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ADAMS- John, Nadine and Big Brother Jake are thrilled to announce the arrival of Grace Nadine on October 25, 2007, weighing 6 lbs. 7½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Ralph and June Drover, Elizabeth and Jean-Pierre Andrieux, Grenfell and Carol Adams. Many thanks to aunts, uncles and friends. Special thanks to Dr. O’Shea for his outstanding prenatal care.
BAILEY/COLLINS- Jason Collins and Shelley Bailey wish to welcome their baby boy into the world. At 7 lbs 4 oz, Kalem Patrick arrived at 10:18 pm on Tuesday October 16/07. Many thanks to an AMAZING nurse Robyn Beaudry and Doctor Fowler. Nanny and Poppy Bailey and Aunt Joan travelled great distance to make the delivery with Nanny and Poppy Collins close by on the phone. Lots of love from Aunt Lesley who was there to help mom and dad, and other friends who stopped by.
BIDDISCOMBE - Big sister Brooklyn is excited to announce the arrival of her baby brother, Christian Douglas, on October 8, 2007, weighing 10 lbs. 2 ozs. Proud parents are Craig and Christine Biddiscombe. Also welcoming Christian are grandparents Frank and Patricia Kearsey, Doug and Roma Biddiscombe, along with uncles Stephen, Shaun, Jason and Kirk and aunt Lea Ann and cousin Paige. Special thanks to Dr. Pat O’Shea and Dr. Norah Duggan. Mommy and Christian would also like to thank Daddy and Nanny Kearsey once again for their love and support during labor and delivery.
BUTLER/O’BRIEN - Our miracle baby has arrived!! Lisa (O’Brien) and Mike Butler are pleased to announce the long awaited arrival of their beautiful baby boy, Cameron Gerard Michael Butler. Cameron was born October 23, 2007, at 6:20 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 3 ozs. Cameron is welcomed by grandmothers Claudine O’Brien and Marion Butler, Aunt Claudine and Uncle Ken, as well as, great-grandmothers Mary Horan and Flora Butler. Looking down from heaven are Cameron’s guardian angels Poppy (Gerry) O’Brien, Aunt Leigha and baby sister Aleigha. A heartfelt thank you goes out to Dr. Bartellas for his care, compassion and professionalism awaiting the arrival of Cameron. A big thank you to the Prenatal Home Care Nurses Lois and Carolann for their care throughout the pregnancy. Also many thanks to the case room and obstetrical staff at the HSC especially Dr. Nadine Caines and Joan Dalton for Cameron’s safe delivery. Cameron is also welcomed by a large circle of wonderful family and friends and we thank everyone for their warm wishes and beautiful gifts since his arrival. Mommy would like to say a special thank you to daddy for his support throughout my pregnancy and to Nanny O’Brien for all her hard work in preparation for Cameron’s arrival.
CANNING- Trevor, Tanya (Atkins) and big sister Hope are delighted to announce the arrival of Kelsey Sara born 12:53 p.m. on October 1, 2007, weighing 8 lbs. 13.5 ozs. Welcoming Kelsey are grandparents Bren & Daisy Atkins and Rick & Robina Canning, along with great-grandparents Patrick & Nell Atkins and Robert & Doris Hann. Special thanks to Dr. O’Shea, Dr. Duggan, Dr. Finch, case room nurses Charlene Bradbury & Tracey Carter and the staff of 5NB (especially Aunt Jean) for their wonderful care. Mommy would also like to thank Daddy and Nana for their help during Kelsey’s delivery. Thank you to all our family and friends for their love and support.
CAVANAGH/HARNETT- Chris and Leslie are proud to announce the arrival of their son, Finley Christopher. Finley was born at 1:59 p.m. on October 3, 2007, weighing 7 lbs. 9 oz. Welcoming Finley are grandparents Jim and Mabel Cavanagh and John and Sandra Harnett; great-grandparent, Ruth Cavanagh of Saint John, New Brunswick; as well as proud aunts and uncles, Chris, Andrew, Jill and Stu, Jon and Hilary. A special thank you to Dr. Pike and Dr. Caines for his safe arrival, as well as to the staff of the case room and 5NB.
COLLINGWOOD- Nicholas and Jennifer (Daly) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, Benjamin Patrick John Collingwood. Ben was born at 2:45 p.m. on October 10, 2007 weighing 7 lbs. 12 oz. Proud grandparents are Patrick and Gertrude Daly, Margaret Collingwood, and John and Linda Collingwood of St. John’s. Ben is also welcomed by a circle of special aunts, uncles and cousins. Many thanks to Dr. Strand and the caseroom nurses at the HSC.
