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Notable Births & Deaths for Doon ...

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Doon. 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.

  • Sylvanus 'Syl' Apps
    • Professional hockey. He was born in Paris (ON) on January 18, 1915 (a Monday) and died in Cambridge (ON) on December 24, 1998 (a Thursday) at the age of 83. He is buried at Mt. View Cemetery (Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario).
    • Paris is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the south of Doon.
    • Cambridge is located 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast of Doon.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sylvanus 'Syl' Apps<1>
  • Father David William Bauer
  • Robert 'Bobby' Theodore Bauer
    • Professional hockey. He was born in Waterloo (ON) on February 16, 1915 (a Tueday) and died in Kitchener (ON) on September 16, 1964 (a Wednesday) at the age of 49. He is buried at Woodland Cemetery (Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario).
    • Waterloo is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest of Doon.
    • Kitchener is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest of Doon.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert 'Bobby' Theodore Bauer<1>
  • Adam Brown
    • Professional hockey. He was born in Johnstone (Scotland) on February 4, 1920 (a Wednesday) and died in Hamilton (ON) on August 9, 1960 (a Tueday) at the age of 40. He is buried at Woodland Cemetery (Hamilton Regional Municipality, Ontario).
    • Hamilton is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Doon.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Adam Brown<1>
  • Carson Eric 'Shovel Shot' Cooper
    • Professional hockey. He was born on July 17, 1899 (a Monday) and died in Hamilton (ON) on July 4, 1955 (a Monday) at the age of 56.
    • Hamilton is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Doon.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carson Eric 'Shovel Shot' Cooper<1>
  • Nick Cordero
    • Born: Nicholas Eduardo Alberto Cordero
    • Actor. He was born in Hamilton (ON) on September 17, 1978 (a Sunday) and died in Los Angeles (CA) on July 5, 2020 (a Sunday) at the age of 41. The body was cremated.
    • Hamilton is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Doon.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Nick Cordero<1>
  • Thomas Bertram Costain
  • Ross B. Craig
    • Professional football. He was born in Peterborough (ON) on July 1, 1884 (a Tueday) and died in Hamilton (ON) on June 27, 1949 (a Monday) at the age of 64. He is buried at Grove Cemetery (Hamilton Regional Municipality, Ontario).
    • Hamilton is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Doon.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ross B. Craig<1>
  • Vernor Vivian 'Jumpin Jackie' Forbes
  • Jonathan Frid
    • Actor. He was born in Hamilton (ON) on December 2, 1924 (a Tueday) and died in Hamilton (ON) on April 14, 2012 (a Saturday) at the age of 87. The body was cremated.
    • Hamilton is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Doon.
    • Hamilton is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Doon.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jonathan Frid<1>
  • William Alfred 'Goldy' Goldsworthy
  • Earle W. Graser
  • Phil Hartman
    • Full name: Philip Edward Hartman
    • Actor. He was born in Brantford (ON) on September 24, 1948 (a Friday) and died in Encino (CA) on May 28, 1998 (a Thursday) at the age of 49. The body was cremated.
    • Brantford is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southeast of Doon.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Phil Hartman<1>
  • James Jerome Hill
    • Railroad pioneer. He was born in Eramosa (ON) on September 16, 1838 (a Sunday) and died in Saint Paul (MN) on May 29, 1916 (a Monday) at the age of 77.
    • Eramosa is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Doon.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Jerome Hill<1>
  • George Reginal 'Red' Horner
  • Joseph Kilgour
    • Actor. He was born in Ayr (ON) on July 11, 1863 (a Saturday) and died in Bay Shore (NY) on April 21, 1933 (a Friday) at the age of 69. He is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
    • Ayr is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south of Doon.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph Kilgour<1>
  • Robert 'Bobby' John Kuntz
    • Professional football. He was born in Detroit (MI) on January 10, 1932 (a Sunday) and died in Waterloo (ON) on February 7, 2011 (a Monday) at the age of 79. He is buried at Woodland Cemetery (Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario).
    • Waterloo is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest of Doon.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert 'Bobby' John Kuntz<1>
  • Ronald 'Ron' Lancaster
    • Professional football. He was born in Fairchance (PA) on October 14, 1938 (a Friday) and died in Hamilton (ON) on September 18, 2008 (a Thursday) at the age of 69. The body was cremated.
    • Hamilton is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Doon.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ronald 'Ron' Lancaster<1>
  • Bob Lanois
    • Musician, producer, photographer. He was born in Gatineau (QC) on April 4, 1948 (a Sunday) and died in Hamilton (ON) on April 19, 2021 (a Monday) at the age of 73. We don't have any burial details.
    • Hamilton is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Doon.
  • Percy 'Peerless Percy' LeSueur
  • William Lyon Mackenzie King
    • 11th, 13th & 15th Prime Minister of Canada (December 1921 - June 1926 & September 1926 - August 1930). He was born in Kitchener (ON) on December 17, 1874 (a Thursday) and died in Chelsea (QC) on July 22, 1950 (a Saturday) at the age of 75. He is buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (Ontario).
    • Kitchener is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest of Doon.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Lyon Mackenzie King<1>

The official website for Province of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.




 

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