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The Telegram Births
September 1996

 

Bavis / Squires
Ron and Heather thank God for the safe arrival of their daughter, Alfreda Gail Squires Bavis, born Sept. 8, 1996, weighing 6 lbs, 6½ ozs. Allie is the first granddaugher for Ron and Patsy Bavis of Paradise and the seventh grandchild for Bill and Joan Squires of Sibley's Cove, Proud great-grandparents are Tom Bavis and Margaret, Beatrice and Frank Evans. and Susie Squires. Special thanks to Auntie Gail for coming from BC. Thanks also to Grace Hospital staff.

Bulter / Fitzpatrick
John and Connie (Fitzpatrick) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their precious baby girl, Jenna Drew, born Sept. 11, 1996, weighing 9 lbs. ½ ozs.. Proud grandparents are Andrew and Dorothy Butler and Bern and Jean Fitzpatrick, all of Bell Island. Special thanks to family, friends, Dr. Carol White and the staff of the Grace Hospital.

Byrne / Fleming
Ray and Jaime (nee Fleming) are excited to announce the safe arrival of Cody John on Sept. 18, 1996, weighing 7 lbs. 9½ ozs. First grandchild of Damian and Colette Fleming of Point La Haye, St. Mary's Bay and the twelfth grandchild of Mary and the late John Byrne of Harricott, Mount Carmel. Thanks to Dr. Dunne, Dr. Wally and nurse Karen Funning. A special thanks to two terrific coaches, Nanny Fleming and Daddy for their excellent care and support. Also, a very special thank you to Mommy's prenatal instructor Kelly Power-Kean.

Clancy / Chafe
Joe and Judy (nee Chafe) thank God for the safe arrival of their first child, Christopher Stephen, born 00:12 a.m., Monday, Sept 9, 1996. Proud grandparents are Edward Clancey and Ivy and Gordon Chafe. Special thanks to the caseroom staff and extra special thanks to Daddy for all his love and support and for being an excellent coach.

Corbett / Murray
Born to Don and Kathy on Sept, 21, 1996, a son, Edward Michael, a brother for Kate and Murray, grandchild for Ed and Kay Murray and Edith Corbett. Thanks to OBS and caseroom staff, especially Dr. Tennent and Dr. Kravitz, nurses Heather Rees and Clara Guy.

Dalton / Colbert
Greg and Colleen (Colbert) thank God for the safe arrival of their first child, Alyssa Margaret, on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 1996, at 5:53 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. 4 ozs. Tenth grandchild for Gerald and Margaret Colbert, St. Michael's, Tors Cove, and sixth grandchild for Michael and Joan Dalton, Cape Broyle. Thanks to Dr. Tennent, Dr. Daily and Dr. Roche, caseroom nurses Darlene Fleming and Clara Guy, and nursing staff of 2nd floor. A very special thank you to Alyssa'a Aunt Gladys (Hayden) for her excellent coaching.

Davis / Abraham
Geoffrey and Barbara joyfully announce the birth of their first child, Hannah Frances, born 21 Sept. 1996 at 11:45 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 10½ ozs. Hannah is the first grandchild of Everett and Evelyn Davis of Stephenville and Bill and Jessie Abraham of St. John's. As well, she is the fifth great-grandchild of Stella Rowe of Grand Falls-Windsor. Thank you to Drs. Alteen, Pike, Dunne and Butt and the nurses on the 4th and 2nd floors of the Grace General Hospital.

Decker / O'Brien
Born to Chris and Karen (nee O'Brien) a darling baby boy, Brendan Christopher on Sept. 18, 1996. Proud first time grandparents are Ambrose and Anne Marie O'Brien and Harry and Mary Decker all of Mount Pearl. Excited aunts and uncles are Pam Decker and Jamie and Blair O'Brien. Great-grandparents are Ronald and Genny Dalton, Cape Broyle and Jane Decker, Joe Batt's Arm. Thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike, caseroom staff and 2nd floor nurses.

