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The Telegram Births
October 2003

 

ALLEN– Don and Anne (Duffett), along with big sister Rebecca, are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their second child, Nicholas James, born October 30, 2006 at 8:48 a.m., weighing 9 lbs., 8 oz. Proud grandparents are Robert and Carrie Duffett of St. Phillip’s and Marie Allen of Topsail Pond with Poppy (Warrick) Allen looking down from Heaven. Special thanks to Dr. O’Grady, Dr. Kennedy and all the other doctors and nurses on the third and fifth floors of the Heath Sciences Centre for their extraordinary care and kindness.

BALDWIN – Blair and Linda (nee Hawco) are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Brooklyn Ella. Brooklyn was born on October 23, 2006 at Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, ON, weighing 8 lbs., 11 oz. She is the first granddaughter for Gus and Ellen Hawco, Holyrood and Gary Baldwin, Victoria. Also welcoming Brooklyn is her canine brother Samson and cousins Joshua, Aiden and Nathan Reeves and Reiley Baldwin. Watching over Brooklyn from heaven is Nanny Carol Baldwin. Mommy and Brooklyn would like to thank Daddy for all his love and support during the pregnancy and labour.

BARRY – Shannon finally has her little baby sister! Tom and Ann Marie (nee Coombs) are so delighted to announce the safe arrival of their second precious child, Laura Rose Barry. Laura was born on October 16th, 2006 at 8:28 a.m. at the Women's Health Centre, weighing 9 lbs., 7 oz. Proud grandparents are Tom and Theresa Coombs and Peter and Angela Barry. Also excited about Laura's arrival are a great family of aunts, uncles, cousins - especially Laura and Shannon's special cousin and buddy, Thomas Coombs. Our special thanks to Dr. Bartellas for your kindness and professional care. We also wish to acknowledge the great care and compassion Mommy and Laura received from the other doctors, nurses, student nurses and staff at the Health Sciences Centre. Shannon would especially like to thank her Nanny, her aunts and uncles, her cousin Jennifer and Miss Liz for taking such good care of her while Mommy and Daddy were away. Mommy, Laura and Shannon thank Daddy for being so good to them all. You surely are the best!
Faith, Hope and Love - and the greatest of these is Love.

BASSLER/NEWMAN – Heidi Bassler Newman & Todd Newman, of West Newbury, MA, along with big brother Adam Gerhard Newman, are overjoyed with the arrival in Boston of Anna Tonya Newman, weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz. on October 11, 2006. Delighted grandparents are Tonya & Gerhard Bassler & Leila Deurrell & Elliot Newman.

BENNETT – Brian and Lisa (Quigley), along with proud big brother Connor are tickled pink to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Maria Grace at 8:41 a.m. on Saturday, October 7, 2006, weighing 8 lbs. 14 oz. Maria is welcomed by many family and friends, including grandparents Mary and Edward Bennett, Elsie Quigley and very special guardian angel, Pop (Ted) Quigley watching over us all from above. Heartfelt thank you to Doctors Stringer, Tennent and Kravitz for their wonderful prenatal care. A special thank you to all the staff of the WHC, especially Sue, and all the nurses on 5NB and the case room nurses Lorna and Ramona. Mommy, Connor and Maria would also like ot thank Daddy for all his love and support. You’re the best and we love you!

BROPHY - Rod and Tammie Brophy of Surrey, BC, are thrilled to announce the birth of their 1st child Evan James Roland Brophy. He was born Oct. 22, 2006 at the Richmond Hospital, BC, weighing 7 lbs., 13 oz. Grandparents Roland and Joan Regular and Jim Brophy, all of Topsail, happily welcome their grandson.

BUTLER - Michael, Tanya and big sister Erin, are thrilled to introduce the newest member of their family, Abbey Quinn, arriving at 7:28 p.m. on Monday, October 9, 2006, at the WHC, St. John’s, weighing 9 lb., 4 ozs. Abbey waited an extra week to give her family a special Thanksgiving Day treat. She is welcomed lovingly by friends and family, especially grandparents, Linda Kavanagh (Brian Murphy) and Jim Kavanagh (Sandy Hickey) of St. John’s, and Bill and Karen Butler of Deer Lake. Thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for prenatal care and speedy delivery.

BUTLER - Another angel from God above. Another girl for us to love. Randy and Renee (nee Rideout) are thrilled to announce the birth of their second daughter, Mackenzie Claire, born on October 21, 2006, at 11:42 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 11 ozs. Mackenzie is welcomed by her big sister Madison. Also, proud grandparents are Walt and Elsie Rideout and Reg and Mary Butler. Thanks to Dr. Sam and nurse Lorna in the case room as well as the great staff on 5NB. And, of course, special thanks to Daddy for all his love and support for Madison and Mommy all the way through!

CAINES - Gord Caines and Lisa Moores are delighted to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter, Amelie Sahara. Amelie was born October 29th, 2006 (Mom's birthday!) at Burnaby Hospital, Burnaby, B.C. weighing 8 lbs., 2 oz and 22 inches long. Proud first time grandparents Bill and Nora Moores and Gord and Anita Caines. Eagerly awaiting Amelie's Christmas visit are aunts Kayla Moores and Stacey Caines and uncle Geoff Caines. Welcome to the world sweet baby girl!

