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The Telegram Births
October 2002

 

BLANCHARD - Evelyn and Gregory are proud to announce the birth of their second son, Jack McDougall Blanchard. Born October 1, 2002 at the Health Sciences Centre at 10:12 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 3 oz. Proud grandparents are Earl and Mona McDougall of St. John`s, and Milton and Georgina Blanchard of Woody Point. We wish to thank Dr. Tennent and staff at the Health Sciences Centre.
October 26, 2002

BLUNDON - Sent straight from heaven on October 21, 2002 and delivered to Gene and Lisa (Morgan) at 6:36 AM weighing 6lbs 8 ozs. Kristen Stella Morgan was welcomed by big brothers Mitch and Ryan and big sister Nicole. Proud grandparents are Elaine and Cyril Duggan of Kelligrews and Oliver Blundon of Canning`s Cove. Special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle and all the nurses at the Janeway for their excellent care. Extra special kisses and hugs to daddy for being such a good coach!
November 02, 2002

BOONE - Kim (Burt) and Rick are thrilled to announce the early but safe arrival of Courtney Eliza, weighing 4 lbs. 13 ozs. on Wednesday, October 2, 2002 @ 2:47 p.m. at the HSC in St. John`s. Courtney is the fourth grandchild for both Florence and Albert Burt, Old Perlican and Norma and Lawton Boone, St. John`s. We would like to extend our gratitude to Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Seviour, Dr. Potter Jones, the nursing staff on 5NB, student nurses Janet Morgan and Heather Chafe, and especially to nurse Sue Harding for her humour and expertise in the delivery room.
November 09, 2002

BREEN - Rod and Arlene (nee Salter) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby boy. Luke Dylan Breen was born at the Health Sciences Centre on October 22, 2002 at 6:31 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. Proud grandparents are Stan and Elizabeth Breen of St. John`s, and Frank and Edna Salter of Kentville, NS. Nanny Madeline Salter smiles proudly from heaven. Special thanks to Dr. Ripley, Dr. Roche, Dr. Moore, Dr. Gill, caseroom nurses Tracey Carter and Michelle Randell and nursing staff of 5NB for their excellent care.
November 16, 2002

BURTON - Juan and Carla (Hefford) are proud to announce the arrival of their little Sunshine. Chloe Olivia was born October 16, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 11 ozs. Proud grandparents Carl and Jean Hefford and Claude and Margaret Burton. Proud great-grandparents Duke and Alma Day, Simeon Hefford and Della Rideout. Special thanks to Dr. Pike, Dr. Verge and Caseroom nurses. Hugs and kisses to Daddy and Auntie Carlene for their support and care during delivery.
December 07, 2002

BUTT - Robert, Denise (Butler) and brothers Andrew and Nathan, proudly announce the birth of Daniel Robert, born October 9, 2002, weighing 8 lbs., 11½ oz. Welcoming Daniel are proud grandparents Joan Butler (St. John`s) and Bill Butler (Etobicoke, Ontario) and the late Gertrude and Newman Butt (Botwood). Special thanks to Dr. Roche, Dr. O`Grady and the staff of the caseroom and 5NB for their excellent care.
October 19, 2002

CHAPMAN / MERRY - Kim, Matthew, Logan and Morgan are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of a precious baby girl. Alexis Savannah was born at Memorial Hospital, Savannah, Georgia on Friday, October 11, 2002 at 10:55 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 11.2 oz. and 19¾ inches. Seventh grandchild for Shirley and Bob Merry, Lowville, New York and first granddaughter for Joan (Lester) Chapman. Grandpa Bert (Herbert), our Guardian Angel, is watching over Kim and Alexis from above. Many thanks to Dr. Gallup and nurse Aldrich. Much love to Daddy, Logan, Morgan, Auntie Val, Grandma Joanie and Grammy Shirley for all your love and support.
October 26, 2002

