Sad­ness at death of ‘Squir­rel Lady’

Hinckley Times - - NEWS -

TRIB­UTES have been paid to a well known fig­ure in Hinck­ley’s Queens Park who died re­cently.

Known only as Muriel, or ‘The Squir­rel Lady’, she was seen feed­ing the squir­rels and birds in the park on a daily ba­sis and of­ten chat­ted to other park users.

Flo­ral trib­utes have been left at two spots near to where she spent so much of her time.

One card, left with a bou­quet of flow­ers, said: “Sadly Muriel (The Squir­rel Lady) passed away on Thurs­day 31st Au­gust.

“Re­mem­bered fondly by all her friends in the park.”

An­other said: “RIP Muriel (squir­rel lady). Will miss you!”

While a third said warmly: “For a lovely lady. “Will miss our chats in the park. RIP x” Stu­art Siney said he saw Muriel in Queen’s Park and near St Mary’s Church reg­u­larly.

Con­tact­ing The Hinck­ley Times on Face­book he said: “I never knew her name but I would see her ev­ery­day feed­ing the squir­rels in Queens Park and the church, ev­ery­day for many years.”

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