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The Telegram Births
September 2002

 

ANTHONY - Brooklyn Katie Anthony is welcomed to our family by parents John and Valerie; sisters: Holly and Alison; and brothers: Jason and Christopher. Brooklyn was born at the HSC on September 18, 2002, at 11:54 p.m., weighing 10 lbs. 2 ozs., 20½ inches long. Delighted grandparents are Austin and Mary Anthony and Hubert and Patricia Crawley. Also welcoming Brooklyn are many aunts, uncles and cousins. We would like to thank Drs. Kravitz, Tennent and Laval, Craig Pochini and nurses Judy, Lisa and Bev for all their care and to Daddy for being a great coach.
October 12, 2002

BAKER / PIKE - Joanmary Baker and Stephen Pike are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Zoe Claire. Zoe was born on September 4, 2002 at 7:15 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 7¾ oz. Proud grandparents are Barbara Pike, Mount Pearl; Hayward Pike, Calgary; Bernard Baker and Cheryl Lane, St. John`s; and Ann and David Gilbert, Charlottetown. Thanks to the doctors and staff of the caseroom and 5NB for their excellent care.
October 05, 2002

BATTCOCK /OSMOND - Big brother Luke welcomes baby Jillian, September 16, 2002. Proud parents Michael and Michelle; grandparents Wes and Marion Osmond; and Dr. George and Natalie Battcock are thrilled with the safe arrival of the 7 lb. 13 oz. blonde beauty. Dr. Pat O`Shea, Beverly and Judy, thank you for everything.
September 28, 2002

BAXSTROME - Fred and Elizabeth are proud to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby girl, Kailey Marie, on September 23, 2002 at 9:32 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 5½ oz. Also welcoming her, proud grandparents, family and friends. We would like to extend our gratitude to Dr. M. Bakhet and the nursing staff at James Paton Memorial Hospital, Gander for their support. Special thank you for all the love and support from our family and friends.
November 16, 2002

BELL - Born to Rebecca and Andrew on September 19, 2002 at 9:37 a.m., a son, James Edward Woodley. A brother for Charlie. Very special thanks to the staff of the 3rd and 5th floors of the Health Sciences Centre.
September 28, 2002

BENMORE - With thanks to God and St. Gerard, our prayers are answered once again. Parents Karl and Rhonda (Hickey) are delighted to announce the arrival of Brady Christopher Benmore. Also delighted with Brady`s arrival is big brother and playmate, Noah Brendan; as well as grandparents Arch and Carol Linthorne, and James and Annie Benmore. Special thanks to family and friends for their love, kindness and support, especially to Aunt Kelly and Godmother Aunt Krista for their tremendous help upon Brady`s arrival.
September 14, 2002

BENNETT / WALSH - Bill and Debbie are ecstatic to welcome their precious angel. Liam Robert was born at 2:56 a.m. on September 21, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 13 ozs., 20 inches. Nanny Walsh (Olive) now has her second grandchild to spoil. Poppy Walsh, Grandmom and Grandddad Bennett and Aunt Laura reached out with heavenly hands and touched him and will always be his guardian angels. Liam is welcomed by many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and friends, especially Koko. We would like to thank Dr. Butler for a safe delivery, Dr. Seviour for his prenatal care, nurse Karen Fanning and all the staff of the caseroom and 5NB of the HSC. Special thanks to Dr. Michelle Wagner for her prenatal care and kindness. An Angel has blessed our lives.
October 05, 2002

BOURNE - On September 4, 2002, at 9:03 in the morning, Lisa Julianna made her debut into the world, resuring not only her parents, Lesley (Castella) and Jason, but many others, that miracles never cease to happen. Against fading hopes that this event would ever occur, Lisa proved to us that God still has complete control. This tiny, nineteen inch, seven pounds, thirteen ounce wonder is, no doubt, a messenger in faith. We cannot express enough thanks and appreciation to all who participated in seeing this blessed event to its fruition. We thank especially Doctors Crane, Pugh, MacCallum, Farag, and Bautista and the nurses of the Women`s Health Centre, as well as Dr. Cherry Pike who cared for Lesley during her pregnancy. An extra special thanks goes to nurse April Muggeridge who remained at Lesley`s side (past her regular shift) until Lisa arrived. Thanks also to Lesley and Jason`s families and friends and their Church family who provided the much-needed support during the past months. Lisa is proudly welcomed as the first granddaughter for Judy and Sam Bourne and the only grandchild for Shirley and Eugene Castella.
October 12, 2002

BRAMWELL - Bryan Bramwell and Anna Dominic thank God for the safe arrival of their daughter Anna-Catherine, born September 12th at 3:58 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 15 oz. First time grandmother Catherine Bramwell, and eighth time grandparents Dr. Rufus and Eleanor Dominic are overjoyed. Special thanks to Drs. Roche and O`Shea, and all the staff at the caseroom and 5 North B.
September 21, 2002

BREEN - Peter and Jane (Morgan) are ecstatic to announce the birth of their son, Peter Joseph Abram on September 4, 2002, 7 lbs. 8 oz. Proud grandparents are Peter and Cathy Breen, Esther Morgan and special Guardian Angel Poppy Abram Morgan. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle and Nurse Connie for their professionalism.
October 12, 2002