CHAYTOR (Crewe) - Kathy, Paul and brother Jacob are thrilled to announce the arrival of Dawson John on October 16, 2002. Dawson was born at 8:48 a.m. at the H.S.C., weighing 8 lbs. 4 oz. Proud grandparents Grace and John Crewe, and Mae and Charlie Chaytor; great-grandmothers: Rita Driscoll and the late Ivy Crewe. Special thanks to Dr. Joan Crane, the O.R. nursing staff and Maternity Ward nursing staff. Thank you also to daddy and Aunt Donna for their support and care during delivery, and to our families for their help before and after Dawson`s arrival.
November 02, 2002

COATS - Kenneth and Tina (Tuck) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Bethany Kathleen was born on October 16, 2002 at 1:30 A.M., weighing 7 lbs. 6 oz. Proud grandparents are Marie Kelly and Elwood Coates, and very proud first time grandmother, Kathleen Tuck. Great-grandparents are Jean Coates and Guardian Angel Great Poppy Claude Coates, and Louise and Eric Tuck. Thanks to doctors and nurses of the caeroom and 5NB for their care, especially Eleanor. A special thank you to Daddy and Nana for their excellent coaching. Daddy you`re the greatest, we both love you!
November 09, 2002

CRITCH - Paul and Jennifer (nee Collins) and big sister Chelsea are proud to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Emily Jacqueline, on October 18, 2002, weighing 6 lbs. 12 oz. Proud grandparents are Jean and Clayton Collins and Carrie and Lloyd Critch.
November 09, 2002

CROTTY - Shawn and Lisa (Cunningham) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a handsome baby boy, Jack Michael Robert. We`re late, but Jack couldn`t wait! Jack arrived 5 weeks earlier than expected on October 9, 2002, at 1:16 a.m. at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital. Special thanks to Doctors Feltham, MacDonald and all the nurses in the Special Care Nursery for their support and help. Welcoming Jack with pride and excitement are first time grandparents Bob and Maxine Cunningham, Mary Crotty and the third for John Whelan. Jack is the 13th great-grandchild for Mary Denief. Protecting Jack from Heaven are his guardian angels great-grandmother Annie Cunningham and great-grandfathers John Cunningham and Patrick Denief.
February 28, 2003

DOBBIN / WILLIAMS - Greg and Karen are delighted to announce the arrival of their third beautiful son, Matthew Joseph, on October 2, 2002 at 0950 at The Women`s Health Centre, weighing 8 lbs. 12 ozs. Big brothers Noah and Ian are excited about having another little buddy to play with in their Wiggly World. With the arrival of a third son, Mom and Dad are counting down the days to endless hours at the rink and ballfield. Grandparents Shaun and Loretta Dobbin and Bill and Doreen Williams, as well as great-grandfather Bill Maher, all of St. John`s, lovingly welcome Matthew to the ever growing family. Drs. O`Grady, O`Shea, Butler, Kamra and MacCallum and the nursing staff of the case room and 5NB are heartfully thanked for Matthew`s safe delivery and care. Extra special thanks are extended to Dr. Terry O`Grady for her care and concern shown to Karen and to Dr. Patrick O`Shea for his dedication to his patients, and his extraordinary care of our growing family. Darlene Fleming, RN and Betty Woodland, LPN have demonstrated the true essence of care in the nursing profession in their care of Karen and Matthew. Special thanks are extended to all grandparents for their care of Noah and Ian while Karen was in hospital. And, words cannot begin to express Karen`s gratitude to her mother for her support and care in the last weeks of pregnancy. Once again, we are truly blessed.
October 12, 2002

DWYER - Craig and Kim (nee Noseworthy) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a precious little girl, Kelsey Ellen. Born at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, Ontario on October 18, 2002 at 2:33 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 2 oz. Proud first time grandparents, Cyril and Betty Noseworthy, and fifth time grandparents Cyril and Marion Dwyer. Also welcomed by her delighted uncle Scott Noseworthy and great-grandparents Ellen Noseworthy and Paddy and Nellie Carroll.
October 26, 2002

EARLE - Donnie, Raelene, and big brother DJ are proud to announce the arrival of Austin William. Our little pumpkin was born at 12.55 a.m. on Oct. 31, 2002 weighing 4 lbs 14 ozs. Austin is welcomed by grandparents Bill and Gloria O`Neill and Don and Cecilia Earle, all of the Goulds. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and 5NB nurses Rose and Florence for your patience and expert care.
December 21, 2002

