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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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