BRODERS / BROWN - Austin and Pauline are thrilled to announce the birth of their second son, Liam Austin, a little brother for Michael. Liam was born on September 26, 2002 at 15:29, weighing 6 lbs. 15 oz. Proud grandparents are Clyde and Margaret Brown and Lawrence Broders, all of Fogo Island. Special thanks to Dr. Joan Crane, Dr. Cherry Pike, Dr. Tina Delaney, caseroom staff and nurses on 5NB. Also many thanks to family and friends for their help and support.
October 12, 2002

BROTHERS - Nick and Denise are proud to announce the arrival of their first child, Nathan Nicholas, born September 30, 2002, at 6:10 p.m., weighing 9 lbs. 14 oz. Welcoming Nathan is his grandmother, Margaret Collins. Special thanks to Dr. Greene, Dr. Roche and Dr. O`Grady, nurses and staff of the caseroom and 5NB for all their help and support.
November 02, 2002

BURT / SAMSON - Derek Burt and Nancy Samson are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful baby boy. Aiden Kenneth James was born at the Women`s Health Centre on September 7, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Lloyd and Linda Samson of St. John`s and Delores Burt and the late Fred Burt of Britannia. Special thank you to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for her outstanding care.
October 05, 2002

BUTLER - Kate is delighted to announce the arrival of her baby brother. Born to Max and Rhonda (Warren) a baby boy, Luke Maxwell Butler, on Sept. 7, 2002, at 6:26 am and weighed 6 lbs. 5½ ozs. Luke is welcomed by grandparents Reuben and Madeline Warren, grandmother Gertrude Butler, aunts, uncles and cousins. Special thanks to Doctors Marian Greene, Tennent, Seviour and their teams, caseroom and 5NB nurses especially Kim for their excellent care.
October 26, 2002

BUTT / COPELAND - Jonathan and Joanna of Cranbrook, B.C. are overjoyed to announce the birth of their daughter Charlotte Isabella on Sept. 21, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 9 ozs. Ecstatic grandparents are Doug and Helen Butt of St. John`s and Donna Copeland of Toronto (formerly of St. John`s).
October 19, 2002

CALLAHAN / NASSER - Sheilagh and Jihad and their families are thrilled to announce the arrival of Isabelle, born at 08:31 hours on 17 September at the Mount Alvernia Hospital, Singapore. Proud grandparents are Bill and Daphne Callahan of St. John`s, for whom Isabelle is their twelfth grandchild, and Mohammed and Salwa Nasser of Beirut, Lebanon, for whom she is their first.
October 19, 2002

CARTER - Jason & Kellee are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Jayne Anne Carter was born Sept. 15, 2002, at 5:30 a.m., at Health Sciences Centre, weighing 8 lbs. 10 ozs. Ecstatic first time grandparents are Doug & Maureen Carter, Greg Parsons, Elaine & (already a proud Poppy) Craig Dobbin. Also welcoming Jayne are great-grandparents George & Sheila Parsons and Llewelyn and Alma Carter. First time uncles are Scott & Rob Parsons & Paul Carter who is also a godparent with his wife, Aunt Cathy Carter.
October 05, 2002

CLARK - Ken and Susan (Codner) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, Liam Kenneth on September 17, 2002 at the Women`s Health Centre, weighing 7 lbs. 4 oz. and 21 inches in length. Proud grandparents are Bob and Eileen Codner, and Fraser and Joan Clark, as well as great-grandmother Lizzie Codner. Mommy and Liam would like to thank Daddy and Aunt Lisa for their love and support. We will always be indebted to all of the medical staff who participated in Liam`s prenatal and follow up care for their miraculous and extraordinary work. We were blessed to have you all on our side. Thank you to Canon Shirley Gosse for her prayers and comforting visits and to everyone else who assisted in any way.
October 19, 2002

COCHRANE - Joshua Cochrane, son of John and Rosalyn, would like to welcome his baby brother Jacob Henry. Born 22 Sept 2002 in Halifax, N.S., 8lbs 5oz. Congrats from family and friends and grandparents Nellie and Ambrose McGrath of Patrick`s Cove and John and Liz Cochrane of Kelligrews. Newest member of the "J" team looking for a second hand pair of skates size one.
October 05, 2002

COLLIER - Murray and Kathy (Lilly) and big brother Jonathan are pleased to announce the arrival of Jillian Marie on September 13, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. Proud grandparents are Edith and Frank Lilly, Milltown and Marie and Alfred Collier, St. Alban`s.
October 05, 2002

DALTON / FRIZZELL - Danielle is overjoyed to announce the birth of her precious sister, Tara Cecilia, on Sept. 25 at the HSC, weighing 8 lbs. 10.9 oz. Delighted parents are Tammy and Cecil, proud grandparents are Kay Frizzell, Ronald and Genny Dalton. Thank you to Dr. Crane and her team, caseroom, fifth floor staff, nurse Michelle and student nurses. Danielle and Tara are truly blessed to be part of such large and loving families. Thank you to all for your love and support.
October 26, 2002

d`ENTREMONT - Corey, Noeleen and big brother Matthew are thrilled to announce the arrival of Andrew John, born on September 17 at St. John`s, weighing 6 lbs. 6 oz. Thanks to Dr`s. Tennent, O`Grady, Moore and Pridham. Thanks to the nurses of the caseroom and 5NB. A special thank you to nurses Connie MacLeod and Tracey Carter, especially for their sense of humor in the OR.
November 02, 2002

