AMELIA CHARLOTTE UHL — A daughter was born to Leslie and Trevor Uhl of Fairfield on Aug. 14. She has been named Amelia Charlotte. She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces. She is the sister of Carter, age 6, and Charles, age 3. Her grandparents are George and Virginia Leeman of Ridgefield, James Uhl of Ashland, Mass., and Catherine Bauer of Lexington, Mass. Her great-grandmother is Augusta Bauer of Ladysmith, Wis.
HAILEY JOSEPHINE PURCELL — Hailey Josephine Purcell was born to Jennifer (O’Shea) and Thomas Purcell on May 23, 2014.
She weighed 7 pounds and 7 ounces and was 20 inches long. Hailey is the first grandchild of Karen and David O’Shea of Langstroth Drive, and Edward Purcell of Apopka, Fla. and second grandchild of Michele Relation Cook of Tunkhannock, Pa. Her mother is a graduate of Ridgefield High School, class of 2003 and Pace University in 2006 and Mercy College in 2012 with a master’s degree in education and is a fifth grade teacher in Bronx, N.Y. Her father is a graduate of Tunkhannock High School in 2002 and joined the United States Army in 2003 and is recruiting future soldiers for the United States army as a staff sergeant. They reside in Mt. Vernon, N.Y.
JOSEPH PRESTON BAKER III — A son, their first child, was born to Catherine and Joseph Baker of Silver Spring, Md. on Sept. 30. He has been named Joseph Preston Baker III. Grandparents are Wayne and Pam Winders of Canterbury Lane and Joseph and Sabina Baker or Galena, Md. Great-grandfather is Stan Richman of Canterbury Lane.
ELIAS HAIM MITRANI — A son was born to Elizabeth and Alan Mitrani of Englewood, N.J., on Aug. 12, 2014. He has been named Elias Haim. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces. He is the brother of Benjamin, age 6, Pearl, age 4, and Jacob, age 2. Grandparents are Aaron and Judith Mitrani of New York City and Lou and Marsha Panzer of Ridgefield.
OLIVER SUMMERS — Oliver Sterling, their first child, was born to Jonathan and Dana Summers of San Francisco, Calif. on Aug. 27, 2014. He weighed seven pounds, five ounces and was 20.5 inches long. He is the first grandchild of Allan and Cheryl Rosenthal of Ascot Way and Keith and Sandy Summers of South Walsham, Norfolk, England, and nephew of Erica DiVece (Rosenthal) of Burlington, Vt. His mother, Dana, is a graduate of Ridgefield High School, class of 2000.
COLTON DOMINICK BLASIOLI — A son, Colton Dominick, was born to Adrienne and Nick Blasioli of Chelmsford, Mass., on April 25 at 2:43 a.m. He weighed eight pounds, three ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Tony and Andrea Roma of Ridgefield and Dominick and Sandi Blasioli of Westfield, Mass. Great-grandparents are John and Ann Escovar and Lena Roma, all of Endicott, N.Y.
ANA MICHALOVSKY — A daughter, their second child, was born to Meghan and Matthew Michalovsky of Corona del Mar, Calif., on June 9 at 11:20 a.m. PT. She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 18 inches long. She has been named Ana Powers and is the sister of William, 2. Grandparents are Debra Sands, Marc and Debbie Michalovsky, formerly of Ridgefield, and Greg and Gale Powers of Calgary, Canada. Great-grandparents are Alice Sands of Mamaroneck, N.Y., Isaac and Myrna Michalovsky of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., and Bunny Powers of Victoria, Canada.
DYLAN JOHN SHEERIN — Dylan John Sheerin was born May 16 to Gillian and Damien Sheerin of Walnut Grove. He is their second child and brother to Lylah. He is the grandson of Gerri and Bob Lewis of West Mountain Road and Moira and John Sheerin of Ireland.