CLEARY– Nolan, along with his parents Neil & Janna (nee Moores), are pleased to announce the arrival of his baby brother, Ewan William Norman. Ewan arrived on October 16, 2006 at 2:38 AM, at the Women’s Health Centre in St. John’s, weighing 7 lbs., 4 oz. Ewan is lovingly welcomed by Grandparents David & Norma Moores of Hr. Grace, Janet Cleary of Bristol’s Hope, Kevin Cleary of Riverhead, aunts, uncles and cousins Elle, Emma & Paige. Proud Great-Grandparents are Alec & Maysie Moores, Dan & Teresa Neil, Norman Reynolds, and Patricia Cleary. Special thanks to family and friends for their support, to the fantastic staff at the WHC, most especially to Heather Shute-Noel, and to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for her gracious care.

COLBERT - Proud parents Andrew & Novalee are thrilled to announce the arrival of DECLAN THOMAS on October 18, 2006, at 6:18 p.m. at the Womens Health Centre after many long & anxious hrs. Brandon, Kyle & Kalista welcomed their precious little brother who tipped the scales at 9 lbs., 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are John & Monica Taylor (St. John's) and Thomas & Nellie Colbert (St. Michael's) and great-grandparents Tom & Doris Taylor (California). Andrew & Novalee would like to say "Thank-You" to the nurses of the 3rd floor especially Karen, Regina & Ruth for the many hours you spent with us. Thanks also to Drs. Howse, Mercer & Roche and to the nurses on the 5th floor especially Heather. Mommy and Declan would like to thank Daddy for all his love and support.
10/28/06

COUSINS – Craig and Patricia (Mulrooney) are delighted to announce the happy and healthy arrival of their daughter, Erin Maria, on October 22, 2006 at 1:18 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 7 ozs. Her proud grandparents are Patrick and Sheila Mulrooney (Southern Harbour), Frank Cousins and special friend Hazel (Bay Roberts), and Viola Mercer (South River). Great-Grandma Bridget Mercer (Bay Roberts) is tickled pink! Thanks to Drs. Joanne MacIntyre and Atamjit Gill for Mom’s excellent prenatal care, Dr. Sam Collins and Nurse Krista from the Women’s Health Centre, and the nurses of 5NB. A special thanks with hugs and kisses to Aunt Cis for her help during Mommy’s pregnancy and Erin’s first few days at home.

DICKS – IT’S A BOY! Scott and Brenda and big brother Jordan are thrilled to announce the arrival of Evan Grant. Evan was born at the Women’s Health Care Centre on October 25, 2006, at 1:42 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud grandparents Lloyd and Rosalind Dicks, Les and Pat Parsons and great-grandmother Hazel Spurrell. Special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle, case room nurses Ruth and Charlene and the nursing staff of 5NB.

DYER– Craig, Debbie (nee Mason), and big sisters Emily and Laura are thrilled to announce the birth of their son and brother, Colin Leonard, on Thursday, October 25, 2006, at 6:20 a.m. Colin weighed 9 lbs. 1 ounce and measured 23.5 inches long. Proud grandparents are Jean and Fred Mason, Shirley and Leo Green, and Jim Dyer. Our heartfelt thanks go to the many nurses and doctors in the case room of the Women’s Health Centre and of 5 North B for the care shown to us and for bringing “our little man” safely into the world.

EATON – Geoff and Karen (nee Strangemore) are delighted to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Adia Christine, born October 6, 2006 weighing 7 lbs., 11 oz. First grandchild for Monte and Christine Strangemore and second grandchild for Susan Sparkes and Fraser and Irene Eaton.

ETCHEGARY – Victoria (Hynes) and Bud (Leo) along with big brother Jack and big sister Gemma are thrilled that their baby brother arrived on Oct. 15th, 2006. Ted Alexander weighed in at 10 lbs., 8.5 oz. Ted is the fifth grandchild for Leo and Imelda Etchegary and the 20th for Patrick and Frances (deceased) Hynes. Special thanks to caseroom nurse Heather and Dr. O'Grady for helping to bring Ted safely into the world.

FAGAN – Jason and Pamela (nee Gibbons) are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Isabelle Mary Margaret, born on October 29, 2006 at the WHC. Arriving 3 weeks early, Isabelle weighed in at 6 lbs. 13 oz., and measured 18 inches. Welcoming her are proud grandparents Walter and Margaret Gibbons, Mary Fagan and all of our family and friends. Watching over little Isabelle from heaven is Poppy Frank. Thank you to Dr. Kravitz, Kennedy, nurses Shannan and Margaret Ann for the safe delivery of our beautiful baby girl.

FIELD / ROCHE – Further developments in the Nation's Capital! Gabrielle and Julianne are proud to announce the safe arrival of their baby brother. Declan Paul was born weighing 9 lbs. 3 ozs. at 8:46 a.m. on October 19, 2006 at the Queensway-Carlton Hospital in Ottawa, Ontario. Mommy and Daddy (Deanne and Paul) are also excited about the newest member of our family. Proud grandparents are Mary and Alex Field and Mary Roche, all in Outer Cove. Poppy Richard Roche sends hugs and kisses from heaven. Many thanks to the staff of the Birthing and Mom & Baby Units, and an extra, extra big thank you to Drs. Farrell and Fong.

