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August 20, 1937 - April 28, 2019
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Michael S. Dvorchak, 81, of Chicopee, passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at Holyoke Medical Center. He was born on August 20, 1937 in Ludlow. Michael was the son of the late Michael S. and Helen (Warzecka) Dvorchak. He was an Associate Dean and Director at Northeastern University at the Burlington Campus. Michael received a Bachelor and Master’s Degree at Northeastern University and took PH D courses at Harvard University. He was a board member at Sommerville Hospital. Michael was inducted into the Cathedral High School Hall of Fame, Northeastern University Hall of Fame and the New England Basketball Hall of Fame. He won many polka dances. He was the Grand Marshall at Disney World, Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom. Michael played the drums in the Frankie Gee Polka Band. He was a member of the Burlington Rotary Club, finance officer in Middlesex Lung Association and a board member at Sommerville Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Barbara (Taraska) Dvorchak and his brother, Robert Dvorchak of Phoenix, AZ. A funeral home service will be held on Friday, May 3, 2019 at Cierpial Memorial Funeral Home on 61 Grape St. in Chicopee Center at 10 AM. Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Calling hours are on Thursday from 4 to 6 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to Pope Frances Preparatory School, 99 Wendover Rd., Springfield, MA 01118.