DEVINE - Jason, Patricia, Noah and Griffin are delighted to announce the arrival of their twin babies on September 29, 2002, at HSC, St. John`s, NL. Colleen Patricia was born at 5:33 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 3 oz. - followed by Connor Jason at 5:58 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 5 oz. Proud grandparents are Don and Belle Devine, Lillian and Gerald Kennedy and great-grandparents Jack and Anita Harvey, Anne Ryan and Mike Devine. Mom sends thanks to Drs. McCarthy and Delaney, Daddy, Dana, Darryl, Jillian, Lori and Tracey W. for all their help.
November 23, 2002

DODD - Proud big brother Christopher is thrilled to announce the early arrival of his new baby brother, Samuel Jason. Born to Rick and Susan (Crocker) on September 24, weighing 9 lbs. ½ oz. A very special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle and coaches, Daddy and Nanny Judy.
October 19, 2002

EGGLETON/SIMMONS - Robert and DD (Denise) proudly announce the birth of their son, Nicholas Spencer Mark (7 lbs. 5 oz.) at Milton District Hospital. Proud fourth time grandparents Walter and Maisie Simmons of St. John`s, Nfld.; also first time grandparents Corina /Lorne, Patrick /Pat of Milton, Ont.; great-grandparents: Lemuel Simmons of St. John`s, Nfld., Abe and Tina Dezeeuw of Milton, Ont., Alex, Michael Coffin, Kostadin Noel are waiting to see their new cousin September 27th.
September 14, 2002

FILLATRE - Guy and Debbie (Laidlaw) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a son. Johnathan George was born at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s on September 16, weighing 8 lbs. 10 oz. A golfing buddy for Daddy! Proud to welcome Johnathan into their families are grandparents and great-grandparents in Newfoundland and Ontario, and especially Aunt Lori and cousin Ashley.
October 12, 2002

FOLLETT - Stephen and Shannon (nee Elliott) would like to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Daniel Stephen. Born September 22, 2002 at 6:09 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 11 oz. Overjoyed first time grandparents Frederick and Jean Elliott and Walter and Diane Follett; and first time great-grandparents Fred and Edna Evans. Thanks to Dr. Halley and Dr. Tennent for their prenatal care and Dr. Kravitz and her team for a safe delivery. Thank you to the staff of the Maternal Fetal Assessment Unit, caseroom and the nurses of 5NB -especially Carol Ann. Special thank you to Daddy for all his love and support.
October 05, 2002

FONTAINE - Cindy and Dan thank God for the safe arrival of their first child. Grace Lynne Fontaine entered this world on Sept. 24/02 at 1:28 p.m., weighing 7 lbs 10 oz. Ecstatic proud grandparents are Dave and Jo Hickey of Outer Cove and Don and Claudette Fontaine of Grande Digue, NB. Gracie is also welcomed by Aunts Lisa, Cathy and Jeannie, Uncle Mike and cousins Sam, Luke and David. Looking down from above is Gracie`s guardian angel, her Aunt Lynne. Special thanks to Dr. Judy Mader and Dr. Mike Van den hof in Halifax for early prenatal care and to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for her prenatal care and a safe uncomplicated delivery. Thanks to the nurses of the Caseroom especially Judy and to Dr. Daley for the epidural. Thanks to the nurses on 5NB especially those on the night shift and to Corrine Bursey. Finally Cindy, Dan and Gracie would like to thank all family and friends in Nfld as well as NS, NB and Clermont, France for their amazing support and encouragement both before and since Gracie`s birth. We are truly blessed!
October 19, 2002

GILLARD - Perry, Leona (Hayes) and "big brother" Coady are delighted to announce the arrival of Connor Liam, born September 19, 2002 at 7:52 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 3¼ oz. Proud grandparents are Mary Jo and Elmo Gillard and Patsy and Leo Hayes, as well as great-grandmother Ellen Hayes. Also excited about Connor`s arrival are his aunts: Robyn, Jackie, Gloria and Wanda Lee, his uncles: Elmo, Cory, Arthur and Neil and his cousins: Tyler and Adam Gillard. Special thank you to Drs. Perry and Roche for their excellent prenatal care and Drs. Kravitz and Forag for a safe delivery, and to the nurses at 5NB, HSC. Heartfelt thanks to Lorna Kearney, caseroom nurse, for being there once again.
November 09, 2002

GILLINGHAM - Capt. Scott and Helen (nee Manning) of Petawawa Ont. proudly announce the birth of their son Seth Edward Manning Gillingham on Sept. 12th 2002. One year-old sister Emma, grandparents Mike and Sylvia Manning of St. Philips and Ed and Donna Gillingham of Kingston Ont., great-grandparents Victor and Minette White of Baie Verte and Joseph Gillingham of Seal Cove, White Bay, are all delighted with the new addition to their family.
September 21, 2002