FLEMING/WILLIAMS – Gerry, Lori and big brother Will would like to announce the long awaited, safe arrival of Adam Gabriel. Adam was born on October 11, 2006, weighing 10 lbs., 7 oz. Thanks to all medical staff, especially Juanita O'Leary. Mommy would especially like to thank Auntie Corinne and Nanny Kay for all of their love and support throughout this journey.

FOLLETT - Wow! After 11 years Jordan is finally a big brother. Randy and Deborah (nee Reid) and big brother Jordan are thrilled to announce the arrival of Liam Randolph David on Friday, October 13, 2006 at the HSC, weighing 7 lbs. 4 oz. Proud grandparents Randy and Lilly Follett, David and Diane Reid. Thanks Daddy for all your love and support.
10/28/06

GARLAND – Keith and Jennifer (nee Parsons) are thrilled to announce the early but safe arrival of their precious baby girl, Katelyn Joan, born October 30, 2006 at 5:33 p.m. at the Health Sciences Centre, weighing 6 lbs. 12 oz. and 18¼ inches long. She is welcomed with lots of love from her proud grandparents, Reid and Liz Garland of Mount Pearl, and first time grandparents Roger and Joan Parsons of Grand Falls-Windsor. Also sharing in our happiness is Aunt Amy, Aunt Patti, Uncle Chris, cousins Taylor and Ryan and furry friends Clinger, Sophie and Jack. Mommy and Katelyn would like to send special thank you and deepest appreciation to Dr. Gill, Dr. Lacelle, the staff at 5NB and the case room, and especially to the best Daddy in the world for his continued love and support and for taking such wonderful care of both of us throughout the pregnancy and during the delivery. We love you so much!

GRANDY - The newest Leafs' fan has arrived! Steve and Jennifer (nee Wells) are pleased to announce the birth of their precious son, Noah Steven, born at the HSC on October 6, 2006 at 3:51 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 9 oz. Noah is proudly welcomed by first time grandparents, Douglas and Elsie Wells, Mt. Pearl, and third time grandparents, Eric and Doris Grandy, Grand Bank. He is also welcomed by his great-grandmother, Mrs. Ida Wells, St. John's. Excited with their nephew's arrival are: Aunt Kim, Aunt Lisa and Uncle Harold, Aunt Lisa and Uncle Geoff, Aunt Carolyn and Uncle Jerry; cousins: Jared, Laura and Luke; and furry feline and canine friends, Oreo and Joey. Many thanks to Dr. Kum and Dr. McGrath for their excellent prenatal care, Dr. Heidi Kravitz and Dr. Jennifer Mercer for a safe and speedy delivery, the case room nurses, especially Joan Dalton, for her exceptional care and coaching, and the staff of 5NB. Thank you so much to all of our family and friends for their continued love and support, and a big thank you to Daddy for taking such wonderful care of both Mommy and Noah throughout the pregnancy and during the birth. We love you!
10/21/06

GREEN-SHEA– Vern Green and Goldie Shea are pleased to announce the birth of their second daughter. Leah Serena Shea arrived October 9, 2006, at Ottawa Civic, weighing 5 lbs. 5 ozs. Welcoming Leah is big sister Allison, grandparents Ellen and Erwin, St. John’s, and Nelson Shea, P.E.I. Looking over Leah from heaven is Grandma Shirley.

HARRIS - Chris and Andrea (Lane) are excited to announce the arrival of their second child, Jayson Christopher, on October 16, 2006, 7:21 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 2 ozs. Also welcoming Jayson are big sisters Amy and Claire, grandparents Bob and Elizabeth Lane, Nelson and Glenys Harris, great-grandmother Nita Gibbons, Aunt Dawn, Uncle Rick, Aunt Terri, cousins Zachary and Stefanie, Uncle Stephen and Aunt Angela. Special thanks to Dr. Roche, Dr. Brown, case room staff (especially Paula) and 5NB staff.
10/28/06

HART/HAWCO – Denise and Rhodi are delighted to announce the arrival on October 30, 2006, of a precious daughter, Natalie Grace, weighing 8 lbs., 15 oz. First time grandparents Don and Loretta Hart and Fred and Carol Hawco along with great-grandmother Mary Hawco, uncle Dwayne, aunt Lisa, uncle Ryan, Melissa and all family members are very excited that Rhodi, Denise and Natalie are coming home to Newfoundland for Christmas.

HAYNES – Proud Parents Janet and Wayne. What a Thanksgiving Blessing! Born on Oct. 8, 2006, Marshall Thomas Calvin, weighing 6 lbs., 9 oz. Fourth grandchild for Jean and Tom Piercey and first for Brenda and Wayne Haynes. Special thanks to caseroom nurse Robin Beaudry.

HEFFERTON- Stephen and Rebecca (nee Watton) are delighted to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter Ava Elizabeth, a sister for big brother Harrison. Ava was born in Corner Brook on October 17, 2006, at 3:28 p.m., weighing 8 lbs, 14 oz and measuring 22 inches long. Welcoming Ava are her proud grandparents Maxwell and Elizabeth Watton, Harold and Barbara Hefferton, and Great Gammie Rita Hefferton, and her many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Thank you to everyone at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital who took such special care of Baby and Mommy.

