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The Telegram Births
May 1999

 

Armstrong/MacDonald
Louis and Paula (nee MacDonald) are excied to announce the safe arrival of their precious little boy, Michael Thomas, weighing 7 lbs 5 ozs., on May 2, 1999 in Ottawa, Ontario. Proud grandparents are Louis and Anita Armstrong, Witless Bay and Howard and Elizabeth MacDonald, Torbay. Many thanks to all our friends and family. We are looking forward to seeing you all this summer.

Battock / Osmond
Michelle (Osmond) and Michael are thrilled to welcome the safe arrival of Gregory Luke on May 10th, 1999. Luke weighed in at 7 lbs. 7 ozs., with a full head of beautiful blonde hair. Proud grandparents George and Natalie Battcock, Wes and Marion Osmond, great-grandmother Ethel Andrews, four uncles, four aunts and four cousins are delighted. Thanks to Ruth Martin, Gail Cowan, Dr. Badrudin, Dr. Kravitz for their support and expertise.

Browne / Hounsell
Greg and Susan wish to announce the early but safe arrival of their son, Evan Thomas, a brother for Liam, born May 7th, 1999 at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 5 lbs. 6½ ozs.. Proud grandparents are Noel and Christina Browne and John and Doreen Hounsell. Thank you to Dr. Gill and to caseroom, 2nd floor and Neonatal nursing staff.

Burry / Somerton
Frazer, Donna and big brother Dominic are happy to announce the arrival of Mary-Beth Allison on May 6th, 1999, at 4:06 am., weighing 8 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud grandparents are Dave and Mary Somerton, Lorna King and Dave Burry, also great-grandmother Mary Burry. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Power and the 2nd floor nurses at the Grace General Hospital.

Butler / Stoodley
Mekaela, daughter of Joanne and David Butler, is very proud to announce the birth of her baby sister, Maggie Joanne, who safely arrived on May 6th, 1999 at 8:25 pm., weighing 8 lbs., 5 ozs., at the Grace General Hospital. Proud grandparents are Margaret and Sidney Stoodley, Hr. Breton and Judy and Kevin Butler of Gander. Special thanks to the labour and delivery and the 2nd floor nursing staff.

Carter/Taylor
Adam and Anita are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Kyle Edgar Weston on May 15, 1999, weighing 9 lbs. 6ozs. Proud grandparents are Wes and Flo Carter, Topsail and Edgar Taylor, Goulds. Special thank you to friend Sherry, Dr. Pike and Grace Hospital caseroom nurses and staff.

Cluett/Flight
Albert (Jr.) and Nicholle are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Vanessa Nicholle, on May 7, 1999, weighing 7 lbs. 11½ ozs., at the Grace Hospital. Proud grandparents are Charles and Mary Flight, Paradise, and Albert (Sr.)and Philomena Cluett, Tilting, Fogo Island. Thanks to Dr. Kum, Dr. Davis, caseroom nurses Jennifer and Cathy, and all second floor nursing staff.

Conway
Paul and Annesta are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their third child, a little girl; a sister for Joan and Emmanuel. Margarita Annesta was welcomed into the world on Monday, May 17, 1999, at 3:51p.m., weighting 6 lbs. 8 ozs. We would like to express our gratitude to all the staff in the caseroom with special thanks to Dr. Patricia Roche, Dr. Gail Cowan, Dr. Tim Strand and Ruth Martin, whose professionalism and compassionate manner will not be forgotten. Thanks also to the second floor staff with a special thank you to Darlene McNeil for her thoughtfulness and efforts to cover all the details. To Dr. Linda Ivany of Bay Roberts, we extend our appreciation for her continuous support over the past several months.

Finn / Hagerman
Shawn and Cathy are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter Isabella Catherine Alicia Finn-Hagerman. Isabella was born on May 3rd, 1999, at 8:26 am.. She weighed 9 lbs. 2 ozs. and measured 20½ ins. Proud first time grandparents Mike and Alice Finn, St. John's, NF, Bob and Janice Hagerman, Mallorytown, ON, and a very excited Auntie Lisa. A VERY special thank you to Daddy for his love, strength, and support. Thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz, Dr. E. Bartellas, Dr. Pugh and the wonderful nurses (2nd and 4th floor) at the Grace. Also a special thank you to Dr. Melanie Mason, Ottawa, ON, for her kindness and care during our time in Ontario.

