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.