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The Telegram Births
October 2006

 

ADAMS/COLLINS - Derrick and Nancy are proud to announce the arrival of their precious son, Brandon Thomas. Brandon was born at the Grey Nuns Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta on Oct. 25, 2003 at 11:02 a.m., weighing 8 lbs., 6 ozs. Proud grandparents are Pearl and Hayward Adams (Burin, NL) and Jessie Collins (St. John`s, NL). Also remembered at this time is grand daddy George Collins, in heaven.
December 05, 2003

ANDREWS/PEYTON - Hi everyone! My name is Rachel Sofia Lynn. I was born at the Labrador Health Center, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, on October 2, 2003, at 9:54 a.m. and weighed 7 lbs. 5 ozs. Daddy, Mommy (Robert and Kelly) and my big sister Emily are so excited by my safe and fast arrival. Special thanks to Dr. Rashleigh, midwife Christine Adams and all the staff who took excellent care of Mommy and me. My proud grandparents are Lloyd and Patricia Andrews of Mount Pearl and Oswald and Betty Peyton of Botwood; great-grandparents: Allan and Effie Andrews of St. John`s and Pearl Peyton of Botwood. I`ve got lots of aunts, uncles and cousins, too! Now Daddy has three precious girls!
December 12, 2003

ANSTEY - Melissa and Dave are happy to announce the arrival of their first child, Nathan Charles James Anstey, born 5:29 a.m., October 30, 2003 weighing 7 lbs, 3 ozs. Welcoming Nathan are proud grandparents, Bessie and Charles Brown of Hare Bay, Maureen and Cyril Anstey of St. John's and great grandparents Stella Collins of Hare Bay and Margaret Cochrane of St. John's. Special thanks to Dr. Roche and all the doctors, nurses and staff at theHealth Sciences Centre who took such good care of Melissa and Nathan. Also, special thanks to grandmothers, Maureen and Bessie for being there for Melissa and Dave with love, help and support. Your kindness and experience is greatly appreciated.
March 13, 2004

ANSTEY/OSMOND - Blair is extremely happy to announce the early arrival of his little brother, Gavin Taylor, born to Keith and Leslie on October 15, 2003. Gavin is welcomed by grandparents Gerald and Elizabeth Anstey and Milton and Hazel Osmond. Thank you to Dr. Tennent, Dr. Crane, Dr. Kravitz and Dr. Gill, staff and nurses of the caseroom and 5NB; and especially nurses and staff of NICU. Extra special thanks to "Aunt Lynn" for everything.
November 07, 2003

ARMSTRONG - Andrew and Karen (nee Nightingale) are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Jane Elyse, on October 8, 2003 at Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga, Ontario, weighing 10 lbs, 13 ozs. She is the first grandchild for Sandra Nightingale of St. John`s and Susan and Ron Millar, Mississauga. Also welcomed by great-grandfather Edgar Nightingale and the rest of the family. We hold in our hearts the memory of David Nightingale, Jane`s grandfather.
November 14, 2003

BALAN - Ben & Lorri are pleased to announce the birth of their baby boy, Aidan Benjamin Thomas, born on October 10, 2003 (almost a month early!) at the Women`s Health Centre. Many thanks to Dr. Sceviour & his team for all their support.
December 26, 2003

BARRY / DUKE - Rachel is overjoyed to announce the arrival of her baby brother, Gavin Nicholas James. Gavin arrived on October 3, 2003 weighing in at 8 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud parents Pat and Gillian are thrilled with their new little bundle. Elated grandparents are Patrick and Mildred Barry, Jerry and Shirley Duke and Patricia Coady. Mommy and Gavin would like to thank Nanny Patsy for taking such good care of Rachel and Nanny Duke and Leanne for their support and coaching during labor. A great big thank you goes out to the angels in the caseroom especially Regina Hodder, Lorna Kearney and student nurse Tanya Butler, as well as all the wonderful nurses on 5NB. Thanks also to Drs. Gill and Geumi for delivering our precious boy and to Dr. Joan Crane for her excellent prenatal care.
October 11, 2003

