Back home in Grand le Pierre from working in Ontario, Tyler Pardy finished his precautionary coronavirus quarantine on April 1, just in time for the birth of his twin boys, TJ and Kobe.
But what should have been a happy time for Pardy and his partner Siobbhan Sheppard, has taken a tragic turn.
Sheppard died April 8 due to complications from childbirth, just days before she and Pardy planned to hold their babies for the first time, on Pardy’s birthday — Easter Sunday.
“This situation, obviously, is such a tragedy,” said Don Murphy, who organized a GoFundMe campaign for Pardy.
Sheppard went into early labour on March 21, and was taken to the Health Sciences Centre in St. John’s, according to the online fundraising page.
The twins were premature, born at just 29 weeks. They have been moved to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), where they will stay until
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