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Dr. Gregory J. Matz

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“You were my friend Love you miss you ”
1 of 27 | Posted by: Susan Miller - La...Grange il, IL

“He. Was so cool my heart hurts he was my friend Love you ”
2 of 27 | Posted by: Susan Miller - La...Grange il, IL

“Dear Judy, I was saddened by this news. I remember you and Greg from our years together at U of C.He was a great guy and I have thought fondly of...Read More »
3 of 27 | Posted by: Leonard Proctor, MD - Baltimore, MD

“Judy, Diane and I are saddened to hear about Dr. Greg's passing. We have very fond memories of Greg from Mary Seat of Wisdom.I got to know Greg at...Read More »
4 of 27 | Posted by: Frank Bourget - Flagstaff, AZ

“I was so sorry to learn of Dr. Matz's passing. As a Standardized Patient in Loyola's Stritch School of Medicine I had the honor of working with Dr....Read More »
5 of 27 | Posted by: Barbara Hickey - Burr Ridge, IL

“Judy, I'm so sorry for the passing of Greg. I'll keep you both in thoughts and prayers. Maureen Marley ”
6 of 27 | Posted by: Maureen Marley - Chicago, IL

“Love and prayers offered in memory of a gifted physician, teacher and friend who had the heart of a giant. May you, his beautiful family, be consoled...Read More »
7 of 27 | Posted by: Sr. Brenda Eagan, IBVM - friend

“I am deaply sadden by the news of Dr. Matz passing. My thoughts and prayers are with his wife Judith and and his family.It was an honor to have known...Read More »
8 of 27 | Posted by: CECYLIA ZAPORA - CHICAGO, IL

“My deepest condolences to Judy and the Matz family. Dr. Matz was a dear friend and mentor. He was generous with his sound advice, never short of...Read More »
9 of 27 | Posted by: Erik Nelson - Lake Forest, IL

“Pat and I are oot or we would be there...so sorry to hear the news...will always thank Greg for giving me my first job and having confidence in my...Read More »
10 of 27 | Posted by: Tom and pat Kron - Willowbrook, IL

“I am very sorry to hear of the loss of Dr. Matz. He was one of my original interviewers for medical school at Loyola. His guidance and kind...Read More »
11 of 27 | Posted by: Landon Riggs - Janesville, WI

“I was so sorry to hear about Dr. Matz's death. He was a wonderful and caring gentleman. Sometimes he was inquisitive, and other times he was pensive...Read More »
12 of 27 | Posted by: Kevin Cavanaugh - Longmont, CO

“Dr. Matz was a wonderful and caring gentleman. Sometimes he was inquisitive and other times he was pensive. I first met him as a 3rd year med...Read More »
13 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“My condolences to the family. Continue to rely on God and know that he hears prayers, Isaiah 59:1. ”
14 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“Sincerest condolences to Judy and the entire Matz Family. Dr. Matz was instrumental in building a wonderful ENT department. I was privileged to be...Read More »
15 of 27 | Posted by: Robert Bastian - Downers Grove, IL

“Best study partner---ever-GaryCondolences to Judy and their familySad dayJerry Jankowski {JJ} ”
16 of 27 | Posted by: Gerald Jankowski - Roseville, CA

“My thoughts and prayers to all the family and friends of Greg: there are many. Being a graduate of the sister high school of his: Gordon Tech/ Weber...Read More »
17 of 27 | Posted by: Tom Haberkamp - Cleveland, OH

“A great colleague, associate and dearest friend and teacher to members of my family.We were associated temporarily at the University of Chicago and...Read More »
18 of 27 | Posted by: Edward Paloyan - Oak Brook, IL

“Dear Judy, and the Matz Family and the Loyola family. Kind, funny, stalwart, caring and unflappable, are all words that come to mind when there are...Read More »
19 of 27 | Posted by: John Li - Jupiter, FL - friend

“So sorry to learn of his passing. A true gentleman, a quick wit, a great surgeon, physician and colleague to so many. It was my great privilege to...Read More »
20 of 27 | Posted by: Sally McDonald - Chicago, IL

“Greg was a mentor and friend. His gentle nature and gracious spirit inspired residents and colleagues alike to always put the patients interest above...Read More »
21 of 27 | Posted by: myles pensak - cincinnati, OH

“Dr. Matz was one of the most authentic person I have been privileged to know. He showed me how to live happy, joyous and loving. I will always,always...Read More »
22 of 27 | Posted by: Peter Smith - St. Louis, MO

“Greg was a warm and supportive colleague to many young academic ENTs throughout the country. I've missed seeing him in recent years and am sad to...Read More »
23 of 27 | Posted by: Bob Dobie - San Antonio, TX

“I am so sorry for the loss of Dr. Matz. I was his nurse for Head and Neck Cancer many years go. I learned so much from him regarding management of...Read More »
24 of 27 | Posted by: Daria Ruffolo - River Forest, IL

25 of 27 | Posted by: Vic & Kathy Zirkel - Huntley, IL

“Deepest condolences to the Matz family. Dr. Matz was always very supportive of my decision to pursue residency in ORL-HNS and I have enjoyed a great...Read More »
26 of 27 | Posted by: Judith Czaja McCaffrey - Tampa, FL

“So sorry my name is Susan Miller I was a patient we had a very special friendship I will miss him very much loved him now you can sail all day...Read More »
27 of 27 | Posted by: Susan Miller - La. Grange, IL

Dr. Matz passed away in September 2017.

Dr. Matz was a resident of Chicago, Illinois at the time of passing.

Visitation Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Michalik Funeral Home, 1056 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60642. Visitation Monday, September 18, 2017 at Old St. Patrick's Church, 700 W. Adams St., Chicago, IL 60661 from 9 a.m. until the time of the 10 a.m. Funeral Mass.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Benedictine Sisters of Chicago, St. Scholastica Monastery, 7430 N. Ridge Blvd., Chicago, IL 60645, www.osbchicago.org/support and Outreach at Old St. Patrick's Church, Attn: Bernadette Gibson, 711 W. Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60661, https://giving.oldstpats.or (please select "In Memory of Dr. Gregory Matz" in Designation section).