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AFONSO - Hello everyone! Meet my baby brother, Owen
Gerard Clarke Afonso. Here's a picture of me, Gavin, holding him.
He was born on September 19, 2004 at the Women's Health
Centre, weighing 6 lbs. 14 oz. Mommy and Daddy, Julie (Clarke) and Alex,
are delighted to have a little playmate for me. Owen is grandchild number
19 for Nanny Violet Clarke in Little St. Lawrence and number five for Nanny
Angela Afonso in Quidi Vidi. They say our guardian angels - Poppy Gerard
Clarke and Poppy Alex Afonso - would be so proud of us. To all the nurses
and doctors who helped Mommy and Owen, a big thanks from all of us, and a
special thank you to my nannies who helped us survive the last 3 months!
ANTLE - It's a boy! Proud parents Paul and Laura (Chafe)
are pleased to announce the arrival of their bundle of boy, Colin John
Richard. He arrived on September 15, 2004 at 3:14
a.m., weighing in at 7 pounds 5½ ounces. Also welcoming Colin are
proud grandparents John and Lucy Chafe and Ada Antle, and his very own guardian
angel, his grandfather, Felix Antle. Thanks to all our family and friends
for visits, calls, prayers and thoughtful gifts. Special thanks to all staff
of the caseroom and 5NB, especially Tammy Pennell, Anne Marie Spencer and
Judy Edwards. An extra special thank you to Dr. Cherry Pike for her encouragement
BAILEY - Keith and Stacey (Flanigan) and big brother Simon are delighted to announce the safe arrival of Isaac William on September 3, 2004 at 11:21 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 10 oz. Welcoming Isaac into the world are proud grandparents Sam and Sarah Flanigan and Roy and Alma Bailey, along with a wide circle of family and friends. Special thanks to the nurses in the caseroom (HSC), Dr. Kennedy, Dr. O'Grady, Dr. Roche and the staff of 5NB for a super job! Mommy and Isaac would like to send big hugs and kisses to daddy and granny for being such good coaches.
BLUNDON - Andrew and Susanne Blundon are proud to announce
the birth of their son, Mathias Andrew. Mathias was born on September
8, 2004 at the WHC in St. John's, weighing 5 lb., 1 oz and measuring
47 cm. Proud grandparents are Hedley and Mary Blundon of Topsail and Dave and
Rose Ivany of Long Pond and great-grandparents John and Florence Blundon, John
and Ida Brazil, Vina Ivany and Gladys Porter. Special thanks to Drs. T. O'Grady
and S. Healey and all the nurses and doctors who assisted with the delivery
in the caseroom. Very special thanks to the staff of the Janeway NICU for all
their care and attention.
BOONE/THISTLE - Tom, Penny and big brother Cameron are delighted to announce the safe arrival of Jack William Jason. Jack was born at the Women's Health Centre on Saturday, September 4, 2004 at
8:51 a.m., weighing 8 pounds, 11 ounces. Welcoming Jack into the world are
proud grandparents Anna & Alex Thistle, and Derek and Cathy Boone of Grand
Falls-Windsor, and Carolyn White and Charles Perrier of Millertown. Many thanks
to Drs. Tennant and Kravitz for their excellent pre-natal care. A huge thanks
to Dr. Kennedy and Nurse Robyn Beaudry for a smooth delivery. Big hugs go out
to Daddy and Nanny Thistle for coaching Mommy through the delivery. Mommy,
Cameron and Jack would most especially like to thank Daddy for his continuous
love and support. We love you Daddy!
BOYDE - Gregory and Treena (Parsons) are ecstatic about the arrival of their baby boy, Jacob David Parson. Jacob was born Sept. 20th at 01:30 and weighed in at 7 lbs, 5 ozs. It's the first grandchild for proud grandparents David and Violet Parsons and the first grandson for David and Christine Boyde so we're prepared for him to be spoiled! A big thank you to our obgyn Dr. Bartellas and delivery rm Dr's Tennent & Achmed. Also special thanks to Aunt Nicole for all her support and the wonderful nurses of the HSC 5th floor and case room. Look out world here he comes!
BUECHLER-MULROONEY - Robert and Lori (Mulrooney) Buechler
are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter, Mary Elizabeth,
born on September 30, 2004, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, weighing 8
lbs. 2 ozs. Proud grandparents are Joe and Patricia Mulrooney of St. John's
and Wanda and the late Col. T. Bruce Buechler of Wichita Falls, Texas.
CABLE - One daughter was so much fun, we thought we'd have
another one. Rod and Cherie (Bursey) and big sister Tori are thrilled to announce
the arrival of Tyra Hilary, born on Wednesday, September
15, 2004, weighing 6 lbs. 8½ oz. Tyra is welcomed by grandparents
Bill and Betty Bursey, and Ron and Sandra Cable, Uncle Greg and Aunt Jeannette,
Uncle Rod and Aunt Georgina, Uncle Scott and Aunt Deann, Aunt Nicolle and Curtis.
Thank you to Dr. Roche, Dr. Frazer, Nurse Denise and Nurse Nancy, and especially
to Tori for being a perfect big sister.
CAHILL - Surprise It's a Boy! Perry, Williamina
(Martin), and big sister Mackenzie are overjoyed to announce the safe arrival
of their second child and brother, a precious baby boy. Perry William
Michael was born on September 3, 2004 at 8:52 a.m.,
weighing 9 lbs 6.8 ozs. Proud grandparents are Michael and Louise Cahill of
St. John's and Josephine Martin of Torbay. Poppy William Martin and Nanny Edna
Cahill are forever watching over you from heaven. Thanks to Dr. Roche and all
the staff of the caseroom and 5NB for their excellent care. Mommy and Perry
would like to especially thank Daddy for all his love and support and Mackenzie
for being such a wonderful big sister.
