are ecstatic first-time grandparents Granda John Grace; Grandma Noreen Grace; Nanny Denise Bennett, and special guardian angel, Poppy John Bennett (for whom John is named); first-time aunts and uncles David, Catherine and Tara Grace, and Matt, Ryan and Brittany Bennett; first-time great-grandfather Ronald Reardon and guardian angel Anna Reardon, and second-time great-grandparents Mike and Dot Ryan, as well as many excited great-aunts & uncles and second cousins. Also watching over John are great-grandparents Albert and Josephine Grace, and John and Ann Bennett. Mommy and Daddy send sincere appreciation to Dr. Angela Poirier of Halifax for her excellent prenatal care; Dr. Tina Squires for all of her help in making my delivery in NL possible; the amazing staff of the caseroom and 5NB at the HSC, especially the nurses in the NICU for their loving care. Mommy would also like to thank Daddy for the endless love, support and encouragement that he gave throughout her pregnancy, delivery and every day since. Welcome, John! We love you!!
"From the top of her head, To the toes on her feet, Our new little girl, Has made our lives complete"

BLACKMORE - Proud parents Craig and Cindy (Bennett), along with big sister Riley, are thrilled to announce the arrival of their daughter and baby sister, Lauren Elizabeth. Lauren was born at the Queensway Carleton Hospital in Ottawa, Ontario on May 2, 2010, at 1:39 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 2 oz. She is also welcomed by proud grandparents Mary and Rick Bennett of Torbay, and Marie and Carman Blackmore of Outer Cove; uncles Chris and Ricky Bennett; aunts Cindy Lane (uncle David) and Christa Mulrooney (uncle Brad), and a wide circle of family and friends in Newfoundland and Ottawa.

BOURGEOIS- Daniel, Melissa (Wilson) and big brother Zachary are thrilled to announce the arrival of Nicole Claire, born May 10, 2010, at 2:26 AM weighing 8 lbs 14 oz. Nicole is welcomed by proud grandparents Robert and Brenda Wilson and Emile and Ann Marie Bourgeois. Many thanks to Dr. Robbins and Dr. Cook for their exceptional prenatal care, and to Dr. Laura White and the HSC Case Room staff for a safe delivery. A very special thanks to all of Melissa's co-workers on 5NB for the great care during our short stay.

BUTLER - Jason and Lisa (Murphy) are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby boy, Sean Patrick William, born June 4, 2010, at 6:49 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 6 oz. Welcoming Sean are proud grandparents Betty and Patrick Murphy, Marjorie and William Butler, great-grand nanny Butler, great-grand poppy Johnson, aunt Amanda, aunt Cathy, uncle Bobby, uncle Chris, aunt Georgina, aunt Collette, uncle Darrell and cousins Samantha, Rebecca and George. A sincere thank you to Dr. Kennedy, staff of the case room and 5NB.

CARAVAN-HOFFMAN - Twins!! Double the joy, double the care, double the love for us to share. Peter and Vera are delighted to announce the birth of Jasper Ross, weighing 5 lbs. 5 oz., and Clio Sophia, weighing 4 lbs. 6 oz., on May 26, 2010, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, U.S.A. Proud grandparents are, Sheena and Bob Freeman of Swindon, U.K. and Kadoma, Zimbabwe, and Martin Hoffman also of Kadoma, and David and Sadie Caravan, Bay Roberts, N.L. As well as great-grandparents, Vera and Frank Winter of Brigg, U.K. Sharing in this happy occasion are aunts and uncles Aileen and Charles de Burbure, Belgium, Philippa Daniels, London, England, Martin Hoffman, Toronto, Heather Caravan, Prince Rupert, B.C. and Christine and Harry Burden, Portugal Cove-St. Philip's. Also excited by the news are cousins, Dorian, Lucien, Emile, and Lennon.

CLOUTER - The twins decided they couldn't wait until late June to meet Mom and Dad so they put in an early but safe appearance on May 8, 2010, at the Ottawa Civic hospital - just in time for Mom to celebrate Mother's Day! Myles Horatio arrived at 12:02 am, weighing in at 4 lbs 10 oz, and Ronan Thomas quickly followed at 12:05 am, tipping the scales at 4 lbs 6 oz. Very proud parents, Jonathan and Amy Clouter, can't stop beaming with love for their two beautiful, amazing sons! Welcoming the twins into the family are delighted grandparents Maynard and Eleanor Clouter of St John's, Clarina Paul of Kingston, Ontario, and Blair Paul of Ottawa. Aunt Jennie, Uncle Barry and their excited sons Max, Charlie and Rudy Newhook of St John's are thrilled there are two more boys to join the family fun. Many thanks to the high risk obstetrics team and NICU staff at Ottawa Civic hospital for their exceptional care.

