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Elvey Rock


of RR3 Monkton, passed away at his home at the age of 84. He was born on March 6th, 1939 to the late Christian and Gladys (French) Rock in Logan Township. He married the love of his life, Edythe (Rinn) in 1960 and had two daughters, Joanne Foster (Dave) and Jennifer Rock.

Elvey enjoyed many years farming in Elma Township and working off the farm doing carpentry, welding and working at the Maple Leaf Chicken Hatchery at Monkton and New Hamburg. He enjoyed all the custom combining that he did for other local farmers. He loved being in the sky flying airplanes or motorbiking any chance that he could. Elvey and Edythe enjoyed many motorhome adventures with the Ausable Nomads Club of Exeter during their retirement years. Elvey also loved caring for and cherished the companionship of all of his beloved cats and dogs over the years.


Grandpa of Laurie Faulhafer (Kyle), Tim Misener, Michelle Olad (Mehdi), John Foster, and great-grandpa of Cohen, Violet and Mileena. Fondly remembered by his sisters Bernice Hutchison, Lila Ruth Bullock (Bob Fries), brother-in-law John Rinn (Theresa), and sister-in-law Janet Rock and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Bruce Rock, brother in-law Don Hutchinson, and his sister in-law Marjorie Rock and husband Keith Rock.


Cremation has occurred as per his wishes and Interment will be in North Logan Cemetery, Monkton. As per his wishes, a service will not take place. He wanted to be remembered in life not death. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. May his precious soul rest in peace until we all meet again.

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