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Helga Schmied McConnell

1944-2013 Helga (Schmied) McConnell, 69 of Cheshire, MA died Wednesday December 25, 2013 at Berkshire Medical Center. She was born in Vienna, Austria on June 23, 1944, daughter of Maria Schmied. She attended schools in Vienna and completed her studies in massage and cosmetology. Helga came to the United States in 1975, settling first in Adams and then in Cheshire. She established her own business, "Helga Esthetics, which she operated until the time of her death. She was a member of the Berkshire Portal. Helga also enjoyed making fine jewelry and was a Shaklee product representative. Survivors include her son, Ludwig Herson, with whom she lived; her brother, Siegfried Schmied of Vienna, Austria; and her cousin, Gottfried Vesely of Switzerland. She also leaves her close friend, Sibylle Baughan of Pittsfield and many other friends and clients. FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral for Helga McConnell will be Sunday December 29, 2013 at 1:00 PM at the Unitarian Church, 175 Wendell Ave. Pittsfield, MA. Burial will be private. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested in her memory to Ludwig Herson in care of FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS, CENTRAL CHAPEL, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA 01247. For further information, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.

This obituary was originally published in the North Adams Transcript.
Published online on Dec. 27, 2013 courtesy of North Adams Transcript.
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