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Thursday September 15th, 2016
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Olive E. Bevan

Olive E. Bevan, widow of George F. Bevan Sr., passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at Ten Broeck Commons.  She was 87 years old. Olive was born on July 4, 1929 in Montreal, Canada; she was the daughter of the late Henry James and Elizabeth (Handforth) Morris.

Olive worked for many years as a Secretary at the Staten Island Hospital, but more recently was the Housekeeping Supervisor at the Holiday Inn in Kingston, NY. She was a member of the Samsonville United Methodist Church. Olive was an avid reader. She loved writing poetry and entering her life experiences in her journal. Olive also enjoyed gardening, knitting and crocheting. 

Olive is survived by her children, George Bevan Jr. of Kerhonkson, James Henry Bevan of Davie, FL and Elizabeth Annie Bevan of Kerhonkson; her sister Harriet Cea of NJ; nine grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.

Olive was predeceased by her son Jeffrey Thomas Bevan, her brother Arthur Morris, her sister Agnes Morris and her grandson George Frederick Bevan III.

Visiting will be held on Thursday, September 15th from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Humiston Funeral Home, Inc., Kerhonkson, NY. A celebration of her life is scheduled for Friday at 11:00 AM at the Samsonville United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Krumville Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Olive’s name to the Samsonville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1397, Olivebridge, NY 12461.


To send a personal condolence to Olive’s family please visit www.humistonfuneralhome.com

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A candle was lit in memory of Olive Bevan

Deborah Aaron Emily Johnson Sep 18 2016 12:00 AM

Liz, Sorry for your loss our prayers and thoughts are with you.

Tom and Darlene Dunham Sep 15 2016 12:00 AM

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A GRANDMA'S GARDEN  TABLE BASKET was sent on September 14, 2016

We were so sorry to hear of Olive's passing. She was a sister in Christ and heaven now has another saint in their midst. We remember all the New Year's Eve celebrations at her home and her dedication to her children even into her 80's. John & Emily Hill

Expression of Sympathy Sep 14 2016 12:00 AM

Dear Liz and family - I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Sue Bruck Sep 13 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Olive Bevan

The Zyjewski Family Sep 13 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Olive Bevan

Jane & Robert Mitchell Sep 13 2016 12:00 AM

Grandma you will always be in our hearts! We know you are now one of the many angels watching over us. We love you always!

The Zyjewski Family Sep 13 2016 12:00 AM