Horia Vlase, age 56, passed away at his home in Saint James, surrounded by his family, on Sunday, December 6th, 2020.
He was born on March 31st, 1964 in Brasov, Romania, to Liviu and Teodora Vlase. He attended elementary and high school in Brasov and went on to medical school in Timisoara, Romania, from which he graduated in 1990. There he met his future wife, Madalina in 1989. They got married on July 17th, 1993 and soon after that he obtained a medical research fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. His wife followed him in 1994 and since then they built a beautiful and happy home in New York. Their daughter, Alexandra was born in 2002 and soon after that they moved to Long Island where Horia practiced as nephrologist on the North Shore of Long Island. He was the most loving father and husband, a dedicated physician caring deeply for his patients. He had passion for music, sports and travel. He enjoyed playing guitar and delighted family and friends with his songs. He loved cycling, swimming and skiing. He was the happiest when he rode his bicycle along the Long Island Sound to see the sunset at West Meadow Beach.
He was predeceased by his father, Liviu 3 months ago. He is survived by his wife, Madalina, daughter Alexandra, mother Teodora, sister Anca, brother in law Gratian, nephew Andy, mother in law Geta and many loving cousins.
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