Obituary of Denny Doherty

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Denny Doherty

Dennis Gerrard Stephen Doherty (born November 29, 1940 in Halifax, Canada) was a singer who was best known for being the founding member and lead singer of the 1960s musical group, “the Mamas and the Papas.” Denny died on January 19, 2007 and his death was because of kidney following surgery for an abdominal aortic aneurysm. He died too early at age 66.

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Denny Doherty Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Doherty, Denny
    • Common Name: Denny Doherty
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    • Birth Date: November 29, 1940
    • Age: 66 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Dennis
    • Occupation: Singer
    • Religion: Catholic
    • Net Worth: $1.5 million
    • Nationality: Canadian
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Indigo (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Denny's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Dennis Gerrard Stephen Doherty
    • Father: Dennis Francis Doherty
    • Mother: Mary Elizabeth Doherty
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Jeannette Doherty (married 1978-1998, her death)
    • Son(s):
      • John Doherty
    • Daughter(s):
      • Emberly Doherty
      • Jessica Woods

Death Notice:

  • Date: January 19 2007 at age 66
  • Place: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
  • Cause of Death: Kidney failure (following surgery)
  • Interment: Buried at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia, Canada

Category Tags:

SingerCanadian Born on November 29th Born in 1940 Born in Nova ScotiaDied in 2007Died at age 66Died from Kidney failure

Denny's Notable Roles:

  • Mamas and the Papas

Quotable Quotes:

"What's another word for Thesaurus?"

"Denny Doherty had an amazing life. He was a talented singer and songwriter and loved life. He was also a loving father. He isRIP. (V)"

Is Mr. Denny Doherty still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-02-26 12:00:10
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