COLBERT - Big brother Lochlan is excited to announce the arrival of his brother, Gabriel Eric Colbert who arrived on Thursday, May 20th, 2010, at 8:26 am, weighing 7 lbs 6 ozs. Welcoming Gabriel with much love are proud parents: John & Diana (Lauzon), grandparents: Maurice & Patricia Colbert, Paulette King and Eric & Barb Beamish, aunts Carolyn, Janine and Andrea as well as FTD, Freddie the dog. A huge thank you goes to Dr. Lacelle for her exceptional prenatal care and to Dr. Kravitz for a safe delivery. Thanks to all of the nurses in the case room and 5NB, especially 2 outstanding nurses: Ashley Tobin & Jackie Yow - you provided such excellent care to Mommy & Gabriel and we wanted to let you both know how much it was appreciated! And last, a big thank you to Daddy for holding down the fort while Mommy and Gabriel were in hospital. You're amazing and we love you!

COLLINGWOOD - Nicholas, Jennifer (Daly) and big brother Benjamin are thrilled to announce the arrival of Henry Michael William, born at 5:29 p.m. on May 11, 2010. Proud grandparents are Patrick and Gertrude Daly, Margaret Collingwood, and John and Linda Collingwood of St. John's. Many thanks to Dr. Tim Strand, Robyn Beaudry and the case room staff at the HSC.

DECKER - Randy and Shawna (Powell) are thrilled to announce the birth of their son Kyle Alexander on May 13, 2010, weighing 8 lbs, 2 ozs. Welcoming Kyle are proud grandparents Derrik & Irene Decker and Barry & Harriet Powell of Pasadena, and a wide circle of family and friends. Many thanks to Dr. White and the staff of 5NB.

EDMUNDS - I have a new baby brother and he's as sweet as can be. I'll be the best big sister, you just wait and see! It is with great excitement that I Emily, along with my parents Scott and Tracey (Rose), and canine sister Jersey, introduce you to my baby brother Jacob Scott, born May 10, 2010 at 10:58 p.m. weighing 8 lbs. 13 oz. Proud grandparents are Gary and Marjorie Rose (Logy Bay) and Ron and Shirley Ryan (Torbay). Also welcoming Jacob are great-grandparents Pauline Bradbury (Torbay), Paul Rose (Logy Bay), Emma Hillier (PEI) and a large circle of aunts, uncles, family and friends. Thank you to Nana Rose for all her help, Dr. Alteen, Dr. Bartellas, and to all the doctors and nurses of the case room and 5NB.

FONTAINE (Hickey) - Grace and Jack are thrilled to announce the arrival of their baby sister. Anna Katherine Fontaine arrived on May 7, 2010 at 4:25 p.m. Anna is welcomed by her Mom and Dad, Cindy and Dan as well as her proud grandparents Dave and Jo Hickey of Outer Cove and Claudette and the late Don Fontaine of Grande Digue, New Brunswick. She is also welcomed by Aunts Lisa, Jeannie and Cathy, Uncles Mike and Darren, and cousins David Hann and Sam, Luke, and Emma Cumby (whom she will meet later this month when they visit from South Carolina). Heartfelt thanks to Drs. Lacelle, Gill, Bartellas and Bautista and to the fabulous nurses of the caseroom.

JOY - Joseph and Carla (Upshall) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Liam Paul Joseph, at the HSC on May 15, 2010; coming into the world at 7:54 a.m. and weighing a whopping 10 lbs, 6 ozs. Welcoming Liam with love are his Grandma Rosalie Short (St. John's), Nana Margaret Joy (Catalina), uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. Special love coming from Godparents Shane Stack and Emily Faulkner. Thanks to Dr. Healey, Dr. O'Grady and team; Dr. Drover and team; the case room nurses; Lavina and Ann Marie from 5NB. Mommy and Liam would like to especially thank Daddy for being there each day to support and love us. We thank God each day for our little angel.

KARASEK- Lawrence and Kristin are happy to announce the arrival of their first child, a son, Colin Thomas Karasek. Colin was born at Saint John's Hospital in Santa Monica, California, on Wednesday, May 12th, 2010, weighing 6 lb. 7 oz. Grandparents are Dr. Eric and Mary Loberg of Los Angeles, and Pamela Karasek of St. John's.

