W. Lee Pickle

March 20, 1928July 9, 2019

W. Lee Pickle, age 91, of Holiday, Florida passed away on Tuesday July 9, 2019. Lee was born March 20, 1928 in Springfield, Ohio to Emery Arden and Tressie Ethel (Case) Johnson.

Lee wore many hats throughout her long and diversified life. She worked for Good Year Aerospace as a Secretary to the Squadron and at Good Year Bank in Akron, Ohio. She was a hostess at Seiberling Mansion in Akron, OH. Lee was very active with the Akron City Hospital Women’s Board and held positions with the Admissions, Advisory, Arrangements/ Hostess, By-Laws Legislation, Gift Shop, Membership, Nominating, Orientation, and Public Relations Committees. She was a member of Epilsom Sigma Alpha Sorority. Lee spent much of her time as Volunteer and worked for Morton Plant Mease Hospitals in Dunedin and Countryside. She worked diligently to have Retirement Communities Volunteer Programs Nationally Certified and became a National Certifier in the process. Her hobby was Real Estate in Pinellas, Hillsborough and Pasco counties. She was long time resident and board member of Tahitian Gardens in Holiday, Florida

She was predeceased by her beloved Husbands Robert Whelan and later Milton H. Pickle. She is survived by her Sisters, Waneta Wayne-Zehnder of Kentucky and Aneta and Husband Don Young of Ohio; Nieces, Karen and Husband John Lischak of Tarpon Springs, Sharon And Husband Ken Goffee of Holiday and Kim and husband Tom Harper ; Step-sons Gregg Pickle and wife Judy of Norman, Oklahoma and Pat Pickle and wife Laura of Alabama . She is also survived by many great nieces, nephews and grandchildren. She will be sorely missed by all whose lives she touched.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

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Ryan Maher

July 14, 2019

One of my favorite Aunt Lee sayings was.." I have always said, I have had nothing to do with my life." I'll always cherish our time together and delight in her memory. Where ever her soul is now I know she's having fun
.... held and guided.