Cemetery worker Marcus praised by Ely City Council after his retirement

PUBLISHED: 09:59 01 November 2016 | UPDATED: 09:59 01 November 2016

Mayor of Ely, Cllr Ian Lindsay, Cllr Lis Every, Cllr Richard Hobbs and Marcus Pinion. Photo: Mike Rouse

Mayor of Ely, Cllr Ian Lindsay, Cllr Lis Every, Cllr Richard Hobbs and Marcus Pinion. Photo: Mike Rouse

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An Ely man who worked at the city's cemetery for over 20 years has been praised by the city council following his retirement.

Marcus Pinion, who worked at the cemetery for 21 years, was presented with a gift and cake from councillors Lis Every, Richard Hobbs and mayor, Ian Lindsay.

During his first years at the cemetery, Marcus was the sole employee, and Cllr Hobbs praised him for his hard work.

He said: “The cemetery is one of the best kept in the country and Marcus was a sympathetic and kindly face to all those who visited the cemetery.”

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