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Elijah Ah-Sha

November 24, 1996 ~ February 27, 2022 (age 25) 25 Years Old

Elijah Ah-Sha Obituary

Elijah Teri'i Matahiuka Ah-Sha, beloved son of Heinere Howard Ah-Sha and Susan Burns Ah-Sha, was born November 24, 1996 in Logan, Utah. He was the oldest sibling to Hannah, Caleb, Jesse, and Eden. The family lived briefly in Logan, Utah and Reno, Nevada and then settled in Las Vegas, where Elijah lived the rest of his life.

Elijah loved his country and his heritage and had both a Tahitian and an American flag in his home. He earned a white belt with three stripes in Gracie Jiu Jitsu, and continued to train each Saturday morning. He was a talented musician playing guitar, drums and singing in a band. He enjoyed building guitars, cooking, and built his own computer. He loved political discourse, photography, soccer, and all kinds of foods.

Elijah's first job was with Impress By Print in Las Vegas, and he had various student jobs while living with his grandparents in Vernal, and also while attending Snow College. He worked at Advance Insurance in Las Vegas and most recently at Holo Discovery in Las Vegas as an e-discovery analyst. He had a degree in Cyber Security and his most recent certification was PSM, a Professional Scrum Master.

For the past 5 years his sweetheart and best friend was Sabrina Adamson. They had many adventures together and were married January 22nd of this year. They were so happy and spent a month together as husband and wife.

Elijah peacefully passed away February 27, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. His sudden passing from a cerebral brain aneurysm leaves all of his loved ones heartbroken, yet looking forward with faith. As he took his last breath he was surrounded in the loving arms of his wife Sabrina, her parents, his brothers and sisters, and his mom and dad. As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Elijah had faith in Jesus Christ and believed with all his heart that families are forever.

Elijah was proceeded in death by his grandfather Jean-baptiste Piu Teri'i Ah-Sha and his grandmother Rose Ah-Tsine Wong.

He is survived by his wife, Sabrina; his parents, Heinere and Susan; brothers, Caleb and Jesse; his sisters, Hannah (Zach) Cordoba, and Eden; his parents-in-law Damian and Marisa Adamson, his brother-in-law, Jack Adamson, grandmother Elidia Garza, aunts, uncles and cousins. Also survived by his grandparents Errol & Darlene Burns of
Vernal, Utah; many aunts, uncles and cousins from the Vernal area, and throughout Utah; as well as from New York, New Caledonia, and Tahiti. Elijah also leaves behind many friends in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Funeral services were held March 3, 2022, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, the Sunset Ridge Ward, Las Vegas, Nevada.

There will be a public viewing to celebrate the life of Elijah, Saturday, March 5, from 10:30-11:30 at Ashley Valley Funeral Home. Burial will be at 12:00 noon at the Maeser Cemetery.

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March 5, 2022

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Ashley Valley Funeral Home
410 North 800 West
Vernal, UT 84078

Graveside Service
March 5, 2022

12:00 PM
Maeser Fairview Cemetery
300 South 3500 West
Vernal, UT 84078


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