Bernice Crispin

Bernice Crispin

Bernice Joan Crispin, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Wednesday, June 21, 2023.  She was 84.

Born on April 2, 1939 to the late Donald and Emmaline Ward. Bernice could be found frequently at McDonald's in the afternoon to meet up with her crew. She will be missed by many who knew her.

Survived by devoted son Don (Nadine) Crispin of Hanover. Loved grandmother of Keelan (Michael), Brendan (Rachel), Mitchell (Rose), Dawn (Jason), Lynn (Aman); great grandmother of Logan, Charlie, Grey, Kayla, Karrissa, Damien and Ishant as well as 3 great great grandchildren. Fondly remembered by her sister Linda Boland of Sand Point, Nova Scotia. Predeceased by her husband Melville, step children Sandy Kitchen, Garry Crispin, grandson Garry Crispin Jr, and by her brother in law Bob Walker.

To honour her wishes, there will be no visitation or services. Cremation has taken place and a family inurnment of ashes will be held at a later date in Maple Hill Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Hanover & District Hospital Foundation ( or to the Rameses Shriners Club ( were appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover.  

Public Condolences

I knew Bernice through our visits to McDonalds and also the Anglican Church. She was fun to be with and we had many talks together. A lovely lady who will be missed.

- Rose Yuke
June 26, 2023

Sorry for your loss Don Nadine and family

- Valerie and Rick
June 25, 2023

Sorry to hear of the passing of Bernie...our condolences to Don an the family

Shelley and Terry Wilson

- Shelley Wilson
June 23, 2023

Dear Don and family, so sorry for your loss.
Joyce McLean

- Joyce McLean
June 23, 2023

Don and family, we are sorry to hear about your mother. We are sending our sincere condolences. Treasure all the good memories.
Ken and Linda Roseborough

- Ken and Linda Roseborough
June 23, 2023

My condolences to Donald and his family mom and I are sorry to hear about Bernie we had been friends for a long time and she was a great person and mom talked to her last week and they had a great talk so sorry Donald she will be dearly missed love Donna and Violet

- Donna Connor McIsaac
June 22, 2023

My condolences to Donald and Nadine and family. You will be in my prayers and thought of often. I feel privileged to have had Bernice as a very dear friend. She was such a jolly, fun loving person. I am blessed to have talked to her on Wednesday afternoon. I will miss her dearly but have many, many memories of the good times we had at McDonalds and our dinners out. Cherish your memories of her.

- Gloria Chesney
June 22, 2023

Your Mother was a kind and gentle lady who will be greatly missed.

- Sharon Crispin Davis
June 22, 2023

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