To contribute to this site, see above menu item "About".
These transcriptions may contain human errors.
As always, confirm these, as you would any other source material.
ABBOTT - Ray and Tina (Hefferman) welcome the safe arrival
of Emily Theresa, 8lb/8oz, November 22, 2004.
Grandparents Theresa Hefferman, Bill and Molly Abbott, Martin Hefferman, great-grandparents
Dorothy and Bernard Howlett, and cousin Abigayle are overjoyed. Special thanks
to Aunt Sheri and family traveling from B.C. to share love and support and
for WHC staff's expert care.
ARES - Richard & Jill are delighted to welcome their
first born child, their son, Richard Alexander, into their
hearts and into their lives. Alexander was born on November 25th in
Calgary, Alberta. Welcoming him with open arms are his grandparents, Beverley & Normand
Ares, Seal Cove, CBS; his great-grandmother Hazel Kolesar of Kelligrews, CBS;
and his grandparents Carol Ross, Calgary, Stewart & Brenda Topley, Fairmont,
B.C. Auntie Elizabeth & Uncle Rod and his dear cousin Amelia are thrilled
and can hardly wait to see him. Alexanders' great aunties and uncles and
large family have tucked him into their hearts. We love you sweet little
boy! We thank God for your safe arrival, we hold you forever in our hearts
and this weekend, we hold you in our arms.
ASHFORD - Big sister Reane and proud parents Rejean & Carol-Ann
are pleased to announce the birth of their new baby girl, Madison Alyssa, on Tuesday, November 9th, 2004,
weighing 7 lbs., 10 oz. A new granddaughter for Kevin & Theresa Ashford of Hr. Breton and Sarah & Ron LeGrow of Mt. Pearl, as well as great-grandfather Michael Ridgley Sr. of Hr. Breton. Special thanks to Dr. Duggan & Dr.
Flynn, all the nurses and caseroom staff for their excellent care.
BASSLER/NEWMAN - Born to Heidi Bassler Newman and Todd Newman in Newton, MA, on Nov. 6, a son, Adam Gerhard, weighing 9 lbs., 3 oz. Delighted grandparents are Tonya and Gerhard Bassler and Leila Deurell and Elliot Newman.
BATTEN - Chris Batten and Beth Stewart Batten (Foxtrap)
are happy to announce the birth of their first child, Harris Daniel
Kenneth Batten on November 25, 2004. Harris weighed
in at 9 lbs. 15.5 ozs. and was 22 inches tall. He is the first grandchild
for Ken and Dianne Batten (Foxtrap) and Tina and Dan Stewart (Corner Brook).
Uncle Peter, Aunt Natalie & Cousin Alexandrea, Uncle Tony and Aunt
Kelly & Uncle Nick, extended family and friends welcome Harris into
our lives. Congratulations Beth and Chris!
BERKSHIRE - Terry and Pauline (Traverse) and big sister Abbigail
are proud to announce the safe arrival of Malcolm Spencer on November
30, 2004, at 9:44 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 14½ ozs., at the Health
Sciences Centre. Proud grandparents are Ray and Alma Berkshire and Jerome and
Josephine Traverse. Thank you to Dr. Tennent, Dr. Kennedy, and the staff of
BISHOP - Leonard, Nancy (Molloy) and big brother Lucas are
thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Noah Leonard on November
19, 2004 at 12:59 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 7 oz. Proud grandparents are
Raymond and Mary Molloy of St. Shott's and Anthony and Lena Bishop of Point-La-Haye.
Special thanks to Drs. Murthy and Roche for excellent pre-natal care, and to
daddy for all his support.
BURTON - Deland & Penney (nee Griffiths) Burton of La
Scie, are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child together - a
baby girl - Maci Gail, born on Nov. 5/04 at
WMRH in Corner Brook weighing 7 lbs 12½ oz. A Little sister for Courtney!! Proud grandparents are Ambrose Griffiths - Ship Harbour, Mary Griffiths - Mount Pearl and Roy & Audrey
Burton - La Scie. A huge thank you to Dr. Hamann and all the staff on 1st floor
at WMRH!! Special thanks to Nanny Burton, Auntie Jodeen & Auntie Pam during
labor and big hugs and kisses to Daddy for being so great during labor and
CANTWELL/BULGER - Hubert and Jody and thrilled to announce
the birth of their first child, a baby girl Jessica Maggie Cantwell on Nov.
