Matthew Glinka
October 13, 2016

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  Matthew J. Glinka, 99, on October 13, 2016, in Burlington, MA, just four months shy of his 100th birthday. Born in Greenwich, CT to Polish immigrant parents, Matty was a long-time resident of Princeton where he managed the University Cottage Club for 30 years. Loving husband of the late Elizabeth Nason Glinka for 41 years. Survived by four daughters, Elaine Glinka of Mesa, AZ, Charlotte Glinka, of Boston, MA, Diane Glinka of Dunstable, MA, and Sarah Glinka Endicott of Ann Arbor, MI, and their families. Also survived by six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Matty was a WWII veteran, having served in the Army with the invasionary forces at Normandy and in the European Theatre. He courageously battled polio in his 30‘s and never needed a wheelchair until his late 90‘s. One of his biggest joys was staying in touch with countless Cottage Club members throughout the years. Matty enjoyed deep-sea fishing, refurbishing antique trunks, recounting his military experiences, and telling a good joke. In lieu of flowers, friends may wish to contribute in Matty’s memory to a veterans’ organization or charity of their choice. Services will be private.  
       
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