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“Our thoughts and prayers are with you Julie. Lee will be greatly missed. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Kathi & Al Krah - Melbourne, FL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you Julie. Lee will be greatly missed. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Kathi & Al Lrah - Melbourne, FL

“My dad was a great man, a kind human, and truly someone I respect immensely. There will not be a day that goes by that I will not use the things he...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Ed Cancela - Tampa, FL

“Mr. C was a wonderful person and will forever serve as a role model to me of genuine kindness and love. There are a lot of Troop 22 Boy Scouts, like...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Chris Tanner - Tampa, FL - Friend

“Lee was such an inspiration to so many young men in Troop 22, including my two sons, David and Adam. They would have had a hard time making it to...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Carol Davis Forshay - Tampa, FL

“I am so sorry for your loss. He was a funny smart man always smiling. He will be missed. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Guidry - Tampa, FL

“Meg and I are Saddened by The passing of Lee " MR C".He was A Awesome Friend to Meg and I as Well as ALL the Reed Family next Door.Lee was a Kind...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Paul Macalester - Tampa, FL

“Lee was a great man he filled in so many spots in my life ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Joe Demmons - Valdosta, GA

“I was 14 years old when you were born Lee. I remember is like it was yesterday. I love and miss you. Love always Aunt Dorothy ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Dorothy Cushing - Sunrise, FL

“I am so sad to have learned of your loss. I am keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. Please take care of yourself and find the...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: MaryLou Janson - Tampa, FL

“Julie, please know that I am thinking of you and your family. My prayers are being sent.Love,Janet and family ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Janet Holt - Tampa, FL

“Please accept my deepest sympathies for the loss of your loved one. May you receive the comfort and strength that God gives. Isaiah 40:29-31 ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: W M - Tampa, FL

“Much move and prayers to Julie and family. Sail on. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Barbara Reed - Branford, FL


Lee Cancela, age 80, passed away, peacefully on May 23, 2018. He was born in Tampa, grew up in Tampa, and spent most of his life here. He is a Marine Corp veteran. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Julia and three wonderful Children and five spectacular Grandchildren. Tammy Aileen and her son Alex,( Sammy); Mary Kaye and her daughter Fatima, (Sean); Edward and his wife, Kym and their beautiful daughters, Kailey Elizabeth, Lindsay Ann and Emily Kathleen. His Grandchildren were the light of his life! He was active in the Plant High School Dad's Club. for several years. He was very active in the Boy Scouts in Troop 22, where he was affectionately known as "Mr.C". He helped many of the young men as they traveled their path to adulthood, "Eagle"Scout or both. He was a very Good Man. His presence will be missed by one and all.