A SAINSBURY’S worker who invited a lonely widower to dinner after hearing he had no close friends or family said their ‘date’ reduced her to tears.
Edwin Holmes wore his best suit to have dinner with Sainsbury’s worker Ellie Walker, 22, after she heard the 86-year-old spends most days alone.
And when he turned up wearing a suit and with a bunch of flowers for Ellie she said it reduced her to tears.
Speaking exclusively to Sun Online Ellie said: “He said it was his first ‘date’ in 55 years and he was as nervous as a schoolboy.
“It made me cry because I could see how much it meant to him. For me it’s the most important part of my job to speak with customers and see how their day is going.”
Ellie who has worked in a Leeds branch of the supermarket for three years, said Edwin pops into the store on most …