ELLSWORTH - Brian and Glenda (Dearing) and big brother Liam are proud to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Oliva Marie on October 10, 2002 at 6:45 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 11½ oz. Proud grandparents are Everett and Marie Dearing, and Daniel and Winnie Ellsworth. Thanks so much to Dr. Tennent, caseroom staff, 5NB nurses, our cousin Deanna, and all our family and friends for their support. Special thanks to our friend Angela Currie for once again sharing in our joy.
November 16, 2002

FLEMING - Bob and Karen are thrilled to announce the arrival of our beautiful baby boy. Bradley Robert arrived 2:44 a.m. on Saturday, October 13, 2002, weighing in at 8 lbs. 13½ ozs. Bradley is welcomed by grandparents Charles Power and Frank and Mary Fleming. Watching from above is Bradley`s Guardian Angel, his Nanny, Catherine Power. Bradley is also welcomed by numerous relatives and friends especially his delighted uncles and his great-aunt Mary who made a special trip to be here. Special thanks to Dr. Cliona McManamon for early pre-natal care as well as Dr. Cherry Pike for her excellent prenatal care. Thanks to Dr. Gill, Dr. Parsons, and all the medical staff who participated in a safe delivery, and to the nursing staff on 5NB. Mommy and Daddy would like to thank all the family and friends who visited and shared in our joy of Bradley`s birth.
October 26, 2002

FOLLETT - On October 1, 2002, God blessed us once again with a precious baby boy. Keith and Sandra are delighted to announce the safe arrival of Max`s baby brother, Justin James, weighing 8 lbs. 10 oz. Special thanks to Drs. Stender, Pike, Kum, Farag and clinical clerk Robert. Thanks also to caseroom nurse Lavinia Madden for her excellent care and Joan Dalton for her amazing coaching during delivery. Proud grandparents are John and Marlo Follett, Shirley Murphy, and his Special Angel in Heaven Poppy John Murphy. A much heartfelt thanks to our friend Vera for taking such great care of Max.
November 16, 2002

FURLONG (MILLER) - Elated parents Rob and Natalie are celebrating the safe arrival of their daughter Brynn Helena Catherine. She was born weighing 9 lbs. 2½ ozs. on Tuesday, October 8, 2002, at the HSC in St. John`s. Proud grandparents are Peter and Helen Miller and Robert and Catherine Furlong. Loving great-grandmothers are Florence George, Mildred Miller and Loretta Furlong. Delighted aunts and uncles include Nicole Miller, Susan Furlong, Mike Furlong, Janet and Richard Irvine. A very special thanks to Dr. Patrick O`Shea and Nurse Darlene Fleming in the Caseroom who helped make Brynn`s birth such a successful and memorable experience.
November 02, 2002

GALGAY / JOHNSTON - Robert and Colleen are very proud to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a baby girl, Erin Colleen, born on October 5, 2002, at 2:50 a.m., weighing 9 lbs. 2 ozs. Very proud first-time grandparents are Rosemary and Frank Galgay of St. John`s and just as excited grandparents for the third time, Doris and Brian Johnston of St. John`s. Erin is also welcomed by great-grandparents, many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Seviour for his excellent prenatal care and to Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Farag and the clerks in attendance for the safe delivery of our little miracle. Many thanks to the nursing staff of 5NB and to the caseroom nurses, especially Sue Harding, for their care and kindness.
October 19, 2002

HEARN - Don, Kathy Lee (nee O`Reilly) and big brother Jack are thrilled to announce the arrival of Maggie Julia on Tuesday, October 1, 2002 at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook. Maggie weighed in at 9 lbs. 2 oz. and measured 21 inches. Proud grandparents for the second time Annav and the late Mike O`Reilly, and for the twelfth time Jim and Bessie Hearn.
October 12, 2002

HOWELL - Craig and Susan (Ford) and big sister Abby are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their son, Jason Craig, on October 28, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 10 oz. Proud Grammie is Marion Ford and great-grandparents Lloyd and Marie Ford from Moncton, NB and Nanny and Poppy, Ed and Ella Howell, from Paradise. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White, the nurses of the caseroom and 5NB and to all our family and friends here and away for all their support.
November 09, 2002

