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Memorable Manitobans: Henry Andrew Moroz (1924-2008)

Educator.

Born at Cloverleaf on 13 September 1924, son of John Moroz (c1891-1961) and Nettie Moroz (c1897-1961), he and his wife Evelyn married in 1960 and had six children. A mathematician and teacher for many years, including service at Greenwald School (1944, 1945-1946, 1949-1952), Brooklands School (1947-1948), Sheffield School (1948-1949), later working in the East Kildonan School District before joining the teaching staff of the Winnipeg School Division.

There, he taught at Lord Nelson School (1959-1962) and General Wolfe School (1962-1969) before being appointed Vice-Principal of Luxton School (?-1971), St. John’s High School (1971-?), and King Edward School (?-1973), then Principal of Margaret Scott School (1973-1983) and Margaret Park Community School, the latter in the Seven Oaks School Division.

In 1960, he married widow Evelyn Wawryshyn Litwin and they had four children. His hobbies included carpentry, golf, and yodeling.

He died at Winnipeg on 5 September 2008.

Sources:

Obituary [John Moroz], Winnipeg Free Press, 16 November 1961, page 34.

Obituary [Nettie Moroz], Winnipeg Free Press, 27 November 1961, page 30.

“20 School Board appointments made,” Winnipeg Free Press, 20 May 1971, page 3.

“School posts filled,” Winnipeg Free Press, 5 May 1973, page 74.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 6 September 2008, page C16.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 8 September 2008, page C8.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 9 September 2008, page C8.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

Winnipeg School Division: Celebrating One Hundred Fifty Years, 1871-2021 by Winnipeg School Division, 2021.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 5 July 2022

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