25, 2004 weighing 8lbs 10oz and measuring 51 cm. Lots of love to
proud grandparents Hubert and Carol Cantwell, Cyril Bulger and her Nanny
Helen smiling down from heaven. Special thanks and hugs and kisses to Daddy
for all his love and support and to Auntie Kim for being a great coach.
CRITCH - It's a Girl! Dion and Yolanda (nee Dinn),
along with big brothers Morgan and Joshua, are overjoyed to announce the
arrival of Olivia Catherine. Olivia arrived at 11:59 p.m.
on November 25, 2004, weighing 6 lbs. 10½ ounces.
Welcoming Olivia are proud grandparents Bill and Susan Dinn and Ralph and
Madonna Critch. Special thanks to Dr. Strand, Nurse Krista Power, the staff
in the caseroom and on floor 5NB. A very special thanks to Daddy, Nanny Dinn
and Aunt Allie for all their love and support in the delivery room. Thank
you to all our family and friends for their help and support, especially
DALTON - Francis & Natalie (nee Hynes) & puppy
Seamus are happy to announce the arrival of their baby boy, Aiden
Francis Hynes Dalton. Aiden was born November 29, 2004,
weighing 8 lbs. 7 ozs. at the Women's Health Centre, HSC. Also welcoming
Aiden are grandparents Frank & Florence Dalton, Cape Broyle, Helen
Hynes, St. John's & the late Frank Hynes. A special thanks to Drs.
Lacelle & Tennant, case room nurses Karen, Connie and student Jessica & the
nursing staff of 5NB.
DROVER - Craig and Leah Drover (Clark) are very proud
to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby boy, Neil Vincent
Drover, born November 25, 2004, at 10:35 a.m.
at the Health Sciences Center, weighing 9 lbs. 7 ozs. Neil is welcomed
with love by his proud grandparents Maureen Clark and Enid and Neil Drover
and great-grandmother Mondella Allen. Also welcoming with open arms and
loving hearts his big brother William, big sister Christina, Aunt Tanya
and Uncle Bill, Uncle Vincent, Aunt Janis and Uncle Selwyn. Smiling from
heaven great-grandmother and great-grandfather Alice and Frank O'Brien.
A special thank you to Dr. Heidi Kravitz, the staff of the case room and
on 5NB for the special care both during and after delivery. Craig and Leah
would also like to thank all of their extended family and friends who were
there for them during and after pregnancy.
FINLAY - Craig and Tanya (Dobbin) are thrilled to announce
the safe arrival of Monica Kathryn, born on November
11th, 2004 at 8:05 p.m. at Montfort Hospital in Ottawa,
weighing 9 lbs., 8 ozs. Awaiting to meet her back home in Newfoundland are
Clifford and Josephine Dobbin and Con and Kathleen Finlay, all of Trepassey.
Special thanks to Dr. Goulet for her excellent pre-natal care. A special thank
you to Aunt Sherri for all her support and for travelling all the way to Ottawa
to greet me. Mommy and Monica want to send hugs and kisses to Daddy for all
his love and support.
FIZZARD - Michael and Michelle Fizzard are proud to announce
the birth of their son, Daniel Michael, born on November
18th, 2004 at 4:06 a.m. at the WHC. Daniel weighed 8
lb. 9¼ oz. and measured 54 cm. Proud grandparents are Philip and Beatrice
Fizzard of Garnish and Calvin and Marlene Cluett of Torbay and great-grandparents
Tryphenia Holly, Hubert and Jean Cluett, and Alma Myles. Many thanks to Dr.
Tennent and the staff of the case room and 5NB for their support and care.
FOLLETT - Congratulations to Damian & Cheryl Follett
on the birth of their beautiful baby boy Taylor Jack, born
on Tuesday, November 23, 2004, weighing in at a healthy
7 lbs. 15 ounces. Taylor is welcomed by Nan King, Nan Follett, & the
rest of his family & friends.
