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The Telegram Births
November 2010



AYLWARD-AUDET - Alison Aylward and Christen Audet are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter, Sophia ('Sophie') Madeleine Audet. Sophie made her first appearance at Montreal's Royal Victoria Hospital on November 14, 2010 at 8:08 pm, weighing 6 lbs, 11 oz. Welcoming Sophie with much love are grandparents Fintan and Ann Aylward of St. John's, and Romain and Luba Audet of Aylmer, QC, as well as numerous aunts and uncles, great-aunts and great-uncles, and cousins on both sides. Special thanks to Dr. Alice Benjamin of Montreal for ensuring Sophie's safe arrival into the world, to Dr. Gillian Aylward of Chapel Hill North Carolina for assisting at the birth, and to cousin Erin Aylward for helping out on the homefront. Christen, Alison and Sophia look forward to their first visits as a family to St. John's and Ottawa in the New Year!

BOYD - Heidi (Aylward) and Jamie of Georgetown, Ontario are proud to announce the birth of their beautiful baby boy William Kevin Hardy. William was born November 15, 2010, weighing 8 lbs. 12 ozs. Delighted grandparents are Kevin and Donna Aylward of Upper Gullies, Cyril and Pauline Boyd of Laurenceton, great-grandparents Hardy Boyd & John & Lorna Tetford. All the family can't wait for William's Christmas visit.

CRANFORD - We welcome you Carlee, with open arms Our baby girl, with so many charms Your happy smile, your big blue eyes Everyday there's a new surprise Your sweet little laugh fills our home with such love You are, sweet Carlee, a gift from above
Big sister Rachel is excited to announce the birth of her baby sister, Carlee Bella Cranford, born at the HSC, St. John's on November 22, 2010, weighing 7 lbs, 11 oz. Proud parents Todd and Susan are blessed to have such beautiful girls. Carlee has many family and friends spoiling her already, and specials angels in heaven watching over her everyday. A very special thank you to Aunt Anne for all her love and support while Mommy was in the hospital.

DOELLE - Beni Malone and Marian Frances White are thrilled to announce the birth of their first grandchild, Ella Sophie, born in Berlin, Germany on November 29th, 2010, weighing 8 lb 8 oz. Proud parents, Anahareo and Marco Doelle are looking forward to bringing Ella Sophie to St. John's in 2011. A special welcome comes from Anahaero's many Aunts, Uncles and cousins and Ella Sophie's great-grandmother Ada Malone.

DRODGE - Nichole (Penney) & Colin are delighted to announce the birth of their baby boy, Rogan William, born Nov. 16, 2010 at 10:17 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 8 oz. Equally delighted with Rogan's arrival are first time grandparents Sandra & Gary Penney, Gander and Beverley & Brian Drodge, St. John's. Also welcoming Rogan are great-grandparents Beatrice & Harold Penney, St. John's; great-grandmothers Margaret Clowe, Ferryland & Maude Gosse, St. David's; Aunt Amanda & Uncle Rodney Penney; and Aunt Laurel Drodge.

EDDY - Christine (nee Newhook) and Phil Eddy are proud to announce the birth of their beautiful twin girls, Abigail Claire, 5 lbs. 4 ozs. and Isabelle Grace, 4 lbs. 10 ozs. Born at Abbotsford Regional Hospital on November 17, 2010. Proud grandparents are Mildred Richter of Abbotsford, BC and Melvin and Verbena Newhook of Dildo, Trinity Bay, NL.

FLANNIGAN - Proud parents Conrad Flannigan Jr. and Nicole Jarvis-Flannigan would like to announce the birth of their baby boy, Rory Flannigan. The baby was born on November 26, 2010 at 12:23 p.m. in the Health Sciences Centre. Congratulations from great-grandmother Margaret Jarvis of Lawn, great-grandmother Mary Edwards of Lawn, grandmother Cindy Edwards and Gary Lambe of Lawn, grandfather Conrad Flannigan Sr. and Denise Kearney of Lawn. As well, congratulations coming from grandfather and grandmother Fred and Mary Jarvis of Witless Bay.

FRANKLIN - Kieran Thomas Lannon - Alan and Yvonne (Lannon) are thrilled to announce the birth of their baby boy, Kieran. Born November 25, 2010, weighing 7 lbs. 13 oz. Big sister Helen has given Kieran a great welcome. Also celebrating the arrival are proud grandparents Tom and Jean Franklin of Oxford, England and many aunts, uncles and cousins in Canada, UK & Sweden. Special thanks to Dr. Chris Holden and nurses Kathy and Sheila of the caseroom.