Evans / Denine
Robert Evans and Barbara Denine are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their precious son, Robert Chandler, who was born at the Grace Hospital on Sept. 6, 1996 at 08:27 hours, weighing 7 lbs. 5 ozs. Tenth grandchild for John and Millicent Denine and first grandchild Jim Evans and Marie (O'Toole) Evans of St. John's. Special thanks to Dr. Walley, Dianne Parsons(RN), July Myers(RN), Cathy Little(RN), Daddy and Nanny (O'Toole) Evans (RN). Christening Oct. 6, 1996 at 12 noon at St. Patrick's Church.

Fallon / Brake
Paul and Annette are delighted to announce the birth of their second daughter, Rebekah Marie, 6 lbs. 10 ozs., on Sept. 2, 1996. A little sister for Laura. Proud grandparents are Raymond and Margaret Fallon and Raymond and Millie Brake. Thanks to Dr. Roche, Dr. Tucker and caseroom nurses Essie and Brenda.

Gosine 
Gary, Debbie and big sister Kandice are thrilled to announce the arrival of Bradley Gary, Sept. 15, 1996, 11:59 a.m., weighing 9 lbs. Thanks to Drs. Young, Tasci, caseroom nurses Annette Coates, Heather Rees and second floor nursing staff. Kandice would like to say thanks to Aunts Ann and Sandra for taking care of her during Mom's stay in hospital.

Hillier / Peach
Fred and Gloria (nee Peach) are pleased to announce the birth of Jeffrey Raymond on Sept. 20, 1996, weighing 8 lbs. 6½ ozs. A brother for Frederick. Proud grandparents are Raymond and Leah Hillier and Maxwell and Pauline Peach. Many special thanks to Dr. Tennent and Joan Dalton, RN.

Hillyer / Adams
Scott, Pam and big brother Jordan are pleased to announce the safe arrival of Alexander James on Sept. 23, 1996, at the Grace General Hospital. Proud grandparents are Gordon and Marilyn Adams, Sandra Hillyer and Victor and Paula Hillyer. Great-grandparents; Shirley and Lester Lewis, Nellie and Roger Warren, Lorraine Hillyer and Gladys Adams. Many thanks go to the Grace OBS. staff with special thanks to Dr. Robert Woodland and nurse Clara of caseroom delivery.

Houlihan / Whittle
Brian and Mary Houlihan (Whittle) are very proud to announce the arrival of their new son, Nathan James Michael, weighing 9 lbs. 1 oz., born on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 1996. A little brother for Nadine! Proud grandparents; James and Kay Houlihan and George and Hilda Whittle. Special thanks to Dr. Wayne Button, Dr. James Dunne and staff of the 2nd and 4th floors of the Grace General Hospital.

Kielly / Cole
Dave and Susan (nee Cole) are thrilled to announce the birth of their son, Jake David Robert, weighing 8 lbs. 3 ozs.. Born Sept. 10, 1996 at Ajax, Ontario. A brother for Erin. Proud grandparents are Bob and Eileen Cole and Carmel Kielly.

King / Crotty
Oh Boy!

Anthony and Patricia are thrilled to announce the birth of their first baby, Gavin Anthony, born 1:43 p.m., Sept, 17, 1996 at Women's College Hospital, Toronto, weighing a whopping 10 lbs, 1 oz.. Proud grandparents are Frank and Ann Crotty and Cyril and Marie King of Mount Pearl, Newfoundland. Congratulations to Ellen Hearn on her second great-grandchild and Ralph King on his fourth. Special thanks to Dr. Leslie Beyers, Dr. Heather Morris, nurses Aggie and Jean, and all other medical/nursing staff.

Mercer /Guy
Born to Daphne (nee Guy) and Gerald, a son, Simeon Robert Guy, 9 lbs., on Sept. 21, 1996, at the Grace General Hospital. A brother for Rebecca and Andrew.

Mercer / Whelan
Anthony and Katrina welcome with love their precious baby boy, Gavin Anthony, born on Sept. 4, 1996, weighing 9 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents; Everett and Cavell Mercer of Bay Roberts and Lawrence and Bernice Whelan of Whitehorse, Yukon. Special thanks to Dr. Kravitz and her team.

Nolan / Patey
Paul, Sandra and big sister Sarah are delighted to announce the arrival of a beautiful baby boy, Joshua Paul Clyde, born Sept. 10, 1996 at 8:45 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 9¾ ozs. Proud grandparents are Clyde and Meletta Patey of St. John's and James and Laura Nolan of Freshwater. Special thanks to Dr. Cherry Pike for her wonderful care and to the staff of the Grace Hospital.