Callahan / Nasser
CAREW - Our family is now complete. It is with great joy
that big brother Brady, Roger and Anne Marie (Walsh) announce the safe, but
7 week early arrival of their precious little babies (twins) on Sunday,
September 26, 2004 at the HSC. Amber Marie was born
at 8:24 p.m., weighing 5 lbs., 10½ ozs, 18.3 ins and Ashton
Ronald arrived at 8:26 p.m., weighing 6 lbs., 12½ ozs, 19½ ins.
Proud grandmothers are Mary Carew and Agnes Walsh, both of Cape Broyle. Poppy's
John Walsh and Ronnie Carew keep special watch over their darling little grandchildren
from heaven. Thanks to Dr. Roche and nursing staff of 5NB for their excellent
care and to all the NICU staff for Amber and Ashton's 3-week stay. Thanks also
to Nanny Walsh and Nanny Carew for taking care of Brady while mommy and babies
were in hospital and also to Daddy for his love and support.
CARTER - Big brother Jack, along with proud parents Tracey
and Ken, are pleased to announce the birth of Luke William. Luke
was born at the Health Sciences Center on September 12th,
2004 at 3:14 a.m., weighing 7 lbs., 6½ ozs. Proud grandparents
are Mr. & Mrs. Sidney Stoodley of Harbour Breton and Mr. & Mrs. John
Carter of Chamberlains. Many thanks to Dr. Roche, Dr. Mossman and caseroom
nurse Lorna. Thanks also to caseroom nursing staff and staff of 5NB.
CHAFE - Big sister Gracie along with her parents, Mandi & Corey,
are thrilled to announce the arrival of her precious baby brother Colby
Joseph, on Sept. 8, 2004, weighing 6 lbs., 15 oz.
Proud grandparents are Richard (Digger) & Dianne Cunningham and Bob & Pauline
Chafe. Welcomed with love by Auntie Suzanne, Roger, Uncle John, Uncle Jason,
Uncle Nelson & Aunt Tara. Hugs and kisses from great-grandparents Grace,
Fred, Annie and Robert. Lovingly watching over Colby from heaven are his angels
Jack & Annie Cunningham, Robert Butterworth and Henry & Mary Miller.
Also special thanks to Dr. O'Shea, Dr. Kum, Corine Bursey, special nurse Lorna
and all the nursing staff for their excellent care and support!
COLLETT - Bradley and Sonya (Pottle) of Torbay are very happy
to announce the early arrival of their first child, Brayden Stanley,
on September 13, 2004, weighing 5 lbs. 8.5 ozs., and measuring
44cm. Anxiously waiting for his arrival were grandparents Stan and Lee Pottle,
and Uncle Stanley Pottle of Northern Bay as well as Aunt Leanne Pottle and
Cousin Maleaha in Ontario. Also tapping their feet in anticipation were grandparents
Bruce and Molly Collett and Aunt Melanie Collett of Grand Falls-Windsor as
well as Uncle Blake, Aunt Tammy and Cousin Shane Collett of Clarke's Beach.
Sincerest gratitude is expressed to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for a smooth delivery,
and the outstanding staff at the Janeway for their assistance in helping Brayden
come into the world six weeks earlier than expected. Thanks to our families
and friends for all of the love, support, and wonderful gifts.
COLLINS/LLAMZON - Elaine Collins and Joseph Llamzon, a son, Thomas
Leonardo, September 22, 2004, at Vancouver. Pleased grandparents
are Lourdes Llamzon of Campbell River, BC, and John and Irene Collins of
St. John's, NL.
COONEY - Glenn and Darlene (nee Picco) are delighted to announce
the arrival of their first child, a precious baby boy. Nathan Glenn arrived
at 7:02 a.m. September 13, 2004, weighing 9 lbs. Welcoming
Nathan are grandparents Joan Cooney of St. John's and Joan and Greg Picco of
Freshwater. Our special thanks to the staff of the Caseroom, 5NB and Drs. Halley,
Roche, Gill and Major. An extra special thank you to Daddy for being so great
and supportive during the delivery and Mommy's pregnancy. We love you Daddy!
DOOLING - Leonard and Carolyn (Barbour) are pleased to announce
the safe arrival of Liam Leonard Jacob on September
16, 2004 at 5:14 p.m. weighing 6 lbs 1 oz. Sharing in the excitement
are proud grandparents Art and Donna Barbour and Leonard and Veronica Dooling,
along with Liam's four legged brothers and sisters especially Jake. Special
thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Stender for their prenatal care also Dr. Joanne
White, Erin Clarke, caseroom nurses Dawn and Lorna and the staff of 5NB HSC
for taking care of Mommy and Liam. A big thank you to Daddy for his love, coaching
and support, and to my Nannys and Aunts for looking after Mommy's shower since
she was preoccupied because of my early arrival on the date of her shower.
DUNN - Ken and Diane (Murphy) and big brother Nicholas are delighted to announce the safe arrival of Matthew Kenneth, born on September 9, 2004, weighing 7 lbs. 12 oz. Proud grandparents Mike and Judy Dunn and Charlie and Marion Murphy. Special thanks to Dr. Crane for your excellent prenatal care. Thanks to Dr. Brown for a safe delivery. Also to all the staff of the caseroom and 5NB.