GIBBONS - Albert and Diana (Hogan) are overjoyed to announce the arrival of their beautiful son, Lee Albert. Lee arrived at 11:38 p.m. on November 3, 2004,
weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs. Lee is welcomed with lots of love by big brother and
big sister Michael and Stephanie. Proud grandparents are Bill and Mary Hogan
from Dunville. Also, watching from Heaven, are Poppy (Herb) and Gram (Ellen)
Gibbons. Thanks to all our family and friends for all their love and support.
Special thanks to Dr. Terri O'Grady and the staff at the WHC. Also, thanks
to nurse Tammy Pennell, the caseroom staff and the maternity nurses for their
excellent care. Mommy & Lee thank Daddy for being so amazing during the pregnancy & delivery!
GILLINGHAM - Dwayne and Christina (Baker) are thrilled
to announce the safe arrival of their baby girl Ada Claire.
Born November 6th, at the HSC, weighing 8
lbs., 10.5 ounces. Equally proud and happy are Grandparents John & Edna
Gillingham, and Maurice & Elizabeth Baker. Also welcoming Claire
is a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Special thanks
to Dr.'s Rolfe, Roche, Suga, and O'Grady and to the nursing staffs working
in the case room and on 5NB.
GRANDY - Miracles do happen. Tom and Suzette
(Cox) are thrilled to announce the long awaited arrival of their daughter, Kaitlyn
Victoria, born November 25, 2004 at 11:25 p.m.,
weighing 7 lbs. 10 oz. Kaitlyn is welcomed with open arms by first time
grandparents Bill and Linda Cox, ninth time Andrew and Helen Grandy,
great-grandfather Roy Yetman and special aunt JoAnn in Edmonton. Special
thank you's to Dr. Terri O'Grady and nurse Heather Reese of Womens Health,
HSC, Drs. Greene and O'Keane and team of the Regional Fertility Program,
Calgary, Alberta. Also thanks to caseroom nurses Leona and Lisa, Dr.
Tim Strand and team, and staff of 5NB for their support and care.
HEALEY/HOUNSELL - Melanie and Chris joyfully announce
the birth of baby girl Kelsey Leah on November
16, 2004. First time grandparents Wayne and Josephine Hayes
(St. John's) and Ross and Valda Stryde (Lewisporte) are delighted. Special
thanks to Drs. Callahan-Dyer, Roche, and Kennedy along with the staff
of the MFAU, Case Room, and 5NB.
HEMEON-GILL - Pamela and Kevin are pleased to announce
the birth of their second son, Tate Joseph, brother
for Carter, born November 9, 2004, weighing 8 lbs. 5
oz. Welcomed by grandparents Joseph and Yvonne Hemeon and Mariem Gill
of Botwood. Special thanks to doctors and case room staff.
HENNEBURY/DRODGE - Alex Drodge (Baby Grand Prix Champion 2001) is pleased to announce the arrival of his co-driver Jack (Jonathan Marcus David Hennebury Drodge) which marks their debut as teammates in the WRBC (World Baby Rally Championship). Jack confirmed his co-driver eligibility at 2:22 p.m. on November 22, 2004 arriving safely 5 weeks before expected.
Sharing Alex's excitement about Jack's new position are: Team Owners - Christine Hennebury and Steve Drodge, Team Sponsors - Carol-ann and Peter Hennebury, Shirley and Don Drodge and Great-Grandmother Rita Little, Local Fan Club Members - Aunt Denise Hennebury and Uncle Dan Helmbold, Aunt Angela Hennebury and Uncle Philip Hogan, Derek Smith, Krista Dlugosch and Kelly Fancey-Locke, BC Fan Club Member Mark Evans, AB Fan Club Member - Rick Norman, and French Fan Club Members - Cousins Lauren and Ethan, Uncle Dave Drodge and Aunt Anita Pennie.