BELL / ROSE - Glen and Tania are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, a boy, Kyle Vincent Charles, at 11:30 a.m. on October 10, 2003, weighing 4 lbs. 15 ozs., in St. John`s, NL. Heartfelt thanks to doctors and nurses at the hospital. Welcomed by grandparents: Paul and Georgina Bell, James Rose (and Mary Jean Rose watching over from heaven); aunts and uncles: Tina and Bill Follett, Jeannie Rose, Terry Bell; cousins: Alicia and Brianna Follett; great-grandparents, extended family, friends, and neighbours.
October 24, 2003

Boehm / Toiviainen
Marina Boehm and Raimo Toiviainen are pleased to announce the arrival of their son, Aleksi Kari Christian Toiviainen on October 4, 2003 at North York Hospital. Proud first time grandparents are Chris and Elfi Boehm of St. John's and Margarete Toiviainen of Toronto. Watching over Aleki from heaven, grandfather Otso Albert Toiviainen. Also delighted over Aleksi's arrival, aunt and Godmother, Susanne Boehm of Chicago.**

BURKE / HILLYARD - Sean, Sherry and big brother Daniel are thrilled to announce the birth of their son Patrick Roland Cecil on Oct. 6th, 2003 at 8:46 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 2 ozs. Welcoming Patrick are Grandparents Roland and Marguerite Hillyard and Cecil and Josephine Burke. Many thanks to Dr. Patricia Roche and team for her pre-natal care and safe delivery. A special thank-you to Nanny and Poppy Hillyard for taking care of Daniel while Mommy was in hospital. Hugs and kisses to Daddy for all his love and support.
October 31, 2003

BURKE/FLEMING - Peter, Anne and big brother Nicholas, thank God for the quick and safe delivery of their baby girl, Katie Nicola, born at the Health Sciences Center, 5:00 p.m. on Oct. 8/03, weighing 7 lbs., 5½ ozs. Looking down from heaven is Nanny and Poppy Burke, and Poppy Fleming. Also thinking about us is Daddy, who is working in Repulse Bay, N.W.T. and will be coming home to see us soon. Special thanks to Dr. Kum and his team for all their professionalism. Also, special thanks to Ang and Mom, and Phoebe for her great driving skills, in getting me to the hospital just in time. Peter, Nicholas, Katie and I will be ever so grateful for all you did in making this experience so memorable.
November 14, 2003

BUTLER - Bill and Laurie (nee Gollop) and big sister Brianna are thrilled to announce the arrival of a beautiful baby girl, Leah Jean. Leah was born at the Women`s Health Centre October 6, 2003, at 1:57 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 3 ozs. Also overjoyed are grandparents Bill and Shirley Butler, Joyce Gollop and looking down from heaven, Poppy Dave Gollop; great-grandparents: Albert and Mildred Knight and Hilda Butler. Thank you to Dr. Pike for prenatal care and to Dr. Kabisios and nurse Annette Coates for the safe delivery of Leah. Again, a special thank you to Daddy who was an excellent support through labour and delivery.
November 21, 2003

CARPENTER / HISCOCK - Ian, Robin and big brother Josh are thrilled to announce the arrival of Josh`s little brother, Nathan Daniel, born on October 7, 2003, weighing 8 lbs. 6 ozs. Welcomed by grandparents Edward and Deanne Hiscock, Catalina, Rosalind Carpenter, Catalina. Watching from heaven grandfather Clarence Carpenter. Proud great-grandparents are Mary and Llewelyn Carpenter, Catalina. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Kum and team and both Caseroom and 5NA nurses for their care and kindness and special thanks to the grandparents who helped out before and after Nathan`s birth.
October 24, 2003

CHAFE / NEWHOOK - Dennis, Valerie and big brother Devan are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl - Jenna Elizabeth. Jenna arrived on Saturday, October 4, 2003 at 6:36 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 9 oz. at WHC. Jenna is the second grandchild for Bill and Rita Newhook (Holyrood); sixth grandchild for Alex and Lucy Chafe (Petty Harbour) and a great-grandchild for Elsie Newhook (Norman`s Cove). Special thanks to caseroom nurse Sue Harding, Dr. Tennent and clinical clerk Mark Sheeves for the excellent coaching and a safe delivery and to Dr. Pugh for her excellent pre-natal care.
October 24, 2003

CLARKE/PARSONS - Deanna Parsons and Noel Clarke proudly announce the birth of their daughter Elizabeth Noella. Baby Elizabeth was born October 19, 2003 at HSC and weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz. Elizabeth is the granddaughter of Greta and Chesley Parsons of Corner Brook and Edith Clarke and the late Norman Clarke of Norris Pt. The Christening of Elizabeth Noella Clarke will be held on December 28, 2003 at Gower Street United Church.
December 19, 2003

