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WILLIAM (BILL) MOROZ
He is survived by his loving children, Craig and Stephanie; his sisters, Marilyn and Iris; granddaughter Susie, nieces and nephews, and by numerous wonderful cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Susanne (Owens), and his mother, Elsie.
This sudden loss leaves a huge void. Bill was a big force, as a big brother, as a father, as an inspiration. His humour, charisma, intelligence, knowledge and speaking ability were unmatched. A born story-teller, these gifts shone in conversation.
Bill became a father-figure to his two young sisters at the age of 10. He was a bakery boy, a barbershop boy, and a newspaper delivery boy; his work ethic was innate. Bill--Billy, to his close family and friends--pursued studies in science and math at the University of Manitoba, later landing a job as a pharmaceutical rep. He worked for Parke Davis for 30 years, ending his career with Abbott labs and several other companies as the "mat leave" guy.
Bill enjoyed watching hockey and football, especially with his son Craig. He enjoyed playing golf and kept up to date with every important news story. His daughter Stephanie, would often check in with dad, just to get the latest scoop--he just always knew! His last years, lived with his sister Marilyn were supportive, kind and close-knit. His joy in his granddaughter was evident always, whether he was participating in the activities of a busy six-year-old or sneaking her candies. A dog father as well, Bill was the best owner to first Maisie, and now Luke, who will join us in missing him immensely. His pride and joy in his children sustained him and them. Politically savvy, intelligent, and kind, Bill will be remembered as a wonderful father and friend.
A celebration of his life will be held at a future date.
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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Mar 27, 2021
Condolences & Memories (10 entries)
My dad, was the most amazing dad anyone could ask for. He always spent so much of his free time with me teaching me how to golf, play hockey, baseball and always encouraged me with my schooling. He was always there for my sister and I, as well as my mom and all his family and friends. He was such a loving dad and a great role model. He always spoke so highly of his close buddies and fishing buds. He most recent love and obsession in life, was with his granddaughter (my daughter Suzy). He called me everyday since Suzy was bored (for 6 years straight) asking me about her and what she's up to and always wanting to come see her and bring her candy and treats. Suzy was his world as of late. He will be so missed by everyone he crossed path with in his lifetime and we will all see him again one day. - Posted by: Craig Moroz (Son) on: Apr 02, 2021
Condolences to Stephanie, Craig, and family. Sure enjoyed the good times with Bill on our fishing trips, in Manitoba. Bill would cook an excellent roast, which was enjoyed by all. He solved many ailments, on our trips, with his medical knowledge. Great friendship, great memories. - Posted by: Ron Ganczar (Friend) on: Mar 29, 2021
I’m sorry to hear about the passing of Bill Moroz. He was first cousins with my grandfather Peter Moroz. They were super close and I had heard lots of stories about him growing up. Sounded like he was a great man. - Posted by: Thomas moroz (Family ) on: Mar 28, 2021
I would like to extend my most sincere condolences on the passing of Bill. Bill and Suzanne were friends of my late husband Ron and myself back in the 70's. Ron worked in the Pharmaceutical Industry as well and often were on the road together, and that is how we first became friends and started socializing. We had many great times together and as a Registered Nurse myself, Suzanne and I had so much in common. We really enjoyed our friendship over the years with both Bill and Suzanne especially at the Red River Drug Ranger Social parties and our get togethers for dinners. Bill was a kind, loving, gentle soul who had a wonderful sense of humor. Both Suzanne and Bill are so missed for all the friendship they brought to our small circle of friends back during the 70's and 80's Lots of good memories will remain. Sadly, too many of our great friends have passed on and now Bill will join the boys in that ultimate golf game they always enjoyed on the road. Much Love to both Craig and Stephanie I am so sorry I never got to meet you but I can honestly say you had the most wonderful, loving parents a child could have. Rest in Peace Bill - Posted by: Carole Rickey (friend ) on: Mar 28, 2021
My sincere condolences to the family for the loss of your father, brother and granddad. I first met Bill in residence at the U of M, and he was instrumental in hooking me up with what became lifelong friends from the Gilbert/Dauphin area. I will miss not seeing him on my trips through Winnipeg. RIP Bill till we meet again. - Posted by: Dennis A Barchuk (Friend) on: Mar 28, 2021
To Bill's family. Marlene and I send our sincere Sympathy and condolences at hearing of his passing. In a very happy time, I played for his wedding in Brandon, and now send a sad farewell message to him via his family. At every meeting we had, it was great smile, and " Harv, Hello Harv" was the start of his conversation. I know He will be missed by all of us who knew him. May he rest in peace. Vechnaya Phamnet - Posted by: Harvey & Marlene Myk (cousin) on: Mar 27, 2021
Bill Moroz was one of my Best Friends ever ! We grew up together in a small town called Gilbert Plains, Mb. He was very instrumental in encouraging me to attend University with him in Winnipeg. Our parents knew each other very well and we hung out together at a very early age. Bill was always a welcome invited Huculak “family member” at our Annual Family Reunions in Dauphin for 14 years . He was a confident, and a very close buddy . His acumen of Politics, Sports,Music, and the Pharmaceutical industry was impeccable .His knowledge of the Moroz/Huculak family tree was second to none . Bill was one of the most astute men that I knew . His love for his wife , Susan , and his consistent “boasting “ of his adult children , Stephanie and Craig, was always part of our conversations. He left a big hole but the saving grace is that Bill accepted Jesus Christ as His Personal Saviour , and now has Eternal Peace . See you later Bill ! - Posted by: Ed Huculak (Great friend) on: Mar 27, 2021
Marilyn and family, so sorry to hear of your brother’s passing. May he RIP. - Posted by: Jan Morin (Friend) on: Mar 27, 2021
I can’t tell you the number of good times we had together. Billy was a true professional sales man. we had so many great times together, especially on our fishing trips. we always were together in the same boat just the two of us. we discussed life and wonderful memories and he told me how much he loved your mother. Bill, I know you are up there golfing with Peter and Fred probably talking with your dad. I will miss talking with you. - Posted by: Danny myk (Cousin ) on: Mar 27, 2021
Bill was a former neighbour of ours on Woodchester Bay. He will always be remembered for Gus positive outlook & smile. - Posted by: Rid & Christine Ward (Former neighbour) on: Mar 27, 2021
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