HENNESSEY – Liam is finally a Big Brother! Tony, Val and Liam are thrilled to announce the birth of their precious son and brother, Aaron Gregory, born at the WHC, October 4th, 2006 at 6:48 p.m., weighing 6 lbs., 15 oz. Proud grandparents are Jim and Peggy Goodland, Bridget Hennessey and great grandmother Stella Lee. Also welcoming Aaron into the world are Aunt Dawn (Shawn), Uncle Todd (Renee) and cousins James, Jordan and Brianna. Watching over Aaron from heaven above are brother Cameron, Uncle Greg and Poppy Jimmy. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Kravitz and Sue Harding at the MFAU for their exceptional prenatal care, Dr. Bartellas, case room nurses and staff of 5NB. Finally, Mommy, Liam and Aaron would like to thank Daddy for all his love and support.

HOGAN- Mike, Karen (Lake), and big brother Benjamin are delighted to announce the arrival of Sean Patrick Jarvis on October 5, 2006 at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. He weighed 8 lbs. 6 oz. Proud grandparents are Pat & Joanne Hogan and Pauline Lake. Watching over Sean from above is his poppy Norbert Lake. Also welcoming Sean are his aunts and uncles: Chris, Danielle, Peter, John, Annette, Neil and Jayme, as well as his cousin Emma. Thanks to Dr. Kathleen Halley for her pre-natal care. Sean and his family can’t wait to come home!

HOLLOWAY – Chris and Susan (Russell) are ecstatic to announce the birth of their first child, Logan Christopher Russell. Logan was born at the Health Sciences Centre on October 17th, 2006 at 1:36 p.m., weighing 9 lbs. Welcoming Logan were his proud grandparents David and Carole Russell and Gary and Lucinda Holloway along with aunts, uncles and cousins. A special thanks to Dr. Parsons and Dr. Pike for their prenatal care and to Dr. Kum for the safe and healthy arrival of Logan. Also many thanks to the nurses and residents in the case room and on 5NB who took great care of Mommy and Logan. We would also like to thank our families for the extra love and support before, during and after the delivery.

JACKMAN/CLARKE - Our little miracle is finally here. Big Sister Megan is very excited to announce the arrival of her baby sister Katie Hannah, daughter of Rodney & Tammy. Our little angel came into this world on October 8, 2006 at 10:14 p.m. weighing 7 lbs. Very proud grandparents are Rendell & Hazel Hutchings (Poppy is watching over us from above), and Tommy & Patsy Jackman. Special thanks to Dr. Bartellas and all the staff of the caseroom & 5NB at the HSC. Mommy & Katie would also like to give a very big thank you to a very special person in our lives. Thank you Daddy for all your support and for taking such good care of Mommy during her pregnancy and always. We love you, Daddy. We are so blessed to have this little angel come into our lives. Katie, you’ve made all Mommy and Daddy’s dreams come true.

JENSEN/DWYER - Maria and Michael are extremely excited to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Molly Jensen Dwyer. Weighing 8 lbs. 6 ozs., Molly was born at 3:08 a.m. on Tuesday, October 3, 2006, at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John’s. Also welcoming Molly are proud grandparents, Tom and Greta Jensen and Paul and Kerry Dwyer, Godparents Sara and Andrew, and kitties Jersey and Bronx. Maria, Mike, and Molly would like to extend a sincere thank you to all of the special friends and family who continue to express so much love and excitement at such a wonderful time, xoxoxo. Also a great big thank you to Dr. Pike for her exceptional pre-natal care, and to Dr. Gill for ensuring a quick and safe delivery.

KEARSEY – Trevor and Maxine (nee Barrett) are delighted to announce the birth of their beautiful baby boy, Tavian Maxwell James on Thanksgiving Day, October 9th, 2006, weighing 8 lbs even. Tavian is welcomed by first time grandparents Max & Gwen Barrett and Kathy & Roy Dollmaier and first time great-grandmother Gladys Kearsey as well as a large circle of family and friends. Thanks to Dr. Kravitz for her excellent pre-natal care and case room staff, especially Karen. Special thanks to daddy for all his love and support.

KENNEDY- Dean and Angelique (Bartlett) are delighted to announce the late, but safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, JULIA ROSE, born Saturday, October 21, 2006 at 10:52 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud first time grandparents are Lou and Catherine Bartlett and Reg and Marjorie Kennedy. A first great-granddaughter for Mrs. Millie Jones. Julia is also lovingly welcomed by uncles Shannon and John Bartlett and Craig and Bryan Kennedy. Thank you to Dr. Strand for his prenatal care, nurses and doctors in the caseroom and O.R., especially nurse Lisa and Dr. Andrew Major, nurses and staff on 5 North B and our family and friends for their love and support. Finally, a big thank you to "auntie" Pam Dobbin for her support and friendship and for pulling an all nighter at the hospital with us!

