Robert Gorodetzer, 58, an administrator for the Bucks County Drug and Alcohol Commission for more than 20 years and a master grant writer, died Nov. 29. He was a resident of Warminster.
Born in Malden, Mass., Gorodetzer was raised in West Oak Lane in Philadelphia and graduated from Central High School in 1966. He played cello in the All-City High School Orchestra. He spent two summers playing his cello at Interlochen Music Camp.
He joined ROTC and attended Temple University, where he earned a degree in history. He joined the Army after college, and was stationed at Walter Reed Hospital as an historian.
During his military career, he was stationed at Fort Meyers, Fla., where he was administrator to a drug and alcohol rehabilitation unit. He was honorably discharged in 1974.
He earned a master's degree in administration from Rider College around 1982.
During his career, Gorodetzer joined several committees throughout Bucks County. In 1998, he went on disability because of severe arthritis, but occasionally assisted programs with grant writing within his disability status.
Gorodetzer is survived by his wife, the former Diane Reiter; his mother, Roslyn Gorodetzer; a daughter, Myra Gorodetzer; a son, Aaron Gorodetzer; a sister, Risa Shiber; three nieces and three great-nieces.