COTE – Dave and Andrea (Churchill) are happy to announce the safe arrival of their long awaited twins, Sophie and Charlie, born October 8, 2007. The babies are welcomed by grandparents Doug & Linda Churchill, grandmother Rita Grubb, great-grandmothers Emmie Roach and Rachel Boisvert and lots of happy family and friends. Heartfelt thanks to the following for helping to make this miracle happen!: Dr. O'Grady, Dr. Healey, Heather and Darlene at the HSC Women's Health Clinic; Dr. Wong and the doctors and staff at the Regional Fertility Clinic in Calgary; Dr. Janet Chaytor (Clarenville); Dr. Nongauza and the nurses and staff at Clarenville Hospital; Dr. Gill (for his kindness, patience and a safe delivery), Dr. Collins, along with the wonderful nurses in the HSC at the Caseroom and 5NB; special thanks to the nurses and staff at the Janeway NICU for their exceptional care of the babies during their 5 week stay (thank you Olive for the much appreciated support); special thanks also to Sharon and Stacey for making mom's long hospital stay bearable and to all of our very supportive family and friends who helped out so much along the way.
DEWLING- On October 2, 2007 at 3:07am and after much anticipation, April and Jason Dewling are pleased to announce that they have become proud first time parents of a beautiful baby boy, Dylan Patrick weighing 8lbs, 6 oz. Also awaiting Dylan’s arrival are fur family members: Boots & Shadow (cats), Coco (Ferret) and Harley (German Shepherd). Many thanks to Nurses on 5NB, Prenatal home care team: Carol Ann, Lisa & Lois, Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Kennedy, Dr. Gill and nurse Colleen.
GRIFFIN - Jay and Heather (nee Flemming) are pleased to announce the arrival of their daughter. Carly Rachel was born October 6, 2007 at 0549, weighing 7 lbs. 8 oz. Carly was welcomed by big brother Philip; grandparents Janet and Bob Flemming and Ellen Griffin and many other family and friends. Remembered at this time is Poppy Ned Griffin. Thank you to Dr. Roche for her wonderful prenatal care and to Dr. Jennifer Mercer and Dr. Kum for Carly’s delivery. A special thank you to case room nurses Joan and Lisa and the staff of 5NB at the HSC.
GRUCHY- It's a girl. Philip, Elizabeth (Hatcher) & big Sister Abigail are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby girl, Sarah Amelia Elizabeth on October 10, 2007 weighing 8 lbs. 12 oz. Proud grandparents are Marjorie & the late Thomas Gruchy and Reuben & Ruth Hatcher. She is also welcomed by her aunts, uncles and cousins. Special thanks to Dr. O'Grady, the nurses of the case room & 5NB. Mommy & Sarah would like to thank Daddy for his help during delivery. Special thanks to family and friends for their support & visits and to Aunt Nancy for the beautiful shower.
GUSHUE- Brad and Krista (Tibbo) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Hayley Sophia, on October 14, 2007, weighing 6 lbs. 14.5 ozs. Hayley is welcomed by grandparents Harvey and Marie Tibbo and Raymond and Maureen Gushue; Uncle Jamie, Aunt Rebecca and Cousin Hannah; Uncle Sean, Aunt Natasha and Cousins Parker and Spencer. Special thanks to Dr. Duggan, the case room and obstetrics staff for their excellent care. Mommy and Hayley would like to thank Daddy for his support and encouragement during the labor and delivery.
JACKSON/DELGATTY - Paul Jackson, Darcy Delgatty are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter Cassidy Rory Jackson born October 13, 2007, at V.G.H. in Victoria, British Columbia, weighing 7 lbs. 15 ozs. Welcoming Cassidy are proud grandparents Paul and Angela Jackson, St. John’s, George and Laurel Delgatty, Cambell River, B.C.; great-grandmothers: Teresa Jackson, Logy Bay, Agnes Neville, St. John’s, Alma Mardis, Cambell River, B.C.; Paul’s brother Steve, his fiancée Jackie and Matthew and a large number of relatives and friends.
KEOUGH - Big sister Laura along with her parents Peter and Susan (White) are delighted to announce the arrival of a beautiful baby girl. Sara Madalene was born October 2, 2007 at 8:48 p.m. and weighed 9 lbs. 4.5 oz. Sara is welcomed by grandparents Ray and Vera Keough of Grand Falls-Windsor and grandparents George and Jean White of St. John's; aunts: Annette (Neil), Denise (Mike) and Amy; cousins: Evan and Jennifer. Mommy and Sara would like to give a big thanks to Daddy and Auntie, Dr's Duggan and O’Shea and all the healthcare professionals for helping in Sara’s safe arrival.
