Janice-Platt-Obituary

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Mrs. Janice Kaminis Platt

Tampa, Florida

Sep 27, 1936 – Nov 3, 2017

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The heavens have gained an Angel. Jan led by example. She was uncompromising in her defense of our environment and a wonderful friend and colleague. She brought honor to public service. Our family''s deepest sympathies extend to the Platt and Kaminis families.

Mortar Board was proud to claim Jan as a member. Please accept our deep sympathy and know of our most sincere regard for the way that she lived Mortar Board's Ideals of scholarship, leadership and service.

Bill

We were so sorry to hear of Jan's passing and will remember you both in our prayers. Mack and Susan Hicks (Saint Petersburg, FL)

SUNSHINE ON HER SHOULDERS ALWAYS MADE HER HAPPY.
BILL, KEVIN AND FAMILY, MAY GOD COMFORT YOU DURING THIS SAD TIME.
JOE, MARY HELEN AND OUR FAMILY.

Sorry for your loss and Praying for the Family and Friends of Commissioner Jan Platt. Harry & Chinita McCoyAmen.

Ann and I have long valued our friendship with you both. We greatly admired Jan's spunk and integrity. Ann is ever grateful for her support on children's issues We know you both enjoyed the Florida outdoors and that you, Bill will miss her so much. Jan left an indelible mark on this community. She will be sorely missed. You are both in our prayers. Fondly, Ann and Peter Dawson

Condolences to the Platt Family. I had the pleasure of working with Jan on the Hillsborough Head Start Community Foundation for many years. Her Leadership will be missed.

Jan was a rare and great public servant. Tampa Bay (the area and the estuary) was very fortunate to benefit from her contributions. When I think of Jan the public servant I can't help but think of Fred Karl too. Two of the best! Tight lines.

The death of Janis Kaminis Platt has evoked profound sadness among Hillsborough citizens whose lives she touched. She mentored me to get personally involved in public service; and, my 'guiding star' in creating the SouthShore Roundtable think-tank that successfully lobbied for a Regional Library, HCC, etc., which have benefited all citizens south of the Alafia. Her openly unpolitical get-the-job-done approach earned the respect and admiration of all the citizenry of Hillsborough County. Jan,...

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Jan Kaminis Platt passed away on November 3, 2017 at the age of 81. Preceded in death by her parents, Adele and Peter Kaminis, and her sister Bobbie Lou Kaminis, she is survived by her husband of 55 years, William R. “Bill” Platt, their son Kevin Platt, his wife, Michele, and their daughter...

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