Obituary: Pauline Kerrison

Published on: 8th January 2024

Beloved toy industry stalwart Pauline Kerrison passed away on 25th December, surrounded by her family. 

Toy World is sad to report that Pauline Kerrison, of Kerrison Toys, passed away peacefully on Christmas Day with her family at her side.

Described by those who knew her as ‘warm and welcoming’, ‘one of a kind’ and ‘one of the industry’s diamonds’, Pauline was much loved by many people in the toy trade. During the 50 or so years she was involved in the running of Kerrison Toys, she forged numerous friendships that lasted a lifetime.

Her son Steve Kerrison told Toy World: “She loved seeing people at trade shows and events and would always make a fuss of anyone who visited the shops over the many years. Myself, Graham and Liz, and our families, would like to thank all of those who have expressed their condolences over the past few days.”

Pauline’s funeral will take place at St. Faiths Crematorium on January 15th at 1.30pm. There will be family flowers only. The address is: Norwich St Faith Crematorium, 75 Manor Road, Horsham St Faith, Norwich, NR10 3LF.

Donations, if desired, should be made payable to Dementia UK and sent c/o Jerry March Funeral Services, 28 Holt Road, Horsford, NR10 3DD.

Readers can also donate via Pauline’s dedicated donations page.

Toy World would like to add its condolences to Pauline’s family, and everyone who knew and worked with her over the years.


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