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Leah Padilla

June 30, 1972 — March 27, 2023

Leah S. Padilla, age 50, passed away on March 27, 2023. She was born in Udorn, Thailand to Allen Hilliard and Samruai Mudra.

Leah is survived by her husband, Reuben Padilla; daughter, Kristina Padilla; mother, Samruai Mudra and step-father, Joe Mudra; siblings, Edward Hilliard, Sharon (Ryan) Curry, Joey (Ashley) Mudra; nieces and nephews, Samantha (Ryan) Cummins, Justin Curry, Johnathan Mudra, Jacob Mudra; great nephew, Matthew Cummins; best friend, Suzie (Scott) Allison.

She was preceded in death by her father, Allen Hilliard; and her son, Caleb Hilliard.

Leah graduated from Revere High School in 1990 and then graduated with her masters degree in education from Cleveland State University. Teaching was her passion and a very rewarding experience for all. Leah was currently teaching math at Assumption Academy in Broadview Heights. She loved her students, co-workers, family and friends. Her daughter, Kristina, always made her smile and the joy of her life.

A visitation will be held from 4 to 7 PM on Friday, March 31, 2023 at Hummel Funeral Home, 3475 Copley Road, Copley. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 AM on Saturday, April 1, 2023 at St. Albert at Assumption Academy, 9183 Broadview Road, Broadview Heights. Burial will follow at Moore's Chapel Cemetery, 1653 N. Hametown Road, Akron.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Kidney Foundation of Ohio, 2831 Prospect Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115.

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