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AYLWARD– Keith, Sandy and big brother Ben are thrilled to announce the birth of a beautiful baby girl, Raina Marie, born at 11:10 a.m. on September 28th, 2006, at the Women’s Health Centre, weighing 6 lbs., 6 oz. Proud grandparents are Anne and Bill Aylward and Ina Brett of Grand Falls-Windsor. A big thank you to our family and friends for their love and support. Special thanks to Dr. Strand and the case room staff for a safe delivery, to Dr. Duggan for her support during the delivery and to the staff of 5NB. Thanks also to Dr. O’Shea for his excellent prenatal care and his continuing care of our family.
BALDWIN– IT’S A BOY! Trevor, Lori (nee Purchase) and big sister Paige are thrilled to announce the arrival of Liam Maxwell on September 25, 2006 in Calgary, Alberta. Liam weighed 8 lbs and 8.75 ozs. Proud grandparents are Ralph & Sandy Purchase of St. John’s, Max & Hazel Baldwin of CBS and great-grandma Violet Dowden. Special thanks and love to all of the grandparents for making the trip to Alberta to spend time with both grandkids, especially Poppy Max for taking care of Paige while Mommy and Daddy were at the hospital. Liam looks forward to meeting the rest of his extended family in Newfoundland this Spring.
BETTLES – Olivia is a big sister! Stephen, Jill (Dwyer) and Olivia are ecstatic to announce the arrival of Alexander Johnson Dwyer Bettles. He arrived on September 27th at 12:50 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 11 oz. Also welcoming his arrival with love and delight are proud grandparents, Olive and Douglas Dwyer of St. John’s, Beryl Wright and Keith Bettles of Charlottetown, PEI and Great-Nana Gwen Johnson of Thelwall, England. Thank you to Nanny and Gramps Dwyer for caring for Olivia during Alexander’s arrival. Also thank you to Dr. Johanne Lacelle for her excellent care, to Vanda and the case room staff and to Joy and nursing staff of 5NB for their care. A special thank you to Daddy for his loving care throughout.
BONIA- It’s a Girl!!! Jason & Cheryl (O’Brien)
are delighted to announce the birth of their first child Anna Josephine,
born on September 14, 2006 at 10:08 pm weighing 9 lbs. 4 oz.
Anna is welcomed by her proud grandparents Jerome & Pauline Bonia of Kilbride
and Leo & Marilyn Molloy and great-grandmother Maggie O’Brien of
Cape Broyle. Patiently awaiting Anna’s arrival were cousins Emily Murphy,
Tyler Hayes and Haley Ryan and special Aunts, Lesley (Chris) Murphy, Lisa (Doug)
Hayes, Stephanie Bonia and Nancy (Jody) Ryan. Thanks to both Daddy and Auntie
Nancy for their encouragement and support during labor and delivery. Thank
you to all the nurses of the case room and 5 NB, especially Juanita, Dinah,
Bev and Judy.
BONNELL/MULLETT - Steve and Denise are pleased to announce
the arrival of their first child, Evan Tai Bonnell, born on September
9, 2006 at 2:39 a.m. at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore. Evan
is welcomed by first time grandparents Ida Mullett, Nat Mullett, and Aubrey
and Eleanor Bonnell; great-grandmother Minnie Bonnell; Aunts Cheryl and Suzanne
Mullett, and Uncle Scott Bonnell.
BORGAONKAR (Cooper) - Mark and Suzanne are delighted to
announce the birth of their fourth child, ISAAC MARK, born
on 08 September 2006 in St. John's. Isaac weighed 10lbs 6oz
and measured over 22 inches long. Big sisters Claire, Lauren and Allyson were
thrilled that they finally got to meet their little brother. He is the first
grandson for Jim and Elizabeth Cooper and Ram and Barbara Borgaonkar. Thank-you
to Dr. Bartellas and to all those who helped out - especially during the first
week Mommy and Isaac got home.
BOYDE - Gregory, Treena (Parsons) and Big Brother Jake are
delighted to announce the safe arrival of Cole Gregory Samuel born
on September 6, 2006, 6 lbs., 9 oz. Proud grandparents are
Dave and Vi Parsons, Christine and David Boyd, along with great-grandparents
Clara Boyd and Chesley Lambert. Heartfelt thanks to the staff of the WHC and
5NB, family and friends, and Aunt Nicole during Mommy's extended stay in hospital;
and to Nanna Parsons for taking care of Jake. Special thanks to Daddy for his
love and support.