Pike / Legge
Ken and Kelly are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter, Hayley Priscilla, born at the Grace Hospital on Sept. 15, 1996, at 10:02 p.m., weighing in at 7 lbs. 2½ ozs.. Hayley is lovingly welcomed by proud grandaparents John and Marguerite Pike, Winterton, and David and Marjorie Legge, Hearts Content, and great-grandparents Marcus and Mabel Legge, Hearts Content. Thanks to Dr. Halley and 2nd and 4th floor staff at the Grace Hospital for their excellent care. Extra special thanks to Daddy and Auntie Tracey for their love and coaching support.

Pope / Fancy
Tom and Beth wish to announce the birth of their first child, Hannah Elizabeth on Sept, 20, 1996 at 8:40 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 4 ozs. Proud grandparents are Dr. Thomas and Charity Rose Pope, St. John's; Mrs. Winnifred Fancy, Lewisporte. Many thanks to Drs. James Dunne, Heidi Kravitz, David Young, Melitta Daley and staff at the Grace. Special thanks to Daddy and Aunt Kathleen for their joint coaching, love and support.

Preston / Hindy
Greg and Karen (nee Hindy) are pleased to announce the arrival of their daughter, Kayla Emily Shirley, born at Fredericton Hospital on Sept. 23, 1996, weighing 8 lbs. 8 ozs. A beautiful sister for Ryan. Proud grandparents are Shirley and Edgar Hindy of St. John's.

Pretty / Jackson
Ken and Wanda and big brother Kristian are thrilled to announce the arrival of a baby boy, Brandon Lee Rueben on Sept. 21, 1996, weighing in at 10 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Ellis and Gladys Jackson and Sam and Vivian Pretty of Dildo. Special thanks to Dr. Chernoff, midwife Allyson Craggs and staff of Melville Hospital at Goose Bay, Labrador.

Rose / Wiseman Beverly Wiseman and Keith Rose are happy to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Victoria Elizabeth on Sept. 21, 1996 at 5:40 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 7 ozs. Proud grandparents are Beatrice and Frank Rose and Doris and Walter Wiseman. Thanks to the caseroom staff at the Grace Hospital and Doctors Cherry Pike and Jim Dunne. Special thanks to family and friends for their love, support and many gifts.

Sullivan / French 
Kevin and Denise (French) are proud to announce the birth of their first child, Sarah Lillian, born Sept. 18, 1996, at 3:26 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. Third granddaughter for Abe and Ann French, Mount Pearl. First grandchild for Kevin Sullivan Sr., St. John's, and Jennifer Sullivan, Richmond, BC. Special thanks to Dr. Jeff White, Dr. Susan Peet and the nursing staff of the 2nd and 4th floor at the Grace Hospital.

Tapper / O'Keefe
Eugene and Sheila (O'Keefe) are proud to announce the safe arrival of their second child, Kellie Ann, born Sept 14, 1996, 8 lbs. 7½ ozs. A sister for Andrea. Proud grandparents are Mrs. Maud O'Keefe and Mr. and Mrs. John Tapper. Thanks to Drs. Bartellas, Krushell and Downton and nurses of the 4th and 2nd floor of the Grace Hospital. Special thanks to Daddy and Aunt Linda for their coaching.

Wells / Carver
Jennifer Carver-Wells and Robert Wells, are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, a baby girl, Abbey Sarah, weighing 7 lbs. 6 ozs., on Friday, Sept. 20, 1996, in White Rock, BC.. Proud grandparents are Orin and Jill Carver and Bob Wells.

Woodman / Lawlor
Rick and Kimberly (nee Lawlor) happily announce the birth of their precious baby girl, Staci Leigh, on Sept. 5, 1996 at 11:15 a.m. weighing 6 lbs. 4 ozs.. Proud grandparents are Louise and John Lawlor of St. John's and Hildi Woodman of Traytown. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. O'Shea and Dr. Young; also to caseroom nurses Annette, Cathy and Connie.

 

 

Page contributed by Sandra Churchill

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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