KROCK, Ray Emerson - Passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Belleville General Hospital in his 91st year.
Son of the late Albert and Hattie Krock of Pembroke Ontario.
Beloved husband of Gertrude (Trudy) (2009).
Loving father of William Krock of Toronto ON, Rosemary Pender (Kelly) of Kingston ON, Michael Krock (Anne) of Belleville & Murray Krock of Toronto ON.
Predeceased by daughters Elizabeth Krock & Patricia Krock, granddaughter Emily Pender, and brothers Burton and Donald.
"Poppa" will be missed by his grandchildren Carly Drake (Ian), Abbey Pender, Emerson Krock & Elizabeth Krock.
Retired Executive Director & CEO of Belleville General Hospital, Ray began his hospital career as Assistant Administrator of Humber Memorial Hospital in Toronto. He then became the Administrator of the Ansonville General Hospital in Iroquois Falls, Smooth Rock Falls Hospital, and Pine Falls Hospital (Manitoba). He moved on to be a Senior Consultant with the Ontario Hospital Services Commission, followed by the position of Director of Hospital Operating Standards for the Ontario Ministry of Health.
He then moved to Belleville where he was the Executive Director & CEO of BGH until his retirement in 1986.
Special thanks to the staff at Quinte Gardens and Quinte 6, BGH for their exceptional care.
Friends are invited to visit at the Burke Funeral Home, Belleville on Friday, April 28, 2017 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm. A Funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 11:00 am. Interment at a later date at Mattawa ON.
In lieu of flowers, family and friends may wish to provide donations to the Belleville General Hospital Foundation, Canadian Mental Health Association, or Alzheimer Society.