BROCKLEHURST - John and Susan (nee Kennedy) are proud to
announce the birth of their beautiful baby boy, Garrett Leo Brocklehurst,
born on September
8, 2006, weighing 7 lbs. 12 oz. Garrett is the first grandchild
for Gary and Rita Brocklehurst and the third grandchild for Nanny Mary Kennedy
and Bill Tobin. Garrett is also the second great-grandchild for Mrs. Martha
Brocklehurst and the third great-grandchild for Mrs. Stella Kennedy. A
big loving thank you to Daddy and Nanny Mary Kennedy for all their support
throughout the delivery. Thank you as well to the excellent pre-natal and
post-natal care from Dr. A. Gill, Dr. E. Bartellas, and Dr. Colleen Cook
and all the nurses on the case room floor.
BROWN - Stephen and Jennifer have been blessed with the birth
of a son, Cameron Garland. Born at midnight, W.H.C. on September
18, 2006, weighing 9 lbs. Cameron shares his birthday with great-granddad
Garland Brown, who sends his love from heaven. Also welcoming Cameron is sixth
time grandmother Margaret Rice (Walsh), Lower Island Cove and first time grandparents
Wilf and Tish Brown (Mt. Pearl), family and friends. Thank you to Dr. Pike
for her prenatal care, Dr. Mercer for a safe delivery, and a special thank
you to case room nurse Karen Murray and the staff of 5NB. Thank you to everyone,
we love you all.
CAREW - Bren and Regina (Maher) feel very blessed to announce the birth
of their baby girl Simone Elizabeth, born at the HSC, Sept
9/06 at 0230,
weighing 7 lbs., 9 oz. Welcoming baby are proud grandparents Linda and
John Maher, Rita and Bren Carew, and great-grandmother Maude Dwyer. Mommy
would like to thank Daddy and Aunt Angela for their support during the
delivery, along with Dr. J. Mercer, the Case Room and 5NB staff. Special
thanks and our deepest appreciation to Dr. S. Healey, Dr. T.O'Grady, Dr.
Delaney, and all the staff from Women's Health and the Fetal Assessment
Unit. Along with our friends and family, you all helped our little miracle
in her journey and she has blessed us with much love and happiness.
CHAFE - Laurie, Michael and big sister Brianna are very excited to announce the birth of their new edition, Makayla Rita Mary, born September 29th @ 8:22 pm, weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs. Daddy and Brianna would like to thank Auntie Karen and friends Mona and Faith for their care and support of Mommy and Baby Makayla during the delivery. Along with Paramedics Colin Pennel, Rick Clark and Mark Hurley who assisted the delivery and ensured the safe arrival of our precious new baby girl.
CHANCEY / WALSH - Karen Chancey and Barry Walsh are
delighted to announce the birth of their precious daughter, SOPHIE
CLAIRE WALSH, born at the
HSC on September 21st, 2006 at 5:55 p.m., weighing
9 lbs., 1½ ozs and measuring 21 in. She is welcomed with love and adoration
by her grandparents John and Brenda Chancey of St. John's and Ron and Genevieve
Walsh of Torbay. Special thanks are extended to Dr. Megan Robbins, Dr.
Heidi Kravitz and the incredible caseroom nurses, especially Annette and
Krista, for their care, support and professionalism. Mommy and Sophie were
also especially blessed to have such an amazing and loving coach and daddy
throughout the pregnancy, labour and delivery.
CLARKE/COLDWELL - Hilda and Hector Clarke of Paradise are
ecstatic with the arrival of their grandson, CHRISTOPHER DAVID,
on September 26, 2006, weighing 8 lbs. 4 ozs. Born to JoAnn
Clarke and David Coldwell in Plymouth, Michigan. Delighted also are grandparents
Eve and Ted Coldwell of Kent, England.
COFFIN/RALPH - Gordie & Charmaine are thrilled to announce
the safe arrival of their precious little boy, Gavin Ray Ralph Coffin. Gavin was
born on September 13, 2006 at 1:02 am, weighing 9 lbs. 3 ozs.
Also welcoming Gavin are proud grandparents Robert & Barbara Ralph, Gordon & Cathy
Coffin and God Parents Aunt Brandy, Uncle Jason & Uncle Christopher.
Special thank you to Dr. Callahan, Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Pike & nurse Beverly
Murphy. Mommy, Daddy & Gavin would like to also thank Nanny Ralph for
her help in the delivery room. A big thank you to Daddy, love Mommy & Gavin
for all his love & support.
COOPER- Roger and Natasha (Stoyles) are delighted to announce the early, but safe arrival of their first child, a precious beautiful daughter, Julia Ann. Julia was born on September 11, 2006, at 1:08 a.m. at the HSC. Arriving 7½ weeks early, Julia weighed 4 lbs. 0.6 oz. Welcoming Julia with lots of love are proud grandparents Geraldine Picco, Arthur Stoyles and Betty Cooper. Watching over Julia and sending love from heaven is Poppy Harvey Cooper. Also welcoming Julia are Uncle Cory, Uncle Arthur, Aunt Vanessa, Cousin Hudson, Great-grandmother Sarah Stoyles and a large circle of family and friends. We would like to say a special thank-you to all the nurses in the NICU at the Janeway for taking such good care of our daughter during her 3 week stay. As well, thank-you to Dr. Strand and the doctors and nurses in the case room and 5 North B. Mommy and Julia would like to say a special thank-you to Daddy for his love and support and for taking good care of both of us during pregnancy and delivery. We love you.