His great-grandparents are Eileen and John Karwoski of Governor Street and Jean and Bob Lewis of Meadow Ridge, formerly of Peaceable Ridge.
THOMAS BISHOP — A son, their third child, was born to Kimberly and Christopher Bishop of St. John’s Road on Jan. 21, 2014. He has been named Thomas Cooper and was 8.2 pounds at birth. Big brothers are Christopher, 9 and Liam, 7. Grandparents are Dianne and Tom Thulin of Redding and Jackie and Bill Bishop of Wilton.
SYDNEY ALMSTEAD — Amanda and Brett Almstead of 21 Old Washington Road welcomed their second daughter, Sydney Rose, on April 30. She was born at home and weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches long. Big sister Marin is three. Grandparents are Pat and John Roche of Holmes Road and Jan and John Almstead of Tanglewood Court. Great-grandfather is Gerard Hance of Holmes Road.
CLARE MARGARET CONNORS — Matthew and Jenny Connors of Richmond, Va., have announced the birth of their second child, a daughter, on March 25. Claire Margaret was born at St. Mary’s Hospital. She was 6 pounds 1 ounce and 18.5 inches. She joins her brother, Christopher James, three years old. Grandparents are Rick and Joellen Connors of Wild Turkey Court and Jim and Linda Hobgood of Goochland, Va. Claire’s great-grandmother is Jinny Bartlett of Richmond, Va.
PENELOPE PEARL OLIVEIRA — A daughter, their third child, was born to Lillian and Michael Oliveira of 123 Westville Avenue, Danbury on April 3, at the Danbury Birthing Center. She has been named Penelope Pearl and is the sister of Violet 4, and Rex Henry 2. They are moving to Old Stagecoach Road in July. Grandparents are Joan Bradford of Rowayton and Vincent Bradford of Norwalk. Great-grandparents are Manny and Louise Oliveira of Danbury.
LANDON MAHER — Dr. Maher and Caitlin Madhoun of Ridgefield welcomed their second son Landon Maher, on Jan. 31, 2014 at Stamford Hospital. He was 8 pounds, 7 ounces and 20 inches long. He joins his big brother, Jayden. Grandparents are Michael and Colleen Vick of Ridgefield and Dr. Issa and Hanan Madhoun of Manhasset Hills, New York.
NORA GRACE FITZPATRICK — Kate and Paul Fitzpatrick of Norwalk welcomed their second daughter, Nora Grace, on Feb. 4 at Norwalk Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. She joins big sister Kelly Rose, who is 2 years old.
Grandparents are Brennie and Bernard Denoyer and Ginny and Paul Fitzpatrick of Ridgefield. Great-grandparents are Mary and Fred Faber of Bay Shore, N.Y., and Miriam Fitzpatrick of Stuart, Fla. Both parents are graduates of Ridgefield High School and Loyola College in Maryland.
HUNTER CHARLEE LEWIS — Hunter Charlee Lewis was born on Dec. 8 to Christian Lewis and Judi Lee of Brooklyn, N.Y.
She is their second child and sister to Holden. She is the granddaughter of Bob and Gerri Lewis of West Mountain Road and Hyung and Hwasung Lee of New Jersey.
Her great-grandparents are John and Eileen Karwoski of Governor Street and Bob and Jean Lewis of Meadow Ridge, formerly of Peaceable Ridge.
CONNOR MOCKRY — A son, their first child, was born to Ashley and Nate Mockry of Ridgefield on Nov. 25, 2013 in Danbury Hospital. He has been named Connor Michael. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Corinne and Michael Ludwig of Weston, formerly of Ridgefield, and Sheila and Greg Mockry of Massena, N.Y.
KAI KALLEBERG — A son, their second child, was born to Kris and Amy (Olsen) Kalleberg of Danbury (RHS class of 1995) on Feb. 15 at Danbury Hospital. He has been named Kai John and is the brother of Sean Andreas, 3. Grandparents are John and Connie Fenton of Ridgefield and Harold and Monica Kalleberg of Goshen, N.Y. Great-grandfather is Carl Hofstrom of Wyckoff, N.J.
