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The Telegram Births
October 2008


BALDWIN - Adam and Tamie and big brother Mason are delighted to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl at Prince County Hospital, Summerside, PEI. Addison Liam Sara arrived on Friday, October 17th, 2008, at 7:30 PM weighing 7 lbs. 15 ozs. And measuring 19½ inches. Very happy grandparents are Harvey and Lorraine Baldwin and George and Wendy Webster.

BISHOP - Wayne, Tara and big sister, Kate, are delighted to announce the arrival of a precious baby girl, Lily Claire Bishop - born October 20th, 2008, weighing 8 lbs, 2 ozs. Sharing in the excitement are grandparents, Allan and Lorraine Bambury and Wayne and Gwen Bishop. Many thanks to Dr. Kathleen Mercer, Dr. Heidi Kravitz and the nurses and doctors of the case room and 5NB. A very special thanks to our family and friends for their love and support, especially Daddy and Kate.

BOLAND (ST. GEORGE) - Big Brother Noah is so excited to announce the safe arrival of his baby sister, Emily Bridget. Proud Mommy and Daddy (Brad and Jill) welcomed Emily on October 26th, 2008 at 6:24 AM, weighing 6 lbs. 6 oz. Nanny and Poppy (Helen and Gerry) are delighted to welcome their 6th grandchild to the Boland Family. BaBa (Lynn St. George) is thrilled to have her 1st granddaughter, while Poppy Johnny watches over Emily from heaven. A special thanks to Dr. Roche and Dr. Cook for their excellent prenatal care and to all the nurses in the case room and on 5NB for taking such great care of Mommy and Emily.

CAHILL - Bob and Jennifer (Coughlan) are thrilled to announce the early, but safe arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby boy, Jack Samuel. Jack Samuel was born on October 14, 2008, at 7:00 pm, weighing 9 pounds 4 oz. Proud grandparents are Bill and Barb Coughlan, Robert and Brenda Cahill, great-grandmother Joan Bishop and great-grandfather Sam Carter. Jack is welcomed by a large circle of family and friends.  Special thank you to Nurse Karen of the case room, 5NB of the HSC, Drs. Pike and Kravitz. Mommy and Jack would like to say thank you to Daddy for all your love and support. We love you!

CLARKE - Keith and Cheryl (nee White) are very proud to announce the arrival of their first and most precious baby boy, Ryan Joseph, born October 29, 2008, weighing 8 lbs 13 ozs. Welcoming Ryan are first time grandparents Malcolm & Mary White and first grandson for Mary Clarke and the late Richard (Dick) Clarke who is watching over Ryan from Heaven. Ryan is also welcomed by great-grandmother Anne White and first time Aunt Kelly Fromm (White), as well as other aunts, uncles, cousins & friends. Thank you Dr. Wagner, Dr. Kravitz, Nurse Beverley and all the case-room staff for a safe delivery. A very special thank you to our family & friends for their love and support.

COLLINS - Todd and Tonya (Martin) are thrilled to announce the birth of their precious baby boy, Philip William, at the Ottawa Civic Hospital on October 10, 2008, weighing 6 lbs. 9 oz. Philip is welcomed by excited first time Grandparents Clyde and Gwen Collins, fifth time Great-Grandmother Agnes Collins, all from Portugal Cove and sixth time Grandparents Albert and Kay Martin of St. John's. Mommy and Philip thank Daddy for all his love and support and Nanny Martin for coming to Ottawa to help during the first few weeks.

DALTON - Scott and Audrey (Boland) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their daughter Kate Hannah on Oct. 12, 2008, weighing 8 lbs. 4 oz. Kate is welcomed by loving grandparents Chris and Sheila Boland of Calvert and Brendan and Eileen Dalton of Cape Broyle, as well as a large circle of loving aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends. Special thanks to everyone who helped in the safe delivery of our precious daughter.

DAVIS/DELANEY - IT'S A BOY!!! Stephanie, Bryan, and big sister Clare are thrilled to announce the arrival of ROBERT JACK DELANEY - born Oct. 31, 2008 at the Queensway Carleton Hospital in Ottawa, weighing 8 lbs. ½ oz. Proud grandparents are Frank & Deli Davis and Bill & Barb Delaney. Jack is named after his grandfather, Robert Frank Davis, and great grandfather, Jack Churchill Jacobs

DAWE - Jason and Kathy are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Jack Edward on October 19, 2008, weighing 8 lbs.1oz. Excited first time grandparents are Dee and Graham Dawe and Jean and John Young, and uncles Jeff Dawe and Ken Young. Special thanks Dr. Mary Watson, Dr Cherry Pike Dr. Terry O'Grady and case room staff, in particular Nurse Regina Martin.

