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The Telegram Births
November 2001


Antle / Meaney
Blair and Sandra are tickled pink to announce the long awaited arrival of Maggie Elizabeth. Weighing 8 lbs. 6 ozs. she made her grand entrance on Nov.19, 2001. Proud first time grandparents are Jim and Sheila Antle of Portugal Cove and Gerard and Patricia Meaney of St. John's. A very special thanks to all of the staff who provided exceptional care for both Maggie and Mom during their stay at H.S.C.**

Boland / Hynes
Donnie Hynes and Roxanne Boland are pleased to announce the birth of their 7 lb. 9 oz., baby girl, Abby Elaine, born on Sunday, November 18, 2001, 3:13 am. Many thanks to Nanny and Poppy, Dr. Johanna Lacelle and nurses at the Health Sciences Center, and all friends and family.**

Bouzane / Daley
Remembrance Day Baby!

Jennifer Bouzane and Randy Daley proudly announce the birth of Emily Mary Anastasia, born on November 11, 2001, weighing 8 lbs. 13 ozs., at 3:25 pm., at the Women's Health Center in St. John's. We would like to thank the doctors and staff of the hospital. Proud and frist time grandparents are Doreen and Michael Bouzane and proud and seventh time grandparents are Laura and Al Daley. Also are first time great-grandparents Gordon and Mary Branton. Daddy would also like to commend Jennifer and let her know how much her appreciates what she went through to deliver Emily into our family.**

Buckle / Zimmerman
John and Anne Buckle are delighted to announce the birth of their first grandchild, Noah Lyle, born on November 19, 2001, at 11:13 pm., weighing 8 lbs. 7 ozs.. Proud parents are Amanda and Mike Zimmerman and very proud first time great-grandmother is Kay Beresford. Get ready St. John's Maple Leafs for you next star player!**

Burke / Bruce
Paul, Jacinta and big sister Kaitlyn are very pleased to announce the birth of their baby girl, Kyla Nicole on November 7, 2001, weighing 7 lbs. 1 0z.. Proud grandparents are Thomas and Susan Burke, Mt. Arlington Heights and Edward and Carmelita Bruce, Long Harbour. Great grandmother is Mildred Butland, Mt. Carmel. Special thank you to the doctors and nurses at the Health Sciences Center for your special care.**

CALLAHAN - Born to Stevan and Darlene a beautiful baby boy. Brendan Douglas Robert arrived Nov. 22, 2001 at 9:59 pm weighing 8 lbs. 7½ ozs. First grandchild for both Doug and Sharon Callahan and Robert and Diane Hobbs. Also new aunts and uncle Jennifer Callahan and Pamela and Robert Hobbs Jr. Thanks to Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Suga, Dr. Gill and staff, Nurses Cathy and Carol-Ann plus all the staff for their wonderful care. Special thanks from Mom to the coaches Daddy and Aunt Pam, and the Avalon Jr. Capitals you were all incredible, Thanks!
February 09, 2002

Carey / Walsh
Francis and Helen and big sister Raelene are overjoyed to announce the safe arrival of their precious daughter Jessica-Ruby who was born at 9:03 pm., on November 29, 2001, weighing 7 lbs. 12 ozs. Proud grandparents are Patrick and Ruby Carey of Witless Bay and Blanche and Poppy (Isadore Walsh), who is watching over Jessica from heaven. Thanks to Dr. Michelle Young for her prenatal care. Special thanks to Dr. Pat Roche for her excellent care and also Dr. Crane. Special thanks to caseroom nurses Lorna and Beverly and Dr. Drover for their excellent care and safe delivery of Baby Jessica. Also to all the nurses on the 5th floor of the HSC - Thank you. Mommy and Daddy would like to thank God and St. Anne for sending them such a special treasure to love.**

Collins / Macey
John and Michelle (Macey) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child Nicholas John. Born November 21, 2001, 7:02 am at the Women's Health Centre, weighing 9 lbs. 2 ozs. Welcoming Nicholas are proud first time grandparents Larry and Hazel Collins and Tony and Gladys Simon. Nicholas is the 40th great-grandchild of Alma Collins of St. John's, the 4th great-grandchild of Effie Macey of Red Bay, Labrador, and the 3rd great-grandchild of Gordon and Louise Goodyear of Gander, NF. Also welcoming Nicholas are Aunt Jackie (Rob), Uncles Jonathan, Jamie (Jennifer) and Josh (Jackie). A special thank you to the excellent staff at the Women's Health Centre. Nicholas and Mommy also thank Daddy for his super love and support through the labor and birth.**