KING – Kitura Pittman and Jason King are excited to announce the wonderful arrival of their handsome son, Chase Patrick, born in Goose Bay on October 13, 2006, weighing 6 lbs., 10 ozs. Proud grandparents Patrick & Ina Pittman and Tom & Loretta King; Great-grandmothers Mary Pomroy & Bridget King, together with Aunt Jennifer, Uncle Sylvain, cousins Nicholas, Gabriel and Abigael; Aunt Janina and Uncle Tyler are thrilled to welcome the newest member to the family. Heartfelt thanks to all family and friends who helped celebrate this joyous day and for their continued support. A special thanks to Andrea Phillips and Dr. Michael Francis for the safe delivery of our bundle of joy.

LEAMAN – Scott, Danielle (Bannister) and big sister Dana are proud to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby girl, Katie Janelle, born October 19, 2006, at 4:36 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud grandparents are John and Audrey Bannister and Art and Sonia Leaman of Mount Pearl. Special thanks to Dr. Tim Strand, Dr. Patricia Roche, Dr. Jennifer Mercer, case room nurse Denise Maher, the staff of 5NB and Women’s Health at the Health Sciences Center.

LOMHOLT-MORTENSEN– Hello, my name is Ole, the cute one on the bottom, and that’s my sister Madeline lying on top of me; she’s been doing that the last 9 months, funny how things never change. We made our grand entrance into the world on October 13, 2006. I weighed 6 lbs. 13 ozs. and my sister weighed 5 lbs. 9½ ozs. We were welcomed with loving arms by our proud parents Martin and Charlene, FarFar and FarMor Mortensen and Poppy and Nanny Jarvis. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our Mommy for providing a safe and warm place for us to live these past nine months. Daddy, we are so grateful for all the love and support you gave mommy, and we heard that on occasion she could be rather grumpy. Thanks are also extended to Dr. Roche, the staff of the case room and 5NB. A special thank you is also extended to our Nanny, Auntie Kimberly and Auntie Mary who helped mommy and daddy through the journey of pregnancy. Mommy and Daddy will forever thank God for twenty tiny fingers, twenty tiny toes, and two little angel faces.

MAUNDER/ROCHE – David and Tanya are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter, Julia Monica Jane, on October 25, 2006, at 10:16 a.m. Julia surprised everyone, particularly her mother, with a birth weight of 9 lbs. 3 ozs. She is joyously welcomed by grandparents, Daphne (Maunder) Greene and Richard Greene, Q.C.; Dave Maunder and Vanda Maunder; and Don Roche and (Monica Roche - no doubt her guardian angel); great-grandmothers, Theresa Roche and Jane Walsh; aunts and uncles, Andrea Maunder and Mike Barsky, Dawn and Paul Mackey, Amanda Roche and Francis Antle; and cousins Connor, Ryan and Shane Mackey. Special thanks to Dr. Norah Duggan and Dr. Erica Howse and the team at the HSCSJ for all their support. Special thanks to all staff nurses.

McGRATH/NEVILLE – Proud parents Paul McGrath and Laura Neville are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their son, Jacob Francis McGrath on Sunday, October 22, 2006 at the HSC, weighing 10 lbs., 3¼ oz. Jacob is the first grandchild for Catherine and Frank McGrath and the fourth grandchild for Eileen Legge (Frank) and the late Harry Neville. Jacob is welcomed by his many aunts, uncles and cousins, especially Aunts Annette McGrath and Aisling Neville and Uncle Donny Neville. Special thanks to Dr. Jennifer Stender and Dr. Heidi Kravitz for their prenatal care, Dr. Terry O'Grady for the safe delivery, as well as all of the residents, interns, and nurses of the caseroom and 5NB.

MEANEY / HONG – Brad and Dahna are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter, Leigha Christina Meaney, on October 17, 2006 weighing 6 lbs, 13 oz. She is welcomed with lots of love by Poppy Mel Hong & her many Aunties & Uncles. Thanks to Drs. Healey & O'Grady along with their dedicated staff for such excellent prenatal care. Also thank you to the fantastic case room nurses, particularly Karen & Judy, and the wonderful nurses on 5 North B. Special thanks to Auntie Janet, and especially Daddy, for all the love & support throughout our pregnancy and delivery. Thanks to everyone. We love you all.

MELVIN – Scott & Yvonne (nee Norris) are overjoyed to welcome their little miracle Gracie Catherine to the family, born one month early on October 18, 2006 at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia at only 2.3 kilograms. After a short stay in NICU, Gracie finally came home to two very loving parents. Proud grandparents are Gabrielle Norris of Witless Bay, (Poppy Norris is looking down on Gracie from heaven) and Austin & Thelma Melvin of Tors Cove. Thank you to all Aunts, Uncles & cousins so far away that provided so much support & made Mommy, Daddy, & Gracie feel so special. Thank you as well to our many friends & colleagues in Saudi Arabia; you are our family away from home. Special thanks to Dr. Kurdi, Dr. Stewart, A1, Jeannette, NICU & the team from L&D. Last but definitely not least, a sincere thanks to the IVF Clinic and the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre for their help in bringing our little treasure to us. Mere words cannot describe our happiness, our daughter is our testament. To everyone, thank you!