GRANDY / SHEA - Laurie and Derek are thrilled to announce the birth of a baby brother for Alice. Simon Edward was born at St. Mary`s Hospital, London, UK, at 10:54 a.m., September 26, 2002, (his grandmother`s birthday) weighing 5 lbs, 6 oz. He is welcomed by grandparents Betty and Harold Grandy of St. John`s and Edward Reginald Shea of London, UK. A special welcome from a delighted Aunt Wendy who is in London for the event.
October 05, 2002

GRIFFITHS - Rod and Valda are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, a precious baby boy, Jarrod Rodney, born on September 13, 2002, weighing 6 lbs., 7 ozs., at the Womens Health Centre, HSC. Proud first time grandparents are Anthony and Violet Griffiths, Ship Harbour and second grandchild for Adrian Spurvey (Yvonne), St. John`s and Carmelita Spurvey (Frank), Dunville. Overjoyed great-grandmothers are Margaret Griffiths, Ship Harbour and Bridget King of Dunville. Special thanks to Doctors Kravitz, O`Grady, Parsons, MacCallum and Sharpe, and caseroom nurses Heather and Lisa, and student Nurse Mary-Ann. Mommy and Jarrod would like to thank Daddy for all his love and support throughout the pregnancy and delivery.
November 30, 2002

GRIMES / RIDEOUT - Robert and Deborah are tickled pink to announce the early but safe arrival of their first angle, DEVON OLIVIA on September 6, 2002 at the HSC, weighing 7 lbs. 9½ oz. Proud first time grandparents Tom and Joyce Grimes and proud fourth time grandparents Bob and Beatrice Rideout. A very special welcome to DEVON from her canine sisters, Treasure and Sydnee. Many thanks to caseroom staff and nurses on 5NB. Mommy and Devon want to thank Daddy for being such a loving, supportive coach during delivery, and all through the pregnancy. We both love you!
October 05, 2002

HARTERY - Big sister Sarah is thrilled to announce the birth of her baby brother, Tyler Alexander, born September 6, 2002 at 3:31 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 13¼ oz. Proud parents are Lynn and Shawn; and grandparents Len and Lew Birmingham, and the late Sarah and Dermot Hartery. Thanks to Drs. Seviour, White and Flynn, and the nurses of the caseroom and 5NB.
October 12, 2002

HAWKINS / POOLE - Jason and Tina are extremely proud to announce the birth of their first child, a precious baby boy. Bailey James Joseph was born on September 8, 2002 at 1:49 a.m. We instantly fell in love with our 8 lb. 4 oz. treasure. Proud first-time grandparents are Joe and Olive Poole. Third-time grandparents Chris Hawkins (Doreen) and Donna Hawkins. Also welcoming Bailey are great-grandparents Roland and Edith Randell, and Lloyd and Roberta Willigar of Nova Scotia. Watching him from above are great-grandparents William and Veronica Poole, and John and Anne Hawkins. Thanks to Dr. Lacelle and all the staff in the Women`s Health Centre, also to Nanny Poole and Aunt Karen for all your help. Mommy and Bailey would like to thank daddy for his never-ending love and support throughout the pregnancy and always, we love you.
October 12, 2002

HEAD - Roger, Loretta and big brother Stephen are pleased to announce the arrival of Laura Lily on Friday, September 13, 2002, weighing in at 7 lbs. 15½ oz. Proud grandparents: Maurice and Loretta Kelly, St. Brendan`s and Jack and Florence Head, St. John`s; also great-grandmother Olive Watson and husband John. A special thank you Dr. Lacelle and caseroom nurses Annette Coates and Lisa Daley, whose professionalism ensured the safe delivery of our beautiful baby girl.
September 21, 2002

HEFFERNAN - Kevin and Margaret (Goodyear) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first son, Benjamin Julian at 1:05 a.m. on September 18, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 6½ oz. Proud first-time grandma Anna Heffernan, and second-time grandparents are Gail and Julian Goodyear. Thanks to Dr. Terri O`Grady and Dr. Cherry Pike, caseroom nurse and nurses on 5 North B and all of our families and friends for their help and support.
October 05, 2002

HISCOCK - Vern, Sherri and big sisters Andrea and Robyn are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of baby girl, Victoria Emily. Born on September 2, 2002 at 6:02 a.m., Victoria weighed 6 lbs. 8 oz. Proud grandparents are Don and Linda Loder, St. Anthony; Isabel Hiscock, Paradise and Wilson Hiscock, Spaniard`s Bay. Emily Sulley of St. Anthony is also quite proud to welcome the arrival of her third great-grandchild. Thanks to doctors and staff of the caseroom and 5NB for their excellent care.
October 12, 2002

HOLLETT /TILLER - Diane, Sean and big brother Eli are pleased to announce the arrival of Josephine Lucy on September 16, 2002. Proud grandparents are Grace and Harold Hollett, and Peter and the late Josephine Tiller. Special thanks to nurse April Muggeridge, Dr. Stephen Parsons, Dr. Heidi Kravitz, caseroom staff and Doula Sheila Handrigan.
November 02, 2002

