Anne Elizabeth Boben, 59, of Butler, passed away Friday morning, May 8, 2020, in the comfort of her home following a courageous 3-year battle with cancer.
She was born January 26, 1961 in Butler, a daughter of John J. Chiprean, Jr. and Jacquelyn (Shultz) Chiprean.
Anne was a graduate of Butler High School and attended Edinboro University. She had worked for the Butler Area School District as a secretary for Emily Brittan Elementary School and McQuistion Elementary School. Previously, she worked as a dental assistant for Dr. Timothy Spina in Butler.
She was a member of St. Paul Roman Catholic Church in Butler, where she played hand bells and sang in the choir. Anne adored working with the children at the schools she worked at and, when she was younger, enjoyed playing saxophone in her father's dance band. She was a devoted wife and mother, and liked traveling to visit her sons, seeing and spending time with her myriad close friends and family, and caring for her dog Oreo.
Surviving is her husband, Joseph M. Boben, whom she married July 18, 1987.
Her sons, Joe Boben and Evan Boben (Becky Zdilla).
Her parents, Jack and Jackie Chiprean.
1 sister, Cathy (Jan) McDonald.
2 brothers, Robert (Tracy) Chiprean and David (Michele) Chiprean.
Her father and mother-in-law, Harry and Helen Boben.
Her brother-in-law, Harry Boben.
Her sister-in-law, Paula (Tom) Horne.
Several nieces and nephews.
Due to the current situation caused by the pandemic, private services and burial will be held for her family. A public Memorial Service will be held and announced at a later time. Arrangements by the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler.
Donations may be made to St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, 128 North McKean Street, Butler PA 16001, or to the American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205.
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