MOORES – It's a Girl! Proud parents Ian and Melanie, nee Wheeler, of Grand Falls-Windsor, are excited to announce the arrival of their first child, Hannah Lee Moores, weighing 7lbs 14oz and measuring 19¼ inches. Hannah arrived on October 21st, at 3:53am as an early anniversary present to her parents. Her grandparents, Bert and Alicia Moores of Pouch Cove and Calvin and Nancy Wheeler of Summerford, her great-grandmother Martha Boyd, many aunts and uncles and ten cousins eagerly awaited Hannah's safe arrival. Many thanks go to Dr. Rogers, Dr. Butler, and the nurses of Central Newfoundland Regional Health Center for caring for Hannah and Mom. A very special thank you to Daddy for all his love and support.

NELMES - SHEIR – Kelly Nelmes and Jaymie Sheir are pleased to announce the birth of their wonderful 8 lb., 13 oz. daughter Leah Rosalyn Sheir who was born on October 18, 2006 in Cocoa Beach, Florida. Leah Rosalyn would like to give her love and thanks to her fairy godmothers Aunt Kelli Wilson and Aunt Glynis Thorne and her Poppy Martin and Grandma Brenda Sheir for being with her during her first few days in the Sunshine State. She misses you all and can’t wait to see you again and to meet her family and friends in Newfoundland.

NEVETT/LEGGE– Brian and Donna are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, a baby girl - Liya Emily Carol. Born October 30, 2006 at Groves Memorial Hospital in Fergus, Ontario, weighing 7 lbs. 3 oz. Proud grandparents are Ron and Carol Legge of Old Shop, Newfoundland and Jim and Bonny Nevett of Fergus, Ontario. Liya’s aunts, uncles, and many little cousins are so excited she is finally here. Mommy and Daddy are very grateful for the exceptional support from all of the doctors and nurses during the pregnancy and birth. A great big thanks to all their family and friends everywhere for their love and support. Mommy would like to say a very special thanks to Daddy and Nanny Carol for their great coaching during the labour and delivery. Liya can’t wait to meet all of her wonderful family and friends in Newfoundland! See you Christmas time! xoxo

NOLAN – Into our lives, Into our hands, Into our hearts. We wished upon a star and our dream came true. Emma Laura has finally arrived! Emma is much welcomed and loved by her parents Gary and Susanne. Emma was born at McMaster University Hospital on October 24, 2006. Proud grandmother is Laura Nolan. Watching over Emma from heaven is her older brother Jon, grandparents William and Mary Anne Culleton and JC Nolan. Emma is excited to meet all her aunts, uncles and cousins in Newfoundland. We would like to say thank-you, to family, friends, and medical professionals who supported us in our quest to make our family complete. To my husband Gary whom I thought I couldn’t love more, this is the best yet!

NURSE - Krista and Mike are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Katherine Mary-Louise. Katherine was born on October 30, 2006, at 1:22 a.m. at the HSC in St. John’s, weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs. Also welcoming Katherine is first time great-grandmother Mary Sutton, first time grandparents John and Sharon Walsh and grandparents Dr. Michael and Carmelita Nurse. Special thanks to the case room nurses and the staff of 5NB for their coaching and support as well as Steve and the management of Provincial Airlines for going above and beyond in getting Dad home in time for delivery.

O'BRIEN – Norman and Nancy are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Mackenzie, born October 10, 2006. She is welcomed by many family and friends. Proud grandparents are Janice and Harris Flight and Rita and Paddy O'Brien. Also, very excited about Mackenzie's arrival are Aunt Heather, Uncle Doug and special Big Cousin Brandon, Aunt Christine, Uncle Keith, Aunt Corina, Uncle Morley, Aunt Patricia and Uncle Dale. Mommy wants to send an extra special thank you to Nanny Flight, Aunt Heather and Daddy for helping her so much while we were in hospital. Thank you to all family and friends, Dr. O'Shea, the nurses on the 5th floor and in the caseroom. Daddy, Mommy, Crystal and Chubba are very happy for the safe arrival of Baby Mackenzie.

O'CONNELL/TULK – Scott and Angela are thrilled to announce the birth of their son Nathan O'Connell, born October 22nd, 2006 at 10:34 A.M. Nathan is welcomed by his great-grandparents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and many family friends.

PALMER– Big Sister Lauren is proud to announce the arrival of her baby brother, Jared David, born October 28, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 13 ozs. Parents Lisa (Crowley) and Frank Palmer would like to express their appreciation to Drs. Penton and Pike for their prenatal care and the case room nurses with special thanks to nurse Lorna for coaching above and beyond at delivery. Jared is welcomed by his two grandmothers Josephine Crowley and Patricia Palmer and other members of the Palmer and Crowley families and special friends on Turnberry Street. Dad is especially excited to have a new superbowl partner - go Broncos go!

