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Pauline Betty Hopkinson, 79

HAMPSTEAD — Pauline Betty Hopkinson of Hampstead, NC passed away on Sunday, January 16, 2022.

Pauline was born to the late Harry and Edith Hopkinson in Bury, England on July 1, 1942.

She was a former resident of the Washington, DC area where she worked for IBM. Pauline enjoyed estate sale shopping on her days off and when the time was right, she moved to Wilmington, NC and fulfilled her dream of opening her own shop – Past Elegance Antique Linens. Many of Pauline’s items can be seen in locally produced movies like, Lolita, The Face in the Mirror, The Wedding, and the Wild Wild West. She was also a volunteer for the Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia, as well as local agencies that helped victims of sexual assault.

She is survived by her sisters Irene (Jack) and Margaret and nephews Christopher and Jonathan.  

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to your local humane society in Pauline’s honor or to  the Lower Cape Fear Lifecare (1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401).

All services are private.

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