HOPKINS - John and Anne-Marie (Hurley) and big sisters Alexis and Shae-Lynn are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Michael Patrick Herbert Hopkins born September 28, 2002, at 8:43 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 12 ozs. Proud grandparents are Patrick and Barbara Hurley and Nellie Hopkins. Poppy Hopkins and Great-Nanny Peddle are watching over you from heaven. Thanks to Dr. Kravitz and Caseroom nurses Joan and Dawn. A special thank you to Sherry for being Mommy`s unexpected coach.
October 19, 2002

HOWELL - Sean and MaDonna (Power) are delighted to announce the arrival of their first child Liam Joseph Patrick. Liam made his arrival at 3:34 AM on September 3, 2002 at Kingston General Hospital, Kingston ON weighing in at 8.2 lbs. Proud grandparents are Bernard & Dorothy Power of North Harbour, S.M.B and Aiden & Margaret Howell of Foxtrap. Sincere thanks to Dr. McQuilham and attending Nurse Joy for a safe delivery, and the staff at KGH for all their support. A special thank you goes out to our friend Tammy Doucette for the additional coaching and for capturing the special day on film
February 07, 2003

HOWLETT - Happy 10th Anniversary Mommy and Daddy! Cindy and Tony are so ecstatic and would like to thank God for the safe arrival of Logan Christopher on September 5, 2002, weighing in at 6 lbs. Mommy and Logan would like to thank Daddy for being such a wonderful coach. Daddy would like to thank Nanny and Aunt Darlene for looking after Mommy while she was on bed rest. We would all like to thank Dr. Heidi Kravitz for her unbelievable coaching and delivery of Logan. To Drs. Crane and Delaney -we`ll never forget all that you have done for us. To Donna and Pat at F.A.U., all we can say is "God Bless both of you, and thank-you very much." As well, to the nurses on 5 North. Proud grandparents Gerri and Ramon Wilcock, Chris White, Gerry and Daphne Howlett; as well as Nanny Howlett watching over Logan from heaven.
October 05, 2002

HOWLETT - Big brother Ryan is excited to announce the safe arrival of his precious baby sister Jayne Eileen. Born to proud parents Paul and Cherie (Wilson) on September 18, 2002, at 8:51 a.m., weighing 9 lbs. 8½ ozs. Jayne is the first granddaughter for Dave (Skip) and Dorothy Wilson and Richard and Ita Howlett and the first great-granddaughter for Jack and Florence Gillingham. Special thanks to Drs. O`Shea, Young, Roche and MacCallum as well as the nursing staff of the Caseroom and 5NB. Thanks also to our families and friends for their care and support since Jayne`s birth. Finally, a very big thank-you to Daddy for taking such good care of Mommy. Ryan and Jayne, we love you very much!
November 16, 2002

HUBLEY - Ray and Sally MacGillivray, NF, announce with pride the arrival of their great-granddaughter Kiannah Rae, September 17, 2002 at the I.W.K. Health Centre, Halifax, N.S. Daughter of Glenn and Heidi; granddaughter of Keith MacGillivray and Janis. They also join the families in thanking the Maternity and Special Care Units for their excellent care.
October 12, 2002

HYNES - Hello World! My name is Liam Francis Hynes and I arrived September 22nd, 2002 at 4:43 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 5 oz. at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John`s. My first-time parents, Frank Hynes and Cheryl Nolan just couldn`t be happier! It`s just too bad that my proud grandparents live so far away. My Grandma and Grandpa Nolan (Joan and Leo) live in Mt. Carmel, SMB, Grandpa and Grandma Hynes (Albert and Jean) live in Clarenville, Nanny Fleming (Helen) is currently working in Seoul, Korea and Poppy Heath (Harve) lives in St. John`s. But it`s O.K. because Mommy and Daddy promise to make my first Christmas in Labrador City a very happy one. I would like to send Christmas hugs and kisses to all of my Aunts, Uncles and cousins and especially to my Godparents Carolyn Hynes and Mike Green.
December 21, 2002

HYNES / KENNEDY- Craig Kennedy and Michelle Hynes along with big brother Stephen are proud to announce the early but safe arrival of Bridget Margaret Kennedy on September 5, 2002. She was born at The Grey Nuns Hospital in Edmonton weighing in at only 4 pounds 11 ounces and 18 inches long. Another granddaughter for Viola Kennedy of Chapels Cove, Albert and Jean Hynes of Clarenville and Helen Fleming of St. Johns. Another great-granddaughter for Frederick Fleming of Lakeview. Much thanks to Daddy for hanging in there and keeping the home front running while Mommy was in hospital and thanks to Daddy, Stephen and Mommy`s cousin Lisa Kennedy Hauser for helping Mommy through being in hospital for so long. Little girls are precious.
December 21, 2002

JAMES - Craig and Colleen (Finlay) are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, Alicia Lucilia. Born at the Women`s Health Centre on September 27 at 1:28 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 6 oz. Proud first time grandparents are David and Cecilia Finlay, St. Shott`s and for the 19th time, Gus and Lucella James, Trepassey. Alicia is the first great-grandchild for Lloyd and Theresa O`Brien, Trepassey. Thanks to Dr. Netscher (Iqaluit, Nunavut), Dr. McGarry and Dr. Strand for their wonderful prenatal care. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and her team for a safe delivery, caseroom nurse Christine Winters and staff on 5NB, especially Margaret Crocker (LPN) for her exceptional care. Alicia and daddy would like to thank Nanny Finlay and Aunt Cheryl for being by mommy`s side and being such great coaches. Lots of hugs and kisses to you both.
October 12, 2002

