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Memorable Manitobans: Nastia “Nita” Romanche [Romanczycz] (1910-1993)


Born in Manitoba in 1910, daughter of Dmytro Romanczycz (?-?) and Eva Romanczycz (?-1956), sister of Marion Pepper, she grew up in a single-parent household, her father having separated from the family in 1920. She taught at Craig Siding School (1929-1930), Lundar School (Principal, 1933-1934) and Rossdale School (1934-1936) before teaching classes, sewing, and handwork at Victoria School (1939-1943, 1944-1946) at Selkirk. She moved to Winnipeg and joined the staff of the Winnipeg School Division, working at Florence Nightingale School (1946-1948), Luxton School (Elementary Department, 1949-1957), Principal Sparling School (Elementary Department, 1957-1959), and King Edward School (1959-1968). She and her husband had one son. She died at the St. Boniface Hospital on 26 October 1993 and was buried in the All Saints Cemetery.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 28 October 1993, page 39.

Winnipeg Estate file #52719, Eva Romanczycz, Archives of Manitoba.

Winnipeg Estate file PR94-01-32573, Nita Romanche / Nastia Romanczycz, Archives of Manitoba.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 7 October 2020

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