Maurine R. Boren

Born: Mon., Nov. 17, 1919
Died: Thu., Nov. 12, 2020

Graveside Service

12:30 PM Tue., Nov. 17, 2020
Location: Greenpond Cemetery

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Maurine R. Boren, age 100, of Pittsfield, IL passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at Barry Community Care Center in Barry, IL.  She was born on November 17, 1919 in Hartford, IL to William and Bessie Rhodes McCann.  She married Lyndle Boren on September 17, 1937, and he preceded her in death on August 29, 1981.

Maurine graduated from Pearl High School.  After marrying Lyndle, she became a farmwife and stay at home mother raising their children.  In 1965, she went to work as the Secretary at East Pike High School and later worked at the Pike County Clerk’s Office, where she retired from.  In earlier years, Maurine was a member of Greenpond Christian Church where she taught Sunday school and led the congregational singing, and was a current member of Pittsfield First Christian Church.  She had a beautiful voice and was honored to share her gift when she was asked to sing at weddings and funerals, and was also active in various community activities throughout her lifetime.  Maurine was an especially caring and loving woman, and was a caretaker of friends and family.  Family meant so much to her and she was very proud of all of their accomplishments.

She is survived by her children Dennis Gale (Janet) Boren and Rebeca A. (Burdette) Irwin, both of Pittsfield, IL; six grandchildren, Danny (Jonette Guinty) Boren, Scott (Lori) Boren, Ryan (Cara) Irwin, Travis (Jeff Sobolewski) Irwin, Betty (Steve) Hayden, and Bill (Rhonda) Irwin; nine great grandchildren, Derek Boren, Alec Boren, Tyler Boren, Bryan Boren, Brittany Boren, Mariah Irwin, Jacob Irwin, Makenna Irwin, and Clint (Morgan) Hayden; one great great grandson, Elijah Hayden; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Bessie McCann; husband, Lyndle Boren; son, Lyndle Gary Boren; and siblings, Basil McCann, Leonard McCann, Imogene Laux, Berdell McCann, William ‘Bill’ McCann, and Juanita Boren.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 12:30 PM at Greenpond Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to be made to Greenpond Cemetery.  Online condolences may be left to the family at  Niebur Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made in Maurine's memory to the following organization:

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Jay & Janna Craig
   Posted Sun November 15, 2020
Gale, Janet & family- So sorry for your loss. She was a very special lady and I’m sure she will be missed by all. Know our thoughts are with you.

Georgia Sandidge
   Posted Sun November 15, 2020
A lovely woman filled with faith, always so gentle and kind. May God hold you close in this time of loss. In prayer, Georgia Sandidge

Carla S Lemons
   Posted Mon November 16, 2020
Deeply sorry for your loss. She contributed so much wherever she was. A favorite neighbor of mine.

Bonnie Long
   Posted Mon November 16, 2020
Gale, Becky, Betty, Bill and families,
I am sorry for this sadness in all your lives. I
Maurine was a kind and pleasant lady who will be missed by many.
My hope for you is to be consoled by God and you will find comfort in your memories.
My Sincere Sympathy,

Judie and Doug Flesner
   Posted Tue November 17, 2020
Scott, Lori and Family: So sorry for your loss. In our prayers.

Nancy Wessel
   Posted Tue November 17, 2020
A great lady and a wonderful mother. Always could count on her. She tirelessly gave her family much love and support in everyway she could. Time for her to rest and wait for all until we can all join her in heaven.

Susan R Kattelman
   Posted Thu November 19, 2020
Gale, Becky and families I am sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She had such a beautiful heart and soul. Praying for comfort🙏

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