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The Telegram Births
October 2012


BUTLER - Albert and Krista (nee Parsons) are blessed to announce the birth of their twins, Kate Marguerite (2 lbs. 9 ozs.) and Isaac Raymond (3 lbs. 12 oz.), born October 14, 2012. Also welcoming Kate and Isaac are proud grandparents Marguerite and Bob Parsons and half siblings Shannon, Alexandre and William. Keeping a safe watch over Kate and Isaac are their special guardian angel grandparents Joseph and Mary Butler. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses of the Janeway and NICU.

DODD/PARSONS - First-time grandparents, Rhoda and David Dodd, announce with pride the birth of their precious new grandson, Isaac Levi Parsons. Isaac, the first child of Rebecca and Jason Parsons, residing in Gambo, was born on October 17, 2012 at 9:47 p.m. at the HSC, weighing in at 8 lbs. 2 ozs.

FITZGERALD - Tony and Alison (nee Hawco) and big brother Grandy are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of our sweet little girl. Keira Tenniele Fitzgerald was born October 29, 2012 at 9:02 a.m. in Paget, Bermuda weighing 6 lbs. and 8 oz.  Keira is welcomed by grandparents, Kevin and Sandra Fitzgerald (Mt. Pearl), Kevin and Anastasia Hawco (Hr. Main), uncles: Barry Fitzgerald and Todd Hawco (Basia) and a large circle of family and friends.  A special thank you to Dr. Terry-Lynne Emery for a safe delivery and to the midwifes and nurses at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital in Bermuda.

GILLINGHAM - Emily is proud to announce that she is now a big sister to Liam Frank Gillingham, born at the Ottawa Civic Hospital on October 18, 2012 at 9:33 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 4 ozs. Parents,Catherine and Maurice, are ecstatic to complete their family. Also welcoming him are veryproud grandparents Raymond & Elizabeth Gallagher and Maurice & Jessie Gillingham. ExcitedAunt Cynthia, Uncle Matt, Aunt Jana, Uncle Chris, Aunt Erica and Uncle Tony. CousinsJackson, Erin and Patrick are sure to be a big part of Liam's life. Heartfelt thanks to our verysupportive family & friends both near and far. Emily would also like to send a special thankyou to Nanny & Poppy for taking such good care of her while Mommy & Daddy were at thehospital. We can't wait to bring Liam home to Newfoundland to meet all his wonderful extended family!

HENNESSEY - Proud parents Raymond and Jennifer (Summers) aredelighted to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl. Paisley Ashton was born October 8, 2012 at 3:20 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 15 ozs. Sharing in our joy are grandparents Trudy Summers and Paisley's special angel watching over her from heaven Poppy Fred, first-time grandparents Raymond and Diane Hennessey and great-grandmother Mary Yetman, as well as many aunts and uncles. Excited for Paisley's arrival are her four special cousins Kerilyn, Breanna, Brady and Dylan. Many thanks to the caseroom staff and nurses of 5NB. Mommy and Paisley would liketo send hugs and kisses to Daddy and Nanny Trudy for all their love and support during labour and delivery.

NORRIS/DUGUID - Ian Norris and Andrea Duguid are thrilled to announcethe safe arrival of their baby girl, Adriannah Mary Norris. Adriannah was born October 21, 2012 at 10:20p.m. weighing 6 lbs. and 13 oz. Welcoming Adriannahare proud grandparents Nigel and Sandy Duguid, JoanNorris and Albert Kean and watching from heavenpoppy Carl Norris. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr.Young and Dr. Woodman for their excellent prenatal care and the amazing staff in the case room and 5NB at the HSC.

QUILTY - Ashley Squires and Darryl Quilty are delighted to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Jenna Ann Mary, on Thursday, October 11, 2012, at 5:15 p.m., weighing 5 lbs. 6 ozs. Welcoming Jenna, proud grandparents Carol-Ann and Billy Squires and Margie and Addison Quilty, as well great-grandparents, Shirley and Sidney Dinham and great-grandmother Mildred Quilty, also Uncle B.J., many great aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Sincere thanks to the doctors and nursing staff at the Health Sciences Centre for their exceptional care.

ROSE - Rick and Stacey Rose (Porter) are very happy to announce the birth of their third child, Mary Charlotte, born October 7, 2012, weighing 7 lbs. 8 1/2 ozs. Anna and Sarah are delighted to have a new baby sister. Anna was especially excited that her sister arrived on her 5th birthday! Proud grandparents are Edna and Doug Porter, Mount Pearl and Jean and Don Rose,Fortune. Also welcoming Mary are Aunt Sandi and Uncle Adam and Uncle Neil and Aunt Sherry and cousin Megan.