Flight / Walsh
Rodney and Kimberly (Walsh) are proud to announce the arrival of their second born, a girl, Karly Eve, sister of Kelly. Born May 11th, 1999, weighing 6 lbs. 2 ozs.. The sixth grandchild for Raymond and Evelyn Walsh of Brigus and the fourth grandchild for Eugene and Greta Flight of Mount Pearl. We would like to thank the Grace Hospital staff for her safe arrival.

Goodridge/Ryan
IT'S A BOY!

Freddy and Tracy Goodridge (nee Ryan) of Aquaforte ane thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a precious baby boy. Cody Frederick was born on May 31, 1999, at 7:57 a.m. at the Grace General Hospital , weighing 8 lbs. Cody is the first grandchild born to Bill and Jacqueline Ryan of Ferryland and first grandson to Fred and Patsy Goodridge of Renews. Great-grandparents Susie Kavanagh of Ferryland, Anne Ryan of Fermeuse and David and Terry Goodridge of Renews. Special thanks to Dr. Patricia Roche for her outstanding care throughout the pregnancy and for a tremendous job with labor and delivery. Also special thanks to Caseroom nurses Darlene, Diana, and Florence, and to Mom and Patsy for all their coaching during labor and delivery. We couldn't have done it without you. Finally to Uncle Jody, Uncle Tyler, Uncle Darryl, Aunt Kim, Uncle Johathan, Cousin Mackenzie and all other family and friends who visited, sent flowers, or showed you cared in any way, we thank you so much. Welcome to the world Cody. Mommy and Daddy love you.

Greene / Knee
Big brother Matthew announces the Mother's Day arrival of Marcus Edward born 3:28 am., on May 9th, 1999, weighing 9 lbs. 1½ ozs. Proud parents are Albert and Cavell. Loving grandmas are Elizabeth Greene, St. John's and Lucy Knee, Coley's Point. Thanks to Drs. Lyn Dwyer, Cherry Pike, Heidi Kravitz and the team and the Grace Hospital nursing staff.

Harte/Collins
It's a Girl
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Big sister Danielle is excited to announce her baby sister Robyn Theresa, born 2:18a.m., May 11, 1999 at the Grace, weighing 8 lbs. 7½ ozs., 49cm. long. Proud parents are Danny and Kim Harte of Paradise. Excited grandparents Tom and Theresa Collins of Placentia and John and Vera Harte of Witless Bay. Great-grandparents Ruby Hartson of Placentia and Mercedes Harte of Witless Bay. A special thanks to Dr. Jeff White and nurse Clara.

Hookey/Whey
Born May 10, 1999 to Arnold and Marjorie (nee Whey) a son weighting 8 lbs., 13 ozs. A brother for Paul. A first brother for Dominiqie, Fiona and Fallon. 19th grandchild for Mr. and Mrs. Fred Whey. Special thanks to Dr. O'Grady, Dr. Bartellas, Donna and the rest of the nursing staff at the Grace Hospital.

Hudson/Walsh
Lori & Pete are proud to announce the birth of their second child, a beautiful baby girl. Julia Nicole safely arrived at the Grace General Hospital in St. John's, NF on May 3, 1999, weighting 8 lbs 5 ozs. She is blessed with and loved by a wonderful big brother, Joshua. Special thanks to grandparents, Phil and Pauline Walsh of Marystown for all the TLC during the pregnancy. Other proud grandparents are, Martha Hudson of Marystown, and Larry Hudson of St. Alban's. Also thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz and Dr. E. Bartellas.

Janes/Hoddinott
Angela (Hoddinott) Janes & Lamonte Janes announce with pride the birth of their 8 lb. 4 oz. son Connor Roland Andrew on May 11, 1999 at the Grace Hospital. Proud grandparents are Agnes & Roland Hoddinott of New Glasgow, N.S., Phyllis & Frank Janes of Chamberlains and great-grandmother Beryl Hoddinott, St. John's.

Janes/Keough
Mark, Deborah (Keough) and Niclole are proud to announce the safe arrival of their precious son and brother, Stephen Paul Thomas, born May 31, 1999, at 10:42 a.m. at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 9 lbs. 14 ozs. Proud grandparents are Stepehen and Pat Janes (St. John's), Thomas and Elizabeth Keough (Gander), and great-grandmother Suzanna Keough (St. John's). A special thank-you to Drs. Pike, Mate-Downer, Keeping, Newhook and Nurses Cathy McCormick and Diana Downey, along with the medical staff on bothe the 2nd and 4th floors for their thorough help and care. Mommy and Daddy would like to thank all their family and friends for their love and support,and Mom would especially like to send out a special hug to Dad for always being there.