HART/MCCONNELL - Dwayne and Elizabeth (Lisa) are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter, Amelia Quinn Hart. Amelia was born at 2:08 p.m. on November 1, 2010 at the HSC, weighing 9 lbs. 13.6 oz. Welcoming her with love are grandparents: Marian (Clarke) and Gordon McConnell and Loretta (Squires) and Donald Hart; aunts and uncles: Colleen McConnell (Mark Vaughan-Jackson), Pam McConnell, Sheri Galway (Brian), and Denise Hart (Rhodi Hawco); cousins: Alexandra and Julian Vaughan-Jackson and Natalie Hart Hawco; and canine brother Admiral. Thanks to Drs. Tim Strand and Chris Holden along with the nurses of the Case Room (especially Joan) for a safe delivery and to Sue and Bev of the MFAU. Extra special thanks to Drs. Sarah Healey and Terri O'Grady and the nurses and staff at NL Fertility Services for helping make our dreams come true. We sincerely thank all of our family, friends and colleagues for their support and warm wishes.
"Before you were conceived I wanted you. Before you were born I loved you. Before you were here an hour I would die for you. This is the miracle of life." - Maureen Hawkins

HEMEON - Melinda & Cory, as well as big brother, Noah, are delighted to announce the birth of their handsome baby boy, Nathan Samuel Hemeon, born on November 19th, 2010 at 8:50 a.m. at the HSC, St. John's, weighing 9 lbs, 6 oz. Nathan is very proudly welcomed by Mommy & Daddy, big brother Noah, grandparents, great-grandparents, many aunts, uncles, cousins, and family & friends. Special thanks to Dr. C. Cook for the excellent prenatal care leading up to Nathan's birth. We thank the doctors and nurses at the case room who made Nathan's arrival a safe one. We would also like to convey our appreciation to the nurses and staff of 5NB for the special care during Mommy's and Nathan's stay in hospital.

JANES, Leah Patricia- Welcomed to the world on November 9, 2010, by parents Susan and Sean Janes and dog Daisy. Weighing in at 6 lbs. 15 ozs. and 19.5 inches long. Also welcomed by grandparents David and Patricia Curtis and John and Carol Janes, aunts and uncles Steve and Tanya Curtis, Mike and Krista Janes and Angela Janes, cousins Aidan and Kaitlynn Curtis. Special thanks to Dr. Bob Miller, Dr. Zach Atwood, doula Erin Pottle and case room nurse Juanita. Photo by Maggie Langer Photography.

KANE/WICKENS - Adam and Siobhan are tickled pink and so happy to announce the arrival of their daughter, Lily Elizabeth, born November 19, 2010, weighing 6 lbs 2 oz. Lily is welcomed by proud grandparents Beth and Bob Woud, Ted Wickens, and first time grandparents Bev and Eugene Kane as well as great-grandmother Elizabeth Power. Lily has already stolen the hearts of Uncles Stephen, Liam, Kieran, Matt, and Josh; Aunts Gina, Kelly, Jennifer, and first cousins Brendan and Chloe. Special Thanks to Dr. Lydia Hatcher, Dr. Heidi Kravitz, and Dr. Chris Holden. We would like to thank the nursing staff of the case room and 5NB. Also, express our gratitude to our family for all their love and support.

KING - Deanna (Skinner), Phonse and big sister Ellie of Paradise are thrilled to announce the arrival of Maxwell Thomas, born on November 19, 2010 at 0137, tipping the scales at 9 lbs. Also celebrating Maxwell's birth are grandparents Keith and Marie Skinner (Hr. Grace) and Doug and Sharon King (Mount Pearl), as well as Auntie Christa and Uncle Jon, Auntie Heather and Uncle Keith. Great grandparents are Gordon and Ida Skinner (Hr. Grace), and Fred and Geraldine Miller and Margaret King (St. John's). Special thanks to Dr. Strand for the wonderful prenatal care, Dr. Kravitz for another superb delivery, fantastic caseroom nurse Megan and the staff of 5NB

LEDREW/PARSONS - Connie Parsons and Jeff LeDrew are proud to announce the debut of their new daughter, after 9 months of rehearsal! JULIEANNE REBECCA LEDREW was born at the WHC, St. John's, NL on Thursday, November 25th, 2010 at 4:33 a.m. She weighed 6 lbs. 12.5 oz., and was 19.5 inches. Big brother Sam and big sister Mary Grace are "tu-tu" excited about the arrival of their new baby sister. Special thanks to nurse Donna Baldwin and Doctors Karen Splinter and Robert Kennedy on their excellent birth coaching and 1st class delivery.

MCCARTHY - Dean and Amber (Highmore) along with big brother Kyle are excited to announce the early but safe arrival of their precious baby boy, Drew Barrett, who was born on November 24th, 2010 weighing 7 lbs. 5 oz. Delighted to welcome their newest grandson are Ron & Mona McCarthy and Adrian & Linda McCarthy along with great-grandparents Ray & Olive Barrett and Irene Highmore. Baby Drew is also very lucky to have his Auntie Sara to love and spoil him. Special thanks to case room nurse Krista, Dr. Kennedy and Dr. Holden.

