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Notable Births & Deaths for Dorchester ...

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

  • Bill 'Bashin Bill' Barilko
  • Tim Burgess
    • Born: Thomas Roland Burgess
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in London (ON) on September 1, 1927 (a Thursday) and died in Lambeth (ON) on November 24, 2008 (a Monday) at the age of 81. The body was cremated.
    • London is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Dorchester.
    • Lambeth is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest of Dorchester.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tim Burgess<1>
  • Frank Lloyd Colman
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in London (ON) on March 2, 1918 (a Saturday) and died in London (ON) on February 19, 1983 (a Saturday) at the age of 64. He is buried at Woodland Cemetery (Middlesex County, Ontario).
    • London is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Dorchester.
    • London is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Dorchester.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frank Lloyd Colman<1>
  • Armand Romeo 'Dutch' Delmonte
  • Richard Berry Harrison
  • William Ernest 'Ernie' Kenny
  • Carmen Lombardo
    • Musician. He was born in London (ON) on January 16, 1903 (a Friday) and died in Miami (FL) on April 17, 1971 (a Saturday) at the age of 68. He is buried at Pinelawn Memorial Park (Suffolk County, New York).
    • London is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Dorchester.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carmen Lombardo<1>
  • Guy Albert Lombardo
  • Lebert Lombardo
  • Harry 'Apple Cheeks' Lumley
  • Arthur Meighen
    • 10th & 12th Prime Minister of Canada (July 1920 - December 1921 & June 1926 - September 1926). He was born in Anderson (ON) on June 16, 1874 (a Tueday) and died in Toronto (ON) on August 5, 1960 (a Friday) at the age of 86. He is buried at St. Mary's Cemetery (Perth County, Ontario).
    • Anderson is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northwest of Dorchester.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Arthur Meighen<1>
  • Richard Jean Monette
  • Raymond Henry 'Ray' Powell
  • Samuel George 'Goldie' Prodger
    • Professional hockey. He was born in London (ON) on February 18, 1891 (a Wednesday) and died in London (ON) on October 25, 1935 (a Friday) at the age of 44. He is buried at Woodland Cemetery (Middlesex County, Ontario).
    • London is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Dorchester.
    • London is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Dorchester.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Samuel George 'Goldie' Prodger<1>
  • Laura Smith
    • Singer, songwriter. She was born in London (ON) on March 14, 1952 (a Friday) and died in Mahone Bay (NS) on March 7, 2020 (a Saturday) at the age of 68. We don't have any burial details.
    • London is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Dorchester.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Laura Smith<1>
  • Edward G. 'Ed' Somerville

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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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