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Our Staff


Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.

Mr. John D. Brock

Mr. John D. Brock

Co-Owner/Licensed Funeral Director

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 Knights of Columbus and Woodstock Rotary Club.  

Telephone: 1-519-539-0004

Email: brockandvisser@rogers.com


Mr. W.  Gregory Visser

Mr. W. Gregory Visser

Co-Owner/Licensed Funeral Director

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.

Telephone: 1-519-539-0004

Email: brockandvisser@rogers.com


David Nancekievill

David Nancekievill

Licensed Funeral Director

Dave did his internship with Brock and Visser Funeral Home and after graduating from Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology in Toronto he accepted a full time position with us in 2014. Dave has lived in Woodstock for 25 years and is happily married to Carrie. He enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren. He looks forward to serving you and your families in your time of need.  

Telephone: 1-519-539-0004

Email: brockandvisser@rogers.com


Nicholas J. Brock

Nicholas J. Brock

Licensed Funeral Director

Born and raised in Woodstock, Nicholas graduated with Honours and a bilingual diploma from Ecole Secondaire Notre-Dame, Woodstock.  From there, he continued his education at Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology, Toronto.   After completing his internship in Toronto and achieving his Ontario Funeral Director’s License, Nicholas is eager to give back to the community that helped shape him into who he is today. 

Telephone: 1-519-539-0004

Email: brockandvisser@rogers.com


Allison Coulson-Mitchell

Allison Coulson-Mitchell

Licensed Funeral Director

Born and raised in Woodstock. Allison began her career in Funeral Services at Brock and Visser Funeral Home in 2013. She graduated from Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology, Toronto, in 2016  and received her Funeral Director Licence shortly after. Allison looks forward to serving the families of our community.

Telephone: 1-519-539-0004

Email: brockandvisser@rogers.com


Braydon Bootle

Braydon Bootle

Licensed Funeral Director

Braydon became a licensed funeral director in 2017 and came to us from the Oshawa area. With his many strong qualities, he will be sure to call Woodstock his home for many years.


Telephone: 1-519-539-0004

Email: brockandvisser@rogers.com


Bill Friesen

Bill Friesen

Funeral Director Assistant/Fleet Manager

An ordained minister, Bill has many years experience in helping families deal with life struggles and difficulties. He has served in the role as pastor 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.

Telephone: 1-519-285-2427

Email: brockandvissertc@rogers.com


Emily Walton

Emily Walton

Funeral Director Assistant

For many years, Emily has assisted in the many facets of the funeral home. Emily manages our accounts receivable and our day to day scheduling. Her commitment to her community is evident in the many productions at the Thistle Theatre in  Embro.

Telephone: 1-519-539-0004

Email: brockandvisser@rogers.com


Joanne Johnston

Joanne Johnston

Funeral Director Assistant

Joanne leads our administrative team, keeping our documents in order and managing almost every call that comes in; she keeps the communication going.

Telephone: 1-519-539-0004

Email: brockandvisser@rogers.com


Theresa Davis

Theresa Davis

Funeral Director Assistant


Telephone: 1-519-285-2427

Email: brockandvissertc@rogers.com


Tonia Catcher

Tonia Catcher

Licensed Funeral PrePlanner, Estate Care Counsellor, Certified Celebrant

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.  

Telephone: 1-519-539-0004

Email: tonia.catcher@yahoo.ca


Jim Long

Jim Long

Funeral Director Assistant

Retired from a diverse life, Jim helps out at visitations and services whenever he is available. Spending his free time in his Motorhome, he is also a long standing member of Old St. Paul's Anglican Church

Telephone: 1-519-539-0004

Email: brockandvisser@rogers.com


Gordon Tabor

Gordon Tabor

Maintenance

Retired from GM, Gordon is critical in keeping our grounds in tip top condition.

Telephone: 1-519-539-0004

Email: brockandvisser@rogers.com


Tracey Fraser

Tracey Fraser

Administrator/After Care


Telephone: 1-519-539-0004

Email: brockandvisser@rogers.com


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