HYNES - Dean, Michele, and big brother Carter are delighted to announce the birth of Chad Geoffrey, born October 20, 2002, weighing 9 lbs. 10 ozs. Proud grandparents are Dave and Mary Somerton and George and Christine Hynes.
November 16, 2002

JARVIS/YOUNG - Daddy can`t wait to lace up his skates. Riley Christopher was born at the Health Sciences, October 21, 2002. Proud parents are Donny Jarvis and Shannon Young. Proud grandparents are Pauline and Harvey Branton, Don Jarvis (Patsy Harding), David Young and Phyllis Young. Great-grandparents Elsie Antle and Bill Jarvis. Adored by Aunts Stacey, Charlie and Danielle Young and Uncles Christopher and Chad Jarvis.
April 18, 2003

KELLY - Sean and Lori (Coombs) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby boy. SAMUEL RICHARD KELLY arrived on October 17, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 11.2 oz. Sam`s proud grandparents are Richard and Gloria Coombs and Frank and Phyllis Kelly. Many thanks to Dr. Bartellas, nurses Janine, Gwen and Karen Fanning, caseroom and 5NB staff. Special thanks to Daddy and Nanny for all their love and support of Lori and Sam during and after delivery. We love you!
November 09, 2002

KELLY /KRASINKIEWICZ - It`s a Girl! Cindy and Chris are the completely smitten parents of Claire Eva, born October 15, 2002, at North York General Hospital in Toronto, weighing 7 lbs. 7 oz. Thrilled first-time grandparents are Mike and Jean Kelly of St. John`s. A very happy fifth for Sophie and Henry Krasinkiewicz of Ontario. Big hugs from Great-Grandmom Doris Benson.
October 26, 2002

LEACH - Kirk and Kelly (Fudge) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their daughter, Makaela Jennifer, on October 5, 2002. Proud grandparents are Melvin and Geraldine Fudge (St. Philip`s), Shirley Leach (Ontario), Ken and Ann Leach (Ontario). Makaela is blessed to have uncles, aunts, cousins and friends to share in her life. Special thanks to Dr. O`Shea, Dr. Lacelle and caseroom nurses.
October 19, 2002

LILLY / TORRAVILLE - Steve, Valerie and big sister Nicole are thrilled to announce the arrival of Matthew Stephen on October 7, 2002 at 8:59 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 4½ oz. Also welcoming Matthew are proud grandparents Jessie Torraville, Doug and Estella Lilly, and Bob Torraville (Carolyn), along with many aunts, uncles and cousins. Special thanks to Drs. O`Shea, Kravitz and Bastistia.
December 07, 2002

MacINNIS - Danny and Audrey (Squires) Our dreams came true on October 31, 2002, when our precious 6 lb, 11 oz little girl was sent to fill our hearts with the greatest of joys. Laura Danielle will be baptized on December 29, 2002, at The Basilica, 10:30 a.m. mass. Our gratitude goes out to the skilled staff at the Women`s Pavillion, McGill University, Montreal, for your expertise and care. Special thank you to Dr. Terry O`Grady, her staff, Heather Rees, R.N., and Stephen Van Houten, all from the Women`s Health Centre, H.S.C., for your many years of support and encouragement. Thank you to the staff at the caseroom and 5NB, Women`s Health Centre, H.S.C. To our dearest Paula, thank you for your wondrous gift of love.
November 09, 2002

MAKING - TOBIN - John & Regina, along with Big Sister Andrea are pleased to announce the birth of Kristen, weighing 7 lbs. 3 1/3 ozs on October 02, 2002. Proud grandparents are Raymond & Julia Tobin, Joe Batt`s Arm, and James Making, Salmonier, and Margaret Making looking down from Heaven. Also excited about Kristen`s arrival is a large circle of aunts, uncles and friends. Special thanks to Drs. Pike, Seviour and their medical teams, along with caseroom nurse Dawn and all nursing staff of 5NB.
November 23, 2002

MARKWICK - Graham & Linda (Janes) are thrilled to announce the birth of their second son, Jeremy Christopher, born Oct. 5, 2002, a brother for Sebastian. Born at Canberra, Australia. Grandparents Bert & Barbara Janes, St. John`s and Fred & Jessie Markwick, Canberra, Australia.
November 30, 2002

