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Maria Willms
B: 1955-05-07
D: 2015-07-30
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Willms, Maria
M. Elizabeth Chantler
B: 1917-11-05
D: 2015-07-28
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Chantler, M. Elizabeth
John Magashazi
B: 1919-11-09
D: 2015-07-28
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Magashazi, John
Valerie Anderson
B: 1944-01-02
D: 2015-07-26
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Anderson, Valerie
Roland Champeau
B: 1928-08-30
D: 2015-07-25
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Champeau, Roland
Jean King
B: 1919-10-07
D: 2015-07-25
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King, Jean
Gilbert Robillard
B: 1944-06-27
D: 2015-07-25
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Robillard, Gilbert
Mariana Suarez
B: 1933-12-03
D: 2015-07-25
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Suarez, Mariana
Kenneth Hill
B: 1935-08-04
D: 2015-07-22
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Hill, Kenneth
R. Earle Moulton
B: 1933-03-07
D: 2015-07-22
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Moulton, R. Earle
William Witteveen
B: 1948-04-25
D: 2015-07-21
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Witteveen, William
Wes Kitching
B: 1945-06-07
D: 2015-07-20
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Kitching, Wes
Kenneth Reid
B: 1931-01-12
D: 2015-07-17
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Reid, Kenneth
Donald Ford
B: 1939-01-20
D: 2015-07-16
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Ford, Donald
Carl Griffith
B: 1956-05-21
D: 2015-07-09
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Griffith, Carl
Raymond Johnson
B: 1933-09-02
D: 2015-07-08
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Johnson, Raymond
Mary Elizabeth Salman
B: 1934-08-26
D: 2015-07-08
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Salman, Mary Elizabeth
Marjorie Simser
B: 1923-07-17
D: 2015-07-08
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Simser, Marjorie
Russell Cook
B: 1927-08-02
D: 2015-07-07
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Cook, Russell
Alberdina Streef
B: 1922-10-04
D: 2015-07-02
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Streef, Alberdina
Richard Bowes
B: 1956-08-05
D: 2015-07-01
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Bowes, Richard

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Mr. John D. Brock, Co-Owner/Licensed Funeral Director
Email: brockandvisser@rogers.com
Website: www.brockandvisserfuneralhome.com
Office Phone: 519-539-0004
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Co-Owner and Managing Director of the Brock and Visser Funeral Home Burial & Cremation Services Ltd.  Born in Woodstock, and working in Woodstock as a licensed funeral director at the former R.D. Longworth Funeral Home since 1991. Married to Monique Brock of which they have two children, Natalie and Nicholas, where they are members of Holy Trinity Catholic Parish (St. Rita's).  John is involved with local community events including being a member of the Woodstock Rotary Club.  

Mr. W.  Gregory Visser, Co-Owner/Licensed Funeral Director
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Office Phone: 519-539-0004
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Co-Owner of the Brock & Visser Funeral Home Burial & Cremation Services Ltd.  A licensed funeral director in 1993, working in Woodstock at the former R.D. Longworth Funeral Home since 1994. Greg has three children; Andrew, Phillip and Hannah. He is also involved with several community groups such as; Lions Club and Operation Sharing and is a member of King Solomon's Masonic Lodge # 43 A.F. & A.M.

Adam G.W. Tabor, Duty Manager/Licensed Funeral Preplanner
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Office Phone: 519-539-0004
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Born and raised in Woodstock, Adam started with the Brock & Visser Funeral Home Burial and Cremation Services Ltd. (Formerly Longworth Funeral Home) working part time in 2005. In April 2008, he accepted a fulltime position with the funeral home and has been serving the families in the city of Woodstock and surrounding area since. Married to Pamela Tabor (nee Marissink), where they attend Holy Trinity Catholic Parish.

David Nancekievill, Licensed Funeral Director
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Office Phone: 519-539-0004
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David has finished his internship and graduated from Humber College. He has also passed the Funeral Board exams and is now a Licensed Funeral Director. David is married to Carrie Nancekievill and attends Hi-Way Pentecostal Church in Ingersoll.

Helen Friesen, Licensed Funeral Director / Manager
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Office Phone: 519-285-2427
Fax: 519-295-0103

Helen started her career in funeral services at Brock and Visser Funeral Home in the Woodstock Chapel and transitioned to manage the funeral home in Thamesford in the spring of 2014 when John Brock and Greg Visser, of Brock  and Visser Funeral Home, acquired the former Harland Betzner Funeral Home. Helen is married to Bill, who also works for the firm, together they have four children and attend Calvary Pentecostal Church in Woodstock. Helen finds true fulfillment in helping others. She believes that everyone deserves the best care possible and without a doubt, she looks after the families she serves as if they were her very own.

Bill Friesen, Funeral Director Assistant/Fleet Manager
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Office Phone: 519-285-2427
Fax: 519-295-0103

An ordained minister, Bill has many years experience in helping families deal with life struggles and difficulties. He is married to Helen and together they have served in the role as pastor couple in various evangelical churches in southern Ontario. Having performed numerous funerals as a pastor for nearly 20 years, Bill felt a call on his life to broaden his ministry opportunities to funeral services. He is now living his dream working alongside his wife at the Thamesford Funeral Chapel.

Tonia Catcher, After Care Counsellor
Email: brockandvisser@rogers.com
Website: www.brockandvisserfuneralhome.com
Office Phone: 519-539-0004
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Tonia has been employed with the Brock & Visser Funeral Home Burial & Cremation Services Ltd. since 2006.  She resides in the Stratford area, where she loves to spend time with her family and her love of horses.  She brings years of experience with her, as well as being the manager of the funeral home's free After Care Program.  She currently holds free weekly bereavement group sessions Thursday evenings at the South Gate Centre.  

Emily Walton, Funeral Director Assistant
Email: brockandvisser@rogers.com
Website: www.brockandvisserfuneralhome.com
Office Phone: 519-539-0004
Fax: 519-539-0849

Joanne Johnston, Funeral Reception Hostess
Email: brockandvisser@rogers.com
Website: www.brockandvisser.com
Office Phone: 519-539-0004
Fax: 519-539-0849

Jim Long, Funeral Director Assistant
Email: brockandvisser@rogers.com
Website: www.brockandvisserfuneralhome.com
Office Phone: 519-539-0004
Fax: 519-539-0849

Gordon Tabor, Maintenance
Email: brockandvisser@rogers.com
Website: www.brockandvisser.com
Office Phone: 519-539-0004
Fax: 519-539-0849

Tracey Fraser, Administrator/After Care
Email: brockandvisser@rogers.com
Website: www.brockandvisser.com
Office Phone: 519-539-0004
Fax: 519-539-0849

Chris Betzner, Licensed Funeral Director
Email: brockandvissertc@rogers.com
Office Phone: 519-285-2427
Fax: 519-295-0103

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