HUNT/LEM - Grandpa and Grandma Lem sent us an angel
from heaven. Jada Suzanne Hunt, born 8 lbs., 12.5
oz. on November 19, 2004 to proud first time parents
Darren & Kay, Grandparents Adrian & Susie Hunt, and Great-Grandmother
Melita Vaters. Thanks to Dr. Lacelle and all nurses at the Health Sciences
Centre for their kindness and support.
KERR - Greg and Wendy (nee Cook) are pleased to announce
the birth of their daughter, Katherine Elizabeth,
a sister for Geoffrey. Born November 24, 2004, weighing
7 lbs. 4 oz., she is the granddaughter of Doug and Nancy Cook, St.
John's and Geoff and Donna Kerr, Halifax. Special thanks to Dr. Heidi
Kravitz, Dr. Joanne White, and the caring nurses at the Janeway.
KING - Dean & Tracey, & sisters Eden & Elena
joyfully announce the arrival of their son & brother. Braeden
James King arrived Nov. 4th, 2004 @
3:35 p.m. weighing 7 lbs., 3 ozs. First grandson for James Power & Gloria
Power. First grandson in 24 years for Bert King & Edna King. Proud
great-grandmothers are Ida Leonard & Maude Tilley. We would like
to thank the staff of the James Paton Memorial Hospital for their excellent
care. Special thank you to Angie Dalley RMT of Gander Massage Therapy
for her continuous support this past 9 months. Lastly to Aunt Go-Go
for always being there for us. We are so lucky to have you. "A
sister is a forever friend!"
KING - Ken and Dana (Murphy) are tickled pink to
announce the arrival of their baby daughter, Ashley SueAnn,
born on November 1, 2004 in Toronto, ON. Weighing
8 lbs. 8 oz. Ashley is welcomed with love by first time grandparents,
Arnold and Joyce King (St. John's) and Roland and Joan Murphy (Toronto,
ON). Proud great-grandparents are Chesley (Lily) King (Hant's Harbour,
NL) and Susie Murphy (Bishops Falls, NL).
LATUS/MARSHALL - Andrew and Kelly Ann are delighted
to announce the birth of their son, Rhys Michael Terence on November
21, 2004. Thanks to Dr. Kravitz and Dr. Young for their excellent
pre-natal care; to Dr. Kennedy, Dr. Roche and the case room nurses
for their help during the delivery and to Dr. Kwa and the nurses on
5 South B for taking care of us during the first few days.
LEDREW - Jeff and Connie (Parsons) are thrilled to
announce the birth of their first child, Samuel James Jeffrey
John, born on November 30th, 2004 at
10:43 PM, WHC St. John's. Sam danced into the world feet first weighing
6 pounds 11 ounces and measured 19.5 inches long. Baby LeDrew is the
eagerly anticipated first grandchild for Elsie and the late John Parsons
of St. John's and the third grandchild for Margaret and Reginald LeDrew
of Grand Falls. Great-grandparents are Hazel and Elmo Waterman of Botwood
and the late Jessie Parsons of Shearstown. Also welcoming Samuel with
love are Aunts Cathy and Kellie, Uncles John and Donnie, Cousins Nicholas
and Drew, along with many great aunts, uncles and other relatives and
friends. Sincere thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike for the pre-natal care and
to Dr. Roche for the safe and speedy delivery of our precious son.
Thank you also to Nurse Marion for the heartwarming pre-natal classes
and to the nurses on 5NB for the care and guidance they offered a first
MCDONALD - It is with great joy that Rodney and Krista
(nee Boland) announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby
girl, Erin Mathilda, born on November 19,
2004, at 11:54 a.m., weighing 8 pounds 2 ounces. Welcoming
Erin are proud first-time grandparents Walter and Ev Boland and Bill
and Barb McDonald. Many thanks to Dr. Roche and her case room team
especially Dr. Krista Browne and all the nurses for ensuring a safe
delivery. Erin and Mommy would also like to thank Daddy and Nanny Boland
for all their love and support.