KAVANAGH - Meghan Croft and Michael Kavanagh are thrilled to announce the birth of their baby girl, Emily Mary, born on May 2, 2010, at 11:26 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs. Delighted by her arrival are grandparents, Reg and Glenda Croft, Aquaforte, Mikie and Cindy Kavanagh, Cape Broyle. Special thanks to Aunt Valine for all her help. We would also like to extend our sincerest thanks to the staff at HSC for their care before, during and after Emily's arrival.

KING- Mark, Stephanie (Cooper) and big sister Ava are happy to announce the arrival of Owen Mark, born at 4:46 am on May 25th, 2010. Also welcoming Owen are proud gradparents Carl and Betty Cooper and Earl and Gwen King, as well as many family members and friends, including special cousin Isaac. A huge thank you goes out to Dr. Patrick O'Shea for his exceptional prenatal care, and to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for a speedy delivery. A big thank you also goes out to case room nurse Denise and all of the nurses on 5NB.

LAYDEN- Stan and Kelly (O'Keefe) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a son, Evan Stanley. Evan arrived on May 3, 2010 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital and weighed 8 lbs. 15 oz. Evan is welcomed by grandparents Glenn and Maureen O'Keefe, William and Linda Layden, great-grandparents Philip and Agnes O'Keefe and William McLean, uncle Glenn (Melissa), uncle Michael (Sara), aunt Margaret (Frank) and cousin Rachelle. A special thanks to Dr. Hamann, Dr. Carpenter and the nursing staff at WMRH for Evan's safe arrival.

MARSH - Big brother Andrew, along with Daddy and Mommy, Bruce and Dawn (nee Wheeler) are thrilled to announce the arrival of Colin Peter Eliol. Born on May 14, 2010 at 4:35 p.m, Colin weighed 7 lbs. 11 ozs. Celebrating his arrival are his proud grandparents Peter and Doloras Wheeler and Eliol Marsh, and his delighted aunts Melissa, Brenda, Neta, Heather, Pearl and ecstatic uncles Stephen, Michael, Melvin, Clayton, Wayne and Ross, along with numerous other family members and friends.

MARTIN - First-time parents Donnie and Robin (Adams) are delighted to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Charlotte Amelia, born on Friday, May 7, 2010, at 10:33 pm, weighing 7 lbs. 11oz. Welcoming Charlotte are her proud grandparents, Goodwyn and Patricia Adams (Goulds) and Frances Martin (Torbay). Looking down from heaven with love is her Poppy Ronald Martin. Also overjoyed to welcome Charlotte are her aunts Karen, Debby, Janet, Lynn, Carol and Maxine (Greg) as well as uncles Tony, Chris (Michelle) and Wayne (Triffie). A big thank you to Dr. Bartellas and Dr. Hartman for Charlotte's safe delivery and to Case Room nurses Charlene and Stacey for their amazing care and support. Welcome Charlotte - we love you!

NEWHOOK - Stephen, Julie (Temple), and big sister Eliza joyfully announce the birth of our son and baby brother, James Roland, on May 25th, 2010 at 8 pm, weighing 9 lb. 14 oz. James is welcomed by proud grandparents Gail and Roland Temple and Lori and David Newhook, great-grandparents Sam and Shirley Newhook, Jane Newhook, and Absalom and Ruby Newhook, and many other family members and friends, including namesake uncle Jamie Brake. A huge thank you to amazing midwife Jayme Safine and her assistants Erin Pottle and Katie Fitz, as well as special thanks to Dr. Bob Miller.

POPE- Ron and Dana (Power), along with big Sister Lauren, are excited to announce the arrival of their daughter and baby sister Emma Rae, born on May 28, 2010, at 3:33 am. Welcoming Emma are her proud grandparents Mike and Betty Pope and Mike and Winnie Power; great-grandmother Hazel Moulton, as well as many ecstatic aunts, uncles, cousins and special friends. Many thanks to Nana and Poppy Power for taking care of Lauren while Mommy was in the hospital and warm thanks to the doctors and nurses, particularly nurse Millie in the case room, for their excellent care. Mommy and Emma would especially like to thank Daddy and Aunt Michelle for their patience, love and support during labour and delivery!

POWELL - Charlotte Mary was born to Charlie Powell and Anna Sparkes on Sunday, May 2, 2010 at the Health Science Centre in St. John's. She arrived at 10:55 p.m. weighing eight pounds, one ounce. Charlotte is the first great-granddaughter for Genevieve Sparkes. Proud grandparents are Richard Sparkes and Charles Powell. A sister for Matt Powell. Special thanks to nurse Regan and the OB and Case Room staff at the HSC.