HUNTER MATTHEWS — Hunter Christian Matthews was born during the Herecules Blizzard on Jan. 3 to first-time parents and newcomers to Ridgefield Jolene and Brian Matthews, at Stamford Hospital. He weighed in at 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Jolene Matthews is a fitness expert seen on Real Housewives of New Jersey, Good Morning America and Jersey Couture. Brian Matthews is an Emmy award winner who works at NBC Sports in Stamford.
EVERLY BRUDENELL — Everly Starr Brudenell was born Dec. 12, 2013, to Lindsay and Ian Brudenell of Wareham, Mass., at Tobey Hospital, Wareham, Mass. She is the sister of Gabriel, 7, and the granddaughter of Joan and John West of Ridgefield, and Marcia and Roger Brudenell of Duxbury, Mass. She is the great granddaughter of Elsie Brudenell of the Isle of Wight, UK.
ANNA SANDERS — A daughter, their first child, was born to Heather Ratcliff and Benjamin W. Sanders of Alexandria, Va., on Jan. 30 in George Washington University Hospital, Washington, D.C. She has been named Anna Eirawen. She weighed 7 pounds 12 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Sheila and Keith Ratcliff of New Preston and Sally and Jack Sanders of Olmstead Lane. Great-grandmother is Una Ratcliff of Eastry, Kent, U.K. Her father is a 1993 graduate of Ridgefield High School.
ERIN HICKS — A daughter, their first child, was born to Shaun and Amanda Hicks of Fairfield, formerly of Ridgefield, on Dec. 2, 2013, in Bridgeport Hospital. She has been named Erin Charlotte. Grandparents are Emma and Walter Boyce of Ridgefield and Dawn Hicks of Goshen.
JACK JUKURI — Jack Langdon Jukuri was born on December 14, 2013 to Courtney and Jon Jukuri of Alexandria, Va., at Inova Alexandria Hospital. He is the grandson of Chris and Lynn Radford of Ridgefield, and Tim and Sue Jukuri of Apple Valley, Minn.
WILLIAM BREWSTER — William Barclay Parsons Brewster was born to Amelie and C.E. Scott Brewster of Park Slope, Brooklyn, N.Y., on Dec. 29, 2013. He weighed eight pounds, two ounces. He is the first grandchild of Michelle Brewster of Ridgefield.
- JACK CAPOCCI — Jack Romano Capocci, their third child and first son, was born to Shannon and Jeremy Capocci on April 19 at Norwalk Hospital. He is the brother of Abigail Noel, 7, and Caitlyn May, 4. Grandparents are Romano and Angelina Capocci of Wilton and Walter and Kathleen Kruthaupt of Wilton. Great-grandmother is Norma May Wagner of Norwalk.
SEBASTIAN CARLSON — A son, their third child, was born to Chris and Nicole Carlson of Ridgefield on April 12 at home. Sebastian Santos Carlson joins big sister Olivia, 6, and big brother Xavier, 4. Grandparents are Adelia and Jose Santos of Danbury and Dan Carlson and the late Brigitte Carlson of Norwalk.
LEO CALLAHAN — A son, their first child, was born to Dawn-Marie and Douglas Callahan of Ridgewood Road on March 4 at Greenwich Hospital. He has been named Leonidas Archimedes. Grandparents are Margaret and Edward Dugan of Glendale, Ariz., and Thomas Callahan of Farmingdale, N.Y., and the late Carole Callahan.
JAMES GALLAWAY — A son, their third child, was born to Anne and Bruce Gallaway of Stony Hill Road on May 3. He has been named James Axel and is the brother of William Wolfgang, 5, and Elizabeth Starr, 3. Grandparents are William and Frances Fricke of Todds Road, Ingrid Gallaway of Danbury and Ronald Gallaway of North Carolina. Great-grandparents are Arthur and Stephanie Vaccaro of Danbury.