DENNY - He is finally here!  Marlo and Tracy (Cole) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child and most handsome baby boy, Cole Lloyd Denny. Cole was born Oct. 16, 2008 @ 1:06 p.m. at the HSC. Many thanks to Dr. Sarah Healey and her team at the WHC for their excellent prenatal care, as well as Dr. Bartellas for a safe delivery. Welcoming Cole are Pearl and Lew Cole, Carbonear, Lloyd Denny (Bonnie), Bryant's Cove, and looking down from heaven with a smile Margaret Denny. A very special thank you to our family and friends for all their continued love and support.

DILLON / MCCORMACK - Kayla Dillon and Chris McCormack are proud to announce the birth of their son. Clyde Jamison Dillon was born at HSC on October 20, 2008, weighing 8 lbs. 15.5 ozs. Clyde is welcomed by first time grandparents, Lori and Jimmy McCormack (Witless Bay) and Claudette Boland and Chris Dillon (St. John's); as well as his aunts and uncles - Jamie, Tyler, Krista, Christopher, Kobe, Caleb and Kaden.

DOBBIN - It's a Boy! Proud Parents Mervin and Stacey (Kielly) along with big sis Kaitlyn are delighted to announce the early but safe arrival of their precious baby boy. Kyle Patrick was born at the HSC on October 2, 2008 at 10:53 am weighing 5 lbs 2 oz. Kyle is welcomed by family and friends including proud grandparents Frank and Anne Kielly and Patrick and Bernadette Dobbin. Thank you top Dr. Bannister and Dr. Kum for their prenatal care as well as the case room nurses especially nurse Lorna for her exceptional care. Special thanks to all our family and friends for their love and support during Kyle's arrival and to Daddy for being such a great coach.

DOHEY - Jason and Charlene Dohey are proud to announce the birth arrival of their precious baby boy, Brody Mason Dohey, born October 26, 2008 @ 12:46 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 8 oz. Welcoming Brody are proud grandparents Eugene and Hilda Dohey and Buddy and Diane Nash. Also welcoming Brody's arrival are uncles and aunts, great-grandparents and other family members. Special thanks to the nurses and doctors in the case room along with the nurses on 5NB.

FREEMAN/LANGFORD - Blair Freeman & Jane Langford thank God for the safe arrival of their son, Henry Alexander Elias Freeman, born on October 26, 2008 at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. Henry is the beloved third grandchild for Eva Freeman of St. John's, NL and tenth grandchild for J. Alexander & Marion Langford of Toronto. Blair & Jane are grateful for the enthusiasm and wisdom of Henry's aunts, uncles & cousins: Susan, Rick, Michael & Stephen Tiller of St. John's, NL, Sarah, David, Caileigh & Rhiannon Kyle of Aurora, ON, John, Eva, Ben & Ana Langford, Anne, Peter, Kate & Emily Dotsikas and Mary, Michael, Megan, Alexandra & John Rolland, all of Toronto. They also express their gratitude for the exemplary medical care received from Drs. Leslie Nickell, Sony Sierra & Jodi Shapiro, their respective office staffs and the medical team at MSH, particularly nurses Paola and Michelle. Remembered fondly are Henry's great-grandfathers Elias "Al" Kawaja of Corner Brook, NL and Henry E. Langford of Toronto.

FULFORD - Erin has a little brother and Daddy has another Montreal Canadiens fan. On October 13, 2008, Evan Shawn, 8 lbs. 91/2 ozs., was born to proud parents Shawn and Natasha. Erin would like to thank Dr. Strand, Dr. Gill, Dr. Sawwan and all the nurses in the case room and 5NB for taking such good care of Mommy and her little brother, Evan. Mommy would like to thank Daddy and Nanny for their love and support.

Furlong - Aidan Liam Alexander, born Oct. 3, 2008, 10:56 PM, weighing in at 8 lbs. 1 oz. In Ottawa, Ontario, To extremely happy parents Andrew Furlong and Pam (Worthman) Furlong, both formerly of St. John's and brother Kieran. Sharing the joy are many friends and relatives in both Ottawa and NFLD, especially Nanny Worthman, Grandma Furlong and Uncle Glenn and Aunt Janice.

