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Denton Wood Funeral Home
Monday April 26th, 2021
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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San Jose Catholic Church
Tuesday April 27th, 2021
9:30am - 10:00am

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San Jose Catholic Church
Tuesday April 27th, 2021
10:00am - 10:45am

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Sasha Antoinette Rueda

Sasha Antoinette Rueda, 43, of Hamilton Street Carlsbad, New Mexico passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at the University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. Sasha was born on February 4, 1978, in Albuquerque, New Mexico to Silvestre Rueda and Cathleen Carrasco.

Visitation is scheduled from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Monday, April 26, 2021, at Denton-Wood Funeral Home Chapel. Rosary is scheduled for 9:30 AM Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at San Jose Catholic Church followed by Mass at 10:00 AM officiated by Fr. Juan Carlos Ramirez, cremation will follow with burial in Rio Rancho, NM. Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Sasha was loved dearly by her family. She was full of life, enjoyed spending quality time with her friends and family. Sasha dedicated over twenty-five years working for day cares, the last to being at Aladdin’s Castle. She will be dearly missed and never forgotten.

Sasha was preceded in death by her mother, Cathy Carrasco; and grandmother, Margarita Carnero.

Sasha is survived by her son, Daniel Placencio of Carlsbad, NM; daughter, Angelina Placencio of Carlsbad, NM; father, Silvestre Rueda and wife, Luz of Carlsbad, NM; sister, Laura Martinez Mora and husband, Raphael of Carlsbad, NM; sister, Tiana Carabajal and husband, Eric of Rio Rancho, NM; brother, Silvestre Rueda, III of Carlsbad, NM; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

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Audrianna Carabajal Apr 30 2021 6:57 AM

Sasha was my neighbor when we lived on Conway in Las Cruces, then my sons teacher at Discovery Day Care. She was such a sweet and caring person. She touched the lives of so many here in Las Cruces. May she rest in peace.

Carla Palumbo Apr 29 2021 4:33 PM

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Andrea lit a candle for Sasha Antoinette Rueda

Andrea Apr 27 2021 9:40 PM

My Beautiful cousin, my only happiness is in now knowing you aren't in any pain or suffering. You are with your Mom and all of our family now! I know you are smiling down on your beautiful Son and Daughter. I can still hear your contagious laugh. It makes me smile. I will carry you with me in my heart and prayers always. I love you Sasha. Rest In Peace.

Christine Apr 27 2021 8:37 PM

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Kim Williams Apr 27 2021 10:42 AM

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James Pam Williams Apr 27 2021 9:46 AM

Mi querida sobrina, que to alma este en paz. No hay palabras que puedan expresar el dolor y la perdida de una madre, una hija, una nieta, una sobrina, y una hermana de la familia de Sasha. Que to alma tenga un rapido paso hacia la luz eterna

Christina and David Apr 26 2021 10:23 PM

Carol Garcia lit a candle for Sasha Antoinette Rueda

Carol Garcia Apr 26 2021 8:26 PM