CRISPO, James Robert “Jim” “Critter”


October 26, 1955 to September 6, 2019 ~ With broken hearts we announce the sudden passing of Jim at NSHN-Blind River surrounded by his loving family and his life long friends, in his 64th year.

Forever loved and in the heart of his wife Terry (nee Dean), whom he adored. Cherished step father of Scott English (Linzi), Patrick Huffman (Krystle), Steven Huffman (Jenny) and Kelly Wagg (Colin). Treasured “Papa Moose” to Devon, Konnor, Mitchell, Autumn and Poppy. First born son of Pamphillis Stanislawski (nee Crispo) of Elliot Lake. Brother of David Crispo, Mark Crispo, Yvonne Crispo and Louise McCuaig (Paul) and step brother of Joe Stanislawski (Goody) and Barb Godin (Ben). Brother in law of Karen VonPickartz (Gerrie), Rick Dean (Cindy), Michel Lahaie and Dave Fete. Will be missed dearly by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Father of James Crispo (Dominique) and Calvin Crispo. Jim leaves a host of relatives in the Harve Boucher, Mattie Settlement and Tracadie areas of Nova Scotia. Predeceased by his father James Crispo, step father Edmund Stanislawski, sister Julia Lahaie, mother in law Loretta Dean, step father in law Bert Vandendriessche, step brother Edmund Stanislawski, step sister Marianne Fete, and niece Kara Bouillon.

Jim had a life long career with the LCBO and he also owned the Lakeview Inn and Restaurant in Blind River. He had many outdoor interests and spent much of his time hunting, fishing, ATVing, snowmobiling and loving everyday. His proudest achievement was building his own log home.

We may never be able to see him again, but he will live in our hearts forever.

The family wishes to extend a very special thank you to Dr. Mark Deverell for his exceptional care of Jim and for the support he gave the family during this difficult time. They’d also like to thank the nurses and staff at NSHN-Blind River and SAH for their compassion and kindness. To our numerous friends who were supportive and reached out with their time, thoughts and prayers…thank you.

Jim will be laid to rest in Harve Boucher, Nova Scotia.

Donations in Jim’s memory can be made to a sick kid’s hospital of your choosing or to St. Michael’s Foundation by mailing your donation to 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8. Donations may also be made on line at


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