PENNEY/CAMPBELL – Roy and Bonnie are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, William Ronald Campbell Penney, born October 6, 2006, weighing 8 lbs., 11½ oz. William’s late paternal grandparents, William and Doris Penney of Carbonear, would be elated with his arrival. Here to welcome William are maternal grandparents: Ronald Howell, Edwina Suley, Chet and Geri Campbell; great-grandmother, Lovetta Suley; special great aunt, Laura (Nan) Dean; as well as a wide circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Roy and Bonnie will be forever grateful to Dr. Sarah Healey, Dr. Terri O’Grady and nurses Heather, Darlene and Brenda of the WHC, and to Dr. Jeff White for this beautiful child. Many thanks are offered also to Dr. Heidi Kravitz and Dr. Robert Kennedy for excellent care during labour and delivery. As well, appreciation is due to the attendant nurses and staff of both the HSC caseroom and 5 North B; Dr. Lynn McLeod and Claire Blight of the IWK in Halifax; Donna Howell of the Fetal Assessment Unit; pharmacist Karen Francis; and Barbara Meadus of ESDNL personnel. We must also give special thanks to the entire Holy Heart of Mary High School community for your tremendous support and concern.
"We can do no great things; only small things with great love." - Mother Teresa

POWER - We’re tickled pink. David & Nicole (nee Pinkston) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Mollie Elizabeth, weighing in at 7 lbs., 5 ozs. She was born on October 3, 2006 at Grey Nuns Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta. Proud grandparents are John & Marilyn Pinkston, Brigus, NL and Eileen Power, Cupids, NL & great-grandmother Marion Trickett, Brigus, NL. All other family members are anxiously awaiting Mollie’s arrival home to NL for her 1st Christmas. Many thanks to all family & friends who sent cards, flowers, gifts, phoned or e-mailed to congratulate us on the arrival of our precious little girl.

RAUMAN – Proud parents, Peggy and Ben Rauman, are very happy to announce the arrival of their second son, Logan. Born October 11, 2006 at 35 weeks and 4 days, weighing 6 lbs. 1.8 oz. Anxiously awaiting his arrival was his big brother Tyler. We would like to say a special thank you to Bonnie and Charles Sheppard, we truly appreciate your love and support, and couldn’t ask for better parents and grandparents.

REID- Steven and Darlene (Tuff), along with big sister Brennah are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby boy, Alexander Liam, born October 1, 2006, weighing 9 lbs. Also welcoming Alex are proud grandparents Harry and Chloe Reid, Grand Falls-Windsor, Charles and Miranda Tuff, Witless Bay. Special great-grandparents Raymond and Minnie Coole, GFW, and a large circle of aunts and uncles. Many thanks to Drs. Roache and Fitzgerald, case room nurses and the staff of 5 North B.

Roche-Ed & Susan Roche are thrilled to announce the arrival of thier first child, a beautiful daughter, Shae Marie, on October 26, 2006. Welcoming Shae are proud grandparents Joan Byrne and Bill Hann (St. John's), and watching lovingly from heaven are grandparents Ned & Margaret Roche. Special thanks to Dr. O'Shea (you're wonderful), case room nurses Dinah & Kathy, all the staff of SNB and student nurse Erin, who helped us through, Mom & Shae would also like to thank Daddy for all his coaching, love and support.

ROSE/CLIFT – Jennifer Clift and Greg Rose are so proud and excited to announce the birth of their baby boy. Thomas James Rose was born on October 9th, 2006 @ 1:41 p.m. Weighing 7 lbs., 6 oz. Welcoming their first grandson to the world are, Tom and Alice Clift, and Jim and Tina Rose, along with his Aunt Cathy, Tish, Anne and Lisa, Uncles Tom, Geoff and Gary and cousins, Jennifer and Jessica Cunningham and Allison, Joannah and Maria Clift. Thank you to Dr. Patrick O'Shea, Dr. Nora Duggan and nurse Robyn Beaudry for their support and faith in Thomas' safe arrival, and a very special thank you to Daddy and Aunt Lisa for being wonderful coaches.

SAUVE– Todd and Jodi (Pilgrim) are pleased to announce the birth of their second child, Colin Joseph, born October 24, 2006, weighing 6 lbs., 2 oz. Colin is welcomed by big sister Eva, grandma Pilgrim, nanny and poppy Sauvé and great-grandma and grandpa Anderson. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle and all our relatives and friends for their love and support.

SHANNAHAN – It's a boy! Mark and Heather (nee Carey) are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their precious little boy, Cameron Carey Shannahan. Cameron was born October 22, 2006, at 12:26 a.m., at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton, AB, weighing 9 lbs., 11 oz. Anxiously awaiting Cameron's arrival were proud Grandparents Francis and Lillian Carey and Ronald and Marena Shannahan, and his Great-Grandmother Mrs. Una Kitchen, who all live in Cape Broyle, NL; as well as his aunts, uncles, and cousins in Newfoundland and Alberta. Mommy would like to thank Nanny and Poppy Carey for coming to Edmonton to help take care of Mommy before Cameron was born, for being there at the hospital each day, and for staying to look after Mommy and Cameron for a few weeks until Mommy gets back on her feet again. Thank you to Aunt Carolyn in Edmonton who helped out so much during Mommy's and Cameron's stay at the hospital. Thanks to all those who sent cards, flowers, gifts, and called or emailed to wish us Congratulations. It is much appreciated. And last but not least, Mommy and Cameron would like to thank Daddy for all his love and support. Mommy couldn't have made it through without him.