DONNAN - Big sister, Claire Donnan, is excited to announce
the arrival of Little Emmajane Michelle. Although she came
into the world a little early, Emmajane Michelle weighed a healthy 7 lbs.
8 ozs. on September 25, 2006 at 11:24 p.m. Mommy and Daddy,
Valerie (Warren) and Hugh, couldn't be happier with their two little princesses.
Nana Marie Warren, Grandma Anthea and Grandad Michael Donnan welcome their
second granddaughter with lots of love. Grandpa Garfield Warren sends his
love from heaven and Auntie Angela is thrilled to have another little angel
to love. Uncle Richard and Aunt Jennifer are delighted that Emmajane was
here early enough to celebrate their wedding day on October 7. Daddy and
Claire would like to thank the nurses from the case room; especially Annette,
for the safe arrival of Emmajane and taking such good care of mommy.
EARLE/HOBEIKA - Jonathan and Allison are thrilled to announce the arrival
of their first child, a beautiful baby girl. Julia Elizabeth Gene was born
on September 10, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 15 ozs. Welcoming Julia are proud
first time grandparents Claudia and Randell Earle, grandparents Julia and
Chuck Hobeika, great-grandmother Gene Earle and great-grandfather Lawrence
Hiscock, as well as a large circle of family and friends. Special thanks
to Dr. Pam Snow, Dr. Patrick O'Shea, Dr. Tim Strand, Dr. Kamra and case
room nurses Jody and Ramona. Thanks also to our family and friends for
all their support.
FLEMING/SHORT- Greg and Jennifer (Short) Fleming are overjoyed to announce the arrival of Evan Robert John on big cousin Alyssa Short's birthday, September 9, 2006, weighing 7 lbs. 3 oz. Welcoming Evan are big sister extraordinaire Claire, Nana and Papa (Harvey and Jeannine Short), Grandma and Grandpa (Bob and Sylvia Fleming) and aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Many thanks to caseroom nurses Raina and Beverly for making the experience such a wonderful one. Special thank you to Daddy and Nana for all your help and support of Mommy, for Grandma and Grandpa for coming all the way from Calgary to help out at home and for Poppa, well... for just being Poppa. We love you all. Evan, you are more perfect than we could've hoped, more beautiful than we could've dreamed, more precious than we could've imagined, we love you more than we could've known.
FUDGE/SKINNER - Wendy and Douglas Skinner are very
pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Lily Elizabeth.
Lily was born on September 14, 2006 at IWK in Halifax,
NS. Jacob the tool man seems to be quite content with his little apprentice.
Ecstatic grandparents are Bernice and Gordon Skinner of CBS and Carol
and Lionel Fudge of Mount Pearl. Aunts Sherry (Skinner) and Susan (Fudge)
are thrilled with their new niece. Lily's great-grandparents are Annie
Humphries of St. John's, Dorothy White of Comfort Cove and Maxwell and
Millie Fudge of Lewisporte.
FUREY - Andrew & Allison announce the birth of their
first child, Maggie Taylor Furey, on Monday, Sept. 18, 2006,
weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs at the GBMC in Baltimore, Maryland. Proud grandparents
George & Karen
Furey, St. John's & Rick & Debi Taylor, Tigard, Oregon, two great-grandmothers
Margaret O'Keefe & Mary Furey, St. John's & great-grandparents
Don & Shirley Balsiger, Tigard, Oregon.
GOODYEAR - Darren and Lori (McDonald) are thrilled to
announce the arrival of their daughter, Allison Mary Beth Goodyear,
3, 2006 at
the Ottawa Civic Hospital. Allison weighed in at 8 lbs. 6 oz. and measured
21 inches long. She is welcomed with love by her grandparents, Percy and
Allison McDonald and Mary Goodyear of St. John's, NL and John Goodyear
of Eastern Passage, NS, as well as a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins
and dear friends. Allison would especially like to thank Nana Mac and Daddy
for their fantastic support during labour and delivery. She is looking
forward to meeting her family and friends in Newfoundland this Christmas!
