Deroy Park

Parks of Holyoke

Canonchet Park is to the west of the former West Street School.

In August of 1941 Canonchet Park was renamed Deroy Park to honor Narcisse Deroy. The Franco-American Club of Holyoke had asked that this renaming happen.

Narcisse Deroy lived most of his life in Holyoke. He was born in Quebec Canada but came with his family to Holyoke at a young age. Narcisse died during the course of WW1 in France. FINDAGRAVE

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