COOK, (Grandy) - Raymond and Elizabeth are delighted to announce the long awaited arrival of their first daughter, Isabelle Catherine Cook. Born in Jiangxi province, China on October 9th, 2003, Isabelle finally joined our family on September 27th, 2004. Congratulations to first time grandparents, Ray and Shirley Cook of St. John's and seasoned grandparents Reg and Betty Grandy, also of St. John's. A special thank-you to all of our family and friends who have supported us through this long and wonderful journey. Thank-you as well to Rose McNeil and Linda Kirby. We couldn't have done it without you.
11/27/04

CONNORS/KELLY - Sean and Kathleen are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Liam Patrick, a baby brother for Jennifer. Liam was born on October 14, 2003 at 12:46 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 9½ oz. at the HSC. Proud grandparents are William and Florence Connors of St. John`s and Leo and Sheila Kelly of Corner Brook.
November 14, 2003

CONNORS / ROCHE - Paul and Kelly are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a precious boy, Riley Paul, born October 11, 2003, at 12:59 p.m. at the WHC, weighing 10 lbs. 11 ozs. Proud first-time grandparents William and Loretta Connors, Pouch Cove; eleventh-time grandparent Angela Roche, Torbay, and watching over Riley in heaven, Poppy Andrew Roche. Also twelfth-time great-grandmother Anne Hogan, Northern Bay. Riley is also welcomed by all his aunts, uncles and cousins. Special thanks to all the staff of the 3rd Floor at the WHC, especially nurses Joan and Stacey, Dr. Kravitz, Dr. O`Leary, and Daddy for his love and support.
October 24, 2003

CUNNINGHAM/PARMITER - Proud parents Trudy, Gary and big brother Dylan are tickled pink to announce the arrival of their precious little girl, Tianna Mary Marie, on October 27, 2003, weighing 5 lbs. 7 oz. Proud grandparents are Mary Dillon, Seymour Parmiter, Marie Cunningham, Gary Cunningham and special friend Jason; great-grandparents are Grace Parmiter and Francis Abbott. Special thanks to Dr. Tennent and Robin Beaudry for the second safe arrival and to the caseroom and 5NB staff. Very special thanks to Daddy, Dylan and family for all the love and support. We would also like to wish big brother Dylan a Happy 6th Birthday. Happy 6th Birthday to our 24 year old leap year uncle.
May 15, 2004

DALTON - John and Kristi (Molloy), along with big sister Hayley, are delighted to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Emma Olivia. Born October 17, 2003 at 9:38 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 10 oz. Proud grandparents are Rene and Phyllis Molloy and Albert and Marg Dalton. Emma is also welcomed by her Aunts and Uncles: Albert and Lynette, Melissa and Rodney, Keri and Andy and cousins Alyssa and Samantha. Emma says a special hello to her great-grandmothers Mary Dalton, Violet Molloy and Doris Dawe. Thank you to Dr. MacIntyre, Dr. Roache, Dr. Kravitz and caseroom nurse Heather Shute for the safe delivery of Emma. A special thank you to daddy for all his love and support. Mommy couldn`t have done it without you.
November 14, 2003

DEMMINGS - Born to Dan & Tracy (Reid) on October 15th, 2003 at 9:30 p.m., in Fernie, BC, a beautiful baby girl, Brooke Amelia. First grandchild for Bob and Sharon Reid, Gander, NL. Fifth grandchild for Bob and Jean Demmings, Chipman, NB. Thank You, Tracy and Dan for this Beautiful Gift. Love Mom and Dad.
May 01, 2004

DOWDEN - Desmond & Christina (Soper) thank God for the safe arrival of their third bouncing baby boy, Riley Anthony, weighing 9 lbs. 5 oz. Big brothers Spencer and Brady are thrilled with his arrival. Born on October 22, 2003, Poppy Dowden`s birthday at Dr. Everette Chalmers Hospital, Fredericton, NB. Riley is the 9th grandchild for Angus & Gertrude Dowden; also the 9th for Bernice Soper & the late Ronald Soper.
November 14, 2003