LYNCH- David and Tara (Farrell) are overjoyed to announce the arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, NORAH JANE. Norah was born October 31, 2007 at 8:39 AM weighing 10 lbs 4 oz. Sharing in the joy are grandparents Jim and Mary Lynch (Bellevue Beach) and Aubrey and Wanda Farrell (St. Lawrence) along with great-grandmothers Catherine (Kitty) Lynch and Susan Farrell. Also celebrating her arrival are Aunts Dawn, Marie, Erin, Heather, Uncle Vince and cousin Bria. Special thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike, all the doctors and nurses for their excellent care, and our family and friends for your love and warm wishes.
MALONE / HALLEY - Born to Brian and Laura, a daughter, Ella Laite on October 28, 2007, weighing 6 lbs. 11 oz. Welcoming Ella are first time grandparents Ken and Judy Malone, and Wayne and Virginia Halley; and first time great-grandparents Ed and Rita Walsh, Barbara Halley and Elizabeth Dale. Ella is blessed to be surrounded by such loving family and friends, especially her Godparents Aunt Sara and Uncle Colin. A special thank you to Dr. Patrick O’Shea for all his care and support and thank you to all the nurses who attended to Ella’s birth, especially nurse Marina Reardigan for delivering our beautiful daughter.
MEADE/SMITH – Brent and Gerrie, along with big brother Joshua, are proud to announce the birth of Lucan Michael Caleb Meade. Lucan was born on October 7, 2007 at 5:51 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. Welcoming Lucan are grandparents Gerald and Barbara Smith of Lourdes and Lloyd and Maxine Meade of Stephenville, as well as Uncles Jason, Chris, Kenny and Aunt Kim. Heartfelt thanks to the grandparents and to family and friends for their support and many prayers. Also, thank you to Dr. Heidi Kravitz for her exceptional pre-natal care, to the doctors and nurses in the case room for Lucan’s safe delivery and to the nurses on 5NB for their care and support.**
MERCER - Baby Girl, Mackenzie Sydney, born to proud parents Sidney and Jeannette Mercer of Foxtrap on October 8, 2007 at 12:50 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 11 ozs. Proud grandparents are Gary and Shirley Greenslade and Lillian Mercer and Aunt Jennifer Greenslade.
MORET/BABSTOCK-MORET- Bob, Deanne and big brother Mark are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Kyle Douglas on October 25, 2007, weighing 8 lbs. 0.5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Betty Murphy (Charlie Byrne) and Doug Babstock (Peggy Cullimore) and great-grandmother Margaret Babstock. Also welcomed by uncles and aunts: Paul & Diana and Craig & Kelly. Thank you to Dr. Cherry Pike and her staff for excellent prenatal care and safe delivery, the case room staff (especially nurses Lorna and Robyn) and the staff of 5NB (especially nurses Rose and Arlene). Special thanks to Dr. Sarah Healey, Dr. Terry O’Grady and nurse Heather Rees for making our little miracle possible. Mommy & Kyle would like to thank Daddy, our family, friends and co-workers for all their love and support over the past year.
MURPHY/LACEY- Jimmy, Jill, Jimmy Jr. and big sister Alexandra are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Connor Stephen Murphy on October 8, 2007, weighing in at 9 lbs. 1 oz. Another precious grandchild for Margaret Murphy, Alex and Sheila Lacey. Thank you to all of our family for their love and support and a special thank you to Aunt Jennifer for helping Mommy before, during and after Connor’s arrival.
PACE – David, Renée (Dyer) and big sisters Abby and Sarah are delighted to announce the arrival of Julia Anne on Saturday, October 6, 2007 at 1:52 pm , weighing 6 lbs., 3 ozs. Julia is welcomed with love by grandparents Michael and Blanche Dyer of St. John's and Allan and Barbara Pace of Sydney, Nova Scotia. We would like to thank Drs. Roche and Kum and the obstetrical nurses for the excellent care we received.**
PITTMAN- Brian and Rhonda (Harte) are thrilled to announce the birth of their baby boy Mark Christopher Douglas Pittman. Mark was born on October 15 at 7:45 a.m. Very proud Grandparents are Ronnie and Trudy Harte of Witless Bay and Phonse and Carmelita Pittman of Grand Falls Windsor. Also welcoming Mark are great-grandmothers Bertha Hearn & Betty Spurvey, aunts and uncles Jen and Chris & Carla and Duane, along with excited cousins Claire and Brooks. A special thank you to Dr. Heidi Kravitz & Dr. Katie Saunders for their prenatal care and Dr. Erica Howse for Mark’s safe delivery. A heartfelt thank you to the staff of the case room, especially Jessica Fry and Joan Dalton, along with Marcia of 5NB.
