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Anthony (Tony) Blok

Posted By Obituaries On November 21, 2011 @ 2:50 PM In Exeter,Obituary | 13 Comments

Anthony (Tony) Blok

Peacefully at home on Monday, November 21, 2011, of Exeter and formerly of Bayfield and Brucefield, in his 96th year.  Beloved husband of Nellie (Van Mourik) Blok for 65 years. Dear father of Maria and Mark Piercy of Paris, Marjorie (Mary) and Zoran Dordevic of London, Nellie and Bill Boshart of Lucan, Agatha and Dave Feltz of Mitchell, Dinah and Jack de Groot of Bayfield and Terry and Charlotte Blok of Exeter. Dear grandfather of Andrea and Randy, Christopher and Sarah; Andrew, Sara and Jayme, Marco; Greg, Daryl, Kevin and Emma; Jason; Chad and Melissa, Alison, Benjamin, Sean; Heather, Erin; and great-grandfather of Casey, Liam, Noah, Luca, Marshall, Rowan, and Avery. Dear brother of Marrigje Hoogendoorn of The Netherlands. Predeceased by a daughter Trudy (1957), 2 brothers and 2 sisters.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, (one west of Main) Exeter on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held at Bethel Reformed Church, 200 Huron Street E., Exeter on on Thursday, November 24th at 1:30PM with Pastor Jim Vellenga officiating. Interment Exeter Cemetery.

Donations to the Canadian Red Cross would be appreciated by the family.



Anthony (Tony) Blok

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Condolence from Terry blok on November 21st, 2011 7:56 PM

We will miss you dad. Rusten in vrede

Condolence from Pavkeje Family on November 21st, 2011 8:03 PM

Terry, Charlotte, Heather & Erin,
Sincere condolences on the passing of your Father and Grandfather. May the special memories help you through this sad time.
Bob, Sharon, Megan, Nicole & Scott

Condolence from Millie Cox on November 21st, 2011 8:06 PM

Dear Terry,

Our deepest sympathy to you and family at this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you now and the days ahead.

Sincerely,

Millie and Barb

Condolence from Paul Padfield on November 22nd, 2011 10:40 AM

To the entire family:
I was saddened to learn of Tony’s passing. He had been a long-time patient in my office and had plenty of struggles with his eyes and vision over the years but he always had a positive outlook and friendly manner. We will miss him!

Condolence from Doug Dianne,Brad,Cindy and Dawn on November 22nd, 2011 1:35 PM

Heather and Erin,so sorry about the loss of your Grandpa,he will live in your heart forever.

Condolence from Anna Gateman on November 22nd, 2011 1:41 PM

Sorry to hear the passing of your beloved husband,father,grand father and Avery’s great-grandfather. My thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

Condolence from Piet & Evelyn Spyker on November 22nd, 2011 7:41 PM

Sorry to hear of the loss of your husband, father, and grandfather.

When I received the call of Tony’s passing, I started to reminisce of some of our great memories. Tony was a very important part of my life when I moved to Canada from the Netherlands, he gave me a place to stay when I worked in Clinton at Bartlif Bakery. We spent many hours working together in the fields and on the farm. I remember the time Tony and I had to take the 37 Dodge to town, and we had no money to buy antifreeze for the car, so Tony put water in the rad, but it was so cold it froze and the engine started to overheat and he kept driving until the car blew the motor. Needless to say we where without a car, and Mother Blok was not too happy. So, when the Blok family decided to move to Stevensville, young Piet in his wisdom followed them, and got a job and boarded with the Blok family where he met his wife Aafke Dehaan. We have been married 52 years now, and as we think back on those days we have many fond memories and are thankful to the Lord for the way he’s lead our lives. We hope and pray that the Lord will guide you Nel, and family, and strengthen you in the days ahead.

With Love, Piet & Evelyn Spyker

Condolence from Grace Spyker on November 22nd, 2011 8:57 PM

Hello familie Blok: pls except our sincere condolences on the behalf of my family, Annie, Peter, Jack and Clarence…You willl be in our prayers at this difficult time. God Bless You All.

Grace Spyker and family

Condolence from Sandy and Bill Lockie on November 23rd, 2011 11:10 AM

Dear Maria and Family – We are very sorry to hear of your father’s passing. Please accept our deepest sympathy. We are unable to attend the visiting or funeral due to work but please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Sandy and Bill

Condolence from Greg and Cheryl Becker on November 23rd, 2011 4:36 PM

Erin and Heather
Our sympathies to you on the loss of your grandfather. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

Condolence from Dave Keys on November 23rd, 2011 7:47 PM

Terry and family
Sorry to hear of the passing of your father.
Dave.Shelly and Rachelle Keys

Condolence from Margaret Youngblut on November 23rd, 2011 10:47 PM

My deepest condolences to your husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. “In your hearts, hold the beautiful memories”.

Condolence from Bill Walton on February 1st, 2012 10:32 AM

to all the family
My condolences on the passing of your father and grandfather.
Keep the memories close to your heart

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