Elissa Frances (Kerns) Ritchie

Born: Sun., Jul. 10, 1977
Died: Sat., Apr. 18, 2020

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Elissa F. Ritchie, 42, Meyersdale. Died April 18, 2020 at her home. Born in Meyersdale, July 10, 1977. Survived by her parents, Larry and Eileen (Leydig) Durst and Thomas F. Haer. Children, Erin and Tyler Ritchie. Brother, Thomas Haer, Jr. Sisters, Charm (Haer) Uphold and Julia Haer. Niece and nephews: Zachary Haer, Cassidy Uphold, and Lennon Haer. Numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Elissa will be sadly missed by her family and friends forever, may you now have peace and comfort in God's hands. The funeral service will be private. Interment at Highland Cemetery, Garrett.  Arrangements by the M. Ray Leckemby Funeral Home. (www.mrayleckembyfh.com)

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Katreina Haer Rodriguez
   Posted Sun April 19, 2020
We all loved her she will be greatly missed. So many memories I have with her. I love you all.

Debbie Hetrick
   Posted Sun April 19, 2020
So sorry for your loss! My heart breaks for your family!
Debbie Hetrick

Joyce Lechliter
   Posted Sun April 19, 2020
My prayers are with all of you. May you find peace and comfort in knowing she will now be at rest and not suffering any longer. Remember the good and joyous times of her life. I pray for your strength to get through this tragic time. May God bless and encircle his love around your family and especially Erin and Tyler who lost their precious mother.

Barb Donaldson
   Posted Sun April 19, 2020
So sad to hear this. I will always remember when we
Saw her with a big smile she gave us a hug and say I love you.
She always called Bob Uncle Bob. God be with you all and give
you peace.

Val Glass
   Posted Sun April 19, 2020
Rest easy Elissa. I always enjoyed our chats at football games. Will be keeping Erin, Tyler, your mom, and your entire family in my thoughts and prayers.

Missy Hahn
   Posted Sun April 19, 2020
I've known Elissa for many many years. She had such a kind heart. She was good to so many. She will never be forgotten. Rest in peace sweet girl❤🙏

Jessica Whitehead
   Posted Sun April 19, 2020
So deeply sorry for your loss. Elissa was a sweet soul. Prayers for her children and all the family.

Gwen Baer
   Posted Sun April 19, 2020
So sorry for your loss, Love & Prayers Gwen Baer Friend of Eileen

Marcy A Sebold
   Posted Sun April 19, 2020
Eileen and Larry,
We were saddened by the news of Elissa. Sorry for your loss.
Hugs and prayers for comfort, Rick, Marcy and Lily

Stacie Beal
   Posted Mon April 20, 2020
Very sorry for your loss! She was a great girl, we had a lot of good times

Wendy Broadwater and Family
   Posted Mon April 20, 2020
I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. Sending love and hugs to you all.

Robin Durst
   Posted Mon April 20, 2020
So very sorry to hear about your daughter passing. Love to you all.

Karl & Ann Marie Oester
   Posted Mon April 20, 2020
Our sincere sympathy and prayers for you and your family in this time of loss and sadness. May God hold you and your family in his loving and comforting hands.

Sheila A. Wilt
   Posted Mon April 20, 2020
Rarely am I without words but this time it's truly a struggle. I'm so sorry for your loss and been praying for all of you almost non stop. You're all in my heart. I love ya's so very much and I'm here for ya's if you need me. I feel bad and hurt for all of you but esp for you Eileen. I love ya girl! You'll always be a very special friend. I wish I could take all your hurt and pain away. GOD Bless All of you. Keep the faith. She isn't really gone, just her body is. She is still with ALL of you! Just no longer in human form. I know that may not seem like a lot of comfort but just pay attention to the signs she will send you and give you, You will know she is there. she will let you know. Please know I'm here for All of you and even if no one can be there just know I'm with all of you in spirit. I Love ya's GOD Bless and give all of you love, peace, and calmness.

Krystal Mishler
   Posted Tue April 21, 2020
Elissa when I opened my Facebook tonight I found out that the world lost a beautiful soul. I will never forget our long talks while chilling together. You were always there for me. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. Rest easy my friend.

Kristi Klink Sweitzer
   Posted Wed April 22, 2020
So sorry for your loss!

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