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Funeral services for Michael Petrochko, who worked as a field engineer for the UNIVAC Division of the Sperry Road Corporation, will be at 9 a.m. tomorrow at the Cvach funeral establishment, 1211 Chesaco Avenue.

Mr. Petrochko, who was 45, died Friday [July 1, 1966] after suffering a heart attack, at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

He was born in Nanticoke, Pa., and served with the Marines in the South Pacific during World War II.

After the war he joined Sperry Rand and trained at the company’s school at Ilion, N.Y. He worked in the firm’s computer division for 21 years.

He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

His survivors include his wife, Mrs. Florence P. Petrochko; three sons: Michael S., Mark W. and Mel Petrochko, and a daughter, Miss Marcia Petrochko.