DUNN - Peter & Tina (Russell) are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Aliyah, born Sept. 9, 2004 at 11:26 p.m., weighing 7 lbs., 4½ ozs. A great big bundle of joy. Very proud first time grandparents Edward & Evelyn Russell, Margaret & the late Frederick Dunn, their 11th grandchild. Special thanks to all the aunts & uncles who supported us in this special occasion. A big thank you to all the Doctors & Nurses at the Health Sciences Complex who made our stay and experience an enjoyable one.
DYER - Paddy and Kelly are thrilled to announce the arrival
of their precious baby boy, Steven William, born at Womens
Health Centre on September 11, 2004, weighing 9 lbs. 10 oz.
A baby brother for Cody and Brittany. Steven is also welcomed by proud grandparents
Bill and Ruth Dyer, Howard and Eileen Companion, his aunt Angela Companion
and great-grandmother Winnie Jesso. Special thanks to the caseroom staff, especially
Dr. Roche, Dr. Mossman and nurse Karen Fanning, and thanks to the staff of
5NB, and Dr. Joan Crane for her prenatal care.
EDDY - We have our little "Prairie Rose"!
Perry & Jackie (Reid) have wished and waited so long for the arrival of Sarah
Caroline. She surprised everyone arriving on Tuesday, September
28, 2004 at Foothills Hospital in Calgary, AB, making a big impact
despite her 5 lbs. 1 oz. (16.5"). Sarah will be home for her first Christmas
to the delight of her family especially grandparents, Boyd & Clarice Eddy
of Sunnyside, Noah Reid of Dildo and great-grandmother Melena Newhook.
EMBERLEY - Better late than never! David and Michelle (MacDonald)
are proud to announce the arrival of their first child, Peter Charles.
Peter was born at the IWK Health Center, Halifax, on September 17,
2004 at 8:58 p.m., weighing 9 lbs. Proud grandparents are Charles
and Fronie Emberley of Mount Pearl, and Georgina MacDonald of St. John's. Special
thanks to Dr. Maureen White and the nursing staff of the IWK Health Center.
Also, thanks to Daddy for all his love and support.
FAGAN - Born to Eileen Bruce and Joe Fagan on Sept.
6, 2004, a precious baby girl - Emily Mary Fagan.
Emily is also welcomed by big sisters Stephanie & Gizmo, as well as first-time
Grandpa Edward Bruce and is the eleventh grandchild for Maude Fagan. Guiding
Emily from Heaven are Grandma Mary Bruce and Grandpa Claude Fagan. Thanks
to those from the Grumpy Stump Ball Team for getting Daddy home from Halifax
in time for baby's arrival. Special thanks to the staff of the caseroom and
NICU, especially Sheila Whelan, Drs. Robert Kennedy and Nick Kum. Mommy would
like to thank the staff of the President's Office, MUN for their love and
support; Aunties Karen and Jody for all of their help; and especially Daddy
for his care during her recuperation. Emily will be baptized on Sunday, October
17 at Mary Queen of Peace.
FINDLAY/DODD - Bill and Amanda (Dodd) Findlay are pleased
to announce the birth of their first child, Molly Elizabeth Dodd Findlay,
born on September 14, 2004 at 8:13 p.m. at HSC, St. John's,
NL, weighing 5 pounds, 12 ounces. Welcoming her into the world are proud grandparents
Marilyn & Greg Dodd of St. John's and Audrey & Ray Findlay of Port
Aux Basques. Proud great-grandparents are John & Myrtle Hynes of Norris
Arm South and Mary Hatch of Port Aux Basques. Special thanks to Dr. Dunne,
Dr. Roche, Dr. Cook, the caseroom staff and all the nurses of 5NB for all your
help and support. Mommy and Molly would like to thank Daddy and Nanny Dodd
for their love and support during the delivery.
FOLLETT - Paul and Elaine (McArthur) are overjoyed to announce
the arrival of their beautiful daughter, Olivia Anne. Mommy's
new crafting buddy arrived at 7:31 p.m. on September 20, 2004,
weighing 6 lbs. 14½ oz. Olivia is welcomed with lots of love by first
time grandparents Brian and Loretta McArthur of St. John's, third time grandmother
Gwen Follett of Grand Bank, first time great-grandparents Ken and Anne McArthur
of Ottawa, Ontario, and a large circle of aunts, uncles and cousins. Poppy
Fraser Follett keeps special watch over Olivia from heaven. Special thanks
to Dr. Kravitz, caseroom staff and the nurses on 5NB for their excellent care.
Mommy and Olivia thank Daddy for all his love and support.
FONTAINE - Dan and Cindy (Hickey) are thrilled to announce the arrival of
Grace's baby brother. Jack Patrick was born September
30, 2004 weighing 9 lbs
10 oz. Many thanks to Drs. Johanne Lacelle and Joan Crane, also to Regina and
Beverly of the case room. Delighted grandparents are David and Josephine Hickey
of Outer Cove and Donald and Claudette Fontaine of Grande Digue New Brunswick.
Jack is welcomed by aunts Lisa, Cathy and Jeannie and cousins Sam, Luke and
David. Aunt Lynne watches from above. Thanks and gratitude go out to all family
and friends for their support over the last 9 months and since Jack's arrival.
Once again, we have been blessed!