JAMES - Shawn and LeeAnn (Crawley) are pleased to announce the arrival of Emily Anne, a little sister for Rebecca. Emily was born at Peter Lougheed Hospital in Calgary on September 4, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 0 oz. Proud grandparents are Gus and Lucilla James of Trepassey and William and Helen Crawley of St. John`s; and also great-grandmother Isabelle Kielly of St. Mary`s. Special thanks to Dr. Jorgensen and nurse Catherine Jamieson.
October 05, 2002

JOHNSON - Darryl and Jane (Fitzpatrick) and big brother Matthew are pleased to announce the arrival of Mark Raymond Rudy Johnson on September 13, 2002 at St. John`s. Proud grandparents are Louis and Lucy Fitzpatrick of Mt. Pearl and Raymond and Glenda Johnson of Corner Brook. Special thanks to Dr. Pike, Dr. MacCallum, Dr. Sharpe, Christine Winters, Linda Mahoney, Cathy Tilley and all the nursing staff at HSC.
September 28, 2002

JOY - Mike and Kathleen are delighted to announce the birth of Connor`s sister, Kaitlyn Elizabeth, 8 lbs. 8 oz., born September 10, 2002 at the Ottawa Civic Hospital. Proud grandparents, Cec and Bernice Joy, and John and Diane Larkin (Ottawa).
September 28, 2002

KELLY - Dermot, Cynthia (Brenton) and big sister Julia are delighted to announce the arrival of a darling baby boy. Matthew Joseph Donald was born September 9, 2002, at 5:14 p.m. at the Health Sciences Centre, weighing a robust 8 lbs. 14½ ozs. Proud grandparents are Don Brenton of Norris Arm and Joe and Maureen Kelly of Montreal. Special thanks to Drs. Roche and Callahan-Dyer and the marvelous nursing staff for their assistance in bringing our sweet boy into the world.
November 02, 2002

KIRBY - Bill and Kim (Senior) and big sister Rebecca are thrilled to announce the arrival of a precious baby girl, Hannah Doris Amelia, born September 27, 2002 at 8:35 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 13 oz. Proud grandparents are Doris Senior (Vince), Gordon Senior (Mary), David and Marie Kirby. Thanks to Dr. Crane, Dr. Delaney, caseroom and OBS nurses H.S.C. Special thanks to Daddy and Grandma Dottie for their love, help and support.
October 12, 2002

LAWLOR - Christopher John was born 5:08 a.m. September 29, 2002 at the Health Sciences Centre. A baby brother for Emily, and a son for Rod and Kim (Rideout). Proud grandparents are Merv and Barbara Rideout and Lorraine and Will Lawlor.
October 12, 2002

MAHER - Gavin Douglas and Braden Joseph would like to announce, on behalf of their parents, Earl and Sherry (nee Sears), the quick arrival of their precious little sister, Fallon Brianna, on September 29, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 7 oz., 21" tall at Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital, Fredericton, NB. Proud grandparents are Douglas Sears, Marion and James MacDonald, Frank Maher and Vera and James Scoones. Great-grandmother Mrs. Violet Trelegan. Loving thanks to Daddy and Nanny for their wonderful support.
November 09, 2002

MARTIN - Chris, Dawn (English) and big sister Abigail are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their second beautiful little girl, Emma Dawn. Born September 5, 2002, 9:57 a.m. at the WHC, weighing 7 lbs. 6½ oz. Proud grandparents are Patrick and Dianne English of Mount Pearl and William and Lorna Martin of St. John`s. Great-grandmother Joan Mercer of Mount Pearl. A special thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike and nurses Rose Thain and Tina Rideout.
An extra special thank you to Daddy, from Mommy, Abigail and Emma, for all the love and care you gave before, during and after delivery. We couldn`t have done it without you.
September 14, 2002

MARTIN - Rodney and Marlene are delighted to welcome a beautiful 8 lb. baby girl, born at the Janeway September 20, 2002. Proud grandparents, Bill and Shirley Martin are very happy with their first grandchild. Also acknowledged are Bill and (Nanna) Frances Slaney of Gambo. Baptism to be at Corpus Christi Church in November. Check with family for details. Thanks for all the lovely gifts, flowers, phone calls and hospital visits.
October 19, 2002

MASTERSON - Damian and Pamela (Norman) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their second child, Chelsea Emily, born September 13, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 5 oz. A little sister for proud big brother Alexander. Also thrilled are grandparents Hubert and Daphne Norman, St. John`s, and Patrick and Elizabeth Masterson, England. Special thanks to Dr. Roche and all the medical and nursing staff, especially Rose of the caseroom and 5th floor of the Women`s Health Centre.
January 20, 2003

