BENNETT– With joy and love, proud first-time parents John and Gillian (Grace) would like to introduce their precious baby boy, John David Bennett. John made his arrival on May 2, 2010 at 6:50 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 3 ozs. Also welcoming John are ecstatic first-time grandparents Granda John Grace; Grandma Noreen Grace; Nanny Denise Bennett, and special guardian angel, Poppy John Bennett (for whom John is named); first-time aunts and uncles David, Catherine and Tara Grace, and Matt, Ryan and Brittany Bennett; first-time great-grandfather Ronald Reardon and guardian angel Anna Reardon, and second-time great-grandparents Mike and Dot Ryan, as well as many excited great-aunts & uncles and second cousins. Also watching over John are great-grandparents Albert and Josephine Grace, and John and Ann Bennett. Mommy and Daddy send sincere appreciation to Dr. Angela Poirier of Halifax for her excellent prenatal care; Dr. Tina Squires for all of her help in making my delivery in NL possible; the amazing staff of the caseroom and 5NB at the HSC, especially the nurses in the NICU for their loving care. Mommy would also like to thank Daddy for the endless love, support and encouragement that he gave throughout her pregnancy, delivery and every day since. Welcome, John! We love you!!
"From the top of her head, To the toes on her feet, Our new little girl, Has made our lives complete"
COADY– Steve and Nicole (Cahill) are overjoyed to announce the long awaited arrival of their baby girl, Kylie Sarah born October 20th 2010 at the Health Sciences Center weighing 10 lbs 7 oz. Tyler and Jayden are smitten with their beautiful sister. Also welcoming Kylie are grandparents Richard and Barbara Coady and Michael and Nina Cahill, great grandparents Nada Murphy and Harold Cahill,many friends and relatives especially Aunt Michelle & Uncle Craig and Aunt Yolanda & Uncle Mark and cousins Kennedy and Emily. A special thank you to Dr's Roxanne Cooper and Heidi Kravitz for the excellent prenatal care and to the case room staff for the safe delivery of Kylie. A Special thanks to our awesome friend Heather Kinsella for being there with us for Kylie's arrival, your friendship is very important to us!
ADOPTION - EFFORD– George and Catherine would like to announce the adoption of their son, Cater William. Cater was born in Iqaluit 3 hours after daddy and mommy's arrival on September 12/10. Matthew, Daniel and Melanie as well as Poppy and Nanny Stockley and Nanny Efford and extended family welcome Cater.
EVANS– Mark, Helena (Hewitt) and big sister Madison are delighted to announce the safe arrival of Brooklyn Anne on August 11, 2010 at 5:55 pm, weighing 7 lbs., 8 ozs. Welcoming their newest precious granddaughter are Richard and Anne Hewitt, Rosemarie Evans and Joe Farewell, and her special guardian angel, poppy Jim Evans. Also sharing in the joy are Uncle Neal and Aunt Michelle, Uncle Jason, Aunt Cheryl and Uncle Paul, special cousins Taylor and Ava, and a large circle of family and friends. A very heartfelt thank you to Dr. Krista Brown and her team for the safe delivery of our beautiful baby girl.
KNIGHT– Sunshine and Lollipops, Peaches and Cream, Lavender and Lace; that’s what little girls are made of! Sean and Crystal (Strickland) along with big brother Cameron are overjoyed to announce the arrival of their little girl and sister Gabriella Olivia Gail. Gabriella was born on August 10, 2010 at 9:47 a.m. and weighed in at 7 lbs. 13 oz. Welcoming Gabriella are grandparents Randell and Angela Strickland and John and Dorothy Knight as well as Nicole and all of her aunts, uncles and cousins.
MARTIN– Andrew and Gillian are very excited to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby boy, Ryan Andrew Martin. Ryan was born June 27, 2010, at 6:35 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 8 ozs. Welcoming Ryan are proud grandparents Ray and Angela Martin, Stan and Anne Martin, and furry “brother” Marty. Special thanks to Dr. Gill, the nurses in the case room and especially the nurses in the NICU for your loving care.
MONAHAN/SAUNDERS– First time parents Vanessa and Shane are pleased to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby boy, Grady Tyler George Saunders. Grady was born on August 23, 2010, at 11:27 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 14 ozs. Elated first time grandparents are Paul and Janet Monahan and Donald and Joanne Saunders. Also welcoming baby Grady are aunts Megan and Amanda Saunders and many friends and family members. Special thanks to Dr. Cook and Dr. Caines and all the nurses in the case room for the safe delivery of our baby boy.
MOORES– Andrew and Joanne are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their handsome baby boy. Riley James was born September 2, 2010 weighing 6 lbs. 9 ozs. Riley is welcomed by his proud grandparents Ken and Louise Moores and Jim and Sharon Heale. Also welcoming Riley are his Aunts Linette Moores and Lisa Heale, Uncle Tony Healy, Great-grandmother Violet (Sally) Crummell, Great-Uncle John Adams, as well as a large circle of family and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Krista Brown and Dr. Paula Horwood for their excellent prenatal care, as well as the staff of the HSC caseroom and 5NB.
PARSONS/NEWTON– Lesley, Wes and big sister Audrey are thrilled to announce the arrival of our beautiful Clark Wesley, born November 21, 2010, weighing 9 lbs., 11 oz. in Grimsby, Ontario. Clark is welcomed by grandparents Lorraine (Clyde) Chafe and Wayne (Kathy) Parsons of St. John’s, and Ron (Irene) and the late Mariane Newton of St. Catharines, Ontario. Clark is also welcomed by great-grandfather Renne LeCompte, as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins in Newfoundland and Ontario. Many thanks to Niagara Midwifery and doula Angela Sacco. We love you so much Clark!
SWAIN– Francis and Shelly (O’Keefe) are so excited on the arrival of their second precious baby girl. Adison Elisabeth Swain was born on June 6, 2010, weighing 9 lbs. 7 ounces. So excited is big sister Brooke. Proud grandparents Robert & Helen O’Keefe and Alfred & Betty Swain. Also very happy to finally meet baby Adison are cousins Crayton, Chloe & Austin, Kara & Rylan, Blake, Kaine and the big boys in Edmonton. Watching over both Brooke and Adison at all times is her uncle Robert. Special thanks to Dr. Healey and Dr. Hillman for their excellent pre-natal care and to Dr. White for her care during delivery.
THORNE/MUGFORD– Proud first-time parents Rebecca and Sean are overjoyed to announce the birth of their beautiful baby boy Benjamin Maddox Thorne Mugford. Benjamin was born on October 27, 2010 at 5:16 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 2 ozs. Delighted grandparents for the first time are Kerry and Sherry Lee Thorne and Ralph and Bev Mugford. Also welcoming Benjamin are his great-grandparents Benjamin and Dallas Mugford, Fred and Emily Langor, Cecil Thorne and Ross Bennett (who now shares a birthday with baby Benjamin!). Watching over Benjamin are great-grandmothers Betty Thorne and Marie Bennett. Aunts, Chantelle Mugford and Anna Thorne and uncles Adam Thorne and Denis Mugford are ecstatic over the arrival of little Benjamin. Rebecca and Sean would like to thank Dr. Fardy and Dr. Cook for their exceptional pre-natal care, case room nurse Krista and Dr. Bartellas for a safe delivery and all the amazing staff of 5 North B at the HSC. Finally, Mommy and Daddy thank each other for the care and encouragement given to one another over the last nine months.
Welcome Benjamin! We Love You!