Winter Haven – Irene R. Pickles, 80, passed away on July 28, 2018, at Palm Garden in Winter Haven. Irene was born January 11, 1938, in Newark, New Jersey to Geraldo and Pierina Rizzolo.
Irene is survived by her sons, Thomas Pickles, Robert Pickles and Richard Pickles; sister, Lorraine Jarius; three grandchildren and one great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin Pickles; daughter, Linda Pickles and brother, Peter Rizzolo.
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, from 4 p.m. until 7 pm., at Lakeland Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at 10 a.m., at Lakeland Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to: National Multiple Sclerosis Society at https://www.nationalmssociety.org.