NOBLE - Big Sister Shawna is thrilled to announce the arrival of her baby brother Nicholas. Nicholas was born September 30, 2002 weighing 6 lbs. 1 oz. Proud parents are Donna Courish and Derrick Noble. Nicholas is also welcomed by grandparents Fred and Gwen Noble and is being watched from heaven by John and Margaret Courish and special cousin Jeffrey Cuff. Thanks to Dr. Crane, Dr. Delaney, Dr. O`Grady and Fetal Assessment Unit staff.
October 05, 2002

NOSEWORTHY - Carl and Sheri (Hudson) are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Jasmine Carly, on September 22, 2002, St. John`s. Proud grandparents are Rhoda Hudson and Carl and Jessie Noseworthy. Jasmine says thank you to Aunt Marge and Daddy for taking care of Mommy and being there when she arrived. Thank you to Dr. Barbara Carlson and Dr. Cherry Pike for Jasmine`s prenatal care. Special thank you also to staff of 5 North B, the caseroom, Dr. Seviour and Dr. Erica Howse.
October 12, 2002

O`DEA - Michael and Penny (nee Cooper), big brother Ben and big sister Hope Catherine are delighted to announce the arrival of their newest addition, Margaret Clare. Maggie arrived September 16, 2002, weighing 9 lbs. 3 oz. Proud grandparents for the seventh time, Fabian O`Dea and Cathy O`Dea; and for the fifth time Melvin and Winnie Cooper. Great-grandparents are Andrew and Gladys Cooper (Chapel Arm). Many thanks to Dr. Kravitz and her team, along with the numerous staff at the H.S.C. for keeping mommy safe.
October 26, 2002

O`NEILL - Steven and Lisa (Pittman) are ecstatic to announce the arrival of our first child, a beautiful baby boy. Jesse Steven arrived three weeks early on September 26, 2002 at 11:05 a.m., weighing in at 7 lbs. Proud grandparents for the third time are Keith and Lorraine O`Neill and for the eighth time, Hazel and Kevin Warr. Watching over Jesse from heaven is guardian angel Poppy Frederick Pittman. Jesse is also welcomed by six aunts, six uncles, eight cousins and canine big brother Kirby. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Patrick O`Shea for his wonderful care of Mommy and Jesse from pregnancy to delivery. Thanks as well to caseroom nurses Bev, Tammy and Connie, and OBS nurses Tina, Paula and Cathy for their superb care. Mommy and Jesse are especially grateful to Daddy for his excellent coaching. We love you very much.
October 19, 2002

PENNEY - Scott and Jennifer (nee Williams) thank God for the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, born September 19, 2002 at 6:26 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 6 oz. Emma Mary is lovingly welcomed by proud grandparents Henry and Shirley Penney, St. Pete`s, Florida; Harold and Nora Williams, Bay Bulls; great-grandparents: Mary Ann Penney, Corner Brook, Ralph and Huldah Neil, Spaniard`s Bay, Ambrose and Mary Chafe, Petty Harbour; and special little cousins Mitchell and Brittany. Special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle, caseroom staff, especially nurse Regina, student nurse Mary and the staff at 5 North B.
Mommy and Emma especially thank daddy for his fantastic coaching, love and support during delivery.
September 28, 2002

PETERS - Keith, Renée (Sutton) and big brother Nathan are thrilled to announce the arrival of our little girl, Hayley Renée. Born September 13, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents are Wallace and Laura Sutton, and Douglas and Marilyn Peters. Also great-grandparents Joseph Croke and Gertrude Peters. Special thanks to Drs. Halley, Pike and O`Grady, and the excellent care given by the nurses in the caseroom and on 5NB at the H.S.C.
October 19, 2002

PIERCEY - Roger and Wanda (nee Beattie) are proud to announce the birth of their first child. John Roger Douglas was born 12:29 a.m. September 24, 2002, weighing 8 lbs. 2 oz. Grandparents James Beattie (Dianne), Rosena White and Ambrose Piercey (Daisy). Great-grandparents: Philomena Fahey, Joy Beattie, Sydney Beattie (Geri). Thanks to Dr. Roche, Dr. Tennant, 5th floor staff and caseroom staff. Special thanks to Nurse Tracy and Daddy for their excellent support and coaching.
October 19, 2002

RALPH - Curtis & Michelle (O`Neill), along with their daughter Beth, are thrilled to announce the birth of Brandan Nicholas, born September 30, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 5 ozs. Watching proudly from Heaven is Nanny O`Neill (Betty O`Neill). Also proud grandparents are Doug O`Neill of Bell Island and Dave & Joan Ralph of Pouch Cove. Thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike and the nurses of 5NB and the staff of the caseroom for their excellent care & support. A very special thanks to Aunt Goldie who flew home from Ontario to be there for the birth of our beautiful son.
October 26, 2002

RICKERT - Jim and Colleen and big sister Jessica are thrilled to announce the arrival of a precious baby boy, Nicholas James, born September 28, 2002, at 4:36 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 3¾ ozs. Proud grandparents are Edward and Bridget Meade, Ship Harbour, and Ron and Lena Walsh, Toronto, ON. Thanks to doctors and staff of the Caseroom and 5NB for their excellent care. Also, special thanks to Daddy and good friend Charlotte for being such loving and supportive coaches during delivery.
October 26, 2002

