Irene Veronica Polito

Irene Veronica Polito

Irene Veronica Polito

October 4, 1925 – January 11, 2020

Wendell – Irene Veronica Polito, died Saturday.  She was born in Brooklyn NY to the late Charles Steven & Irene Rita Layden Weise.  She enjoyed sailing, hiking, skiing, and was very talented at crafts.  She was a servant of God, a loving wife & mother.  She was preceded in death by her husband, James Anthony Polito and daughter, Gail Mary Polito.

A mass of resurrection will be offered 11 am, Thursday in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 102 S. McKay Ave in Dunn.

She is survived by her children, Susanne Hobbs (Bob) of NY, Jane Frances Polito (Gary) of Missouri, Victoria Anne Price (Thomas) of Wendell, James Lucian Polito (Therese) of Wendell, Daniel Jeffrey Polito of Idaho,   8 grandchildren, & 13 great grandchildren.

Visitation 6-7 pm, Wednesday, Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell with a Rosary Service to follow at 7.


  • Howard & Delores Price Posted January 13, 2020 9:38 pm

    Sending thoughts and prayers to the Polito family! Irene was a strong, determined, talented woman!! We will miss her very much! Our sincere sympathy

  • Maureen Scott Posted January 14, 2020 7:52 am

    I am so sorry to read of the passing of your dear Mother, Jim! What a lovely woman she was in every way! I always enjoyed speaking with her when I saw her. My sympathy to you and all members of your family. I will always remember her in my prayers. Sincerely, Maureen Scott Strickland Funeral

  • Thomas Gross Posted January 14, 2020 3:43 pm

    Thoughts and prayers to the family. Great lady with a beautiful smile.

  • Donna And John Evans Posted January 15, 2020 3:07 pm

    Irene was a lovely women with a zest for life. We enjoyed our visits and conversations over the years. She was surrounded by loving family and friends. We will miss her.

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