Crews / Chaytor
Gary, Karen (Chaytor) an big brother Nicholas are proud to announce the safe arrival of a beautiful daughter and sister, Abigail Catherine, on November 1, 2001, at 8:37 am., weighing 7 lbs. 9 ¾ ozs. Proud grandparents are Alfred and Ruth Crews of Upper Gullies, and Larry and Patricia Chaytor of Topsail. Many thanks to Dr. Watson, Dr. Pike and the staff of the caseroom and 5NB at the HSC. Also, thanks once again to Daddy for all his love and support.**

Cuff / Skiffington
Dean and Janice are overjoyed to announce the birth of their precious son, John Dean. Our first child arrived at the Women's Health Centre on November 15, 2001, at 11:52 pm., weighing 8 lbs. 8½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Marina Cuff (the late Bill Cuff) and first time grandparents Harvey Skiffington (Karen) and Olive Skiffington (Roy). Also great-grandmothers Frances Cuff and Dorcas Skiffington, all of Bonavista. Many thanks to caseroom staff, 5NB staff, Drs. Kravitz, Bartellas, Badrudin, Mossman and Martin C.C. for their special care at the Health Sciences Centre.**

Dawe / Bishop
Gerald and Kim (nee Bishop) are proud to announce the birth of their first child, a precious baby girl. Catherine Grace was born at the Women's Health Centre on November 25, 2001, at 3:08 am., weighing 7 lbs. 15¾ ozs. Proud grandparents are William and Daphne Bishop, Coley's Point (formerly of Mount Pearl) and Mary Dawe, St. John's. Smiling down upon Catherine from Heaven is Poppy Pete. We would like to extend our thanks to the nurses and doctors in the caseroom, and 5NB for their excellent care. As well, we would like to say a heartfelt thanks to the nurses of the NICU at the Janeway Hospital for their exceptional care and support duing Catherine's stay.**

Drover / Butler
Chris and Desiree (Butler) joyfully announce the birth of their second child, a beautiful daughter, on November 20, 2001, Mckenna Christyn Rosemary is welcomed by big sister Delaney and second time grandparents Walter and June Butler, Clarenville and sixth time grandmother Molly Drover, Barrie, Ontario. Watching over us with love is Guardian Angel Poppy (the late Ernest Drover). Thanks to Dr. Roche and her team during the delviery as well as the nursing staff at the Women's Health Centre. Special and heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Patrick O'Shea for his wonderful and ongoing care in making our family complete.**

Elliott / Martin
Wayne and Bride are overjoyed to announce the birth of their precious son. Adam Mitchell entered the world at 7:19 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs., on Nov. 9, 2001, at the Women's Health Centre. Welcoming Adam is his big brother Stephen, Nanny Martin, Poppy And Nanny Elliott, and lots of Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. A special thanks to Dr. Sue Peet and Dr. Jeff White and the Staff of the caseroom.**

FINLAY - Welcome Ashley! Paul and Debbie (Molloy) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful daughter, Ashley Linda on Monday, Nov. 26 at the Ottawa General Hospital. Proud grandparents are Dermot and Linda Molloy of Trepassey and Joseph & the late Catherine (Kitty) Finaly of St. Shotts. Ashley is welcomed by all her uncles and aunts, but especially by her cousins Mark, Tyler, Laura, Megan, Katie and Roderick. A special thanks to Nan Molloy for all her help and kindness.
February 02, 2002

Fuentes / Way
Born on November 27, 2001 to Jennifer and Jose, Caracas, Venezuela, a girl, Gabriela Victoria. Proud first time grandparents Munden and Katharine Waye, Paradise and Jose and Esperanza Fuentes, Caracas.
The difference of the spelling of the name Way--was listed this way in the Telegram.**

HALLIDAY - Twins! Barry and Kathleen (nee Woolcock) are thrilled to announce the birth of their precious twin boys. On November 17, 2001 Joshua Barry was born at 6:11 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 6 oz. Matthew William arrived shortly after at 6:59 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 6 oz. proud grandparents are Roy and Carol Halliday of Job`s Cove, and Byron and Susan Woolcock of Madoc, Ontario. Many thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Tennent, and also to nurse Lisa Daley for her support through the labour and delivery.
March 09, 2002

