, Salem, MA

September 12, 2013

Helen Rose (Carlson) McConaughy, 88

Marblehead — On Sept. 7, 2013.

Born and raised in Pomeroy, Iowa, she attended the Iowa Methodist Nursing Program and obtained her nursing degree and began her career as a nurse and caregiver. A Marblehead resident for over thirty years, she made her home with her two sons, Steven and Stuart; her oldest son, Scott and his wife, Jean, live in Bourbonnais, Ill. She is also survived by her sister, Elois Ewing of Iowa and her three grandchildren, Ben, Kris and Samantha.

A celebration of Helen’s life will be in the Unitarian Universalist Church of Marblehead on Friday, Sept. 13, at 3:30 p.m., relatives and friends are kindly invited. To sign her online guest book, please visit