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“Trying to decide what to write on here is so difficult, because there are so many good memories about my Aunt Pattie! She was a woman with a heart of...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Ashley - Lutz, FL - Niece

“Our most deepest and sincere sympathy for a very sweet and kind person. You will be missed Patti. Love Brian and Sophia DeCosta ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Brian and Sophia DeCosta - Tampa, FL

“Patti "i" , The everlasting deeds and love you left behind, will always thrive in your honor. We cannot accept or forget what has happened, however,...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Justin pastore - Washington, dc, VA

“Steven, Vicky & Michael....Our sincerest condolenses for the loss of your Mother. Although she is gone, your memories will last forever. She is now...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Stephanie Claridge - Baltimore, MD

“The memories of a good person is a blessing. thank you Princess Pattie for your blessing. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: kenneth williams - riverview, FL

“My sister has gone to soon, I will always remember the good times we had growing up at our Dad's house, like when we would have to wait for him to...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Karen Dollar - San Antonio, TX

“Beautiful smile, beautiful soul! You will be truly missed!! Prayers for comfort out to all who knew and loved you!! ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Michelle - Tampa, FL - Friend

“The one thing I will always remember about Patti was her Love for her family. Whenever we got together we would always talk about our families and...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Linda Ziemak - Tampa, Flrodia, FL

“woops! brother!! ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: bryan - tampa, FL - brother

“Our hearts go out to everyone in the family. Pattie was a wonderful lady. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: The Duncan's - Tampa, FL

“most of all i will miss your laugh! save me a seat! ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: bryan ellingson - tampa, FL


Patricia Ellingson, 52, of Tampa, FL. went to heaven on October 1, 2013. She was born May 6, 1961 in Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of Lawrence Ellingson and Sue Starkey. Pattie was the most beautiful, loving and generous person to everyone, she had a heart of gold. The smile that she always had will never be forgotten. There was nothing she loved more than spending time with her family and friends.
Family who were blessed to share her life: her sons, Steven Durfee (Elizabeth) and Michael Woodford, and daughter, Victoria Ellingson Fiddelke (Jonathan); two grandchildren, Bradon and Benjamin Durfee, four sisters, Dawn Denisio, (Scott), Cyndi Holloway (Jimmy), Wendy Ellingson (Michael) , and Karen Dollar (Mike) and brothers, Bryan Ellingson (Karen), Johnny Starkey (Heather), and Jimmy Starkey (Terri); and her fiancé, Brent Mills. She was preceded in death by her father, mother, grandmother Cornelia Ellingson, and her brother Larry Ellingson. In lieu of flowers; family request donations to be made to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, 3607 North Armenia Avenue, Tampa, FL 33607