Olivia Beahm, 90

Aug. 16, 1926 - June 04, 2017
Olivia Beahm, Aug. 16, 1926 - June 04, 2017

Olivia Beahm, who had taught grade school in Amityville and Bethlehem, Pa., and who had spent time in Montauk on and off since the 1970s, died at the Southampton Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing on June 4. She was 90.

She was born on Aug. 16, 1926, in Pennsylvania to Hurst Shipe and the former Olivia Krietzberg. She graduated from Beaver College in Philadelphia.

She was married first to Don Bieler, who was in the Navy, and they lived in the places where he was stationed — Amityville, San Diego, and Hawaii. Mr. Bieler died while they were living in Hawaii, and she moved back to the mainland, settling in Port St. Lucie, Fla. She eventually married Francis H. Beahm of Bethlehem, who died in 2005.

Mrs. Beahm was a great cook, and loved boats, fishing, and walking on the beach, her granddaughter, Vanessa Bieler of Montauk and Hawaii, said. She had a “wonderful sense of humor and loved to laugh,” she said.

In addition to Ms. Bieler, she is survived by a son, Lee D. Bieler of Montauk and Kauai, Hawaii.

A family service is to be held in Bethlehem.