DOWDEN - Proud parents Michael and Kimberley Dowden (nee: Evoy) and big brother Gabriel are pleased to announce the arrival of baby Sydney Ann, born on October 25, 2003, at 4:17 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 14.5 ozs. Thanks to Dr. Pugh, Dr. Geume and Dr. Bower as well as Nurse Stacey and the caseroom staff. Mom and baby Sydney would like to specially thank Dr. Cherry Pike and Dr. Erica House for all their TLC over the past 9 months, the end result was well worth it!
November 07, 2003

DUFF - Big brother Bradley is so happy to welcome his baby brother, Nicholas Arthur, born on October 4, 2003, weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs., at the Royal Alexander Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta. Proud parents are Peter and Jill (nee Probert). Grandparents are Stephen & Maureen Probert and Arthur Duff and the late Janet Duff.
November 14, 2003

DUFF/HAWKINS - Maureen & Ed are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter, Bridget Noreen. Bridget was born at the WHC on October 5, 2003 at 6:38 pm, weighing 8 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Bride and Phonse Hawkins, Cape Broyle and Noreen and Kevin Duff, St. John`s; Great-grandmothers Monica Rossiter at Hoyle`s Home (formerly of Cape Broyle) & Madeline Hawkins, Admiral`s Cove. Special thanks to Dr. Tennent for pre-natal care, Dr. O`Grady and CR nurses Darlene and Heather for ensuring a safe delivery and to the staff of 5 North B. Bridget is also welcomed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A big thank you to all.
December 12, 2003

EVANS/TAPPER - Mike, Karen and big sister Courtney are proud to announce the early but safe arrival of Morgan Mercedes on October 23rd, 2003 at 2:10 p.m., weighing 5 lbs. 4 ounces. Proud grandparents for the first time are Gloria Evans and Les Morgan of Holyrood, and proud grandmother for the fourth time, Ethel Tapper of Torbay. Special thanks to the nursing staff of the NICU Unit at the Janeway. Mom and Morgan would especially like to thank Dad and Courtney for all their love and support during and after the very special day.
November 21, 2003

FLYNN - Proud parents Jim & Heather Flynn (nee Crann) along with big brother Keegan are thrilled to announce the late, but safe, arrival of Nicholas James on October 29th, 2003 @ 2:56 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 13.9 ounces. Many thanks to Dr. Cheryl Pugh for her prenatal care, and to Dr. O`Grady and the case room staff, particularly nurses Joan Dalton and Stacy Lambe, as well as to the staff of 5 North B. Special thanks are extended to our families and friends for their help and support during the pregnancy, we look forward to more of the same in the future!!
November 14, 2003

GOSSE - Brian and Karen (nee Jenkins) and big brother Zachary are delighted to announce the birth of NATHAN MARTIN BRIAN. Nathan was born right on schedule at 2:28 a.m. October 29, 2003 at the Women`s Health Centre, weighing in at 8 lbs. 9 oz. Proud grandparents are Bob and Pat Jenkins, Topsail and Fred and Carol Gosse, Paradise. A huge thank you goes out to Dr. Jeff White, Dr. Kathleen Halley and the caseroom nurses.
November 21, 2003

HILLYARD/WHITE - Steve and Tracy are pleased to announce the birth of their son, a little brother for Benjamin. Samuel Cameron was born on October 25th, 2003, weighing 8 lbs., 5 ozs. Grandparents are Marina and the late Bert Hillyard (St. John`s) and Don and Mary White (Placentia). Special thanks to all the Health Sciences Staff.
November 14, 2003

HINCHEY - Lauren Anne Hinchey arrived at the James Paton Memorial Hospital, 7:38 p.m. on October 24, 2003, weighing 8 lbs. 13 ozs. Our beautiful baby girl was welcomed with much love by her big sister Kiley, her proud parents Krista and John Hinchey, her grandparents Margaret and Morgan Hinchey of Gander and Eileen (and the late M.F. Stack) of St. John`s. Grateful to God for her safe arrival. A special thank you to Dr. Caramel Casey and the OBS staff.
November 28, 2003

KING - Christopher and Lisa (nee Crane) are thrilled to announce the early but safe arrival of Jacob Edgar, born October 2, 2003, weighing 4 lbs., 4½ ozs. Welcoming Jacob are sister Meghan and brothers Alexander and Michael, also grandparents Dr. Everard and Joyce King and Edgar and Sandra Crane. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, 5NB staff and all nurses in the NICU for all your loving care.
November 07, 2003

