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Joseph Bondi, father of Florida’s attorney general, dead at 76

by John Kennedy | January 9th, 2013

Dr. Joseph Bondi, father of Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, has died at age 76, following a long battle with leukemia.

Bondi, a Tampa native, died Tuesday. He had been a school teacher, administrator and college professor, and served on the Temple Terrace City Council, including a stint as mayor from 1974-78.

“My beautiful Daddy went to heaven yesterday,” Pam Bondi said Wednesday. “He was surrounded by all his family. He fought a great fight with leukemia.”

Joseph Bondi is survived by his wife of 52 years, Patsy, two daughters and a son. A service is scheduled for Sunday at Christ our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Temple Terrace.


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