FOWLER - Big sister Emilie is very excited to announce the
arrival of her new baby brother,Colby Robert, born September
30, 2004, weighing 8 lbs. 7½ oz. at 8:51 a.m. Proud parents
Philip and Yvonne (nee Parrell) thank God for his safe and timely arrival.
Welcoming their second grandchild are grandparents Robert and Sheila Parrell
of Torbay and Patrick and Lillian Fowler of South River. Lots of hugs and kisses
to Daddy for all his love and support during the delivery and throughout the
pregnancy. Thank you to Emilie for making this pregnancy so fun, and to all
our family and friends for your unending kindness. Endless gratitude extends
to Dr. Kum, Dr. Chaytor, caseroom nurses and to the nurses of 5NB, for the
wonderful care provided. May God keep watch over Poppy Parrell.
FONTAINE - Dan and Cindy (Hickey) are thrilled to announce
the arrival of Grace's baby brother. Jack Patrick was born September
30, 2004 weighing 9 lbs 10 oz. Many thanks to Drs. Johanne Lacelle
and Joan Crane, also to Regina and Beverly of the case room. Delighted grandparents
are David and Josephine Hickey of Outer Cove and Donald and Claudette Fontaine
of Grande Digue New Brunswick. Jack is welcomed by aunts Lisa, Cathy and Jeannie
and cousins Sam, Luke and David. Aunt Lynne watches from above. Thanks and
gratitude go out to all family and friends for their support over the last
9 months and since Jack's arrival. Once again, we have been blessed!
FURLONG (MILLER) - Parents Natalie and Rob and big sister
Brynn are celebrating the safe arrival of Jack Peter Robert.
He was born weighing 9 lbs. 2 ozs on Thursday, September 16, 2004 at
the HSC in St. John's. Proud grandparents are Peter and Helen Miller and
Robert and Catherine Furlong. Loving great-grandmothers are Florence George,
Mildred Miller and Loretta Furlong. Delighted aunts and uncles include Nicole
Miller, Susan Furlong and Roger Beekman, Janet and Richard Irvine and Mike
Furlong and Erin Efford. A very special thanks to Dr. Johanne Lacelle who
helped make Jack's birth such a speedy and wonderful experience.
GIBBONS - Martin, Leona, along with daughter Brianna, is
very happy to announce the latest arrival to their family. Nickolas
Martin was born September 21, 2004, at 1:21 a.m.
at the Janeway Hospital in St. John's, weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs. Celebrating
his arrival are grandparents Martin and Annie Gibbons, Martin and Evelyn
Gould; great-grandparents Maryjane Gibbons and Wallace and Elizabeth Young,
along with his many aunts, uncles and cousins. A very special thank-you to
the caseroom staff.
GOSSE - Donny and Cheryl (Finlay) are overjoyed to announce
the birth of their first child, Cole Frank, on September
21, 2004 at 9:17 a.m., weighing 7 lbs., 9 ozs. Proud first time
grandparents are Ralph and Lillian Gosse of St. John's and third time grandparents
are David and Cecilia Finlay of St. Shotts. Thank you to Dr. Lacelle for
her prenatal care as well as a safe and speedy delivery. We would also like
to thank caseroom staff, especially Denise and Regina. Mommy and Cole express
a heartfelt thanks to Daddy and Aunt Elaine for their great job coaching.
Hugs and Kisses to Daddy for all his love and support.
GUINEY/LEWIS - Justin and Holly are thrilled to announce
the late, but safe arrival of their son, Hunter Brian Austin. Hunter arrived
on September 16, 2004 at 7:20 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 8 oz.
He is welcomed by proud first time grandparents Brian and Marie Lewis and Austin
and Brenda Guiney, as well as great-grandparents Ann and Francis Coombs. First
time great-grandparents Mary Lewis, and Raymond Ryan. A special thanks to Dr.
Bartellas, the staff of the caseroom, especially nurses Juanita and Annette,
and the staff of 5NB for their excellent care.
GULLIVER - Born to proud first-time parents Dawn and Danny
on September 1, 2004, at the Janeway, a beautiful baby boy, Liam
Jacob, weighing 8 lbs. 5½ ozs. Special thanks to the nursing
staff and doctors in the case room and on 5NB, as well as to Dr. Heidi Kravitz
for her excellent prenatal care. Hugs and kisses to Nannies and Poppies Harvey
and Gulliver for their love and support.
HARRIS - Chris and Andrea (Lane) are tickled pink to announce
the arrival of their first child and newest "little bowler", AMY
ELIZABETH. Amy was born September 24, 2004, at 11:16
p.m. (on Poppy Lane's birthday), weighing 7 lbs. 11 ozs. Also welcoming Amy
are big sister Claire Hollett, grandparents Bob and Elizabeth Lane, Nelson
and Glenys Harris, great-grandmother Nita Gibbons, Uncle Stephen, Aunt Dawn,
Uncle Rick, Aunt Terri and cousins Zachary and Stefanie. A special thank you
to Dr. Roche, Dr. Mossman, and all the caseroom and 5NB nursing and medical
staff for their wonderful care. Amy and Mommy would also like to thank Daddy
and Aunt Dawn for all their love and support.
HARRIS - Rodney and Tracy (Maloney) are pleased to announce
the arrival of their first child, Jacob Russell, on September
29, 2004, at the HSC, weighing 9 lbs. 13.5 ozs. Jacob is the third
grandchild of Benedict and Harriett Maloney of Sweet Bay, and fifth grandchild
of Alex and Frances Harris of Gander. Many thanks to the staff of the Caseroom
and 5NB for all their support. A special thanks to all family and friends
for their love and support.
