The CRCDS community is saddened to report the passing of Rev. Dr. Arie Johannes “Han” van den Blink on February 11, 2019. Dr. Van den Blink served CRDS/Bexley Hall as Professor of Ascetical and Pastoral Theology from 1985 to 2003.

Family and friends are invited to visit McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W. Water Street, Elmira, on Friday March 8, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. A Mass in honor of Han’s life will be held Saturday March 9, 2019 at Grace Episcopal Church, 375 W. Church Street in Elmira, NY, at 11:00 am. Burial will be private.

Please join us in giving thanks for the gift of Dr. Van den Blink’s life and ministry as we send our deepest sympathies and prayers to his family.