Bernice Darrian

August 29, 2021


When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure. 

Bernice affectionately known as "Niecy" was born to Fannie Lee Bragg and James Darrian on October 29, 1964 in Bristol Pennsylvania. 

Niecy grew up in the Bloomsdale section of Bristol and attended Bristol Public Schools, before relocating to Trenton New Jersey. Bernice then attended Trenton 
Public Schools where she graduated from Trenton Central High School. She worked at Royal Health Gate as a Patient Care Technician for over Twenty years. 

Niecy enjoyed playing basketball and she had a mean left hand "Jump Shot". She loved shopping, cooking, and listening to music. Her favorite music selection was Old School R&B, Oldies but Goodies. and Hip Hop. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She loved her husband Steve with all of her heart 

Niecy was a very caring and compassionate person. always wanting to help every­one she knew and anyone she came in contact with. She received an Award of Honor from the City of Trenton in 2007 for sacrificing her own life to try to help save the life on her neighbors and their family from their burning home. 

Niecy is predeceased by her parents Fannie Lee Bragg. and James Darrian; two brothers John Bragg. and Preston Darrian. 

She leaves behind her wonderful memories to be cherished by her husband Steve Brisbon; her son Kenneth Darrian (NaCosha); her daughter Keisha Hemmingway; her twin brother Bernard "Nardy' Darrian (Stacey); her brother's Charles Darrian and David Chavis (Tiffany); her sister's Lucille Darrian (Larry). and Sherry Darrian (Milon); her seven grandchildren Ciara, Zion, Davon, Messiah. China. Kamrin. and Noelle; her two great-grandchildren Zy'meer and Za'niyah; her special Aunts Palm and Aunt Tommie; her Uncle Billy; very special friend Cynthia Smith; her God daughter Shameeka Carter; a host of other relatives and friends. 


Funeral service will be 11am Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at Hughes Funeral Home, 324 Bellevue Ave., Trenton, NJ 08618. Calling hours will be 9am until the time of service. Interment will be at Ewing Cemetery, Ewing, NJ.

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 Service Program


September 8, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Hughes Funeral Home
324 Bellevue Ave, Trenton
Trenton, NJ 08618

Funeral Service
September 8, 2021

11:00 AM
Hughes Funeral Home
324 Bellevue Ave
Trenton, NJ 08618


Ewing Cemetery
78 Scotch Rd
Ewing, NJ 08628

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