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Ceili Anne Leahy

Fredericksburg, Virginia

Oct 24, 1996 – Jan 27, 2016


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Mullins & Thompson Funeral Service Obituary

Ceili Anne Leahy, 19, writer, student, humanitarian, and purveyor of peace, love, and justice, of Fredericksburg, VA, died peacefully on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, in Washington, DC, following a courageous struggle with cancer. Ceili was born in Washington, DC, where she lived and attended...

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I was simply reading the UVA Magazinw when I stumbled on Ceili's story and the beautiful photographs. You must miss her terribly; I'm so sorry.

To the family of Ceili Leahy,

Ceili was a sweetheart. Everyone who met her, met a young lady the was full of life and joy. Ceili is going to be relentlessly missed by everyone. My deepest condolences to the family. Rest Easy Ceili.

Dear Leslie, John and John John, My heart breaks for all of you, Ceili will be so missed. She was a bright light in all of our lives. Peace and love to you.

Dear Leslie and John,

Condolences from the Delaware Hollidays. So very sad that the world has lost such an amazing and courageous young lady. We love you all.

Leslie and John:
Your beautiful angel on earth is now at peace. Ceili has truly blessed and touched so many.She brought so much to so many during her time here. Ceili will live in the hearts of everyone that has either personally met her or heard her story of courage and grace. God bless you dear cousin (and family).You will be in our prayers.

Karen (Schuerger) Chrsyt and family

There is no greater hurt than the loss of a child. You have our sincere sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Marlin and Carol Thomas ( King George, VA)

Dear Leslie and John,
My daughter met both your children at Craig and Jeff's wedding a few years ago, and Sadie is our 'canary in the mine shaft' where making new friends is concerned. Ceili and John made that afternoon so much fun for our Sadie, and she remembers still how cool, fun and high-spirited they were and how welcome they made her feel. I think Ceili did that her whole life; she made others feel good about themselves, and this outpouring of support for you now is a reflection...

From myself and SO many of us on 4N that thought SO highly of this beautiful young lady...beauty inside and out. She made such a positive impact on this world..and those around her....that will NEVER be forgotten. May the family and friends be blessed with comfort...acceptance and understanding.
Death leaves a heartache that no one can heal....but love leaves a memory that no one can steal.
With true sincerity....
Rebecca F.
Overnight CNA
4N (friend of Rebekah T...who...

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Ceili's courage and strength have touched me deeply.