HACKETT– Nichole and Gerard are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter Paige Marie Genevieve, born on September 18, 2006 at 12:22 p.m. Paige is welcomed by many family and friends but most especially great-grandmother Genevieve Hackett on whose birthday Paige was born. It is a proud and significant moment for everyone given that Paige is the youngest of the Hackett family and her great-grandmother Genevieve is the oldest at the age of 89. Paige sends her love to her many relatives here in Newfoundland, Ontario, Alberta and the U.S. A special thank-you to the doctor's and staff at the Health Science Centre. Also, thank- you to all those who visited, sent gifts, flowers, cards and congratulations!
HANNAM - It's a girl!!! Craig, Sheri and big brother Owen
are delighted to announce the arrival of Abby Lyn, on September
27, 2006. Abby is welcomed with love by proud grandparents Robert & Joan
Hannam and Elizabeth Hennebury, uncles Rob and Kent and aunt Melissa. Abby
is also loved and protected, from above, by granddad Gerald (Lyn) Hennebury.
Many thanks to Dr. White, the nurses of the caseroom and 5NB of the Women's
HATFIELD– Jeff and Kim (Lundrigan) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious little girl Keira Rosemary. Keira was born on September 15th, 2006 at 8:50 a.m., weighing 6 lbs., 15 ozs. Welcoming Keira are proud first time grandparents Morgan & Jeanette Lundrigan and George & Frances Hatfield, Great-Grandfather William Cleary, Aunt Jill Lundrigan, Aunt Jennifer & Uncle Darrell O'Brien. Special thanks to Dr. Michelle Wagoner and Dr. Kravitz for their exemplary prenatal care. Thanks to the case room doctors Dr Bidi and Dr Gill and nurses Cathy, Reyna and Ashley for their part in the safe delivery of our precious little girl. We would also like thank all the staff of 5NB. Keira and Mommy also want to thank Daddy and Nanny Lundrigan for the great coaching during the delivery.
HEADLEY - James and Vikki (Hollahan) are very blessed and
overjoyed to announce the safe arrival of their first child a baby girl Brooke
Selena. Brooke was born on September 28th, 2006 at
8:49 a.m. at the HSC and weighed 7 lbs. 9 oz. Brooke is welcomed by proud first
time grandparents Jim and Shirley Headley, Donna Woodford and Jacques Vallerand
and Roger and Diane Hollahan. We would like to thank Dr. Pike and her team,
Dr. Lacelle and the obstetrics staff on 5NB and in the case room.
HEFFERMAN - David and Lisa (Hookey) are thrilled to announce
the birth of their son, Liam Bradley. A baby brother for Brandon.
Born September 15, 2006 at 6:22 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 6 oz.
Grandchild to Wayne and Patricia Hookey and Dave and Judy Hefferman. A nephew
for Natasha Hookey and Mark Hefferman. Great-grandchild to Mrs. Verna Peach
and the late Mabel Cleary. Many thanks to the staff of the caseroom and 5NB.
HEALEY - Troy & Wanda (Doyle) along with big
sister Natasha and big brother Ronnie are thrilled to announce the birth of Emma
Sandra and Abigail Sarah, who were born on Friday, September
8, 2006 at 7:50 and 8:09 a.m.,
weighing 6 lbs. 9 oz. and 6 lbs. Proud grandparents for the first time,
Eric & Sandra Healey and Ron & Patsy Doyle for the addition to
their grandchildren. Special thanks to Dr. Pike for excellent prenatal
care, Dr. Bartellas, resident Dr. Brown and the entire staff in the case
room. Very special thanks to case room nurse Lisa Madden and the nurses
on 5B North for their care and support during our stay.
HOLDEN - Big sister Megan is tickled pink to announce
the birth of her sister. Maria Lauren was born on Friday,
September 15, 2006, at 10:11 a.m.,
weighing 7 lbs. 8 ozs. Proud parents are Mike and Laura. Thrilled grandparents
are Mike and Millie Holden and Trish Holden. Big thanks to case room nurse
Margaret Ann, the staff of 5NB and Drs. Bidi, Gill and Kum. Maria and Mommy
also want to thank Daddy and Nanny for the great coaching during the delivery.
HOLLETT - It's a boy! Big sister Lauren along with her parents (Pam and
Brad) are thrilled to welcome Alexander Patrick to their family. Alex arrived
on September 20, 2006 at 9:23 a.m. weighing 5 pounds, 9 ounces. Sharing
in our happiness is a large circle of family and friends who look forward
to being a part of Alex's life. Special thanks from Mom to Lauren and Dad
for all their love and support.