HAYES - John, Paula and big brother Evan are thrilled to
announce the safe and healthy arrival of Isabella Marie. Isabella
was born on September 23, 2004 at the Women's Health Centre
in St. John's, weighing 7 pounds, 11 ounces and measuring 19.5 inches. Proud
grandparents are John and Kathleen Hayes and Raymond and Judy Rowlands. Isabella
is also welcomed by countless aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A special
thank-you to Dr. Roche and Dr. O'Leary, as well as all the nursing staff of
the caseroom and 5NB for their excellent care and support.
HISCOCK/CHAYTOR - Todd and Rhonda are pleased to announce
the arrival of their first child, Andrew Robert Roy, weighing
10 pounds, 6 ounces on September 28, 2004. Andrew is proudly
welcomed by grandparents Roger and Brenda Chaytor of St. John's and Robert
and Clara Hiscock of Clarkes Beach as well as great-grandparents George and
Doreen Inniss and Winnifred Smith. Also sharing in their joy are aunts Karen,
Michelle, Tonya and Trina and special uncle Terry and cousins Nathan, Nicholas
HOSKINS - Leon and Sherri (Mahoney) are proud to announce
the birth of their daughter, Emily Ann, born on September
21, 2004, weighing 7 lbs. 4½ ozs. Celebrating her arrival
are first-time grandparents Kevin and Veronica Mahoney; Nanny Hoskins; as
well as all her aunts, uncles, great-aunts and uncles and all her cousins.
Thanks to Drs. Kum, Tennent and Brown for a safe delivery. Special thanks
to Dawn McLean and Juanita Howell for their help and support in the delivery
room, and to Daddy for all his love, support and excellent coaching during
pregnancy and delivery.
IVANY - Big sister Emily, along with proud parents Bertha
and Calvin, are thrilled to announce the birth of Brandon Dale.
Brandon was born at the Health Sciences Centre on September 23, 2004 at
10:12 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 8.7 oz. Proud grandparents are Kenneth and Shirley
Dudley, and Gerald Ivany. Smiling down from heaven is Nanny Emily Ivany. Special
thanks to Dr. Joan Crane for her excellent pre-natal care and to Dr. Healey
and all the caseroom staff for a safe delivery. Also thanks to the nurses on
5NB for their wonderful care. A big thank-you to Daddy for all his love and
KIELEY-THOMAS - Paul, Jean and Gail are tickled pink to
welcome their second grandchild and niece. Maia Louise was
born September 12, 2004 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Toronto.
She is much loved by big brother Aaron. Proud parents are Kelli and Martin
and great-grandmother Pauline Kieley. Watching over Maia from Heaven are
William Kieley and William and Margaret Youden from Georgetown.
LOVELESS - Big brother Colby is very proud to announce
the arrival of his baby brother and another precious son for Felix and Tracy. Caleb
Colby was born Sept. 3, 2004, weighing 8 lbs. 14
oz. Proud grandparents are Clayton & Hilda Loveless and Lester & Viola
Bungay both of Seal Cove, Fortune Bay. Thanks to Dr. O'Grady & staff
of the case room for a safe delivery. Mommy & Caleb would especially
like to thank Daddy & Colby for all their love and support.
MACDONALD/CARTER - Yvonne MacDonald and Robert Carter are
delighted to announce the arrival of a new baby sister for Elliott, Ophelia
Katherine. Ophelia was born on September 8, 2004,
in Sarnia, Ontario, and weighed 6 lbs. 13 ozs. Proud grandparents are Linda
Roberts of Corner Brook and Donald MacDonald of Springdale. Proud great-grandparents
are Thelma Roberts and Gus MacDonald of Corner Brook and Verner and Marion
Morgan of Kelligrews. Ophelia and family are currently living in Petrolia,
MAGEE - Paul & Annette (Joyce) are thrilled to announce
the arrival of their third bundle of joy (this time in pink). Tia Marianna,
9 lbs. 1 oz., was born at the WHC on September 21, 2004. Big
brothers Mark and Peter are busy moving Thomas The Tank Engine to make room
for Barbie. Proud grandmothers are Anne Joyce and Vivian Magee. Many thanks
to Dr. Lacelle, caseroom nurse Beverly and the staff of 5NB, who were assisted
from above by Poppies Michael Joyce and Ronald Magee, and as always Great-uncle
MISIK-LENEHAN - Allison, Tina and big sister Annabel are
thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby boy, Aiden
Kurt Thomas, born on September 30th, 2004 in
Fredericton, NB, weighing 8 pounds, 1 ounce. Proud grandparents are Dr. Karl
Misik and Karen Misik of St. John's, and David and Dianne Lenehan of Woodstock,
NB. Proud great-grandmothers are Mrs. Jean Stentaford, Mrs. Rosa Misik, Mrs.
Fay Lenehan and Mrs. Tina LaPage.
MITCHELL - Shawn, Beverly (Dinham) & big brother Tanner
are proud to announce the arrival of their precious daughter & sister, Chayce
Anastatia on Sept. 16, 2004, weighing 6 lbs. 4½ ozs.
Proud grandparents Roy & Louise Dinham, St. John's & Stewart & Barbara
Mitchell & Great Nanny Grace, Portugal Cove. Thank you to Dr. Kum & caseroom
nurses & a special thank you to Aunt Judy & Daddy for all their help.
