Hudson Valley residents are mourning the loss of a teacher who tragically died at the age of 33.
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Roberto Eric Pallas of Mamaroneck passed away tragically on November 7, according to his obituary.
He was 33. Pallas died after a basement fire last Sunday at a home on Walnut Street in Mamaroneck.
Pallas was a graduate of Rye Neck High School where he played both tennis and basketball.
He later went on to receive his bachelor’s degree from Hofstra University.
After college, he became a teacher who taught English to elementary school students in Japan, a place dear to his heart, according to his obituary.
"Roberto enjoyed nature and loved to hike. He climbed to (the) top of Mount Fuji in 2015 and was able to take his mother with him on part of the journey. He was a lover of classical music and had made several trips to Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center," his obituary states.
A memorial mass was held on Friday at St. Gregory the Great RC Church in Harrison.
The family asked for any donations in Roberto's memory go to The Maryknoll Sisters of St. Dominic in Ossining.
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