MURPHY/REIMER - We're tickled pink! It is with great excitement that Karen and Clay announce the arrival of Julia Laura Margaret, a little sister for Josh, born November 20, 2004 in Greensboro, North Carolina. As part of her busy travel schedule Julia will be visiting her grandparents Donna and Ernie Reimer and great-grandmother Laura Willows in Ontario before making her way to Newfoundland. Julia's Christmas visit to St. John's is eagerly awaited by proud grandparents Linda and Ed Murphy, great-grandmother Mildred Murphy, Uncles Joey and Jeff Murphy and many other family and friends. We can't wait to see all of you in December!
PARSONS - Randy and Jennifer (nee PERRY) are thrilled
to announce the birth of their first child - Katie Olivia,
born on November 3, 2004 weighing 7 lbs 5 ozs. Excited
grandparents are Nelson and Diane Perry of Topsail, Ralph Parsons
and Anne Tucker of St. John's, and watching over from above Katie
Parsons. Thank you to Dr's Healey, Roche, Brown and all the case
room nurses and staff for a safe delivery. A special thank you to
Dr. Sarah Healey for making this possible and to Dr. Tina Delaney,
Donna and Pat of the Maternal Fetal Assessment Unit for their excellent
prenatal care. Also, Jennifer and Randy would like to offer many
thanks to family, friends and co-workers who gave support and encouragement
through many acts of kindness during mommy's bed rest.
PENDERGAST - Sheilagh and Doug thank God for the safe arrival of their fourth granddaughter. Delaney was born to Dallas and Doug Tuesday, November 2, 2004, at Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga, ON. A sister for Devon-Molly. Also celebrating are Uncle David and Renee, cousins Olivia and Abigail, and Nanna and Poppy Payne of River of Ponds. We are truly blessed.
SEAWARD - It's a girl! Big brother Benjamin and big sister Amelia are very excited to finally announce the late, but safe arrival of their little sister, Rachael Sharon Michelle. Rachael was born at G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville on November 8, weighing in at 9 pounds 12 ounces, and was 22 inches in length. Proud parents are Tony and Jamie Seaward of Bonavista. Special thanks to Dr. O'Beirn for the early pregnancy care and Dr. Garisa for the prenatal care, as well, an extra special thank you to Dr. Agboola for the safe delivery of our third little miracle. Thanks also to Stephanie and Kala, our labour and delivery nurses for all their help and support throughout the delivery.
SMITH/PHILIPPE - Ian and Lisa are proud to announce the birth
of their beautiful son, Ethan Richard Joseph, on November
29, at Rockyview General in Calgary, Alberta, weighing 8 lbs. 4 ozs.
Ethan is the first grandchild for Adrian and Judi Smith, St. John's, and Denis
and Maureen Philippe of Ottawa, and the first great-grandchild for Anne Smith,
SPURRELL - Connie & Greg of Goulds are thrilled to announce
the birth of their precious baby girl, Emma Marie, on November 11, 2004 at
1:32 a.m., weighing 8 lbs., 11.5 ozs. She is welcomed with love by her grandparents
Bren & Peggy (Putt) St. Croix of Goulds and Ron Spurrell of St. John's, and also by Nanny Spurrell (Helen Marie) who is watching over Emma from heaven. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. O'Grady & all
the wonderful maternity staff at Women's Health Center. Also special thanks
to all our family and friends for your love and support.
STAMPLECOSKI - Tom and Lori (Sparkes) are thrilled to announce the birth of Nicole Lisa Gloria on Mommy's birthday, November 20th, 2004,
weighing 10 lbs., 4½ ozs. A new sister for Justin and Meghan. Proud
grandparents are Ron and Joyce Sparkes, Gloria Harris and great-grandparents
Tom and Della Harris and Phyllis Puddester. Also watching from heaven is great-poppy
Gordon Puddester. Special thanks to Dr. Pat O'Shea and the all maternity staff
at the WHC. Mommy and Nicole give special thanks to Daddy and Aunt Lisa for
all their love and support.
ST. CROIX - Mervyn, Kim and Big Brother Justin are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Kaleigh Mary, born on November 8th, 2004 at 8:32 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 5 ozs. Welcoming her are Ed and Margie Tobin and Dan and Jose St. Croix. Special thanks to Dr. O'Grady, Dr. Bannister, Dr. Bartellas for their pre-natal care and nurse Karen Fanning for a safe and speedy delivery. A special thank you to Aunt Sharon for all her support and excellent coaching. Mommy and Kaleigh want to send hugs and kisses to Daddy for all his love and support.
