Collyer Matousek
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Obituary of Collyer Matousek

Dr. Collyer R. Matousek, 76, passed away unexpectedly at his home on November 8, 2017.

Born in Schenectady, NY he was the son of the late Charles and Helen (Checca) Matousek.

Collyer grew up in Schenectady, attending public schools then graduating from Mont Pleasant High School.  He attended Colgate University (Hamilton, NY) from '58-'61,Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine (Boston, MA) '61-'65 and began his residency at Albany Medical Center from '65-'66.

Dr. Matousek began his career associated with the dental office of Dominick J. DeLuke, D.D.S. in Schenectady from '66-86. He then went into private general practice on Fulton St. from '86-'99.

His professional affiliations included Ellis Hospital, Schenectady ('66-95) where he performed over 100 hours of dental procedures in the operating room on autistic, down syndrome, cerebral palsey patients and others unable to obtain treatment in a normal dental office environment. Dr. Matousek was with St. Clare's Hospital from '66-86 as associate and teaching staff professional, former member of Cleft Palate Clinic at Sunnyview hospital. Dr. Matousek was a life member of the American Dental Asociation.  

His personal affiliations included Member of the United States Power Squadron, Lake George, NY. Collyer was an avid hunter. He was a member of Guan Ho-Ha Fish and Game Club, Glenville, B.P.O.E. Lodge #2157 Life Member; U.S. Coast Guard, licensed Commercial Captain, Coastguard Captain and former Schenectady County Deputy Sheriff.

Dr. Matousek practiced dentistry in the Schenectady area 40 plus years, treating exceptionally fine patients.  He was associated with the Northeastern Dental Association from '99-2003 and co-founded and partnered with Dental Care Plus from 2004 till present.

He is the proud father of Mark Matousek (Wife Constance) of Hilton Head Isle, S.C. and three cherished grandchildren, Alexander, Haley and Cameron Matousek. He leaves behind several nieces and newphews.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 10 AM at the Glenville Funeral Home, 9 Glenridge Rd. Scotia-Glenville.  Calling hours will be Friday at the Glenville Funeral Home from 5-7 PM.  Interment will be in St. Anthony's Cemetery, Glenville, NY.  Online condolences may be expressed at GLENVILLEFUNERALHOME.COM.

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