McCARTHY - Charlie and Joy are proud to announce the birth of their precious son, Benjamin David, born October 26, 2002, at the HSC at 9:24 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 3.5 oz. Proud grandparents are Gail and David Hynes and Bridget McCarthy. We wish to thank Dr. Patricia Roche and nurses Tammy Pennell, Joan Dalton, and Kathy Tilley for their excellent care.
November 02, 2002

McGRATH - Joe and Krista (nee Hart) are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful bay girl at the Women`s Health Centre. Ava Doris was born at 5:47 a.m. on October 26, 2002, weighing 6 lbs. 6½ oz. Proud grandparents are Dr. David and Agnes Hart, and Joseph and Yvonne McGrath; great-grandmother Helena Street. Special thanks to Nana and Papa Hart and great Aunt Janet (Jebby) for being such excellent labour coaches. Much thanks to Drs. Pugh, Mossman, Jenkins, O`Leary and Kwa; caseroom nurses Lisa Patton, Lisa Madden and April Muggridge and all the nurses on 5NB for their excellent care.
November 16, 2002

MCKEOWN - Dave and Norah are delighted to announce the arrival of their third child, a precious daughter. Chloe Norah Power McKeown was born at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander on October 1, 2002 at 12:14 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 10 oz. Big brothers Brody, age 4½ and Gary, age 2½ are thrilled with their little sister. Proud grandparents are Norah Duggan and Heidi and Bert Davis of St. John`s. Chloe has two special guardian angels; her late grandfathers Gary McKeown and Peter Duggan. Special thank you to Dr. Krista Blundell for her care during pregnancy and delivery. Thank you as well to Dr. Awadalla and all the caring nurses of the OB Ward.
February 16, 2003

MILLEY - Dennis and Kimberley (Morgan) are proud to announce the arrival of their previous gift from God, a beautiful baby girl. Renee Alicia was born on October 14, 2002 at 3:50 p.m., weighing 9 lbs. 10½ oz. Proud grandparents are Harold and Susan Morgan of Paradise, and James and Maisie Milley of Dunville. A well deserved thanks to Dr. Jeff White and caseroom staff especially Lisa Patten. A very big thank you to Daddy for taking care of mommy and being a great coach!
November 23, 2002

MORGAN - Mike & Sandra (Skinner) are thrilled to announce the birth of Jack David Edward, born October 27, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud grandparents are Launce & Frances Skinner, Gander and Graham & Sherin Morgan, Enfield, N.S. and great-grandmother Mrs. Lillian Billard, Port aux Basques. Many thanks to Dr. Roche, Dr. Moore and caseroom nurses Christine & Karen & staff of 5NB.
November 30, 2002

NEVILLE - Mike and Linda (Hann) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Dylan Hunter on October 28, 2002 at 8:28 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 12½ oz. Proud grandparents are Dave and Gail Hann, and Agnes Neville. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, caseroom staff, especially Lavina. Thank you also to Nanny Hann and Daddy for their support and care during delivery.
November 23, 2002

NORMAN - Barry and Anita (MacDonald) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their second daughter, Kristen Janet Bernice Norman, on October 24th, 2002; a little sister for Alexandra. Proud grandparents are Cyril & Bernice Norman of Mount Pearl and Leslie & Janet MacDonald of Conception Bay South. Special thanks to Drs. O`Grady, Kum and Suga; to caseroom nurses Chris, Karen and Bev; and to the nursing staff of 5NB. Once again, an extra special thank you goes to Aunt Wanda who was there to make sure that Kristen arrived into this world safely and helped care for her in her first precious moments of life.
November 16, 2002

ORGAN - Aiden and Shelley (Percy) Organ are pleased to announce the birth of their precious daughter, Julia Elizabeth, who was born on October 1, 2002 at the Health Sciences Centre. Proud grandparents are Henry and Elsie Percy of Brigus and Walter and Mary Organ of St. Alban`s. Many thanks to Dr. Erika Howse and Caseroom nurses Heather Shute and Cathy King for the extra special care and very special thanks to Aunt Bevie (also Caseroom nurse) for all of her love and help - we don`t know what we would do without her.
December 14, 2002