ST. CROIX / WOOLRIDGE - Bonnie and Bill St. Croix are excited
to announce the birth of their precious baby girl, Katie Lynn,
born on November 27, 2004 at 3:21 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 14.5
oz. Proud grandparents are Maude and Thomas Woolridge and Clare and William
St. Croix. A very special thank you to Daddy and Nanny Woolridge for their
wonderful coaching in the case room.
SULLIVAN - Blair and Betty (Tobin) and big sisters Maria
and Laura are proud to announce the safe arrival of Andrea Esther on Nov.
8, 2004 at 4:42 p.m. at the Women's Centre, HSC. Proud grandparents
are Thomas and Ida Sullivan, Calvert and watching over Andrea from heaven,
Matthew and Esther Tobin. Special thanks to Dr. Annette McCarthy and Dr. Krista
SUMMERS/SINNOTT - Julie Summers and Rodney Sinnott are thrilled
to announce the arrival of their first child, Reilly John,
weighing 7 lbs. 7 oz. on November 27, 2004. Proud grandparents
are Sherry and Roger Butt of Mount Pearl, Justina and John Summers of the Goulds,
and Wayne Sinnott and Mary Ann Drake, also of the Goulds. Thank you to Dr.
Kum, the staff of the caseroom and 5NB of the Health Sciences.
TAYLOR - Stuart and Nikki (Green) Taylor of Stratford, ON
are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, John (Jack)
Kenneth Stuart Taylor on November 23, 2004. Proud
grandparents are Derek and Susan Green of St. John's, and Ken and Mary Taylor
of Brantford, ON. Great-grandparents are Trudy and the late Jack Green of St.
John's, and John and Margery Ward of Mitchell, ON. Also excited to be made
aunt and uncle are Gillian Green (Jason) of Moncton, NB and Tony Green of St.
John's. Jack has been named in loving memory of his late great-grandfather.
TOBIN - "Sugar & Spice & Everything Nice..." Brenda & Jerome
thank God for the safe arrival of their precious daughter, Nancy Ellen.
Born on November 19th at the Janeway, weighing
8 lbs. Welcoming Nancy are grandparents Patricia & William Dohey of Freshwater & Bridget & Kevin
Tobin of Patrick's Cove, also numberous aunts, uncles & cousins. Nancy & Mommy
thank Dr.'s Cherry Pike & Joanne White, the operating & recovery rooms,
5th. floor nursing staff & especially Daddy for taking such
wonderful care of them.
TUCKER (Sullivan) - Congratulations to Alex and Sandra on
the birth of a baby boy, born November 18, 2005, Michael Donald Joseph.
From Aunt Sarah and big brother Kirk and all the family.
VICECONTE/SOOLEY - Bobby, Jill, Kristin and Jack welcome
with love Brooke Elizabeth. Brooke was born at Nassau County
Community Hospital, New York, on November 18, 2004, at 1:15
p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 13 ozs. and measuring 19¼ inches. Proud family
and friends in Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Ontario and New York are delighted
WILLIAMS - Brett and Nicole (Murray) are pleased to announce
the birth of their daughter Abigail Sarah Williams. Abby was
born in Kingston, ON, 26 Nov. 2004 at 1:46 am, weighing 7lbs
6oz and measuring 21.5" long. Welcoming Abby are her proud grandparents,
Patrick & Diane Murray, Robert & Grace Williams. Also celebrating her
arrival are her Aunts and Uncles, Kate & Craig Farrell, Peter & Jennifer
"Reprinted courtesy of The Telegram"
Any monetary or commercial gain from using this material
is strictly prohibited and subject to legal action.
Page contributed by Evelyn Woundenberg
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
Newfoundland's Grand Banks is a non-profit endeavor.
No part of this project may be reproduced in any form
for any purpose other than personal use.
© Newfoundland's Grand Banks (1999-2017)
You can search the entire NGB site
by using the [Google] search below.