GARLAND - 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. Katelyn Garland announces the early but safe arrival of her new baby brother, Gavin Keith Garland. Gavin was born October 30th, 2008 at 10:53 a.m. at the Health Sciences Center, weighing 6 lbs. 13 ozs. Sharing in the excitement are proud parents Keith and Jennifer Garland, grandparents Reid & Liz Garland (Mount Pearl) & Roger and Joan Parsons (Grand Falls-Winsor). As well as Aunt Pattie, Uncle Chris, cousins Taylor and Ryan & Aunt Amy. A great big thank you goes out to Dr. Colleen Cook for her excellent prenatal care. Hugs and kisses from Mommy to Daddy for all his love, patience and support.

GILL - Andrew and Bernita (nee Houlihan) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Caroline Cecilia was born October 19th, 2008 weighing7 lbs. 12 ozs. Sharing in the joy are grandparents Rob and Jennifer Gill and James and Kay Houlihan as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins. Special thanks to the HSC the case room team and 5th floor nursing staff

GOLDSWORTHY - Jack and Alaina are delighted to announce the arrival of their little sister, Katherine Alison. Kate was born on Oct. 3, weighing 7lbs 5oz. Sharing in the excitement are proud parents Andrew and Shannon, grandparents Ed and Olive Power and Bob and Clara Goldsworthy. Special thanks to the staff of the Fetal Assessment Unit and wonderful nurses Margaret Ann Dooling and Robyn Beaudry for their care, as well as Drs. Cook, Kravitz and Murphy for helping bring Kate safely into the world.

GREEN - Todd and Cindy (Churchill), along with their son Morgan, are overjoyed to announce the safe arrival of their second son, Riley Jacob. Riley was born on October 1, 2008 at the WHC at 8:50 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 6 ozs. Welcoming Riley are proud grandparents Tolson and Margaret Churchill, Derick and Hollie Green; great-grandparents Bill and Mary Driscoll and Gertrude and Leonard Pelley. Also welcoming Riley are Aunt Enid, Uncle Brian and cousin Vanessa; Aunt Colleen and Uncle Scott; Aunt Peggy, Uncle Greg and cousin Darcy. A special thank you to Dr. Healey for Riley's safe arrival and to case room nurses Millie and Judy for their exceptional care during and after Riley's delivery. Morgan would like to say a special thank you to Nanny and Poppy Churchill and Nanny and Poppy Green for looking after him while Mommy was in hospital. A big thank you to Daddy for all his love and support. Lots of love from Mommy and your two boys.

HICKEY/MISKELL - Brad Hickey and Michelle Miskell are overjoyed to announce the safe arrival of our precious package, our first child, COLE BRADLEY MISKELL HICKEY. Born at 9:10 am on October 9, 2008, and weighing in at a healthy 8 lbs 3 oz, our little miracle is welcomed by loving grandparents Jim and Mary Hickey and Pete and Lorraine Miskell. Many thanks are extended to the caring nurses and doctors at the WHC, as well as to family and friends for their unending love and support. We are truly blessed.

HOSKINS - Very proud big brother Braden, along with his parents Stuart & Renee (Mitchell) announce the long awaited arrival of their precious baby boy, BLAKE LUKAS, born October 24, 2008, at 8:58 a.m. Special thanks to Dr. Pike for her excellent prenatal care along with very special nurse and friend Lisa Patten - you are an angel, couldn't have done it without you. Also hugs and kisses to Daddy for his love and support. "Thank heaven for little boys"

HOWELL - On October 20, 2008, our  Tampa. Florida home was enlarged by two small feet. Chris and Bridgette are pleased to announce the arrival of their first child, an adorable and cuddly baby girl. Aubrey Meghan arrived  at 3:36 pm weighing 8 lbs and measuring 20 in. Welcomed by proud first time grandparents Scott Simmons, Maureen Simmons and Ron and Marilyn Howell; great grandmothers Ruby Howell and Ann Lee; uncle Scott and aunt Nicolle, cousin Clark, uncle Mark and aunt Jen, and uncle Christopher, along with an extended network of family and friends throughout the United States and Canada. 

HUDSON - Another one slips by the goalie! Clem and Val (Cornick) and big brother Thomas are pleased to announce the delayed arrival of their new little caddy, Drew William Clement. Drew decided to make his appearance on October 29th, 2008 @ 7:40am, weighing 7lbs 1oz. Welcoming Drew are grandparents Clem and Barb Hudson, grandmother Loretta Cornick, great-grandparents Joyce and Ken Cornick, Mildred and Albert Knight and great-grandmother Gwen Hudson. Drew is also surrounded by numerous loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends and a special thanks to Godparents April and Ryan. Last but not least many thanks to Dr. O'Shea for his comfort and care.