ROWE - Alyssa would like to proudly announce the birth of her baby sister, Hayley Elizabeth. Hayley was born on September 14, 2002 at 10:46 a.m. to Dave and Juanita (Noftall), weighing 7 lbs. 5 oz. Proud grandmothers are Maureen Noftall and Marie Rowe. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and the staff of the Women`s Health Centre and the Janeway, especially caseroom nurse Lorna. Also a big thank you to our family, friends and co-workers for all your support.
October 26, 2002

SCOTT - Bobby and Colleen (Williams) and big sister Robyn are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Reegan Thomas, born on September 3, 2002, weighing 6 lbs. 9 oz. Proud grandparents are Agnes Williams, Albert and Maureen Williams, Suzanne Scott, Freddie Scott. Great-grandparents Hannah Ryan and the late Thomas Ryan, who is watching from heaven. Special thanks to Daddy for his excellent coaching. Also, special thanks to Dr. Kwa, Dr. O`Grady, Dr. Pike, nurse Lisa and all other staff.
October 12, 2002

SIMMS - Jason and Michelle of Mount Pearl are extremely proud to announce the birth of their first child, a precious baby girl. Brooke Amber was born on September 3, 2002 at 5:46 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 4 ozs. Proud grandparents are Alex and Nellie Simms and Wayne and Bertha Rumbolt. Also welcoming Brooke are great-grandparents Lillian Hillier, Ezekiel Rumbolt, all of Deer Lake, and Edward and Lucy Collins of Hare Bay. Thanks to the doctors and staff of the Caseroom and 5NB for their excellent care.
October 19, 2002

SOOLEY - Dean & Colleen, along with big sister Amanda, are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious baby boy, Joshua Bernard, born Sept. 3, 2002, at the HSC, St. John`s, weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz. Very proud grandparents are Bernard & Jessie Sooley, Hearts Delight, looking over Joshua is his Guardian Angel, Nanny Stanley in heaven. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White, nurses in the caseroom & nursing staff of 5NB for your excellent care and support. Thanks to Daddy and Aunt Catherine for your great coaching & support during the labour & delivery.
November 09, 2002

SPENCER - PARENT - Shawn and Krista are thrilled to announce the safe, but late arrival of their little girl, Amanda Aaliyah. Born September 26, 2002 at 8:32 a.m. Proud grandparents are Roger and Ruth Parent, Maureen Spencer and Special Poppy Don Gosse. Special thanks go to the caseroom staff, especially Sue and Lavina.
December 07, 2002

STACEY - Rick, Elaine and big brother Ryan are thrilled to announce the arrival of Brooke Irene on September 1st, 2002, weighing 7 lbs. 3 oz. Proud grandparents are Aubrey and Barbara Cuza, and Michael and Philomena Stacey.
September 28, 2002

STAUBITZER - Derek and Lisa (Field) and big brother Mark are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of Kathleen Elizabeth, on September 24, 2002, weighing 6 lbs. 10 oz. Proud grandparents are Richard and Bernadette Field of Torbay, Werner and Vera Staubitzer of Pouch Cove and Nanny Mary Field in heaven. Special thanks to Dr. O`Shea and Dr. Tennent.
October 26, 2002

TIZZARD - WALTERS - Donette and Jon are thrilled to announce the early but safe arrival of their first child, Maria Danielle on September 22, 2002 at the HSC, weighing 6 lbs. 9 oz. Proud first-time grandparents, Eleanor and Sam Walters, and Rose and John Tizzard. Many thanks to Dr. Sceviour, Dr. Howse, caseroom staff (Cathy) and 5NB nurses, as well as Dr. Roche and Dr. Ripley. Thanks also to our family and friends for all their love and support.
October 12, 2002

TOMREN - Patrick and Laura are delighted to announce the birth of Madison Sophia Tomren on September 12, 2002 at the Foothills Hospital, Calgary, weighing 6 lbs. 8 oz. Proud grandmothers are Marilyn Butt, Paradise, NL and Carol Davis, Parksville, B.C.
November 16, 2002

TRAINOR - Doug and Rhonda are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, Allison Patricia born at the Health Sciences Centre on September 3, 2002 at 3:13 a.m. weighing 8 lbs 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Gertie Trainor of Fermeuse, John and Jose Whelan, great-grandmother Mrs. Maggie O`Brien of Cape Broyle. Thank-you to Dr. Hillman, Dr. Bartellas and Dr. Seviour, also to the nursing staff at the caseroom and 5NB for all their help and support. May God bless each and every one of you. A special thanks to Allison`s guardian angel Poppt Trainor who is watching over from heaven.
October 12, 2002

WILSON - Pat and Audrey (nee Roche) are overjoyed to announce the birth of their second child, a sister for Riley, born on Tuesday, September 10, 2002 at 5:52 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 7 oz. at the Health Sciences Centre. Proud grandparents are Dermot and Rita Roche of Branch, and Stella Wilson of Trepassey. Special thanks to her guardian angel, Poppy Wilson, for ensuring a safe delivery, and to Dr. Jeff White for his continued excellent care.
September 28, 2002

 

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