MURPHY - Doug, Laurie and Jessica are pleased to announce
the arrival of baby sister Katelyn, born September
3, 2004 in Barrie, ON. Proud grandparents Leo & Cynthia Murphy,
grandmother Gladys and great-grandmother Nellie of Oshawa.
MURPHY/DELANEY - Sean and Tina are thrilled to announce the
birth of their daughter, Leah Johanna, at the Health Sciences
Centre on Sept. 7, 2004, weighing 7 lbs 2 oz. She is the first
grandchild for Edward and Dorothy Delaney of Bay Roberts and for Gerry and
Noreen Murphy of Stephenville. She is the first great-grandchild for Tom and
Vera Murphy of Corner Brook and is added to the list for Dorothy Piercey also
of Corner Brook. Leah is welcomed by aunts and uncles Arlene and Kim Madison,
Stephen Delaney, Stephen Murphy, and Janice Murphy. Thank you to Dr. Joan Crane
for her prenatal care and for the delivery, but especially for being such a
great "auntie", colleague and friend. We are grateful to
all those who also participated in her delivery - Drs. Christa Mossman, Michelle
Suga, and Jeremy Pridham; nurses Sue Harding, Ruth Martin, Regina Hodder, and
Judy Lester. Thank you to Drs. Roche, Kwa and Ryan-Drover and to the nurses
on 5NB especially Deanne, Laura, Arlene and Corinne Bursey. Thanks to the assessment
unit "nannies" Donna, Pat and Ruby for taking such good
care of us. Thank you to the many relatives and friends for their visits, gifts
and good wishes. Thanks most of all to daddy for all his love and support.
NEWMAN - Dave & Heather (Moore) announce with joy the
birth of their son, Ryan David, on September 26, 2004,
in Calgary, Alberta. Proud grandparents are Corb & Eileen Newman of Bay
Roberts & Dave & Betty Moore of St. John's.
PACE - David, Renee (Dyer) and big sister Abbygale are delighted
to announce the arrival of Sarah Jane on Thursday,
September 16th, 2004 at 7:09 am, weighing 8 lbs. Sarah
is welcomed with love by grandparents Michael and Blanche Dyer of St. John's
and Allan and Barbara Pace of Sydney, Nova Scotia. We would like to thank Dr.'s
Roche and O'Grady and the obstetrical nurses for the excellent care we received.
PHILPOTT - Dan and Patti (Power) are thrilled to announce
the birth of their beautiful boy Oliver Daniel Philpott, born 17th September
2004 weighing 8 lb 1.5 ozs. Oliver has so many people to love him
including proud grandparents Catherine and "Sandy" Sandeman,
Jim and Betty Philpott and Mary and Tom Power. Uncles Jim, Mike and Matt and
Aunts Anne and Tina are very excited about his arrival. Oliver is also lucky
enough to have two great grandmothers Clara Power and Patricia Curran to charm.
Many thanks to Dr. Crane, Karen Fanning and Regina Hodder for helping with
Oliver's safe arrival and to all of the postpartum staff for their outstanding
nursing care. We'd also like to thank our family and friends for all the beautiful
gifts, well-wishes and kind gestures. It's good to be home!!
PITCHER/MCSHANE - Carolyn and Brian are thrilled to announce
the birth of their precious baby boy, Marc Daniel Pitcher McShane,
born September 16, 2004, 5:14 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 3 oz.
Joshua and Erica are delighted with their new baby brother! Marc is the 4th grandchild
of Eric and Ruby Pitcher of St. John's and the 15th grandchild of
Rita and the late Walter McShane of Riverview, N.B. Special thanks to Dr. Joan
Crane for her excellent prenatal care and to the delivery team, including Dr.
Terry O'Grady and Dr. Trevor Sweeney. We are truly blessed!
POWER - Kevin and Krista (Reddy) are thrilled to announce
the arrival of their first child, Nicholas Kevin, born September
14, 2004, weighing 7 lbs. ¼ oz. Sharing in the joy are proud
grandparents Fred (Butch) and Patsy Reddy, Kevin and Gertrude Power, great-grandmothers
Isabelle Reddy and Joan Power, and all his aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
A big thank you to Dr. Crane for her excellent pre-natal care, Dr. Kennedy
and the caseroom staff for the safe delivery of Nicholas, and the staff of
5NB for their wonderful care. A special thank you to Daddy and Aunt Danielle
for being such great coaches. Mommy and Nicholas would also like to thank Daddy
for his love, encouragement and support. Mommy couldn't have done it without
ROBBINS - Carl and Nancy (Hanrahan) joyfully announce the
arrival of their first child, a precious baby boy. William Richard
Clarence arrived at G.B Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville at
6:05 a.m. on September 25, 2004, weighing 7 lbs. 10 ozs. Proudly
welcoming Will are grandparents Richard & Agnes Hanrahan of Marystown,
and Clarence & Mary Robbins of Deer Lake; and great-grandparents William & Bridget
Hanrahan and Johanna Jacobs. Special thanks to Drs. Samson and Garisa, and
all the nurses that helped care for Will.
RYAN/BARTHOLOMEW - David and Linda are pleased to announce
the birth of their second child, Samantha Kate Ryan, born
on September 22, 2004, 10:14 a.m. at the Women's Health Centre,
HSC, weighing 7 lbs, 6 oz. Celebrating her arrival are big sister Dana, grandparents
Gail and Colin Bartholomew, and Aidan and Vera Ryan. Special thanks to Dr.