IVANY / DONOVAN – Herb & Karen are absolutely elated to announce the birth of their first child, Spencer Herbert Jack Ivany who arrived on September 9th, 2006 at 7:01 p.m., weighing 8 lb., 4 oz. Spencer is the first grandchild for Ron & Mary Donovan and the first grandson for Herb & Hilda Ivany. Spencer is welcomed with lots of love and pride by his grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousin Melody, and extended family and friends. We would like to thank the nurses in the case room, especially Lorna & Michelle. We extend our appreciation to Corinne Bursey and the nurses on 5NB, especially Heather, Kellie & Sheila. Special thanks to Drs, Gill, Lacelle, Mercer, and Bedi for a safe and healthy delivery, and to Dr. Robbins for her prenatal care. To everyone who called, visited, gave gifts and best wishes, your kindness has been overwhelming. Thank you especially to Daddy for all of his love and support – we love you!!
LeDREW (PARSONS) - Mommy, Daddy, and Big Brother Sam
are proud and amazed to announce the new addition to their family. Our
precious and petite little girl Mary Grace Laura Jessie LeDrew was
born on Sunday
morning, September 10th, 2006 at 10:56 A.M. weighing
7 lbs., 2 oz. and measuring 19¾" in
length. Connie Parsons and Jeff LeDrew would like to especially thank case
room nurse Regina who was an amazing coach and Dr. Strand and the resident
doctors who helped bring Mary Grace into this world. Also, thank you to
all our family and friends who came to visit and to Nanny Parsons for being "on
call" to take care of Sam.
MALONEY – Kevin and Tanya (Kennedy) are thrilled to announce the 4½ week early arrival of their beautiful baby girl, Kyra Madison on September 20th, 2006 at 1:54 a.m., weighing 6 lbs., 9.5 oz at the HSC. She is welcomed with lots of love by first time proud grandparents Gordon and Anne Kennedy, and third time grandmother Grace Maloney and grandfather Kevin Sr., as well as a large circle of family and friends. Thank you to Dr. Pike for her prenatal care. Also thank you to Dr. Pike and Dr. Murphy for a safe delivery, the case room nurse Rayna and the staff of 5NB. Mommy & Kyra would also like to thank Daddy for all his continued love and support, and for taking such wonderful care of both of us throughout the pregnancy and during the labour & delivery. We love you!
MOURRE/WELLS-MOURRE - Darren & Wynn-Ann are delighted
to announce the arrival of their first child. Rebekah Theresa Lillian
Wells-Mourre was born on September 11, 2006, weighing
7 lbs. 1 oz. at the Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Scotland. Welcoming Rebekah
are proud first-time grandparents Noreen & Paddy Wells, St. John's and
Lillian & Edward Mourre, Saskatchewan. Special thanks to Nana & Poppa
Wells for travelling to Aberdeen for my birth and Christening. Will be visiting
St. John's in 2007.
MURPHY/AYLWARD - Danny and Anna are thrilled to announce
the safe arrival of their precious little girl, Emily Anne.
Emily was born on September
8, 2006 at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville,
weighing 8 lbs. Also welcoming Emily are proud grandparents Francis and
Joanne Murphy, Witless Bay; and Majella and Marion Aylward, Kings Cove.
Special thank you to Dr. Sugnanam and case room staff. Mommy and Emily
would like to thank Daddy for his love and support.
MURRAY - Andrew and Jennifer (Pike) are delighted to
announce the birth of their first child Brooklyn Kay,
born on September
4th, 2006, weighing
6 lbs., 2.5 oz. Brooklyn is proudly welcomed by Grandparents Lorne & Janice
Pike of Goose Bay, Grandparents Murdo & Hilda Murray of Mount Pearl,
Great-grandparents George & Kay Hardy of Corner Brook, Aunt Angela,
Uncle Iain, Aunt Peigi & Uncle Jon, and cousins Bryant, Brandon and
Jessica. Thank-you to Dr. O'Shea, Dr. King, Dr. Kum, Dr. Kennedy, and all
nurses of the case room, 5NB and public health for their excellent care.
NATSHEH/GORMAN - Big brother Evan, along with parents
David and Jennifer, are tickled pink to announce the arrival of their
beautiful baby girl, Emma Rose, born September
13, 2006, weighing 7 lbs., 5 oz. Emma is welcomed by many family
and friends including proud grandparents Ishaq & Elizabeth Natsheh
and Gary & Cynthia Gorman. Evan would like to say a special thank
you to Nanna Gorman and Aunties Andrea and Laura for taking such good
care of him, especially while Mommy was in the hospital. Also special
thanks to Dr. Patrick O'Shea for his excellent pre and post-natal care.
NEWMAN - Dave & Heather (Moore) joyfully announce
the birth of their second son, Dain Corbett, on September
7, 2006, in Calgary, Alberta. "Baby Dain" is
welcomed with love by his brother Ryan and his proud grandparents, Corb & Eileen
Newman of Bay Roberts, and Dave & Betty Moore of St. John's.
