Long-serving Gill marks her 35th year at store

Long-serving Gill marks her 35th year at store

Long-serving Gill marks her 35th year at store

First published in News

A SUPERMARKET’S staff have hailed the contribution of their longest-serving member.

Gill McQueen, 59, of Kings Village, Canvey, walked into Keymarket’s on the island in the late Seventies looking for some extra money and was given a job.

Over the past 35 years, she has seen many changes, including the Keymarket’s store turning into a Sainsbury’s.

She said: “I remember on the deli counter we used scales which had to be balanced by handweights. Also butter was sold loose and we had to use paddles to pat it into blocks.”

Tracey Kern, store manager, said: “We are over the moon to celebrate Gill’s 35 years’ service.

“She is very much a valued colleague and we hope she stays with us for a long time to come”.

As well as receiving gifts from her colleagues, Gill has been invited to a special long service.

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4:46pm Thu 21 Aug 14

CHRISTMAS CAROL says...

How lovely hope she has many more years there, congratulations
How lovely hope she has many more years there, congratulations CHRISTMAS CAROL
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7:29am Fri 22 Aug 14

Kim Gandy says...

Keeping a job for 35 years. That must be some sort of record. Well done!
Keeping a job for 35 years. That must be some sort of record. Well done! Kim Gandy
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12:56pm Fri 22 Aug 14

pembury53 says...

all the back slapping and compliments are fine, but they should at least bung her a few quid..... long service and all that
all the back slapping and compliments are fine, but they should at least bung her a few quid..... long service and all that pembury53
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