MacDonald/Pack
Jason and Jennifer (Pack) proudly announce the safe arrival of their precious baby boy, Steven Ross, born on May 28, 1999, 9:59 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. ¾ oz. Proud grandparents are Lucy and Donald Pack of McCallum, Meta MacDonald of Hermitage and watching over Steven from Heaven Poppy John MacDonald. Delighted great-grandparents are John and Effie Ingram of Gaultois and Pearl MacDonald of Hermitage. Thank you to all OBS staff at the Grace Hospital, especially to Dr. Singh and caseroom nurse Helen. Special thanks to Daddy and aunt Kim for being terrific coaches.

Maloney / Byrne
Bill, Michelle and big sister Keirsten are proud to announce the birth of Mark William, born on May 1st, 1999, weighing 10 lbs. 9½ ozs., at the Grace Hospital. Proud grandparents are William and Rosella Byrne and Michael and Loretta Maloney, Holyrood. Special thanks to Dr. Gill, Dr. Kravitz, Elise and Peggy.

Mercer / Simms
Jeff and Loretta are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Joshua Reginald Davidson, on May 2, 1999, weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs.. Proud grandparents are  Louise and Sheldon Mercer and Caroline Simms. Looking over him from up above is Poppy Simms. Great-grandparents Muriel and Walter Baggs and Jessie Mercer. Thanks to Drs. Kravitz and O'Grady and staff, also caseroom and 2nd floor nurses. Very special thank you to our caseroom nurse Lisa.

Morris / Connolly
John and Joan (nee Connolly) are pleased to announce the birth of their son Alexander John Keith on Friday, May 7th, 1999, weighing 6 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Hilda Connolly and Cyril Morris. Watching over us from heaven above are Nanny Morris, Poppy Connolly and Uncle Keith. Special thanks go to Drs. C. Pike and R. Woodland, and the medical and nursing staff of the 2nd and 4th floors at the Grace Hospital. A sincere thank-you to Nurse Debbie Purcell for her kindness and compassion when it was needed the most.

Noel/White
Karen (White) & John are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Vanessa Lauren on May 15, 1999 at 10:36p.m., weighing in at 10 lbs.4 ozs. Proud grandparents Mike & Anne White (St. Mary's) & Wallace Noel (St. John's) are delighted. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Kum and the fantastic staff of the 4th & 2nd floors of the Grace General Hospital.

O'Connor/Crane
Daniel & Janet (Crane) are pleased to announce the birth of their baby girl, Morgan Suzanne, born May 5, 1999, weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs. A little sister & special friend for Taylor. Proud grandparents are Judy Crane, Frank & Claudia O'Connor, Barry Crane and great-grandmothers Alice LeDrew, Cora Langdon and Kathlene O'Connor (Ireland). Special thanks to the 2nd and 4th floor nursing staff at the Grace General.

Payne / King
Doug and Susan are proud to announce the arrival of their twin girls, Britney Nancy and Breanna Carmelita. Britney weighing 2 lbs. 9 ozs. an Breanna weighing 2 lbs. 6 ozs., were born on May 17, 1999 at the Grace Hospital. Britney and Breanna are the granddaughters of Jack and Nancy King and also the late Eugene and Carmelita Payne. Friends and family welcomed them home on July 9, 1999. Special thanks to Daddy for being such a great coach and also to Dr. Patricia Roche and her team at the Grace. Thank you to the Drs. and nurses at the Janeway for all their tender loving care to the twins and to Mommy and Daddy.

Rex/Sheppard
Born to John and Stephanie (Sheppard) on May 16, 1999 at Prince George Regional Hospital, P.G., a baby girl, Adrienne Elizabeth, weighing 8 lbs. Proud grandparents are Dave and Elizabeth Sheppard, Mount Pearl, Fred Rex, Port Rexton and Diane Lewis, Chicago.

Rideout/Haskell
Rick and Karen are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby girl, Katelyn, at the Grace General Hospital, Thursday, May 20, 1999, at 12:23 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. even. Proud 1st grandparents are Gerald and Edna Rideout, and 16th time grandmother, Mrs. Myrtle Haskell. Special thanks to Dr. Heidi Kravitz and to the staff of the 2nd and 4th floors, and especially to Daddy for being such a great coach.

Rose/Wiseman
Keith and Bev are thrilled to announce the birth of Cassidy Megan, a baby sister for Victoria, on May 20, 1999, at 4:07 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 12 ozs. Proud grandparents are Beatrice and Frank Rose, Mt. Pearl, and Doris and Walter Wiseman, Bloomfield. Special thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike, Dr. Thorpe, and nurse Joan Dalton.