NOLAN - It's a girl! Isabella is proud to announce the arrival of her baby
sister Grace Katherine. Grace arrived at 3:44 a.m. on September
weighing in at 6 lbs. 11 ounces. Welcoming Grace are her overjoyed parents
Jason and Alison (nee Dinn) along with grandparents Bill and Susan Dinn
and Tommy and Bonnie Nolan. Guarding and protecting Grace from above is
her Nanny Roseanne. A special thanks to Dr. Jennifer Mercer, nurse Dinah
O'Brien and the staff in the caseroom and on floor 5NB. Mommy would like
to give a special thanks to Daddy and Nanny Dinn for all their love and
support in the delivery room. Thank you to all of our friends and family
for their help and support.
NOSEWORTHY/MCGRATH - Shawn, Diane & big sister Hailey are thrilled
to announce the arrival of their son & little brother, Logan
Logan was born healthy & happy on September 3, 2006 @ 4:13 a.m., weighing
7 lbs., 5 ozs. He is welcomed by a large circle of family & friends!
A huge thank-you to Dr. Inkpen & Dr. Kravitz for exceptional pre-natal
care and to Dr. Cook & Dr. House for a safe delivery. Hailey would
like to thank Nanny & Poppy Noseworthy and aunt Denise, uncle Dion & cousin
Jen for taking good care of her while Mommy & Daddy were at the hospital
having her little brother! Mommy & Logan would like to thank Daddy
for all of his love & support during the pregnancy & delivery!
NOWOTCZYNSKI - Twins! Pat and Bev Nowotczynski are thrilled to announce the birth of their baby girl, Anna Dolores, and baby boy, Patrick (Ricky) David, born on September 14, 2006. Arriving six weeks early Anna weighed 5 lbs., 1 oz and Ricky weighed 3 lbs., 9 oz. Proud grandparents are Dave and Ann Benteau of Torbay; and Patrick and Dolores Nowotczynski of Paradise. Special thanks to the staff in the WHC, MFAU, Caseroom, and NICU for ensuring the safe arrival and care of Anna and Ricky.
O'NEILL - Chris and Karen are thrilled to announce
the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Morgan Elizabeth on September
6, 2006 at 5:48 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 0.5 oz. She is welcomed
with lots of love by proud grandparents Walter and Sheila Power, and
Patrick and Merle O'Neill, as well as a large circle of family and friends.
We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Kum for all his
prenatal care and for the safe delivery of Morgan. Also, thank you to
Dr. Carpenter, Dr. Bedi, & Dr. Kamra, as well as nurse Deanne on
5NB. A special thank you to all the caseroom nurses, especially Heather
Shute-Noel, for all their support and care before, during, and after
the delivery. Mommy & Morgan would also like to thank Daddy for all
his continued love and support, and for taking such wonderful care of
both of us throughout the pregnancy and during the delivery. We love
PARSONS - It is with deepest pride and greatest pleasure we announce the birth of our first child and future Walt Disney World fan, Kendra Mary Lynn born on September 18, 2006. Very special thanks to caseroom nurse Margaret Ann and all NICU nurses. Thrilled with her arrival are grandparents, Nanny and Poppy Oliver (Isabell and Bill) and Nanny and Poppy Parsons (Linda and Wayne); great-grandparents Phylis and Martin Eld of Kamloops, BC and Edith Hillier of St. John’s. Kendra has been blessed with many aunts and uncles - Michelle, Wayne, Barrie, Charmaine, Adam, Shawn, Juanita, Chad, Tina and cousins Justin, Hailey, Shauna Rae and future cousin White from China.
POWER/ROSSITER- Brian and Michelle are thrilled to announce the birth of their first child Evan Brian, born September 13, 2006 at 5:18 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Genevieve Rossiter and Harold Power, Calvert. Watching over Evan from heaven are Poppy Gerald Rossiter and Grandma Evelyn Power. Special thanks to Dr. O’Grady, Dr. Kum, and all caseroom nurses especially Heather. Also a very special thank you from Mommy and Evan to Daddy & Auntie Mary for your love and support.
PURCHASE - We've extended our house by 2 feet! Griffin Brennan Purchase arrived on September 19, 2006. We thank God for 2 healthy boys and making our life complete. Proud parents are Maureen (nee Brennan) and Robert Purchase. And a big welcome from big brother Cole and grandparents (Gerry & Louise Brennan and Harold & Lucille Purchase).
QUANN - Alyson Vardy and Stephen Quann are thrilled
to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Georgia Vardy
Quann. Georgia arrived September 14, 2006,
at 6:22 a.m. and weighed 6 lbs. 6 ozs. She is welcomed with lots of love
by grandparents Gloria Vardy and Chris Vardy and Carol and Sid Quann;
great-grandparents Ethel Mews, Myrtle Vardy and Theresa Alves; Uncle
Andrew, Aunt Jill, Aunt Jackie, Uncle Mark, Uncle Sid, Aunt Kim and cousins
Connor and Hayden. We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Dr.