POWER - Donnie and Joan (Carew) are overjoyed to announce the safe arrival of our beautiful baby girl, LIBERTY VICTORIA, born on May 24, 2010, weighing 6 lbs 7 oz. Welcoming Liberty are proud grandparents Patrick and Patricia Carew (Cape Broyle) and Betty Power (Calvert), as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. A special thanks to Dr. Pike, Dr. Bartellas, and all the nurses of the case room and 5NB. Mommy and Liberty would also like to thank Daddy for all his love and support and for being there every step of the way.

PRITCHETT - Iain, Danielle, big sister Chloe and big brother Liam are absolutely thrilled to announce the arrival of a beautiful baby boy, Ethan Daniel on April 4, 2010, weighing 8 lbs. 10 ozs. at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's. Baby Ethan is the 4th grandchild for Linda and Sterling Pritchett and the 6th for Bonnie and Cyril Baker. Also welcoming Ethan are great-grandmothers Blanche King and Gladys Baker and cousins: Benjamin, Khiya, Mathieu and Yasmin.

RICHARDS - Mark and Leah (Philpott), are thrilled to announce the early arrival of their precious baby girl, Meadow Grace, born May 9th 2010, at 4:13 am, at the HSC St. John's, weighing 5 pounds 1 oz. Also welcoming Meadow are big brother Noah, proud grandparents Brendan and Wilma Philpott, Jim and Yvonne Richards, Uncle Jason, Uncle Joe and Aunt Kelli, and cousin Charlotte. A special thank you to Dr. Kravitz, and the case room nursing staff, for a safe delivery, and for the most beautiful Mother's Day gift. A huge thank you to Dr. Krista Brown, and pre-natal home care nurses Lois, Carol Ann, and Suzanne, for taking such good care of Mommy and baby during some difficult times. Welcome Meadow - we love you!

SINNOTT - ABC...123...I'll be the Best Big Sister, Just Wait and See. Emily Jane, along with her parents Tina (Robson) and Donnie of Goulds are delighted to announce the arrival of their little man, Gavin Liam. Gavin arrived May 8, 2010, at 7:00 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 14 oz., 20 1/2 inches long. Proud grandparents are Donna and Gary Robson of Goulds, Debbie Sinnott and Derek Brien of Mount Pearl and Donald and Donna Sinnott of Kilbride. Great-grandparents Bob and Marg Windsor of Carbonear and Mary Sinnott of Kilbride. Great-great-grandmother Edith Collins of Mount Pearl. Also excited to welcome Gavin are many aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends. A special thank you to the case room and 5NB nurses, especially Bev P. and Dr. Kum. Mommy and Gavin would like to thank Daddy and Nanny (Robson) for all their love and support in the delivery room. Thank you to Poppy (Robson) who stayed and kept Emily company during the wait! Thank you to all who came to visit us. Thank you for all your gifts and most of all your love! We love you, Gavin, XO.

SMITH - David & Tammy (Burke) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, precious baby girl Ella Rose, born on May 26, 2010, at 10:21 p.m., weighing 8 lbs., 20 inches long. Welcoming baby Ella are grandparents Rosemary Burke, Terry & Gloria Smith. Also looking down from heaven her guardian angel, Poppy Richard Burke. Many thanks to Drs. Healey, Splinter and Pike, case room nurse Benita King and 5th floor student nurse Brenda at HSC. Special thank you to Nanny Burke during Ella's delivery. And finally, Mommy & Ella want to sent lots of hugs & kisses to Daddy for all of his love & support.

STONE - Blessed with two little babies, sweet as can be, what cherished additions to our family! Tracy & Keith along with big sister, Cameron, would like to announce the May 5th, 2010 arrival of EVAN KEITH, 7 lbs 3 oz, at 11:54 am & PEYTON ERICA, 6 lbs 13 oz, at 11:56 am. Special thanks to all of our family and friends, Dr. Robert Kennedy and all the nurses in the caseroom and 5NB at the Health Sciences Centre.

WINTER- How wonderful life is now that you're in the world! Andrew and Kimberly (Walsh) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Lila Mary, was born on May 7th, 2010, at 4:10 a.m. weighing 7 lbs 10 ounces. Sharing their joy are proud grandparents Walter and Linda Walsh (Outer Cove) and first time grandparents Grace Thompson-Winter (St. John's) and Paul Winter (Edmonton), great grandmothers Gertrude Belbin and Agnes Thompson, along with Aunties Cheryl, Melanie, Sarah and Uncle Jonathan and special cousins Nicholas and Nathan. A special thanks to Dr. Colleen Cook, case room nurse Robyn and all the wonderful nurses on 5NB. Mommy and Lila would especially like to thank Daddy for all of his love and support along the way.



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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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