Harrigan / Tucker
Rodney and Michelle (Tucker) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their long awaited first child, a beautiful baby girl, Miranda Catarina. Daddy's little girl arrived 11:12 pm on Thursday, November 1, 2001 at the Misericordia Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, weighting 9 lbs. 6 oz. Welcomed with love by grandparents Wilfred and Bernice Harrigan of Tors Cove, Kathleen Tucker of Goulds, Dave and Heather Tucker of Kilbride and Austin and Ann Ennis of St. John's. Special thanks to Dr. Morcos as well as Tanya Ransome for all her encouragement and friendship. Mommy and Miranda would like to give an extra special thank you to Daddy for all his love and support.**

Hearn / Foley
Rob and Margaret (Foley) and big sister Kathleen announce the arrival of Declan Michael born at Colchester Hospital, Truro, Nova Scotia, weighing 8 lbs. 12½ ozs., on November 2, 2001. Proud grandparents Ann and Jerome Foley, St. John's and Steve and Bernice Hearn, Riverhead.**

Hennebury / Drodge
Tired of idling in Pit Row, Alex Drodge roared across the finish line at 11:35 am., November 11, 2001. Seven weeks early, the 5 lb., 42 cm, Baby Grand Prix Champion, Alexander Barry Richard Hennebury Drodge was welcomed by Dad and Mom Steve Drodge and Christine Hennebury. The victory party included grandparents Don and Shirley Drodge and Carol-Ann and Peter Hennebury, Aunt Denise and fiance Dan, Aunt Anglea and boyfriend Adam, Uncle Dave, Aunt Anita and cousin Lauren (born August 30, 2001) in France, great-grandmother Rita Little, Disney Orientation Supervisors Kevin and Krista, Team Sponsor Barry. Thank you to Drs. Kum Parsons, Kamra and the caseroom staff (especially nurse Denise), and to Dr. Suga, James Matthew and Alicia Suttton for taking care of Mom, to Dr. Huntsman and the NICU nurses for taking care of Alex, to Olive Goobie for her support. Special thanks to Tina for the sweater.**

Hobbs / Whelan
Scott and Tammy are pleased to announce the birth of their second child, Megan Anne Mary, on November 14, 2001, at 12:45 pm., weighing 2 lbs. 15½ ozs., a little sister for Justin. Proud grandparents are Albert and Doris Whelan of Kelligrews and Munden and Hazel Hobbs of Mount Pearl and great-grandmothers Melina Gosse of Whitbourne and Marion Whelan of British Columbia. A special thank you to Drs. Pike and Mossman and the staff of 5NB, the caseroom and NICU at the HSC for their excellent care.**

JOHNSTON - Chris & Patti (Garland) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a precious baby girl, Taylor Elizabeth, born November 17, 2001 at 5:00 p.m. weighing 7 lbs. 11 ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Reid and Liz Garland of Mount Pearl and Evangeline and Derek Johnston of Chester, NS. A very special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle, Dr. Tina Delaney and Dr. Gill and all the caseroom and 5B staff of the Women`s Health Center.
January 19, 2002

Jolliffe / Kean
Wendy Jolliffe and Darrell Kean announce the arrival of Jack Read Jolliffe Kean; 20th November, 2001. Special thanks to all Bungays, especially Elaine. Thanks to the delivery room staff and the staff on the 5th floor and all hospital visitors and friends. Best wishes from proud first time grandparents Joan and Les Jolliffe, Belleville, Ontario, who are visiting Jack now, and from proud grandparents Megan and Cluney Kean, Badger's Quay.**

Joyce / Melvin
It is with great happiness that Mike, Tammy-Lee (Melvin) and big brother Frankie announce the arrival of our beautiful baby girl Alexandra Angel. Our little angel was born on November 5, 2001, at 11:06 am., weighing 7 lbs. 12 ozs. Proud grandparents are Ed and Betty Melvin, Francis and Theresa Joyce and great-grandmother Mary Melvin. Special thanks to Dr. Pike and Michelle for their excellent prenatal care and to Dr. Mossman for Alex's safe arrival. Also many heartfelt thanks to caseroom nurses Joan and Denise and 5NB staff as well as Drs. Suga, Sceviour and especially Badruden for their kindness and support.**