RYALL - Bobby and Megan are delighted to announce the arrival oftheir precious baby girl, Emma Elizabeth Marie Ryall. Emma was born on October 30, 2012 at 8:29 a.m. Her weight was 6 lbs. 5 ounces. Welcoming Emma to the world are proud grandparents Bob and Cathy Ryall, Jim and JoanWoodrow, great-grandfather Ches Locke, as well as AuntErin (Calgary) and Aunt Shannon. A special Thanks to Dr.Gill, Dr. Pike and Dr. Kennedy for her safe delivery as wellas the staff at the HSC.3

RYALL - Tony, Melanie and big brother Joshua are proud and excitedto announce the arrival of their sweet baby girl, Lauren Jane. Lauren was born October 14, 2012 weighing 5 lbs. 13 oz. Welcoming Lauren are grandparents Pat & Kay Ryall and Kevin & Shirley Gear, great-grandmother Elsie Corcoran, Uncle Philip and Aunt Melissa Gear, and many other family and friends. Thank you to the Doctors and Nurses (especially Joan) of the Case Room, who helped make Lauren's arrival a safe one. Also, to Lorna and Drs. Delaney and Crane of the MFAU, and Dr Joanne White for their excellent pre-natal care. Most importantly, a special thank you toour families for their love and support!

SEAL - Shane and Melanie are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, CALLIA AERIN SEAL. Big brothers: Quentin and Griffin are delighted to have a little sister! Callia was born on October 12, 2012 in St. John's. Proud grandparents: include Carol and Geoffrey Pike (Middle Cove, NL) and Frieda and Barry Seal (Oliv- er, BC). Melanie and Shane would like to thank the doc- tors and nurses at the Health Sciences Centre, as well as Dr. Cherry Pike and Dr. Lisa Kieley, for their outstanding care.

SMITH - Craig and Teri-Lynn (Blundon) and big brothers Logan and Jaden are delighted to announce the safe arrival of our beautiful baby boy, Grayson Terry Smith, born October 24, 2012 at 3:38 am, weighing 8 lbs, 5 oz. Welcoming our precious baby Grayson are his grandparents George Smith, Louanne Chipman & Gary Cranford, Alvin & Bev Blundon and great-grandmother Louise Blundon. Baby Grayson is also welcomed by Aunt Lori and Uncle Scott, Uncle George and Aunt Robin, cousins Scottie, Faith, Hope and Ella. We would like to thank our family and friends for all of their support throughout the pregnancy and especially as we adjusted to becoming a family of 5. Special thanks to Dr. Sheilagh McGrath and Dr. Strand for their excellent pre-natal care; special thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff from the case room that assisted in the delivery, and the nurses of 5NB. Mommy and Grayson would like to thank Daddy for all his love and support and Logan and Jaden for being the best big brothers in the world! Our family is blessed to have Nanny Smith as our guardian angel watching over our boys each and every day, she would be so proud!

Proud parents Adam and Melissa are proud to announce the arrival of their sweet baby girl, Abigail Elizabeth, weighing in at 6 lbs., 14 oz., the arrival of Abigail on Halloween was quite a treat. Excited Grandparents are Halcum & Winnie Stanley, Susan Perry, and Dexter & Bonita Pelley. Also welcoming Abigail are Uncle Matthew, Auntie Tina & Uncle Chris, Auntie Kim and Uncle Todd, and cousins Ben, Carter and Lauren. A special thank you to Drs. Healey and O'Grady and all the nurses and staff at NL Fertility Services for all their care and support. Also thank you to Drs. Murphy and Holden, and all the nurses at the HSC case room and 5 North B for helping to make Abigail's arrival a safe one.

TOBIN - Paul and Nancy Tobin are proud to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Molly Rose Tobin. Born on Friday October 5th, 2012 at 4:13 a.m.; weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz. Mom, Dad and Molly are especially thankful to the nurses and doctors in the case room at the Health Science Centre for all your help and support. Congratulations to grandparents William and Maureen Tobin and Jimmy and Margie Dinn on the arrival of their first grandchild. Also, congratulations to Godparents Nicole Dinn and Sean Tobin on the arrival of their first niece. Molly would like to send special kisses to her uncle Bryan Tobin who was studying in Ottawa when she was born. She can't wait to meet you during Christmas.

WALSH - Shannon and Trina, and big sister, Anna are happy to announce the arrival of our precious baby boy, JAMES SHANNON.  Baby James arrived on October 13, 2012 at 10:51 p.m., weighing 6 lb. 14 oz. Welcoming James are grandparents, Carl and Margaret Slaney (Marystown) and Frances Walsh (St. John's). Lovingly watched over from heaven is Poppy James Walsh. Also welcomed by aunts, uncles, family and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Healey, Dr. Kravitz and Dr. Nevue, along with RN's Carole and Dinah for James safe delivery. Big thanks for the exceptional care given to us by staff of the caseroom, 5NB, MFAU and NICU.


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