O'Shea for his excellent and dedicated prenatal care, and for his continuing
support after the birth. Thanks to Dr. Pike, anesthetist Trevor, and the case
room nurses for the safe delivery of Samantha, and all the staff of 5NB.
SAUNDERS - David and Carlene (Morgan) are delighted to announce
the arrival of their precious baby boy, Mason Mitchell, 9
lbs. 4¾ oz. on September 27, 2004. Proud grandparents
Jim and Pat Morgan, Torbay. Looking down from heaven Poppy and Nanny Saunders.
SCOTT - Big sister Regan along with proud parents Darren and Dee Anne (Feltham-Scott) are pleased to announce the arrival of another beautiful little girl, Georgia Claire, born September 3rd, 2004, at 8:47 a.m., weighing 8 lbs., 3 ozs. Welcoming Georgia into the world are grandparents Bill and Florence Scott of Corner Brook, Graham and Marilyn Feltham of Gander, great-grandparents Lester and Hannah Feltham of Glovertown, Llewellyn and Fannie Crisby of Eastport and uncles Brian Scott and Leon Feltham. Thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike for her excellent pre-natal care, as well as Dr. Kennedy, Dr. O'Grady, and the nurses in the caseroom and 5NB.
SELLARS-BRISTOW - Charlotte and Michael along with Big sister
Alyssa and Big brother Jake are happy to announce the arrival of William
Michael. Will came right on time (September 19, 2004)
weighing 7 lbs. 11 oz. Special thanks to Dr. Lacelle, the nurses in the caseroom
(especially Tammy) and the 5th Floor staff. We would also like to
thank the wonderful caring staff of the MFAU, particularly Dr. Delaney and
Nurse Donna. Thanks also to our family and friends who helped out during this
SMITH - Feline brother and sister, Billy and Puss, along
with their parents, Matthew and Karen (Walsh) Smith would like to welcome their
new baby sister, Sarah Louise Smith, Born September
3, 2004 at 2:08 p.m., weighing 7 lbs 4 oz. Also welcoming Sarah are
Grandparents, Kay and Harry Smith (Placentia) and Frank and Anita Walsh (Gander),
Great grandmothers, Violet Murphy and Violet Smith, Cousins Kayla and Jared
Walsh and Kelsey and Chloe Smith, Aunts and Uncles, Frank and Vicki, Barbara,
Tim and Colleen, Wendy and Tom, Amy and Rod, Kathryn and Christen. Mommy, Daddy
and Sarah would like to thank all who have lent support on this wonderful journey
especially Dr. O'Shea and Jessica Parsons (RMT).
SQUIRES - Darrell and Dara (Barrett) proudly announce the
birth of their precious baby boy, Harrison Frederick Ford on September
15, 2004 at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville; weighing
7 lbs. 13 oz. Long awaited first grandchild for Doug and Florence Squires,
St. John's and fifth grandchild for Erle and Rev. Dawn Barrett, Wellesville,
STAMP/SULLIVAN - Greg and Katie are thrilled to announce
the safe arrival of their beautiful baby girl, LAUREN ELIZABETH,
born September 25th, 2004 at 4:55 p.m. Lauren is
the 15th grandchild of Ethel and the late Thomas Stamp and the 8th grandchild
of Joan and Arthur Sullivan. She is welcomed by many aunts, uncles, cousins
and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Pat O'Shea, the case room nurses and the
nurses of 5NB at the Health Sciences Centre. A very special thank you to our
dear friend, Dr. Marie O'Dea for her support and encouragement throughout the
SULLIVAN - Glenn and Jana (Winsor) are thrilled to announce
the birth of their son Jack Cecil, born September
18, 2004, weighing 9 lbs. 3 ozs. at HSC. Proud grandparents are Donald
and Margaret Sullivan, Glen Haven, NS and Gerald and Audrey Winsor, St. John's,
NL. A heartfelt thank you for all the excellent care given by all staff involved
with Jack's entrance into the world! Mommy and Jack thank Daddy for all his
love, encouragement and support, we couldn't have done it without you! Daddy...
Jack whispered Go Habs Go in his sleep last night!
SULLIVAN - Kevin, Roxanne (Ryan) and big sister Emily are
overwhelmed on the birth of their new baby boy Owen Reilley was
born on Sept. 24, 2004 3:24 a.m., weighing 8 lb 1 oz at the
WHC. He is welcomed into the world by his grandparents Pat & Matilda Ryan
Kevin & Betty Sullivan as well as great-grandparents Edward & Doris
Diamond, Phyllis Sullivan, Margaret Ryan and all his aunts, uncles and cousins.
We would like to thank all doctors, nurses, case room staff and nurses on the
fifth floor who helped out during this special time and especially to Daddy
and Nanny Ryan for their continuous support (DADDY FINALLY GOT HIS LITTLE FARMER).
SULLIVAN, Blaine, Kim, Jack & Kate are delighted to announce
the newest addition to their family. Marie Christine was born at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, in Charlottetown, PEI on Sept. 10, 2004,
weighing 7 lbs. 9 ozs. Proud grandparents are Gerald & Bernice Walbourne & Marie Sullivan. Watching from heaven is Poppy (Marty) Sullivan. A special thank you to Dr. MacDonald & caseroom nurses Joann & Rosemary.
TAYLOR - Natasha (Misik), Stephen and Big Brother Magnus announce the arrival of Stefania Sigrid Karen Taylor, born September 2, 2004 in Toronto. Proud grandparents are Dr. Karl Misik, Karen Stentaford Misik and Kent Taylor and great-grandmothers Mrs. Jean Stentaford and Mrs. Rosi Misik.
