Patricia F. “Patti” Johnson, passed away at the family farm in Pinellas Park on February 26, 2020 with her family by her side. Patti was first elected to the Pinellas Park City Council in 2012, 2014 and re-elected in 2018. 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 its chairperson and for 6 years on the Code Enforcement Board. She served as a Board Member for the Greater Pinellas Country Fair, Board of Directors for PSTA, as a Member of the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast, as a Member of the Pinellas Park Boys and Girls Club Unit Advisory Council, the State of Florida League of Cities Legislative and Finance Committees and was Vice Chair of the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Transportation Disadvantaged committee. Patti also serves as 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 and 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, the Amber Glen Equestrian Center and Amber Glen Feed Depot & Saddlery.
Patti is survived by her loving husband of 32 years, Del; daughter, Patti Gail Fiedler & her husband Bill; her granddaughter, Amber; her horses, Zeus & Diesel and her Yorkshire terrier, Punkin. She was predeceased by her parents Albert & Janie Fleischmann and her Chihuahua, Angel, which she rescued from a puppy mill.
A remembrance gathering will be held on Wednesday March 11, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center.
The Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center is located at: 4951 78th Ave. N., Pinellas Park, FL. 33781.