Robert Maurice Latzer, 90, of Charleston, S.C., died July 21, 2018. Born in Yonkers, N.Y., he lived in Chatham before moving to Charleston in 2017.
Dr. Latzer was an English professor at Jersey City State College for 35 years, retiring in 1982.
He earned a Ph.D. in English Linguistics from Rutgers University in New Brunswick.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy from 1946 to 1948.
He was a member of the Summit JCC and NJEA.
Predeceased by his wife, Julia (Wohl), he is survived by two sons, Jonathan Latzer of Charleston and Eliyahu Lotzar of Syracuse, N.Y.; and three grandchildren.
Services were held July 23 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.