Keating - Josh and Laura (Gulliver) of Dildo, Trinity Bay, are thrilled to announce the arrival of their darling baby girl, Chloe Rae Keating, born October 22, 2008, at 7:04 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 10 ozs. Proud grandparents are Phyllis and Ira Gulliver and Lyla and Ray Keating. Special thanks to our family and friends who have welcomed our precious angel into their lives.

KEAY - Sean and Alison (Whiffen) are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Julianna Lorraine on October 5, 2008 weighing 8lbs 5ozs. in Halifax, NS. She is also welcomed by her big brother Samuel.

MACDONALD - Big sister Hannah is delighted to announce the arrival of her brother, Isaac James on October 19, 2008, weighing 8 lbs. 4 oz. Sharing in the excitement are parents Jason and Tracy, grandparents Kelvin and Joan MacDonald and Roy and Rita Fagan and great-grandmother Pearl Carter. Thank you to Dr. Heidi Kravitz for her excellent prenatal care. Our most heartful thanks to the nurses and staff of the case room and O.R. We will be forever grateful for their quick response to our little boy's safe arrival. Hugs and kisses to Daddy for all his love and support.

MCGANN / WONG - It is not a slight thing when they who are so fresh from God, love us. (Charles Dickens). Proud Parents Tony and Jackie, siaters Maria and Magie, and brother Jacob are delighted to announce the safe arrival of Charles Soon on October 25, 2008, at the HSC weighing 8 lbs 8 ozs. Also welcoming Charles are nanny and poppy, Soon and Evelyn Wong, of St. John's grandma and granddad, Charles and Maria McGann of Barrie, and great-grandparents Eldon and Jane Kean of Pound Cove.  Big thanks from mommy to daddy and nanny and poppy Wong for their continuous love and support.

MORRISSEY-MURPHY - Andrew, Suzanne and big brother Tyson are pleased to welcome their 7 lb 8 oz. baby girl, Lauren Jamie Marie, born October 21, 2008 at 9:53 a.m. at the W.H.C. Also welcoming Lauren are: Auntie Pooh and cousin Blaire and Uncle Michael; grandparents David and Linda Morrissey, Sylvia Locke and Tony Murphy; great-grandparents Anita and Anthony Murphy, Ada Locke and Gerome Morris, Margaret Morrissey and Margaret Roach. Watching from heaven are Poppies Roach and Morrissey. Many thanks to Drs. Kravitz and Keeping.

MOYSE - Big brother Andrew, along with proud parents Kenneth and Angela (Norris) would like to announce the early and safe arrival of Ian James Reginald on October 22, 2008, weighing 5 lbs. 14 ozs. Ian is the second grandchild to Leslie and Marilyn Norris of Paradise and the fourth grandchild to William and Bernadette Moyse of St. John's. A special thank you to Dr. Randy Smith and Dr. Bartellas for excellent pre/post natal care, Nurses Tammy and Jessica in the case room, and all the staff of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, especially Nurse Olive. Words cannot express our sincere appreciation for the wonderful care given to our son during his stay in the NICU.

O'NEIL - Molly Grace O'Neil proudly announces the arrival of her first cousin Luke Michael born October 12th, 2008, weighing 9 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents welcoming Luke Michael are Dave and Lori (Greene).

PARDY/WINTER - Elsa Sophie Pardy Winter, born October 2, 2008 at the Health Sciences Center in St. John's. Mother Sheila Pardy, Father Cory Winter and great big sister Merrin Sadie are so pleased that the new addition to the family arrived safely. Thanks to Dr. Peter Seviour, Dr. Bartellas, Dr. Kravitz and doula Inbal Bahar. Check out the family blog at

PARMITER - Danny, Robin (Grant) and big sister Hayley are thrilled to announce the birth of another precious baby girl, Megan Elizabeth, born on October 31, 2008 at 1:18 p.m. weighing 6 lbs. 13 oz. Also welcoming Megan are proud grandparents Ed and Pearl Grant of Mount Pearl and Dan and Betty Parmiter of Point Leamington. Also great-grandparents Margaret Grant and Audrey and Wesley Parmiter. Many thanks to Dr. Pike, the case room staff and 5NB nurses for ensuring her safe arrival.

PERRY - Aaron and Melissa thank God for the safe arrival of their precious little boy, Kayden Gerald, born on October 17, 2008. Kayden is welcomed by Nanny and Poppy Pittman (Deanie and Mike) and first time grandmother Anne Perry. A special thank you to you three for your love and support. Also an extra special kiss for Daddy for his undivided devotion to Mommy and I since my arrival.

