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Memorable Manitobans: Irvin Sera (1927-2015)


Born at Winnipeg on 9 March 1927, son of Samuel Sera (?-1973) and Fanny Sera (?-1955), his 45-year teaching career began at Crystal City School and continued at Viscount Alexander School (1950-1951), Champlain School (1952-1959), and King Edward School (1959-1965) in Winnipeg. He was the Vice-Principal of John M. King School (?-1968) and Cecil Rhodes School (1968-1971), and the Principal of Mulvey School (1971-1973), Isaac Newton School (1973-1975), and Grant Park High School (1975-1990). He retired as Assistant Superintendent of the Winnipeg School Division. He died at Winnipeg on 18 October 2015 and was buried in the B’Nay Abraham Cemetery.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 7 November 2015.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 September 2021

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