Sophia Terrazas
1933 - 2020
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Sophia Terrazas

Las Cruces - Sofia Terrazas a lifelong resident of Las Cruces, New Mexico, passed away peacefully and entered into eternal life to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Sofia was born on April 30, 1933 in Las Cruces, NM to Pantaleon and Benina Sanchez. Sofia was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church and was a part of their music ministry. Sofia retired from Leggs and afterward worked for the Las Cruces School District where she finally retired. Sofia participated every year in the December 12th Fiesta de Guadalupe in Tortugas, NM. Sofia was a kind and gentle soul and was always ready and willing to help those in need.

She is preceded in death by her brother Albino Sanchez and Jesus Sanchez, both of Las Cruces and her grandson Brian Terrazas of Albuquerque, NM. She is survived by her sisters; Corrina Bournda of Las Cruces, Maggie Rivas of Tucson, AZ, Dolores Evaro of Las Cruces, Carmen Barreras of Dona Ana, Rosa Lopez of Mesilla Mary Alamaguer of Dona Ana and Jack Sanchez of Las Cruces.

She is also survived by her sons, Alfonso Terrazas Jr and wife, Kathy of Albuquerque, Edmundo Terrazas of West Virginia and daughter, Sylvia Black and husband, David of Carson City, NV. Sofia's grandchildren include Alfonso Terrazas III (AJ) of Phoenix, AZ, Rebekah Terrazas of Las Cruces, Sylena Dean, Sarina Banda and Lacy Alexander all of Carson City along with numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A Rosary will be held on Friday January 15, 2021 at 2:00pm followed by a mass and then inurment at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Columbarium.

Service arrangements are entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapel of Las Cruces 300 E. Boutz Road, 575-527-2222. Your exclusive provider for "Veterans and Family Memorial Care." For online condolences logon to www.bacasfuneralchapelslascruces.com






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Published in Las Cruces Sun News from Jan. 12 to Jan. 14, 2021.
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January 15, 2021
MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO THE TERRAZAS FAMILY. SOFIA WAS A TRUE GOD LOVING CHRISTIAN AND A FRIEND TO ALL. MAY OUR GOOD LORD WELCOME SOFIA INTO HIS HEAVENLY KINGDOM WITH OPEN ARMS, SIT HER AT THE RIGHT HAND OF THE FATHER AND ALLOW HER A PEACEFUL AND JOYFUL PERPETUAL ETERNAL LIFE IN HEAVEN.
LEE M MEDINA
Friend
January 14, 2021
My deepest sympathy to Sophie's family. I worked with her at Leggs and saw her occasionally during my employment with LCPS. She always greeted me with a smile and a hug. God Bless this Beautiful Lady.
Asuncion Duran
Coworker
January 14, 2021
To Al and the Terrazas Family – It is with great sorrow to here of the passing of your Mother, I know mere words cannot fully convey the extent of your loss as she shall truly be missed by all.
Sincerely,
Leo Medina
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January 14, 2021
Al and family, we are very saddened to learn of your mothers passing, we are keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers. Sophia was a very lovely person, we will remember her always. Dick and Michelle Diaz
Dick Diaz
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January 13, 2021
A beautiful voice and presence at IHM 1:00 choir for so many years! Reconnected with Sofia at Good Samaritan- a faithful member of our communion services there! Sending love and prayers to her friends and family. Deacon Ed Misquez and Kathy
Kathy Sowa
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