TILLEY/FRIPP - Derek and Gillian are thrilled to announce
the arrival of their precious daughter, Charlotte Elizabeth,
weighing 7 lbs. 11 ozs., born September 22, 2004, at Mount
Sinai Hospital, Toronto. She is welcomed to this world by ecstatic first time
grandparents Derek and Carolyn Tilley, as well as Molly (Late Brian) Fripp
of Montreal. A new niece for Claire (Nick), Alison (Michel), and first time
VARDY/SAUNDERS - "A brother is a friend given by
nature" (Legouve). Gregory is thrilled to announce the birth of
the baby he's been hearing about all summer: his precious baby brother MASON
ALEXANDER SAUNDERS, born September 24th, 2004 at
8:29 AM, 7lbs. 7oz., 49.5cm long. Mommy VERONICA and Daddy DOUG are ecstatic
about this new addition to the family - another wonderful boy! Smitten grandparents
are Marie and Cal Vardy of Holyrood and Mona Saunders of St. John's. Mason
is also welcomed by Uncle Ian Vardy and Great Grandmas Nanny Olga Hodder
and Nanny Theresa Paquette, Cleo Cat, Tucker Dog and many other friends,
family and four-legged creatures. Our heartfelt thanks to Dr's Pike and Forward & their
teams for all their prenatal care and the safe delivery of our little one,
as well as to the nursing staffs in the Case Room & 5NB (particularly
to Nurses Sandra, Betty & Janet) for all the care given to Mommy and
Mason. Mommy and the boys also thank Daddy for his never ending love and
WALSH - Craig and Connie are thrilled to announce the birth
of their 3rd child. Madison and Ryan welcomed Justin Taylor,
8 lbs. 12 oz., born September 7, 2004. Proud grandparents
Bonnie Bishop, Vincent Raymond and our guardian angel Violet Raymond. Very
special thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike and Lorna Kearney, RN, who together have
delivered our entire family. Special thanks to Nanny Bonnie, Aunt Mary, our
family, friends and co-workers for all the love and support.
WALSH - Colleen and Kenneth are proud to announce the birth
of their son, Colten James Walsh. Colten was born at the Health
Sciences Centre on Monday, September 6, 2004, at 9:16 p.m.,
weighing 7 lbs. 10 ozs. Welcoming Colten are grandparents Julie and Clayton
Smith, Mary and Albert Walsh and great-grandmothers Mildred Crummey, Adam's
Cove, and Mamie Smith, St. John's. Thank you to Dr. Pike, Dr. Strand and the
caseroom and 5NB nursing staff - especially Nurse Regina.
WHELAN - Michael and Patricia (nee Colbert) thank God for
the safe arrival of their precious baby boy, Colin Patrick,
born September 9, 2004. Welcomed by proud grandparents Garrett
and Hannah Colbert, John and Josephine Whelan; great-grandmother Maggie O'Brien
and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Looking down from heaven above his guardian
angel, brother Curtis. Special heartfelt thanks to Dr. Roche, Dr. Alteen, Dr.
Crane, Dr. Delaney and staff of the Maternal Fetal Assessment Unit for their
top notch prenatal care and all caseroom staff and nurses of 5NB for their
excellent care. Sincere thanks to all the wonderful staff of the Janeway, NICU
for taking such great care of Colin. Many thanks to family and friends for
their prayers and support.
WILLIAMS - Big sister, Samantha, along with Mom, Theresa
(Tucker), and Dad, Jody, are tickled pink to announce the safe arrival of Victoria
Alvida, born Sunday, September 12, 2004, at 9:57
p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 8 ozs. Welcoming Victoria are her grandparents: Clayton
and Alvida Tucker, Leona Williams; uncle, Doug; aunt, Linda; cousin, Bobbie-Lynn;
and watching over her from heaven Poppy Williams. Special thanks to Dr. Gill,
Dr. Frang and Dr. Kravitz; Caseroom nurses Darlene Fleming and Lisa; all the
staff and nurses of 5NB and 5NA for their great care and support. A great big
thank you to Nanny Alvida for taking care of Samantha and Victoria on Mom's
return to hospital and Daddy for being there for us.
WILSON/GRAHAM - Big sister Jessica Violet is very happy to
welcome baby sister Bethany Dawn born September 13,
2004 at 5:06 A.M., weighing 9 lbs., 9 oz and 21 inches long. Jessica
and Bethany are the daughters of Dr. Roberta Wilson and J. Christopher Graham.
Residing in Salem New Hampshire USA. Delighted grandparents are Helen and Fred
Wilson, St. John's, NL, Anne Erdman, San Diego, California and Jack and Martha
Graham, Salisbury, Maryland. We all send HAPPY THIRD BIRTHDAY wishes to Jessica
on December 18, 2004.
WOOLGAR - Andrew & Colleen (Duggan) are thrilled to announce
the safe arrival of their precious baby girl, Hannah Marie,
born September 21, 2004, weighing 9 lbs. 5 oz. Proud first
time grandparents are Gerry & Shirley Duggan and Bill & Lorraine Woolgar.
Hannah is welcomed by aunts: Susan, Jennifer and Janice; and uncle Michael;
great-grandmothers, Irma Duggan and Evelyn Woolgar. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz,
Dr. Fontaine, Dr. Sweeney and all the nurses in the caseroom and 5NB. Mommy
and Hannah would like to say an extra special thank you to Daddy for all his
love and support over the past nine months.
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