MALLARD/HOWELL - He`s finally here!! Amy Mallard and B.J. Howell are pleased to announce the birth of their precious baby boy. Isaac William was born on October 28th, 2003 at 3:49 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 14 oz. Proud grandparents are Bill and Sharon Mallard, and Sue Howell. Also welcoming little Isaac`s safe arrival are uncles and aunts: Dennis and Sharon Moulton, Mark and Mandy Mallard, Stacey Howell and Steven Mallard. Thank you to all the family and friends for their support, gifts and much appreciated visits.
October 31, 2003

MARSHALL - It`s a girl! Dave and Janice (nee Johnson) are tickled pink to announce the birth of their third child, Megan Elizabeth, born on October 13, 2003, at 12:03 p.m., weighing 6 lbs., 15 ozs, and sharing a birthday with Poppa Marshall. Welcoming Megan are her super big brothers Matthew and Jacob, grandparents Joe and Shan Johnson (their first grand-daughter) and Jim and Carolyn Marshall and great-grandmother Maude Legrow. Special thanks to Dr. Mary-Anne Marshall, Dr. Pike, Dr. Tennent, staff and nurses of the caseroom and 5NB, and especially nurse Margaret Ann Dooling for safely bringing our little angel into the world. Mommy would like to thank Daddy for his support during the delivery, Poppy for almost making it to the caseroom in time, Nanny for taking such great care of Matthew and Jacob, and Aunt Jodi for always being there when we need her.
November 14, 2003

MATTHEWS - Keith and Natalie (Power) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a boy, Aiden Michael. Aiden was born at the HSC on October 24, 2003 at 11:53 p.m. and weighed 7 lbs. 6 oz. Proud grandparents are Kay Matthews and Mike and Avier Power. Special thanks are sent to Dr. Johanne Lacelle, caseroom staff, especially Regina, as well as the staff of 5 NB. Also, thank you to all staff at the Janeway NICU and all our friends and family. Mommy would especially like to thank Daddy and Nanny Kay for their wonderful support during labour.
January 09, 2004

MERCER / MORGAN - John and Carla thank God for the safe arrival of our precious son, Morgan Carlton John, born October 15, 2003, at 2:34 a.m. at the WHC, weighing 10 lbs. 6 ozs. Spoiling him with kisses are very proud grandparents Carl and Annette Morgan, Seal Cove, Jack and Myrtle Mercer, Topsail and great-grandmother Carrie Haines, Kelligrews. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Butler, nurses Annette Coates and Kathy King, Nanny, Daddy and our family and friends for all their love and prayers. A little star from Heaven has climbed down to brighten our lives.
October 24, 2003

MOULAND/RANDELL - Big sister Megan Suzanne is thrilled to announce the arrival of her new baby brother, Nathan Douglas. Born at the Janeway Hospital, St. John`s, on October 11, 2003 at 2:46 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 12½ ozs. Nathan is welcomed by a large circle of family and friends, including proud parents Doug and Tina (Mouland) and grandparents Doug & Faye Randell and Leonard & Gladys Mouland. Many thanks to Dr. Bartellas, the caseroom staff and the nurses of 5NB.
November 14, 2003

MOYES - Ann and Jonathan joyfully announce the birth of Ava Mairi Moyes, sister to Stella Margaret. Born October 23, 2003, weighing 7 lbs. 1½ oz. at B.C. Womens Hospital, Vancouver, B.C. Happy family members are grandparents Steve and Margie McLean, John and Magda Moyes; aunts Jill McLean, Louise and Rebecca Moyes and uncles Steve McLean and Shane Hallstrom.
November 07, 2003

PARRELL/WALSH - Chris & Cheryl of Rothesay, N.B. (formerly Goulds), are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Alison Mannette, born Oct. 10, 2003, 7 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandparents John & Joyce Parrell & Mary Leonard, & great-grandmother Mary Leonard.
November 14, 2003

PHELAN - Keith and Karen (nee Hynes) are proud to announce the birth of their first child, John Patrick, a.k.a. seven, born on October 2nd, at 3:15 a.m., weighing 7 lbs, 13 ozs. Proud grandparents are Kevin Hynes, Ann Phelan-May and Eric May. Special thanks to all the staff at the Janeway, Dr. Lacelle and Aunt Mimi for all their help.
November 07, 2003

