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Ava Marie Sorenson

07/02/2005 - 10/13/2022
Visitation Date: 10/20/2022
Visitation Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Visitation Location: Bunker's Garden Chapel - 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, Arizona 85201

Ava Marie Sorenson left this world way too early at the age of 17. She unexpectedly passed away in her sleep at home on Thursday, October 13, 2022 after losing her battle with substance abuse, and is now at peace.Ava was a beautiful free spirit. She loved listening to music, going to concerts, fast rides at amusement parks, camping, traveling, and of course, hanging with her friends.She loved rainbows, starry nights, collecting crystals, the ocean, looking for seashells, and building sandcastles on the beach.Ava is survived by her Mother, Lynn Sorenson and Step-father, John Montez, along with her Father, Kenneth Fasci; Siblings Sarah Sorenson, Mark Montez, and Marley Montez; Her Auntie Leslie; Uncle Chris, and Cousin Allie. She is also survived by her Uncle Mike, Auntie Kayla; Uncle Matt and Auntie Maryellen; cousins Katie and Ryan; nephews and niece, Michael, Owen, Keira; grandparents Maurice and Cynthia Sorenson, Rosalie Fasci; Great Grandmother, Marilyn Sorenson; extended family members, friends, and her beloved pets Maggie and Cookie.Friends and family are invited to attend her viewing on Thursday, October 20, 2022 from 2-4 pm at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85201. Family kindly requests first hour is reserved for immediate family only.

Arrangements by Bunker’s Garden Chapel, www.bunkerfuneral.com. Should this obituary appear anywhere but bunkerfuneral.com, please check our website for accurate details and service information.


  • Our condolences to you and your family during this difficult time. We pray that your family finds peace and healing.

  • Thinking of you and asking GOD to surround you with his perfect peace and love. May he turn his head towards you and give you peace . Your family will be in my prayers. Lynne Taylor

  • Our deepest condolences. Our prayers are with you and our best wishes during this very difficult time. May she rest in peace. God bless.

  • My deepest condolences to you and your family. May God hold you in his arms and heal you from all the pain. You and your family are in my prayers 🙏 ❤️

  • Lynn and John,
    My sincerest condolences for you both at this time. You have my deepest sympathy and unwavering support. Wishing you peace, comfort, courage, and lots of love at this time of sorrow. My heart goes out to you at this difficult time if there is anything you need please dont hestitate to ask.
    All our love,
    John and Michelle xoxo

  • You will be missed 😢 💔 love you …

  • I am so sorry my friend… There’s not enough words to express the lost of a child. My sincere condolences to you and your family in these tough times. Stay strong, as you know there’s no alternative. Huggs xoxo

  • Matt and Maryellen Sorenson

    Our hearts are broken and words are lost to the passing of Ava. Ava was a special person who was always smiling and you could hear her laugh in the room. We enjoyed family reunions on both the East and West coasts and many fond memories of these moments. Memories are cherished and never forgotten of Ava. Thinking of Lynn and John and family at this time and know we are here and thinking of all. Ava is smiling down from Heaven on all…All our love…xoxo

  • Japhia Colandrea

    I am SO sorry for your loss.

  • I am truly deeply sorry for your loss. Ava was such a beautiful soul with a unique big personality. I feel very honored to have met her. I know the world will miss out from such a beautiful person. My condolences and prayers to your family during this most difficult time.

  • Lynn, so sorry to hear about your daughter. Sending prayers to your and your family.

  • Harley Christopher Parvin

    So sad to read this. Peace and strength to your family.

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