Roche, Dr. McGrath and all staff in the case room and 5NB at the HSC.
To all of our family and friends for your continued love, support and
kindness, we thank you so very much.
ROW – Proud parents, Todd & Carla, are thrilled to announce the arrival of Jaxson William on September 12, 2006 at the W.H.C. Jaxson tipped the scales at 9 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents are William & Anne Morris (St. John's) and William & Evelyn Row (Miramichi, NB) and great-grandmother Catherine Keating. Sincere thanks to Dr. Kravitz for her prenatal care, Dr. Pike for a safe delivery and a special thank you to caseroom nurse Shyanne.
RYAN - From the top of her head to the toes on her
feet, our perfect baby girl has made our family complete. Big brother
Evan along with parents Arthur and Lisa (Clark) are thrilled to announce
the birth of Evan's beautiful baby sister, Amy Nicole.
Amy was born Sept. 28, 2006, 11:22 am weighing 7 lbs.
10 oz, 20¼ inches long. Also welcoming Amy are proud grandparents
Edgar and Joyce Clark and Art and Donna Ryan. Proud great-grandparents
Issac and Doris Hussey, Doreen Murray and Margaret Ryan. Amy will have
extra love from her aunts, uncles and cousins, as well as Godparents
Ashley, Debbie and Barry Myers. Many thanks to Dr. Roache for her exceptional
pre-natal care. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz, Dr. Beadi, and caseroom
nurses (especially Regina) for being such great coaches and for a safe
delivery. Mommy and Amy would like to thank Daddy and Nanny Clark for
their support during delivery. Finally, Mommy, Evan and Amy would like
to thank Daddy for being such a wonderful husband and father. We Love
SAUNDERS - Janice (nee Hoyles) - Glen and Big Brother
Kyle are delighted to announce the birth of their second child, a beautiful
baby girl, OCEAN CLAUDIA. Ocean was born on September
12, 2006, weighing 8 lbs. 9¾ ozs. Proud grandparents
are Claude and Viola Hoyles, Boyd Saunders and the late Glendene Saunders.
Special thanks to Dr. Kum and case room and OBS nursing staff, HSC.
SCAMMELL - Parents Beverley Hillier & Andrew Scammell
are delighted to announce the birth of their son Joshua Andrew
Scammell on September 17th, 2006 at
2:35 PM at the HSC in St. John's - 9 lbs., 9 ozs., 21.5". Parents
returned to NL from Burnaby, BC to have the baby and celebrate this joyous
event with proud grandparents Robert and Daphne Hillier, Kelligrews,
and Eva & Tim Scammell, Torbay. Our gratitude goes out to Joan Dalton,
the most amazing labour coach and nurse ever! Thanks to my incredible
husband, Andrew and sister Andrea Hillier for their support during delivery.
A special thanks also to Andrew's sister Jane for taking such great care
of our Golden Retriever, Ginger Snaps. We are extremely grateful for
the generous help and love received from all our family and friends here
in Newfoundland and British Columbia and others from afar. Joshua sends
his love to uncles John Scammell and Greg Hillier in BC, Great Grandma
Alma Gwen Brown in ON, Great Grandma Beulah Hillier in Grand Bank, and
Great Grandparents Max & Lucy Foote in Kelligrews.
SMITH/TRAHEY - Mark and Julia are pleased to announce
the birth of their second daughter, Mirabelle Lily Winnifred,
born September 14, 2006, weighing 10 lbs., 5.8 ozs.
Mirabelle is welcomed by her big sister Ava Rose, her Poppy and Mamma,
Jack and Isabel Trahey and grandmother Patricia Murphy of St. John's.
Also welcoming Mirabelle are her aunts, uncles, and cousins in St. John's,
Montreal, and Toronto. Thank you to Dr. Terry O'Grady for her pre-natal
care, and Dr. Bartellas for Mirabelle's safe delivery. A very special
thank-you to caseroom nurse Lorna Kearsey and nursing student Ashely
STANLEY - Darryl, Karen (Vickers) and big sister Emily Catherine are proud
to announce the newest addition to their family. Nolan Darryl was born
on September 5, 2006 at 6:46 p.m. weighing 8 lbs. 13 ozs.
Proud grandparents are Carlson & Yvonne Stanley of Kilbride, Florence Vickers of Witless
Bay and great-grandmother Mureil Chafe of Petty Harbour. Also watching
Nolan from Heaven is Poppy Christopher Vickers. Thanks to Dr. Kravitz and
Dr. Hillman for their prenatal care & Dr. Roche for a safe delivery.
