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St. Joseph’s welcomes New Year’s baby

Submitted photo From left, standing, are Sister Francesca Lowis, vice president of mission integration; Skip Gjolberg, president, St. Joseph’s Hospital; Vanessa Foley, RN; and proud father Zane Dennison. Seated are proud mother Stephanie Dennison with baby Maverick and big brother Silas Dennison.

BUCKHANNON — St. Joseph’s Hospital welcomed Maverick Grant Dennison, the first baby born at the hospital in 2020, at 12:37 pm on Thursday, Jan. 2.

Born to proud parents Stephanie and Zane Dennison of Sutton, West Virginia, Maverick weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long.

He was delivered at St. Joseph’s Hospital by Amanda Ketterman, CNM.

Maverick’s maternal grandparents are Dave and Pam Duffield of Frametown, and Denver and Kelly Kniceley of Exchange, and his paternal grandparents are Gary and Lora Dennison of Sutton.

Maverick was given gifts to welcome him from St. Joseph’s Hospital and the St. Joseph’s Auxiliary.