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Pauline Margaret THORPE


Sadly passed away on August 18, 2021. Much loved wife of Richard (Richie) Thorpe, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Holly Johnson (nee Thorpe) and Nick Johnson, treasured grandmother of Max, Leo, and Lily. Much loved daughter of the late Charles (Dick) and Margaret Hockley. Much loved sister of Peter Hockley and Jude Hockley and sister-in-law of Iain Chinnery. Loved auntie of Jessica Hockley, Meredith Gallagher and Louisa Chinnery, great-auntie to Narottam and Jiva Gallagher, and Jax Ramsey, sister-in-law of Karen James, Christopher Thorpe, Jill Harrison, and Brian Thorpe. The family would like to acknowledge the fantastic work done by the Christchurch Haematology team, especially the late Dr Mark Smith, staff of the Bone Marrow Unit and also the kind nurses at the Nurse Maude Hospice for the loving care Pauline received. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Pauline Thorpe, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A Memorial service to celebrate Pauline’s life will be held once Ministry of Health Covid restrictions are lifted.