Royle/O'Brien
James and Valerie (O'Brien) thank God for the safe arrival of their son, Jack Lawrence, born May 13, 1999, 7 lbs. 14½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Joe and Joan Royle, Kevin and Marlene O'Brien and the late Vera O'Brien: great-grandsmothers: Frances Lacey and Margaret Royle. Special thanks to Dr.Pat O'Shea and all the caseroom staff at the Grace Hospital.

Ryan/Auchinleck
P.J. and Tina (Auchinleck) are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Alexandra Olivia on Sunday, May 9, 1999, weighing  9 lbs., 3½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Alex and Helen Auchinleck and a fifth grandchild for Pat and Mary Ryan. Thanks to Dr. Mabel Greene, Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Bartellas and Dr. Power. Also thanks to the 2nd and 4th floor nurses at the Grace General Hospital.

Spracklin/Loveless
Roger and Michelle (Loveless) are proud to announce the birth of their first child, Adam Darrin, born May 1st at 10:16 p.m. and weighing 9 lbs. 2¼ ozs. We would like to give a special thanks to Dr. O'Grady, Dr. Kwa and especially the staff of both the caseroom and N.I.C.U

St. Croix / Churchill
A.J. and Jennifer are thrilled to announce the May 11th, 1999 arrival of a healthy 7 lbs 2 oz., boy, Adrian Joseph Harris. Sincere thanks are extended to Drs. Tennent and Kum, resident Cheryl Pugh, and nurse Darlene Fagan. Thanks also to all other staff members at the Grace who helped, especially Anita Guzzwell. Proud grandparents are Adrian and Mary St. Croix of St. Phillip's, Derek Churchill of St. John's, Christine Churchill of Portugal Cove; and great-grandmothers Ivy Churchill and Betty Murphy.

Stirling/McCarthy
Bill and Marie (McCarthy) are proud to announce the birth of their son, Alexander Gerard Wilfred on May 12, 1999, weighing 7 lbs. 12 ozs., a little brother for Jenny and Evan. Proud grandparents are Len Stirling and Madonna McCarthy. Also great-grandparents Wilfred and Katie Evans and Mary Davis. Thanks to Dr. Tennent  and team, caseroom nurses Marina and Anne and nursing staff on the second floor.

Tipple
Sheldon, Claudette and Nathaniel are proud to announce the arrival of Nevin Joel, born May 11, 1999, weighing 9 lbs. 4¼ ozs. Proud grandparents are Harvey Holloway, Albert and Ann Clarke and Clayton and Edna Tipple.

Wall/Corbett
Joe, Sharon(Corbett) and big sister Kayla are pleased to announce the birth of Emily Mary, born on Tuesday, May 4, 1999 at the Grace Hospital, weighing 9 lbs 4 ozs. Proud grandparents are John and Mary Corbett, Edward and Rita Wall, also great-grandmother Mary Fewer. Special thanks to Drs. Kravitz, Singh, Pulvino and the 2nd and 4th floor nurses.

Ward/Harte
Emma is delighted to announce the arrival of her new baby brother, Michael Austin, on May 19, 1999, 4:29 a.m. at the Grace General Hospital, weighing 6 lbs 14 ozs. Proud parents are Denis and Pamela Ward of St. John's. Proud grandparents are John and Rita Ward of Freshwater and John and Vera Harte of Witless Bay. Two great-grandmothers Margaret Ward of Freshwater and Mercedes Harte of St. Patrick's Mercy Home. Special thanks to Dr. Penton and Dr. Pike for their excellent prenatal care as well as Dr. Power, nurse Ellis Ford and the second floor staff for all their help with this special delivery. 

Wedgwood/ Gosse
Geoff and Justine (Gosse) are proud to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Nicholas Ryan, born May 31, 1999, weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents, the late Margot Wedgwood, Mr. & Mrs. Justin Gosse, and Mr. & Mrs.Godfrey Wedgwood. Special thanks to Dr. C. Pike, and all the caseroom and OBS staff for their excellent care and support.

Whelan/Coady
Robert and Kim are thrilled to announce the arrival of Patrick Joseph Coady Whelan. Patrick was born on May 23, 1999 at 2:00 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 11.5 oz. Proud grandparents are Joseph and Ursula Whelan and Elizabeth Coady, with Poppy Coady smiling down on him from Heaven. Special thanks go to Dr. Tennent, Dr. Power and especially Dr. Halley. Many thanks to Beverly and Charlene and the rest of the Grace Hospital caseroom staff. We want to give an extra special thank you to Robyn Beaudry, midwife,for her constant care and support throughout Kim's labour and delivery.

 

 

Page contributed by Sandra Churchill

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

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