PAGE - Steve and Jennifer (Godfrey) are delighted to announce the arrival of their first child, a precious baby boy, Ethan Charles, born October 29, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 11½ oz. Very proud grandparents are Marguerite Godfrey and Ron and Stephanie Page, as well as great-grandparents Peggy Magnone and Nellie and Stan Page. Also proudly looking down from heaven, Poppy Cec Godfrey. Special thanks to the staff at the caseroom, especially Lisa Peyton and nurses of 5NB for your excellent care. A job well done to Daddy and Auntie Jo-Lynn ("the A-Team") for their great coaching and support during the labour and delivery.
November 16, 2002

PARDY - Dana & Robin Pardy and big brother Spencer would like to announce the arrival of Isabella on October 4, 2002 weighing in at 10 lbs., 7 oz. Isabella is the second grandchild of Raymond and Josephine Wilkinson of Foxtrap, and the 23 grandchild of Donald and Margaret Pardy of Lyndhurst Ontario.
December 21, 2002

PHILLIPS - Geoff & Lisa (Jamieson) along with big sister, Shaelyn and big brother, Kyle are thrilled to welcome to our family our precious twins, Joel Alexander & Jenna Marie. Born October 22nd, 2002 at the WHC, Joel at 9:26 a.m., weighing 7 lbs., 1¼ oz. and Jenna at 9:29 a.m., weighing 6 lbs., 1 oz. Very proud grandparents are Audrey Lawlor, Alex Jamieson and Wendy & Doug Phillips. Also, watching over Joel and Jenna is their Guardian Angel, Poppy Gus. Excited great-grandparents are Chesley and Etta Best, Fred & Joan Phillips and Denise Butler. We all love you both so much. Love and thanks to family members who cared for Shaelyn & Kyle during our hospital stay. A great big thank you to Dr. Kravitz for her amazing care. Also, thank you to Dr. Tucker, Dr. Howse & Craig Pochini, 3rd floor nurses -Ruth, Darlene, Judy & Denise; students -Jill, Jennifer, Kristy, Janet & Mary Anne. Mommy, Shaelyn, Kyle, Jenna & Joel would like to tell Daddy how much we love you, you`re the best.
November 02, 2002

PIKE - Derm and Julie are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first baby, Madison Grace, born on October 1, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 6 oz. Proud first time grandmother Agatha Tobin, St. John`s and proud grandparents Jim and Esther Pike, Mount Carmel. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle, caseroom nurses and staff of 5 North B. Mommy and Madison would like to thank Daddy for his love and support, we love you.
October 12, 2002

POWER - Glen & Jennifer (Cave) joyfully announce their beautiful daughter, Karli Victoria, born October 14, 2002, 8:20 p.m., 9 lbs. 10 ozs. Also welcoming her proud grandparents, Clarence & Violet Power & Peggy Cave. Special thanks to Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Sceviour & all the nurses, especially Margaret Crocker, whose patience & thoughtfulness will not be forgotten.
November 02, 2002

REID - Big brother Evan, along with Mommy and Daddy Joanne (Sturge) and Don, are thrilled to announce the arrival of 8 lb. 7 oz. Jacob Stanley on October 25, 2002. The proud grandparents are George and Myrtle Sturge and Stanley and Rhoda Reid. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White and caseroom nurse Sue Harding. Thank you also to our family and friends for all your love and support.
December 21, 2002

SAUNDERS / VARDY - "Birth is love made visible." (Paul Brenner) Veronica and Doug are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a precious little boy! Gregory Ian Saunders arrived safely at 4:21 AM on October 2nd, 2002, weighing in at 8 lbs, 14 oz; 55 cm long. Proud First-time Grandparents are Marie and Cal Vardy of Holyrood and Mona Saunders of St. John`s. Gregory is also welcomed by his delighted Uncle Ian Vardy, great-grandmothers Olga Hodder and Theresa Paquette, and many great-aunts /uncles, friends, family and felines. Special thanks to Dr. Tina Delaney and the team at the WHC for their excellent prenatal care, and their concern for mother and baby before and after delivery. Drs. Mossman, MacCallum, Kamra & Kum and the nursing staff of the caseroom and 5NB are heartfully thanked for the safe delivery and care of our pride and joy. Mommy would also like to thank Daddy for his never-ending love & support over the last 9 months and for making all her dreams come true.
October 19, 2002

