Liverpool NY: Age 89, formerly of Elmira, passed away on Monday, November 14, 2022 at Elderwood at Liverpool. Bernice was born in the town of Baldwin, a daughter of Frederick E., Jr. and Lena (Olin) Allen. She is predeceased by her sons, John M. and Rick Dillon; brothers Fred III, John "Jack", Gene, Howard and Jerry Allen; sisters Evelyn Myers, Vera Sechrist and Mary Titsworth. Bernice is survived by her daughter, Barbara (Don) Crawford of Cicero NY; sons, Scott and Jeff (Sally) Dillon, all of Elmira; sisters, Virginia Elliott and Cheryl (Dick) Daniels of Elmira; nine grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; and many, many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W Water Street, Elmira, on Friday, November 18, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 4:00 p.m. Interment will take place at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Alzheimer's Association, 441 W. Kirkpatrick Street, Syracuse NY 13204.