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Gordon Donald HOOPER

15/11/1940 - 11/06/2022
Westpark Chapel

(Paul Harris Fellow – Sapphire) Passed peacefully on Saturday night, aged 81 years,  surrounded by family at Nazareth House following a short illness. Dearly loved husband of the late Alrita, loved father and father-in-law to Vivienne and Mike, and Peter and Nicola. Loved and adored Grandad of Sophia, Isabelle, Benjamin, and Oliver. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Blanche and Harold , John, Ngaire and Jim, Bobbi and Ken (all deceased), Yvonne and Jim (deceased), Claude (deceased) and Carolyn,  and Raewyn and brother-in-law to Alrita’s sisters and brothers in South Africa. Loved uncle to all his nieces and nephews. Loved by many friends and Rotarians in New Zealand and around the world. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Gordon Hooper, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to Rotary New Zealand’s Donations in Kind Container Fund, bank account 03 1702 0192208 01 would be appreciated – Please put Cashmere Rotary in memory of Gordon Hooper in the reference line. The Service to celebrate Gordon’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Monday, June 20, at 2.00pm, followed by light refreshments then an after match function at the Papanui Club from 4.00pm.