PAJARES, Florence Milica, age 97 of Lakeland died Wednesday, May 19, 2015 just hours before her 98th birthday. Mrs. Pajares was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and came to Tampa in 1954 from Detroit, Michigan. She worked in accounting at J.C. Penney's, then Macy's where she was a valued employee. . She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 47 years, Frank. Survivors include her son, Frank Pajares of Lakeland and granddaughter, Morgan. Graveside services were held. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, , 7th Fl., New York, NY 10001.