NEWMAN - Joey and Trina (nee Janes) are over the moon delighted with the birth of their first son Declan Joseph born November 10th, 2010 weighing in at 8 lbs. 10 oz. Declan is welcomed by first time grandparents Imelda and Douglas Janes of St. John's and Camilla and Leonard Newman of Dunville. Also welcoming Declan are Aunt's Laura and Nicole and Uncle Jeremy. We would like to say a very special thanks to Dr's Healy, Cook and Strand for their excellent pre-natal care, and to the fabulous nurses in the case room and. Declan and Mommy really want to thank Daddy for taking such good care of both of us, we love you very much.

NOSEWORTHY - Ryan & Bethany (nee Penney) are delighted to announce the arrival of their son Alexander John born on November 11th, 2010 at the HSC, St. John's weighing 7 lbs 9 oz. Proud first time grandparents are Gord and Glennis Noseworthy of Corner Brook and second time grandparents Reg and Gloria Penney of Port Blandford. Also welcoming Alexander are Uncle Mark, Aunt Carol, Cousin Sarah, Uncle Gord and Aunt Candace. A big thank you to Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Murphy as well as the terrific nurses, especially nurse Lisa.

PARSONS/NEWTON - Lesley, Wes and big sister Audrey are thrilled to announce the arrival of our beautiful Clark Wesley, born November 21, 2010, weighing 9 lbs., 11 oz. in Grimsby, Ontario. Clark is welcomed by grandparents Lorraine (Clyde) Chafe and Wayne (Kathy) Parsons of St. John's, and Ron (Irene) and the late Mariane Newton of St. Catharines, Ontario. Clark is also welcomed by great-grandfather Renne LeCompte, as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins in Newfoundland and Ontario. Many thanks to Niagara Midwifery and doula Angela Sacco. We love you so much Clark!

RICKERT - Keith and Kerri (Walsh) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious daughter. Lailah Mary Grace was born November 18th, 2010, weighing 5 lbs. 12 ozs. Welcoming with much love, Nanny Walsh, Nana and Poppy Rickert, and looking down from above with a proud smile Poppy Walsh. Lailah has already stolen the hearts of Aunt Kyla, Uncle Kurtis, Uncle Kolin, Aunt Carrie and Aunt Lauren. Special thanks to Dr. Krista Brown, Dr. Chris Holden, Regina Chafe, Ruth Martin and all other case room nurses and 5 NB. She is so small but she has already brought so much joy to our lives.

RILEY - Shawn and Lisa (Wickham) are overjoyed to announce the birth of their first child, Jack Liam, on November 17, 2010 @ 8:38 pm, weighing 8 lbs. 13 ozs., 20.3 inches long, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany. Proud grandparents are Poppy (Kevin Wickham) of St. John's, NL & Grammy and Grampy (Dorothy and Paul Riley) of Braintree, Ma, USA. Also a warm welcome from extended family and friends all over Newfoundland and Massachusetts. Special thank you to Dr. Styron and all the wonderful staff at Labor and Delivery Unit as well as Mother and Baby Unit.

SHARP - Hurray It's a Boy! Jason, Giselle (Oliver) and big sister Ivy are happy to welcome Vaughan Leonard on November 19, 2010 at Winchester Memorial, weighing 6 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents again Charlie and Marilyn Cofield, Paradise; Patrick Oliver, Gull Island; Leonard and Karen Sharp, Deep River; a nephew for Rochelle (Terry); Patti (Stefan); Julie (Brad); Jodi (Bruce), and a new cousin for Nicole, Mitchell, Hannah, Heidi, Breann, William, Shelby and Skylar.

TIBBS - First time parents Melissa (Day-Ross) and Lindo are proud to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Addision Micelia born November 18, 2010 at 12:41 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 14 ozs. Also grandmother Clara Tibbs welcomes her newest granddaughter and her special uncles Wayne & Keith Tibbs and very special aunt Gail Snow will be watching over their darling niece.

WISEMAN/JENKINS - Innocent, perfect and sweet! Andrea, Tony, Ty, Rowan and Reese, are delighted to announce the arrival of Mason Robert Joseph. Born on November 24th, 2010 at the IWK-Grace in Halifax, NS, Mason weighed in at 6 lbs. 12 oz. Sharing in the joy of his arrival are Nana (Barb) & Poppy (Bob) Wiseman, and Great Nan (Mildred) Wiseman of St. John's, NL and Nanny (Betty) Jenkins of Bras d'or, NS. Poppy (Joe) Jenkins watches from heaven; he is thought of often and will always be close to our hearts.
"If ever there is a tomorrow when we are not together, there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we're apart… I'll always be with you". Winnie the Pooh



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