LYDIA DODD — A daughter, their fourth child, was born to Johanna and Sean Dodd of Rock Spring Lane last Jan. 6 at the Connecticut Childbirth and Women’s Center, Danbury. She has been named Lydia Irene Emma and is the sister of Imogen Caitlín Elizabeth, 15, Miranda Amelia Isobel, 10, and Gabriel Anthony Stephen, 7. Grandparents are Anne and Brian Ilsley of Frinton-on-Sea, Essex, England, and Jean and Tony Dodd of Stafford, Staffordshire, England.
PETER GOBLECK — A son, their third child and first boy, was born to Jason and Mary Kate Gobleck of 11 Cottage Street on June 6 in Norwalk Hospital. He has been named Peter Jack after his late great uncle, Peter, and his late grandfather, Jack. He is the brother of Walsh Theresa, 8 and Mary Eileen “Millie,” 5. Grandparents are Julian and Theresa Gobleck of Burgettstown, Pa. and Port St. Lucie, Fla. Great-grandmother is Mary Gobleck of Burgettstown.
CONNOR TOGNARELLI — Courtney and DJ Tognarelli of Richmond, Va., have announced the birth of their first child, a son, Connor James, born on April 26 at 2:45 p.m. at St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond, Va. He weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 and one-half inches long. Maternal grandparents are Joellen and Richard Connors of Ridgefield. Paternal grandparents are Dave and Mary Tognarelli of Richmond, Va., and Sue and Kyle Tilbe of Ashland, Va. Great-grandmother Eleanor Grisolano and great-grandfather Pete Tognarelli live in Collinsville, Ill.
LOGAN BEYLOUNI — A son, their second child, was born to Kristin and Darren Beylouni of Ridgefield on June 25 in Danbury Hospital. He has been named Logan John and is the brother of Ava Katherine, 8. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 3/4 inches long. Grandparents are Bonnie and Raymond Beylouni of Danbury, Karen and John Rawson of New Bern, N.C., and Marilyn and Tom Eddy of Holmdel, N.J.
GRACE DENIHAN — A daughter, their first child, Grace Louise Denihan, was born to Shannon and Thomas Denihan Jr. of Woodbury on Sept. 3, 2013 at 12:54 p.m. at Danbury Hospital. She weighed six pounds, two ounces, and was 19-1/2 inches long. She is the sister of Sarah Denihan, 19. The grandparents are Marilou Serfilippi of Ridgefield and Katherine Denihan and the late Thomas Denihan Sr. of Waterbury.
NICHOLAS and DENNIS LONCTO — Twin boys, their first children, were born to Christina and John Loncto of Santa Monica, Calif., on Sept. 19. They have been named Denis Edward Loncto II and Nicholas David Loncto. Grandparents are Helen Askew of Los Angeles and Denis and Mary Ellen Loncto of Ridgefield.
BROOKLYN REILY — A daughter, their first child, was born to Becky and Todd Reily of Stoneham, Mass., at 3:20 p.m. on July 2 at Winchester Hospital. Brooklyn Mae weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 21 1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Gail and Glenn Mann, formerly of Ridgefield, and Nancy Reily of Stoneham.
EMMITT LUMELLEAU — A son, their third child, was born to Melanie and Ryan Lumelleau of Ridgefield at 3:36 a.m. on May 21, 2013, at Danbury Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds 13 ounces and was 21 inches long. He has been named Emmitt Leigh and is the brother of Owen Henry, 4, and Greyden Ryan, 2. Grandparents are Henry and Rita Lopes of Ridgefield and John and Loretta Lumelleau of Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Ridgefield. Great grandparents are Maria Lopes of Lousan, Portugal, and Marie Lumelleau of Bronxville, N.Y.
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