City Mourns the Loss of Councilwoman Patricia “Patti” Johnson
Our Hearts Are Heavy as an Entire City Mourns the Loss of Councilwoman Patricia “Patti” Johnson
PINELLAS PARK –Today, Councilwoman Patricia “Patti” Johnson went home when she lost her battle with Cancer. Councilwoman Johnson was one of the City of Pinellas Park’s most formidable leaders and will be deeply missed by all. The Mayor, City Council, City Administration and staff hold her family close to their hearts during this time of great sadness. Patti’s passions were abundant. She was devoted to her family, her City, her constituents, and her horses. Patti’s pride and joy was her granddaughter Amber, her daughter Patti Gail and her husband Del. Patti strived to make life a better place for all to enjoy and she expressed her love of place and enthusiasm for life through her steadfast advocacy for causes near and dear to her heart.
More about Patricia “Patti” Johnson
Patricia “Patti” Johnson was elected to City Council in March of 2012 and re-elected in 2014 and 2018 to Seat # 2. She has a long history as a community servant, resident, business owner and advocate for the elderly and handicapped. Patti has lived in Pinellas Park for over 26 years. Patti served on the Pinellas Park Board of Adjustment for 5 years, with one year as chairperson, and for 6 years on the Code Enforcement Board. She served on the PSTA Board of Directors for over 7 years. Patti currently serves on the Florida League of Cities Financial & Taxation Legislative Committee and is a on the Board of Trustees of the Florida Municipal Insurance Trust. She is chairperson for the Transportation Disadvantaged Committee of the Metropolitan Planning Organization and is on the Board of the Greater Pinellas Country Fair. She has served on the Board of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast, and the Pinellas Park Boys & Girls Club Unit Advisory Council. Patti is a member of the Pinellas Park Police Department Volunteers Mounted Unit, The Florida Alliance for Main Street Fairness, Tampa Bay Executive Committee, and is a past member of the Pinellas Park/Gateway Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Patti has served over 27 years in probate and guardianship services, is a court appointed guardian for the 6th Judicial Circuit, and serves as an elder care consultant. Patti and her husband, Del, own and operate two businesses in Pinellas Park: Amber Glen Equestrian Center and Amber Glen Feed Depot.
“We are all helpless in the face of grief and our City is devastated by the loss of Councilwoman Johnson. We as a city will continue to pray that He will provide peace and comfort to Patti’s family at this time. It has truly been a pleasure to serve the Citizens of Pinellas Park alongside Patti and no words can describe how deeply she will be missed,” said Mayor, Sandra Bradbury and Pinellas Park City Council.
Services for Councilwoman Patricia “Patti” Johnson will be announced in the near future.