PITTMAN/HEARN- It’s a boy! Wendy Hearn and Gene Pittman are proud to announce of the arrival of their beautiful baby boy, Cael Eugene Pittman. Cael made his first appearance on October 19th, 2007 at 7:18 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 11 ozs. Welcoming Cael are his grandparents, Anne Marie and Randy Hearn (Bay Bulls) and Edna and Eugene Pittman (Point Verde), his aunts Gail and Krista, and uncles Chris, Mike and Tony; and great-nanny Pearl Hearn. Many thanks to Dr. Strand, Dr. Caines, and all the wonderful nurses in the case room and 5NB.
PORTER/ROSE- Happy parents, Stacey and Rick, joyfully announce the birth of their daughter Anna May Elizabeth, born on October 7, 2007 at the Ottawa General Hospital, weighing 7 lbs. 1.17 oz. Welcoming Anna are proud grandparents, Edna and Doug Porter, Mount Pearl, and Jean and Don Rose, Fortune; also sharing in the excitement are Aunt Sandi (Crispin) and Uncle Neil (Sherry).
POWER- It’s a boy! Doug and Renee (Drake) are overjoyed to announce
the long awaited arrival of their first child, John Ambrose. John was
born at the Women’s Health Centre on October 19, 2007 at 4:15 a.m.,
weighing 7 pounds 4 ounces. Welcoming John are his proud grandparents
Clem and Jackie Drake (CBS), Ceceilia Power (Patrick’s Cove) and
great-grandmother Rita Drake. Watching over John from heaven is his grandfather
Ambrose Power and great-grandmother Margaret English. A heartfelt thank
you to Dr. Sarah Healey for her excellent prenatal care and for John’s
safe delivery. As well, a big thank you to all the staff of the Women’s
Health Clinic, Maternal Fetal Assessment Unit, Caseroom and 5NB. A special
thank you to our family and friends for your love, support and prayers.
PRICE- Jeff, Jennifer and big brother, Noah, are proud to announce the birth of their son/brother, Devon William Price, born Sunday, Oct 7/07, 5:01 a.m., weighing 7 lb. 13 oz. The Prices extend their thanks to the doctors and nurses at the Health Sciences.
SANTUCCIONE (Fleming)- Dino Kelly and big brothers Zachary and Liam are proud to announce the safe arrival of their sweet little sister, Julia Rose, born at the HSC on October 12, 2007, weighing 8 lbs. 3 ozs. Julia is welcomed by her proud Poppy Fleming and a very large circle of family and friends. Watching over our little angel from heaven are Julia's very own guardian angels, Nanny Fleming and Nanny and Poppy Santuccione. A special thank you to Auntie A for all her love and support. Thanks to Dr. Kravitz and her surgical team as well as case room and 5NB nurses.
SHEA - I have a new baby brother, he's as sweet as can be, I'll be the best big sister, you just wait and see! Jeremy, Christine (Butler) and big sister Madison are thrilled to announce the arrival of their newest little angel, Mason Roderick Shea. Born October 16, 2007 at 9:32 a.m., weighing in at 7 lbs. 15 ozs. Mason is welcomed by grandparents Bernie & Sherry Shea (Pouch Cove) and Gail Butler (St. John’s); great-grandmothers: Alice Shea, Ethel Picco, Emily Butler and Ethel Duffett; Aunts Jennifer and Melissa, and Uncle Patrick. Mason is blessed to have a guardian angel to look over him from heaven, Poppy Butler, who would have been so proud to finally have his little man! We would like to thank our families for your love & support before, during and after Mason’s arrival. Many thanks to Dr. Kum and his team for a safe arrival and all the nurses of 5NB. Mommy and Mason want to thank Daddy most of all, for his love, patience and support throughout this adventure... you're the best! XOXO
SMYTH- Karl Smyth and Elana Condon are pleased to announce the arrival of their son, Daniel Richard Smyth. Born on October 29, 2007, at the Ottawa Civic Hospital he weighed 7 lbs, 3 oz. He was welcomed home on Halloween by a six-legged spider (his big sister, Victoria)! Excited grandparents are Ernest and Eileen Condon of Labrador City, NL, who are in Pond Inlet, Nunavut, and Josephine Smyth of Gander, NL. Daniel proudly bears the name of his late grandpa, Richard Smyth of Gander.
