Leila Lynn Cedar passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance - Chatham Campus on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at the age of 36.
Leila was the daughter of the late Leo & Shirley Cedar.
Loving wife of 2 years to Robert Ritchie.
Sister of Cassandra Bowles of Amherstburg, Meka Cedar of Tilbury, Bobbie-Jo Labonte of Tilbury, Scott Young, Brandi Young & David Young, all of Alberta.
Special aunt to many nieces, nephews & great-aunt to one.
Sister-in law to Laura Derbyshire & Brad Ritchie.
Leila was an extremely courageous fighter, battling for over two decades with Myotonic Dystrophy. She was a miracle & will be sadly missed by many.
Family to receive friends on Friday, February 10, 2017 from 10:00 am until the Funeral Service at 12:00 pm. at McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham. Donna Green to officiate. Cremation to take place. Interment in Maple Leaf Cemetery at a later date.
Donations in memory of Leila may be made to Muscular Dystrophy Canada.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com.
McKinlay Funeral Home
459 St. Clair Street,
519 351 2040