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Mary Adamowska Panaro, C.M.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Mary Adamowska Panaro, C.M. C.M. Winnipeg
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada June 20, 1983 October 5, 1983
A member of the Welfare Council of Winnipeg, she helped to bring Polish refugees to Canada after the last war. She has been a leader In Polish women's groups and the Catholic Women's League. Known affectionately as "International Mother", she has helped found the International Centre of Winnipeg, which promotes welfare and good citizenship.
Deceased on June 14, 1989.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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