A very special thank you to the nurses & staff of 5NB & the case
room, especially nurse Regina for being a wonderful coach. Mommy & Daddy
would also like to thank Nanny Stanley, Nanny Vickers & Aunt Christine
for taking care of Emily during Mommy's hospital stay.
SULLIVAN - Paul and Jennifer Sullivan are pleased to
announce the birth of their first child, Sarah Lydia Catherine
Sullivan, born September 2, 2006, at 7:15 p.m.
at the Health Sciences Centre. Proud first-time grandparents are Francis
and Marie Sullivan, Harbour Grace, and Lydia Ash, Carbonear, and first-time
great-grandparents, George and Frances Earle, Carbonear. Special thanks
to the staff of the Women's Health Centre and Dr. P. Garisa, Carbonear
SWAIN - Big brothers Connor and Kaleb, along with their
parents Kim (O'Keefe) and Colin, are tickled pink to announce the safe
arrival of their precious baby girl, Kiera Mary, born September
8, 2006 weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs. Kiera is welcomed by fifth time
grandparents Val and Bernice O'Keefe of Ferryland and thirty-first time
grandparents Aiden and Madonna Swain of Calvert. Heartfelt thanks to Dr.
Cherry Pike and Dr. Kum for their exceptional prenatal care and delivery
as well as nurse Tracey Carter and all the nurses and doctors in the case
room and on 5NB at the Women's Health Center. A special thank you to our
families and friends for their continued support and kindness especially
Nanny and Poppy O'Keefe who helped take care of the big brothers (and mommy)
after Kiera's arrival.
THOMAS/HEAD - Pam and Gail are very happy to announce the safe arrival of their son, Alexander Joseph Noah Thomas, born September 6, 2006, weighing in at 9 lbs. 9 oz. Welcoming their grandson are Dorothy and Walter Thomas (St. John’s) and Loretta and Angus Head (Bathurst), as well as a large circle of aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends. Thanks to Dr. Sarah Healey and the staff of the WHC. Special thanks to Dr. Terri O’Grady, Heather Rees, Dr. Donald Tennent and Kay Tennent for all their care and support over the years.
TUCKER - Greg, Roxanne and big brother Benjamin are thrilled to announce
the arrival of Gregory Michael Tucker. He was born September
and weighed 8 lbs. 15 ozs. Proud grandparents are Oliver and Rita Tucker,
St. Philip's, and Michael and Marie Byrne, Conche. Special thanks to Dr.
Drover, Dr. Pike, the staff in the case room and 5NB HSC.
WARREN - We have been blessed from above. Poppy Tom Warren has sent
us a precious gift from heaven; a baby brother for Julia. Paul & Henrietta
(Didham) Warren announce the arrival of Mack Thomas Warren on Sept.
16, 2006 @ 8:59 pm weighing 7lbs 12ozs. Anxiously awaiting his arrival were
grandparents Pat Warren of St. John's and Bernadette & Dick Didham
of St. Catherine's, SMB. Very special thank you to Aunt Theresa for her
love and support through labor and delivery and Nanny & Poppy
Didham for the good care of Julia.
WINDRIM - Laura (nee Parsons) and David Windrim are delighted
to announce the birth of a daughter, Sophie, in Dublin, Ireland,
on September 23, 2006. Grandparents are Rex and Genevieve
Parsons of St. John's and Maura and the late Austin Windrim, Dublin, Ireland.
WINTER - Brian & LoriLynn (McGrath) would like everyone
to know that Sarah finally has a baby brother!! Matthew Michael was
born at the WHC on Thursday, September 7, 2006 at 9:32 a.m.
weighing 9 lbs., 2.5 ozs. Sharing in our happiness are proud Grandparents Michael & Karen
McGrath and Beulah & Joseph Tiller. Matthew is watched closely from heaven
by his & Sarah's
special angel poppy Leslie Winter. A special thank-you to Dr. Gill for
his excellent prenatal care and a safe delivery. Also special thanks to
the entire staff in the caseroom especially caseroom nurse Krista Power
and the nurses on 5NB especially Michelle Croft for their care. Thanks
also to our family and friends for all their support.
YOUNG - It's a girl! Proud parents Dean & Kimberley (Gladney)
are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, Olivia
Sandra Young. Olivia was born on September 23, 2006 at
2:09 pm, weighing 7 lbs. 15 ozs. at the HSC. Welcoming baby are proud grandparents
Sandra Gosse and David Gladney and great-grandparents, Bernice Young and Winnie
Gosse. Sending blessings and love from heaven is late grandmother Florence
Young. Thanks to Dr. Murphy and Dr. Howse, case room staff and nurses at 5NB.
Mommy would also like to extend a special thank you to coach Nanny and especially
to Daddy for all his love and support during her pregnancy and for being such
a "Great" coach in bringing our precious daughter into this
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