PIKE - Twins. Madison would like to announce the arrival of her two newest family members, Erica, 7 lbs. 4 ozs. and Erin, 6 lbs., born to proud parents Derm & Julie on October 24, 2003. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle, Dr. Crane & Dr. Butler for a safe delivery. Also special thanks to caseroom nurse Tracey Carter, staff of 5 NB & MSAU.
October 31, 2003

PINE - Emily proudly introduces her baby brother, Michael James Thomas. A second small hand to hold for Jason and Deena (Hickey). Michael arrived safely and very quickly on October 3, 2003, weighing 8 lbs. 2 oz. Grandparents, Jim and Andrea Hickey, Louis Pine, and Moira and Larry Boyd are delighted to have another smile to brighten their day! Proud great-grandparents, James and Loretta Hickey, Jean Ricketts and Moira Sparkes are delighted with the new addition. Special thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike and all the nurses at the WHC (especially Lisa and Kim for taking care of mommy and Michael). Thank you to daddy for being a great coach, and special thanks to Auntie Corinna for all her love and support.
December 19, 2003

POWER / GOLDSWORTHY - Andrew and Shannon are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child Jack Michael, weighing 7 pounds 2 ounces, on Thanksgiving Sunday, October 12, 2003 at the Women`s Health Centre, St. John`s. Proud first-time grandparents are Ed and Olive Power of Placentia and Bob and Clara Goldsworthy of Port Rexton and special great-grandmother Annie Goldsworthy. Also welcoming Jack are Uncle John and Aunt Joanne, Uncle Lauren and Uncle Ted. Special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for her excellent care and support as well as to the nurses for their wonderful care and attention.
October 24, 2003

SAUNDERS - John, Charmaine (Burt) and big brother Allan thank God for the safe arrival of their precious daughter and sister, Kathleen (Katie) Julia Marie. Katie was born October 28, 2003, at the HSC, weighing 5 lbs. 10 ozs. Proud grandparents are Harry and Alma Burt (Hr. Grace) and Alonzo and Gladys Saunders (Mt. Pearl). A special thank you to Drs. Crane, Daly, Tennent, Kwan, nurses Heather Shute and Stacey Lambe and staff on 5NB.
November 28, 2003

SHEA / GREEN - Born to Vern and Goldie at Ottawa Civic Hospital on October 20, 2003, a 6 lb. 8 oz. baby girl. Allison Maria Katherine is welcomed by proud grandparents Ellen and Erwin Green, St. John`s, Shirley and Nelson Shea, Tignish, P.E.I., Uncle Barry, Aunt Sandra and cousins Emily, Liam and Joe at Ottawa.
October 31, 2003

SKANES - Bill & Katherine (Haynes) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their daughter, Julia Claire, on October 24, 2003 at 8:15 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 11 oz. Proud first-time grandparents are Jim & Glenda Lee and Jim & Glenda Haynes. Also welcoming Julia to the world are great-grandmother Minnie Haynes, aunts Sarah (Shannon) and Carla, and uncle Jimmie. A special thanks to Dr. Kum and all the staff of the caseroom and 5NB.
November 10, 2003

SPENCER - 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.
March 07, 2003

STEEVES / MCLEAN - Paul McLean and Victoria Steeves are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter, Bridget Emily McLean, at 11:39 p.m. on October 7, 2003, weighing 8 pounds. Bridget is welcomed by her enthusiastic grandparents, Allen and Elaine Steeves of St. John`s, NL and Stan and Marjorie McLean of Big Pond, NS. Paul and Victoria wish to thank the doctors and nurses at St. Paul`s Hospital in Vancouver for their excellent care
October 24, 2003

SUMMERS - Christopher and Kimberley (nee Barrett) are thrilled to welcome home their son, Alexander Yuriy Summers, born on January 10, 2003, in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Adoption date October 14, 2003. Grandparents are Boyd and Elaine Summers of Kelligrews and Gerald and Dot Barrett of Foxtrap. Great-grandparents are Ted Barrett of Bell Island and Agnes Summers of St. John's. Family dog Tazz has been anxiously waiting to play with Alexander's toys. We are grateful for the support of our family and friends, the flexibility extended to us by our employers and the assistance of various professionals over the past three years. Special thanks to Karen, Gary and Lexie Smith, Loretta Cornick, Stephen Van Houten, Irina Zaretsky (Adoption Horizons), North York, Ontario, and Anatoliy and Oksanna Brewhanov, Krasnoyarsk, Russia.
November 10, 2003

