1937-2014 CHESHIRE, MA Therese Hoffmann, 76, of Cheshire, died Monday at Craneville Place of Dalton. Born on September 19, 1937 in Hungary, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Johanna Schneemaier Geistlinger. She was educated in Austria and came to America in 1958 and had resided in Cheshire for many years. While in Austria she worked as an interior designer in Vienna. Mrs. Hoffmann was an avid tennis player and enjoyed hiking and skiing at Jiminy Peak. She also enjoyed traveling throughout the United States in her motor home with her husband. She leaves her husband Ferdinand K. Hoffmann of Cheshire whom she married in 1958. She was predeceased by their son; the late Peter Hoffmann who died in 1999. FUNERAL NOTICE: A graveside service for Therese Hoffmann who died January 20, 2014 will be held in the spring in Cheshire Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Memorial donations in memory of Therese may be made to the Salvation Army in care of the DERY FUNERAL HOME, 54 Bradford St. Pittsfield, MA 01201 which is in charge of arrangements.