Muriel A. Burroughs, 96 of Little Egg Harbor, NJ passed away at Seacrest Nursing Facility on Thursday June 4th, 2020. Muriel was born in Newark, NJ and grew up in East Newark and Ideal Beach, NJ. She raised her family in Butler, NJ and retired to Mystic Island in 1984. She loved the beach, travelling to lighthouses up and down the coast and spending time in her garden.
Muriel was predeceased by her parents Francis and Rose Hinchcliffe, husband William A. Burroughs whom she lost at a young age, older brother Francis Hinchcliffe, younger brother Richard Hinchcliffe and two younger sisters Marion Hinchcliffe and Veronica Heinze.
She is survived by her youngest brother Joseph Hinchcliffe and his wife, Sandra, son, William A. Burroughs,III, daughter Patricia A. Burroughs, grandson Timothy Sherwood and his wife Christina and three great granddaughters Sarah, Tabitha and Cheyenne. She was Auntie Mare to her sister Veronica's sons Wayne Heinze and his wife, Rosemary and their son, Justin; and Richard Heinze and his wife Wallie, their daughter Victoria Straka and her husband Keith and their daughter, Veronica Rose.
Cremation will be private.