COLBOURNE– Brian, Melissa & big sister Ava are thrilled to announce the newest addition to their family. Ally Elizabeth made her arrival into the world on August 9, 2010 at 8:25 a.m., weighing 7 lbs., 10 ozs. Welcoming Ally was grandparents Mac & Patricia Martin and Eric & Glenda Colbourne. Ally has already stolen the hearts of Aunt Kerry, Uncle Jason & cousin Anna, as well as Auntie Jill, Uncle Dave, Auntie Karen & cousin Noah. A big thank you to Dr. Thomas & Dr. Cook for Ally’s safe arrival. A special thank you to case room nurse Heather and the rest of the staff of the case room & 5 NB.
DOELLE– Beni Malone and Marian Frances White are thrilled to announce the birth of their first grandchild, Ella Sophie, born in Berlin, Germany on November 29th, 2010, weighing 8 lbs. 8 oz. Proud parents, Anahareo and Marco Doelle are looking forward to bringing Ella Sophie to St. John’s in 2011. A special welcome comes from Anahaero’s many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins and Ella Sophie’s Great-grandmother Ada Malone. From Germany she is welcomed by her Grandparents Hannes and Ramona Doelle and Great-grandmother Elfriede. Ella Sophie is the first grandchild in both families. We welcome her with open arms and hearts.
FLANNIGAN– Proud parents Conrad Flannigan Jr. and Nicole Jarvis-Flannigan would like to announce the birth of their baby boy, Rory Flannigan. The baby was born on November 26, 2010 at 12:23 p.m. in the Health Sciences Centre. Congratulations from great-grandmother Margaret Jarvis of Lawn, great-grandmother Mary Edwards of Lawn, grandmother Cindy Edwards and Gary Lambe of Lawn, grandfather Conrad Flannigan Sr. and Denise Kearney of Lawn. As well, congratulations coming from grandfather and grandmother Fred and Mary Jarvis of Witless Bay.
GILLARD/KING– Mike and Kara are thrilled to announce the arrival of their baby boy, Nathan John James Gillard, born Oct. 21, 2010 at 11:08 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 8 oz. Welcoming Nathan with much love and excitement are first time grandparents John and Bridget King and second time grandparents Cathy Gillard and Wince Howse, Jim Gillard and Audrey Gillard. As well as aunts and uncles Meghan, Jonathan and Linda, Daynna and Trevor, Julie and Mike, cousins Alex and Tyler. Many thanks to the doctors and nurses who ensured a safe arrival of Nathan especially Dr. Cook, our wonderful caseroom nurses Cathy and Nicole and the nursing staff of 5NB.
PACHNOWSKI– Amy (Janes) and Kris are proud to announce the safe and joyous arrival of their little boy, Parker Leigh Douglas, on October 27, 2010, weighing 7 lbs. 13 ozs. Congratulations from grandparents, great-grandparents, great-great Nanny Hiscock, relatives and friends.
HART/MCCONNELL– Dwayne and Elizabeth (Lisa) are thrilled to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter, Amelia Quinn Hart. Amelia was born at 2:08 p.m. on November 1, 2010 at the HSC, weighing 9 lbs. 13.6 oz. Welcoming her with love are grandparents: Marian (Clarke) and Gordon McConnell and Loretta (Squires) and Donald Hart; aunts and uncles: Colleen McConnell (Mark Vaughan-Jackson), Pam McConnell, Sheri Galway (Brian), and Denise Hart (Rhodi Hawco); cousins: Alexandra and Julian Vaughan-Jackson and Natalie Hart Hawco; and canine brother Admiral. Thanks to Drs. Tim Strand and Chris Holden along with the nurses of the Case Room (especially Joan) for a safe delivery and to Sue and Bev of the MFAU. Extra special thanks to Drs. Sarah Healey and Terri O’Grady and the nurses and staff at NL Fertility Services for helping make our dreams come true. We sincerely thank all of our family, friends and colleagues for their support and warm wishes.
“Before you were conceived I wanted you.
Before you were born I loved you.
Before you were here an hour
I would die for you.
This is the miracle of life.”
- Maureen Hawkins
MCEACHREN– Proud first-time parents Todd and Angela are overjoyed to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl Ava Marion McEachren. Ava was born on October 22, 2010 at 2:40 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 9 ozs. Delighted first time grandparents are Mervyn & Bertha McEachren of Stephenville and Claude & Gail Blagdon of Conception Bay South. Also sharing the joy are Ava's great-grandfather Kenneth Smith, her uncles Troy, Chris and Ken along with a large circle of family and friends. A very heartfelt thank you to Dr. Mouland and Dr. Kravitz for their exceptional pre-natal care, to Dr. O'Grady and case room nurse Melanie for a safe delivery along with the rest of the case room team and to all the amazing staff of 5 North B at the HSC. Welcome Ava! We love you!!!
NEWHOOK– Mel & Krista (Griffin) are delighted to announce the birth of their son Gabriel Winter, born August 17, 2010. Welcoming Gabriel are proud grandparents: Rosarii Power, Michael Griffin, Ellen & Cyril Newhook. Great-grandparents: Magdalene Griffin, Susan Power, Angela & Bob Newhook. Also happy to receive Gabriel is canine sister Nova, as well as lots of aunts, uncles and friends. Special thanks to doula Jillian Hand Humpries and Drs. Miller & Healey. Mommy & Gabriel are especially grateful for Daddy’s love and support.
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star what a
joyous miracle you are…
RICKERT– Keith and Kerri (Walsh) are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their precious daughter. Lailah Mary Grace was born November 18th, 2010, weighing 5 lbs. 12 ozs. Welcoming with much love, Nanny Walsh, Nana and Poppy Rickert, and looking down from above with a proud smile Poppy Walsh. Lailah has already stolen the hearts of Aunt Kyla, Uncle Kurtis, Uncle Kolin, Aunt Carrie and Aunt Lauren. Special thanks to Dr. Krista Brown, Dr. Chris Holden, Regina Chafe, Ruth Martin and all other case room nurses and 5 NB. She is so small but she has already brought so much joy to our lives.