SMITH/McGRATH - Adoption - Born October 9, 2002 Hainan Province, People's Republic of China; adopted January 8, 2004, Hainan Province, People's Republic of China. David, Raeline, and big sister Claire are thrilled to announce the arrival of Julia-Ling Elizabeth Smith. Julia-Ling is the second grandchild for Rose and Hubert McGrath of Patrick`s Cove, NL and the fourth grandchild for Anna and the late Ken Smith of Coquitlam, BC. Special thanks to Nanny and Poppy McGrath for taking great care of Claire and to all those whose thoughts and prayers were with us as we journeyed to China.
February 13, 2004

Spencer / Haines
Geoffrey, Lisa (Haines) and big sister Megan are thrilled to announce the arrival of Nicole Sarah, born on October 24, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 3 ozs.. Proud grandparents are Colin and Geraldine Haines of Gander and Lewis and Margo Spencer of the Codroy Valley. Special thanks to the nurses and Doctors at the Women's Health Centre, St. John's.**

SULLIVAN - Wayne and Deborah (nee Lucas) would like to announce the birth of their little miracle, Lucas James Patrick, born October 4, 2002 at 10:31 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 7 oz. Parents, along with proud grandparents Ernest and Judith Lucas and Patricia Sullivan, wish to express their thanks and undying appreciation to Dr. O`Grady and her staff for their prenatal care, Dr. Bartellas and all of his assistants for a safe delivery, all the nurses and residents, and everyone who works in the Maternal Fetal Assessment Unit, the caseroom, and Unit 5NB of the Health Sciences Centre. Your love and unending care and support will never be forgotten.
October 12, 2002

TUCKER - Bill, Rhonda and big sister Jennifer are pleased to announce the arrival of Jordan William on October 11, 2002, at 2:53 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud grandmother Eliza Tucker and watching from heaven are Poppy Tucker (William G. Tucker) and Nanny and Poppy Cuff (Vivian and Ronald Cuff). Special thanks to Dr. Kum, nurses and staff of HSC, and to Daddy and cousin Carolyn for their coaching.
November 16, 2002

WALSH - Neil, Annette (White) and big brother Evan are thrilled to announce the arrival of their special "treat" - a beautiful baby girl. Jennifer Michelle was born October 31, 2002 at 9:45 a.m. and weighed 7 lbs 10 oz. Jennifer is welcomed by grandparents George and Jean White and Dan Walsh of Grand Falls and Isabele Kelly of Gambo, Aunts-Susan White and Vanessa Walsh, Great-Grandmother Madalene Earle as well as many relatives and friends. Thank you to everyone who helped in Jennifer`s safe arrival.
December 21, 2002

WAREHAM - Scott & Sue (nee Threlfall) Wareham are pleased to announce the early arrival of their first child, Abagail Grace, born Oct. 17, 2002, at the Janeway, St. John`s, 2 lbs. 14 ozs. Baby doing well. Congratulations from proud grandparents and families. Thanks to the Janeway staff and NICU unit.
October 26, 2002

WILLIAMS - Janet, Frank and big brother Sam are thrilled to announce the arrival of Georgia Morgan on October 21, 2002, weighing 6 lbs. 4½ oz. Very proud grandparents are Frank and Jean Williams and Eric and Helen Crummell. Thanks so much to Dr. Patrick O`Shea, the caseroom staff and 5NB nurses.
November 09, 2002

WILLIAMS - Pat, Trudy and big sister Amy are thrilled to announce the arrival of Joseph Patrick on October 20, 2002 weighing 9 lbs and ¾ oz. Proud Grandparents are Cec and Lil Piercey of Port Rexton and John and Theresa Williams of Maddox Cove. Proud Great-Grandparents are Clara Clarke, Harold Vivian and Olive Piercey. Special thanks to all caseroom staff and to both families who have helped us out so much in the last few months.
December 14, 200

 

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