SMITH – Steve and Clarissa (Watson) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby boy, Jackson Steven, born on October 14th, 2006 (Poppy Ed’s birthday) at 5:29 p.m. weighing 7 lbs., 7.5 oz. Jackson is welcomed with love by proud grandparents Ed and Ellen Watson and Bruce and Pam Smith. He is also welcomed by great-grandmother Barbara Noseworthy. Excited with their nephew’s arrival are Perry/Cathy, Corey, Tracey, Bob/Fran, Paula/Carl and Tim. Cousins: Zack, Ben, Devin, Caitlin, Baylee and Felicia. Many thanks to Dr. O’Grady and staff, Dr. Strand and a wonderful nurse Robyn for a safe and speedy delivery. Thank you FHs for our little miracle. We will always be grateful. Thank you to all of our family and friends for your continued support. It took a while for Jackson to come into this world but he was worth every second of the wait.

SMITH - Andrew and Kelly (Dalton) are the proud parents of Jacob Andrew their first child. Jacob arrived at a 9:33 p.m. on October 27, 2006 at the St. John's Health Sciences Center. Jacob tipped the scales weighing 9 lbs., 1 oz. Also welcoming Jacob are first time grandparents, Bill and Marie Dalton, and Roger and Theresa Smith.

STANLEY– Ten little fingers and ten little toes two little ears and one little nose. Very cuddly and very sweet from her cute little head to her tiny little feet! Curtis and Heather are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Peyton Ashlyn on October 5, 2006 at 5:26 p.m., weighing 7 lbs., 10 oz. at Winnie Palmer Hospital in Orlando, Florida. Peyton shares her birthday with her great-grandmother Effie Janes, who sends her love from heaven. Peyton is welcomed with lots of love by first time grandparents, Gerry and Vera-Lynn Penney and Ashton and Cavell Stanley, her Uncle Paul and Aunt Michelle, great-grandmothers Hazel Stanley and Julia Bussey and great-grandparents Cyril and Mary Penney.

STRICKLAND– HOORAY, IT’S A GIRL! Proud parents Krista and Jordan (Cook) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Faith Michelle Elizabeth, born on October 25, 2006, at 4:58 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs. Extremely proud grandparents are Michelle Strickland, Junior Spry and Maude Cook. Great-grandparents, Marie Strickland and Francess Spry. Also very excited about Faith’s arrival are Daisy, all our family and friends, especially Madison. Special thanks to Drs. Kravitz, Betty and Kelly, also all the nurses in the case room, on the 5th Floor and in the Maternal Fetal Assessment Unit. Watching over Faith are Poppy Spry and Uncle Dion.

TAYLOR/COLBERT
October 18, 2006
, at 6:18 p.m. at the Womens Health Centre after many long & anxious hrs. Brandon, Kyle & Kalista welcomed their precious little brother who tipped the scales at 9 lbs., 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are John & Monica Taylor (St. John’s) and Thomas & Nellie Colbert (St. Michael’s) and great-grandparents Tom & Doris Taylor (California). Andrew & Novalee would like to say “Thank-You” to the nurses of the 3rd floor especially Karen, Regina & Ruth for the many hours you spent with us. Thanks also to Drs. Howse, Mercer & Roche and to the nurses on the 5th floor especially Heather. Mommy and Declan would like to thank Daddy for all his love and support.

TEMPLE– Big brother Ethan, along with parents Glenn and Tracey (Pretty), are tickled pink to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Bella Marie, born October 14, 2006, weighing 9 lbs. 4¼ ozs. Proud grandparents are Kenneth and Susan Temple and John and Phyllis Pretty. Mommy and Bella would like to thank Daddy for all his love and support. Thanks also to Drs. Gill, Bartellas, and Mercer and to the nurses in the case room and on 5NB for their special care.

TUCKER – Rowan, Harry, brothers Harry and Morgan and extended family member Kareen are delighted and blessed to welcome their newest family member, Tara Anne Tucker, to the family. Tara joined the family on Wednesday, October 25th, 2006. We would like to thank Dr. Lacelle, Dr. Howse, nurses Kathy King and Heather Shute and all of the fantastic staff at the Health Sciences Complex for their wonderful help.

WARREN – The moon sang a lullaby and a star danced in heaven on the day you were born. Bennett and Kristi (Gidge) are elated to announce the arrival of their first child Malachi Bennett Eugene. Born on October 23rd, 2006, weighing 11 lbs., 2 oz and measuring 22 inches long. Proudly helping to welcome Malachi into the world are first-time grandparents Harry and Ruth Gedge of Fairbanks and seasoned grandparents George and Ivy Warren of Westport, Auntie Natasha and Uncle Maurice in Brampton, ON and all his other aunts, uncles and cousins. Special thanks to Dr. Roche, Dr. Mercer and the OR and NICU staff at the Janeway. Also to nurses and staff of 5NB, especially Rose and Amanda.
Welcome to the world Malachi!

ZIMMERMAN – It's a girl!! Rick & Darla are rejoicing over the safe arrival of Jordis Delaney on October 16, 2006, 6 lbs., 5 oz. A little sister for Jagger. Proud Grandparents are Ida & Wes Thompson, Botwood and Major Linda Zimmerman of Newcastle, ON. Jordis is also loved and protected from above by Grandpa Zimmerman. Many thanks to Drs. Tennant, Mercer and Roche and Karen Fanning R.N. Special thanks to Nana Ida for her prayers and support for us all.

 

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