Jugan / Davis
Dan and Tanya (nee Davis) proudly announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Brian Berkley Bernard, born in St. Pierre at 5:15 pm on November 13, 2001, weighing 8 lbs. 6 ozs. Proud grandparents are Berkley and Stella Davis, Mount Pearl, Denis Jugan, St. Pierre, and Mireille Mathonnet, Toulon.**

KENNEDY - Craig and Dawn (Morgan) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, Hailey Morgan was born on November 29, 2001, 9 weeks early, weighing 2 lbs, 4 oz. Proud grandparents are Margaret Kennedy, Carolyn Hillier and Wayne Morgan. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle and Dr. Roche. An extra special thanks to the caseroom staff and the Janeway NICU.
P.S. Mommy says Daddy is going to cut back on his hockey activities. We`ll see!!
February 16, 2002

Kennedy / Morgan
Carolyn Hillier proudly annouces the early arrival of her first grandchild, a beautiful baby girl, Hailey Morgan Kennedy. Hailey made her grand entrance at 7:38 pm., November 29, 2001, weighing in at 2 lbs. 4 ozs.. Proud parents, Dawn (nee Morgan) and Craig Kennedy. Many thanks to staff of HSC and the Janeway.**

Levandier / Shinkle
Marcel and Malindi are thrilled to announce the birth of their first son, Alexander Hawke Shinkle, born November 13, 2001, at the Women's Health Centre, HSC, weighing 8 lbs. 2 ozs. Proud grandparents are Lee and Martha Shinkle (St. John's) and Richard and Deidre Levandier (Mount Pearl). Many thanks to Dr. H. Kravitz for her prenatal care and to all the doctors, nurses and students at the Health Sciences Centre for their wonderful quality of care.**

Lundrigan / Power
Ned, Annette and big brother MacKenzie are pleased to announce the arrival of Cameron Augustine, 7 lbs. 11 ozs., on November 15, 2001 at the Health Sciences Centre. Proud grandparents are Howard and Madonna Power of O'Donnell's and Sarah Lundrigan of Marystown. Special thanks to Dr. Halley, Dr. Seviour and Dr. Bartellas. Special thanks to all the nurses of 5NB, especially Ruth Martin RN and student nurse Tara during my labor and delivery.**

MacDonald / Sheppard
Don and Lisa (Sheppard) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious daughter Hailey Beth, who was born November 24, 2001 at 12 :36 am at the Peter Lougheed Hospital in Calgary, AB., weighing 6 lbs. 4 ½ ozs. Her safe arrival was watched over by her Poppy Sheppard from heaven. Proud grandparents are Rose Sheppard (Ocean Pond) and first time grandparents Dave and Eileen MacDonald (Torbay). Special thanks to Daddy and Nanny Sheppard for all their love and support.**

MORRISON - Jody Morrison is proud to announce the timely arrival of her baby girl, Roby Max, November 28, 2001, a fit 8 lbs 11 oz. Delighted also are Grandma Maxine, Grampy John, Aunt Heather, and Great Aunt Cynthia. Special thanks to Renee, the best labour support partner ever, Tanya, the shower nazi, Marguerite, a very resourceful lady, Kelly and Stacey, stellar roommates, and Tina Delaney, a truly fantastic doctor. Sincere appreciation also to Pam, Kim, Paul, HSC staff and the long list of people who have extended good will to Roby prior to and following her birth.
January 26, 2002

Morrissey / Roberts
Born to Craig and Theresa in the wee, wee hours of the morning of Monday, November 5th, 2001, a boy; Bradley Herbert Patrick. A little brother for daughter Kate and fellow Rangers fan for Daddy! Proud grandparents are Patrick and Merlie Morrissey of Wedgewood Park and Herbert and Carol Roberts of Hunter River, PEI.. Our sincere thanks and gratitude to the caseroom staff and nurses of the 5th Floor Women's Health Centre, HSC.**

Nash / Vincent
Gerard, Sharon (Vincent), and big brother Joshua are thrilled to announce the arrival of their second little miracle, Augustine John (A.J.,) born on November 25, 2001--over two weeks early and still a hearty 7 lbs. 3.5 ozs. A special thank you to all those who remembered us in your prayers during these past months and to both family and friends who helped and supported us during the past two weeks. Please join us on December 23 at 12 noon Mass at Corpus Christi Church for AJ's Baptism. A very Merry Christmas.**

