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Nalaya Shaleen Blas
13 October 2005 – 10 November 2018
Our beautiful precious loving daughter, Nalaya Shaleen Blas, has chosen to be a heavenly Angel and an organ donor to help others. Nalaya was born October 13, 2005 in Tooele, UT the daughter of Aleshea Mascarenas and John Blas. She went to heaven on November 10, 2018 in Salt Lake City, UT. A bright and precocious child earning several scholarly school awards while attending elementary schools in Stansbury and Tooele. She was a student at Clarke N Johnsen Junior High, Tooele where she had numerous friends. She was very artistic, adored her best friends, loved “cookie dough”, “hugs” and “thunder storms”.
Heartbroken are her mother Aleshea Mascarenas (Stansbury), father John Blas, step-parents Teal Malin and Matthew Gonzales all of Tooele, brothers Marques Blas, Sylas Gonzales, Odin Blas, Adrian Gonzales, Ryder Gonzales, grandparents Bill (Elaine) Silva (Albuquerque NM), Great-grandparents Loretta (Wayne) Pralle (Tooele) and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by grandmother Lorie Shaleen Mondragon, grandparents John Mariano Blas and Sandra Ellen Ambrose and her uncle Mario Mondragon.
A visitation will be held at Tate Mortuary on Friday, November 16, 2018 from 6 to 8pm. Following the night visitation, a vigil and bake sale will be held in front of the mortuary. Prior visitation will be held at Tate Mortuary on Saturday, November 17, 2018 beginning at 1:00pm, followed by her funeral service at 2:00pm. The interment will be at the Tooele City Cemetery, where there will be a balloon release.
In lieu of flowers, burial donations can be made online at tatemortuary.com on her obituary page by clicking on the “payment center” link at the bottom of the page (include her name in the notes).