In Memory Of Pauline Allsop

Doris Pauline Allsop
July 30, 1928 – December 19, 2020

Allsop, Doris Pauline Age 92, of Halifax and Blandford, passed away in the Abbie J. Lane Hospital on December 19, 2020. Born and raised in Halifax she had a long and varied career. After graduating from Dalhousie University she taught at Netherwood, Rothesay and St. Clement’s School Toronto and then served in the Royal Canadian Navy before embarking on her long career in medical technology. She retired as Chief Technologist, Hematology and Blood Bank at the Victoria General Hospital in 1989. After her retirement she did a food distribution tour in Sierra Leone during the Liberian Civil War. Upon her return she graduated from the Atlantic School of Theology (MTS), Halifax and Episcopal Divinity School (D Min), Cambridge, Mass. In earlier days she enjoyed skiing, sailing, and spending time in Blandford with longtime friends Marje Brady and Marilyn Schnare. Pauline was inducted as Deacon Emerita by First Baptist Church in recognition of her years of service. She was predeceased by her parents Stephen and Robena (Wall) Allsop; cousin, Alan More and Marje Brady. She is survived by Marilyn Schnare and the family of Alan More. A sincere thank you to the staff of the Berkley, Gladstone for their care and consideration. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will take place at a later date at First Baptist Church, 1300 Oxford Street, Halifax. Any donations in Pauline’s memory may be made to First Baptist Church or a charity of choice. To view or place an online message of condolence please visit

Memorial Service For Pauline Allsop