SQUIRES/CROSBIE- Gary, Amy and big sister Kate are thrilled to announce the arrival of Andrew Crosbie Squires born October 16, 2007 weighing 9 lbs 6 oz. Andrew is welcomed by his grandparents, Roger and Barbara Crosbie and Gerry and Mary Squires; aunts and uncles Beverley and John, Mark and Susan, Jennifer and Sameer, Brian and Connie and Deborah and Peter; and cousins Hannah, Paige, Kyle, Sarah and Rebecca.
ST. CROIX- Bernie and Phyllis (Morry) are thrilled to announce the birth of their precious baby boy. Ian Bernard Howard was born October 14, 2007 at 9:11 p.m. weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs. Proud grandparents are Howard and Mary Morry of Kilbride, Ben St. Croix of St. Mary's and guardian angel Nanny Mary St. Croix in heaven. Much thanks to Dr. Erica Howse, Obstetrical nurses, 5th floor staff and NICU staff.
TUCKER/WHITTLE- Sherisse and Patrick are thrilled to announce the birth of Brooklynn Elizabeth Tucker. Brooklynn, watched over for a safe arrival by Angel Nanny, was born on October 25, 2007 at 4:52 a.m., weighing 9 lbs. 2 ozs. Welcoming Brooklynn were first time grandparents Frank and Karen Tucker and third time grandparents Pat and Judy Whittle, great-grandparents Frank and Margaret Tucker and Rebecca Wells, godparents Dayna Tucker and Joshua Whittle and a large circle of family and friends. Thank you to the staff at HSC 5NB. Thank you to Daddy and Nanny Tucker for supporting Mommy in the case room and thank you to Poppy Tucker who waited a long 18 hours in the waiting room to meet Brooklynn.
WADE/MYRON- Karen and Brent are excited to announce the birth of their son, Jacob Edward James. Jacob was finally born October 13, 2007, at 1:59 p.m. at the WHC, weighing 8 lbs. 4 ozs. Jacob is welcomed by very excited first time grandparents Ed and Diane Wade and Don and Bridie Myron, as well as Uncle Michael Myron and Aunt Jennifer Myron. We would like to thank Dr. Kravitz for her excellent prenatal care, Dr. Roche for a safe delivery and the nursing staff of the case room and 5NB for their excellent care. We would also like to thank our families for their love and support - we couldn’t do it without you.
WALTERS - First time parents Kenny Roy and Karen (Duff)
are overjoyed about the safe arrival of their son - Zachary Kenneth
Walters, born October 10, 2007, weighing 8
lbs. 12 oz. Special thanks to Dr. Sarah Healey, Dr. Terry O’Grady
and nurse Heather Rees for helping us with our little miracle. Zachary
is welcomed by proud Grandmother Beulah Walters of Isle Aux Morts (Big
Nan on the Point) and Granddad Kevin Duff of St. John’s. Watching
over him from heaven are Poppy John Walters, Grandma Noreen Duff and
Aunt Deb (Simms). Ken, Karen and Zachary would like to thank all our
family and friends for their well wishes, gifts and visits, we are truly
blessed to have so many wonderful people in our lives.
WHITE- Shaun and Melanie (Aikens) are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful daughter, EMILY FAYE ANNE, born October 5, 2007, weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs. Grandparents Jack & Patricia White of St. John’s and Gerald and Susan Aikens of Nova Scotia.
WILLIAMS - Tommy and Michelle (Lee) are tickled pink to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Grace Lorraine. Grace was born on Thursday, October 25, 2007 at 4:55pm weighing 7 lbs, 12 oz. So proud and happy to have Grace are first time grandparents Mike and Lorraine Lee, and second time grandparents Wayne and Joan Williams. Also welcoming Grace are Uncle Corey and Aunt Missey, Aunt Wendy(Jason) and big cousin Jorja, great-grandparents Weldon and Valda Williams, special godmother Jodie along with many other family and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Tina Squires for her excellent prenatal care and Dr. Kravitz for Grace’s safe delivery. Mommy and Grace want to say thank you to Nanny Lee for all her love and help and to Daddy for taking such good care of his girls.
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