2018-02-09 / Obituaries

Anna Pippin

Anna N. Pippin, 92, of Kennebunk, passed away peacefully on Saturday evening, Jan. 27, 2018 at RiverRidge Center in Kennebunk with her loving daughter by her side. She was born in Springfield, Massachusetts on April 12, 1925, one of six children born to Nickolas and Mary (Panaretos) Frangus.

Anna was the widow of Stirling B. Pippin, who predeceased her in 2007.

Throughout her husband’s career in the insurance industry with assignments in Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine, Minnesota and Illinois, Anna served as an executive secretary in various places including registrar of deeds for Cumberland County. She also worked at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in Bloomington, Minnesota, and the immigration service at the former Pease Air Force base.

Anna and Stirling loved to travel, especially to Greece, and enjoyed the beach, ski trips and family gatherings.

She is predeceased by two brothers, Louis and William Frangus; two sisters, Caleope Kosmas and Helen Demetriou.

Anna is survived by her two children, Marianne Hawkins of Kennebunk and John Pappas and wife Becky of Peabody, Massachusetts. Anna is the proud Yia Yia of Michael and his partner Leo of Sarasota, Florida, Darren Strempek and wife Kelly of Ludlow, Massachusetts, Jason Strempek and wife Kara of South Burlington, Vermont, Meghan Pappas of Salem, Massachusetts. Anna was Great Grammy to Nico and Damon Strempek of South Burlington, Vermont, and Brady Strempek of Ludlow. She will be missed by her extended family of loving nieces, nephews and stepchildren.

Visiting hours will be on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 from 1 to 2 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. at Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St., Kennebunk with Proistamenos Rev. Fr. Timothy Curren presiding. Spring burial will be in the Greek Cemetery, Dover, New Hampshire. Should friends choose, memorial donations in her name are encouraged to: Kennebunk Senior Center, 175 Port Road, Kennebunk, ME 04043.

To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit Anna’s Book of Memories page at www.bibberfuneral.com.

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