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Notable Births & Deaths for Derryville ...

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Derryville. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • John Candy
    • Full name: John Franklin Candy
    • Actor, comedian. He was born in Newmarket (ON) on October 31, 1950 (a Tueday) and died in Durango (Mexico) on March 4, 1994 (a Friday) at the age of 43.
    • Newmarket is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southwest of Derryville.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Candy<1>
  • Rod Coneybeare
    • Children's entertainer, puppeteer, voice actor. He was born in Belleville (ON) on March 31, 1930 (a Monday) and died in Lindsay (ON) on September 5, 2019 (a Thursday) at the age of 89. The body was cremated.
    • Lindsay is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east of Derryville.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rod Coneybeare<1>
  • Bill Thoms
  • Raymond 'Golden Boy' Timgren

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