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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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!
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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,
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.
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.
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