Nicholl / Reid
Roger and Cathy (nee Reid) are pleased to announce the arrival of their first child, a baby girl, Brooklyn, born on November 15, 2001, weighing 6 lbs. Proud grandparents are Derry and Juanita Nicholl and John and Betty Reid. First great-grandchild for Duncan and Mae Hicks.**

O'Keefe / Greene
Chris and Judy (Greene) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a son, Jacob Christopher, born at the Women's Health Center, St. John's, on November 15, 2001, at 11:41 pm., weighing 8 lbs. 13 ozs.. Welcoming Jacob are his grandparents Charles and Ruby O'Keefe and Allan and Patricia Greene of Placentia. An extra special "woof" welcome from Freckles. A huge thank you to Dr. Terry O'Grady and Heather Rees for their excellent prenatal care and support. We couldn't have done it without you! Thank you also to Drs. Bartellas, Mossman and Suga and the caseroom and Obstetrical Nursing Staff, especially Karen Fanning, Joan Dalton and Tina Rideout, for the great care given to Mom and Jake.**

Osmond / Walsh
Bert and Karen (Walsh) are thrilled to announce the arrival of Claire Hazel on November 1, 2001. Proud grandparents Milton and Hazel Osmond, Ray and Evelyn Walsh, and great-grandmothers Bride Walsh and Maggie Noonan of Bay de Verde. Special thanks to Drs. H. Woodland and Kravitz, for prenatal care and to caseroom nurse Karen Fanning, clinical clerk Lisa Aldrich and Dr. Parsons for a quick, safe delivery. Thanks to nurses and staff of the Women's Health Centre.**

PENNELL - Todd and Kimberley (Higgins) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a son, Ryan Chesley Patrick, born on November 17, 2001, at the HSC, St. John`s, weighing 6 lbs. 13 ozs. Welcoming Ryan is favorite uncle, Rod Higgins, Calgary. Proud grandparents are Patricia Higgins, Norris Arm, Hardy & Maxine Pennell, Carmanville. Special thanks to caseroom nurse Robyn Beaudry, Dr. E. Bartellas, Dr. Gill and his team.
Mommy would like to say a special thank you to Daddy and Grandma (Maxine) for their love and support.
March 30, 2002

Silver / Walsh
On Friday, November 2, 2001 at 2:38 am., Callista and Michael Silver experienced a whole new meaning of love, their "Sliver Lining" Michaelea Shay arrived. Welcoming the 9 lb. 12 ozs., baby girl are grandparents Leo and Biddy Walsh and Tony and Mercedes Silver. Also great-grandparents Elizabeth Lake, Jack and Mary McDonald, and many special aunts, uncles and cousins. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White, Dr. Seviour, Dr. Delaney, caseroom staff and nursing staff of 5NB.**

STEVENSON - Kristina, Chesley and big brother Daniel are thrilled to announce the birth of a beautiful baby girl. CARLY ROSALIE was born on November 16, 2001, weighing 8 lbs. 2½ ozs. Delighted grandparents are Evelyn Stevenson for the 18th time, Doug and Rosalie Ralph for the 2nd time and great-grandmother Geraldine Hiscock for the 6th time. Many thanks to Daddy, Nanny Ralph and the Caseroom staff for their assistance.
March 16, 2002

Thistle / DuPree
Jeff, Michelle and big brother Ryan are pleased to announce the birth of Erica Michelle on November 26, 2001, weighing 7 lbs. 14½ ozs. Proud grandparents for the second time are Dave and Sandra DuPree and Dorothy Thistle. Watching over Erica's arrival from above was Poppy (Eric) Thistle. Special thank you to Dr. O'Grady and the staff of the HSC caseroom. Also to Daddy and Ryan for taking excellent care of Mommy and for your love and support.**

Walsh / Melvin
Glenn and Joanne (nee Melvin) are thrilled to announce that at 10:44 pm on Tuesday, November 6, 2001 at the HSC, God blessed them with a precious gift, a beautiful little girl, Kaitlyn Isabella, weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs.. Kaitlyn is the fifth grandchild of Agnes Melvin, Mobile and the second grandchild of Margaret Walsh, Marystown. Also, watching over this darling child from Heaven are Poppies Vincent Melvin and Vincent Walsh. A very special thanks to Daddy and Aunt Denise for all their support during the labor and delivery. Also, thanks to Drs. McCarthy and Roche, caseroom staff and nurse Paula Ward of the 5th floor.**



Contributed by Barbara McGrath

** Contributed by Sandra Churchill

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

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