PERRY - October 15, 2008. Born to Chris Perry and Lila Bestwick of Falkland, B.C., a boy, 8 lbs., named Roland Marcus Perry. A brother for Randal. A grandson for Randy Perry and Vicki Sparrow of New Westminster, B.C., Betty Bestwick of Nanaimo, B.C. , Jack Bestwick of Trail, B.C. A great-grandson for Joseph and Peggy Sparrow of St. John's, Nfld., Bill Bestwick of Nanaimo, B.C., Beatrice Caldwell of Orillia, Ontario.

PHILLIPS/EDDY - Richard Philips and Donna Eddy are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby boy. Trent Richard Boyd Phillips was born October 20, 2008, weighing 9 lbs. 7 oz. Proud grandparents are George and Pauline Phillips and Boyd Eddy. Watching over Trent from Heaven is his Angel Nanny Audrey Eddy.

PRITCHETT/SMITH - Alan Pritchett and his wife Erica are thrilled to announce the birth of their first born, Benjamin Alexander, weighing 8 lbs. 61/2 ozs. at Rotunda Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Ireland on October 23, 2008. Baby Ben is the first grandson for Sterling and Linda Pritchett of Gambo and John and Peggy Smith of Dublin.

SMITH - Stephen and Kelly (Skanes) of Sherwood Park, AB, are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful little girl, Madison Paige, who was born at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, AB, on October 3, 2008 at 5:26 a.m. weighing 8 lbs. Also welcoming Madi are big sister, Ashley Byrne, CBS; first time grandparents Bob and Helen Skanes, Bell Island, as well as a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and the "old" great-aunts and uncles who can't wait to see Madi at Christmas. Thank you to Daddy for his help in the delivery room and to Dr. Billy Wong and the staff at the Royal Alexandra Hospital for their excellent care.

TOBIN/DECKER - The Tobin and Decker families welcome the birth of their precious baby boy. Noah Martin Decker was born on Oct 22, 2008, weighing 8lb 4oz. Lots of love from both families especially big sister Eve.

WALSH - Barry and Karen (nee Chancey) are delighted to announce the birth of their second precious daughter, LILY GRACE WALSH, born at the HSC on October 10, 2008, at 6:50 p.m., weighing 9 lbs. 2 ozs. and measuring 21 in. She is welcomed with love and adoration by her wonderful big sister, Sophie Claire, and her grandparents, John and Brenda Chancey of St. John's and Ron and Genevieve Walsh of Torbay. For their care, support and professionalism, special thanks are extended to Dr. Megan Robbins, Dr. Tim Strand, Dr. Major, and incredible case room nurses, Dawn McLean and Ruth Martin.

WARREN - Don, Lisa and big brother Kyle are thrilled to announce the arrival of Nathan Thomas on October 29, 2008, weighing 7 lbs 6 oz. Nathan is welcomed by proud grandparents Thomas and Jennie Warren of Paradise, Ernest and Myrtle Fowler of Foxtrap, great-grandmother Florence Petten of Foxtrap, great-grandfather Levi Warren of Chapel Arm, and many other relatives and friends. A special thanks to the staff at the Health Sciences Centre for a safe delivery and wonderful care while in hospital.

WATERMAN - Barry, Cathy (Wickens) and big brother Adam are excited to announce the safe arrival of Andrew John, born October 16, 2008, weighing 7 lbs. 4 oz. Andrew is welcomed as the second grandchild for Len and Mary Wickens; seventh grandchild for John and Mary Waterman. Also welcoming Andrew are Uncles and Aunts Brian (Rachel), Barb (Damian), Sean (Laura), Chris (Kim); Cousins: Kathryn, Julia, James, Jack and Daniel. Special thanks to Daddy for all his love and support before and after Andrews arrival.

WHITE/CAREY - It's a Girl! Proud parents Don and Lynette and big sisters Sophia and Courtney are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Erica Lynn on October 21, 2008 at 11:46 am weighing 9 lbs. 4oz. Erica is welcomed by grandparents Joan & Gerard White and Barbara & Ken White, as well as a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Watching over our precious baby from heaven is Poppy Paul Carey. Many thanks are extended to the WHC staff, as well as our family and friends who have been so supportive before, during and since Erica's arrival. Precious Erica, your softtininess reminds us how very small a miracle can be.



Page contributed by John Gibbons

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit ( Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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