SWAIN - Colin, Kim (O`Keefe) and big brother Connor are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby boy, Kaleb John, born October 30, 2003 at 9:05 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs. Kaleb is welcomed by fourth time grandparents Val and Bernice O`Keefe of Ferryland and thirtieth time grandparents Aiden and Madonna Swain of Calvert. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike for her exceptional prenatal care and delivery as well as all the nurses and doctors in the caseroom and on 5NB at the Women`s Health Center. A special thank you to our families and friends for their continued support and kindness.
December 05, 2003

TILLEY - We announce with joy our first baby is a boy! Rob and Denise (Higdon) are thrilled to welcome Evan Robert, born October 10, 2003 at 7:31 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 6 oz. Overjoyed family members in Buchans, NL include grandparents Hughie & Yvonne Higdon, Bruce & Louise Tilley; great-grandmother Pansy Thorne; uncles Greg Higdon and David Tilley. Many thanks to Drs. Hatcher, Pugh and Seviour, as well as the nurses in the caseroom and 5NB for their exceptional care.
January 30, 2004

TOIVIAINEN - Marina Boehm and Raimo Toiviainen are pleased to announce the arrival of their son, Aleksi Kari Christian Toiviainen on October 4, 2003 at North York Hospital. Proud first time grandparents are Chris and Elfi Boehm of St. John`s and Margarete Toiviainen of Toronto. Watching over Aleksi from heaven, grandfather Otso Albert Toiviainen. Also delighted over Aleksi`s arrival, Aunt and Godmother, Susanne Boehm of Chicago.
October 24, 2003

TULK - Derrick and Elizabeth are proud to announce the safe arrival of a precious baby boy, Kolby Derrick Tulk, on October 15, 2003, weighing 8 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud grandparents are John and Mary Duke and Fred and Ferne Tulk. Special thanks to family and friends, especially Godmothers Aunt Janet who shares this same birthday and Aunt Karen for all their love and support. Thanks to Dr. Hillman, Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Duffy and all the nurses on 5 North B.
February 13, 2004

WICKENS / FERRIE - Heather (Jerome and big brother Mason would like to announce the early but safe arrival of their daughter/sister Meghan Irene on Oct. 11th, 2003 at 2:35 p.m., weighing 5 lbs, 3 oz at Ridge Meadows Hospital, Maple Ridge, BC. Grandparents are Karen Jardine, St. John`s, Gerard Wickens, Witless Bay, Anna Ferrie, St. Lawrence and Great-Grandmother Irene Jardine, St. John`s . Special thanks to friends and family in Nf who called and sent gifts.
October 24, 2003

WILLIAMS - Crosbie and Madonna (Manning) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their 1st child, a precious baby girl, Brooklyn Madison, on Friday, October 24/03 at 4:13 p.m. at the WHC weighing 10 lbs. 3¾ ozs. Proud grandparents are Rosemary Williams of Goulds and Vincent and Mary Manning of Torbay. Watching over Brooklyn from heaven is her own special angel, Poppy Eric Williams. We would like to extend our gratitude to Dr. Heidi Kravitz for her exceptional prenatal care, along with Dr. Cherry Pike, the caseroom staff and nurses at 5NB. An extra special thank-you to Nanny Williams for all her support during Brooklyn`s arrival. Many thanks to our family and friends for their love, gifts, and warm wishes.
"From the top of her head, To the toes on her feet, Our beautiful little girl Makes our life complete."
November 14, 2003

WIRTZFELD, Eric - Debrah Wirtzfeld is pleased to announce the birth of her first child, Eric Walter. Eric arrived on October 6, 2003 at 10:34 A.M. and weighed in at 10 pounds ¼ ounce. Proud relatives include: Audrey and Walter Wirtzfeld of Calgary, Alberta (grandparents) and Uncle Michael currently of London, Ontario. Special thanks to the staff of the 3rd floor at the WHC, Dr. Tina Delaney and Donald & Kay Tennant for all their support.
November 14, 2003

YOUNG/JARVIS - 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

 

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