LIMESTONE – James T. Beahm, 74, beloved husband of Beatrice (Bou-rgoine) Beahm, passed away peacefully Sept. 29, 2005, at Cary Medical Center, Caribou, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Aug. 5, 1931, in Waynesboro, Va. James served in the Air Force from 1951-1955, primarily at Loring Air Force Base. Upon leaving the service he was then employed as a civilian on the base as a master electrician and foreman. He retired in 1986, and was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. After retirement, James worked for Cary Medical Center as a security guard. James was a hard working man who cared for and provided for his wife, children and grandchildren. He was an active member of St. Louis Catholic Church where he served as a eucharistic minister, Lecturer, RICA, was a member of the church council as well as serving on the cemetery committee for a number of years. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Beatrice (Bourgoine) Beahm of Limestone; four sons, Andrew Beahm and his wife, Catherine Williams, of Portland, Raymond Beahm and his wife, Allison, of Gorham, James Beahm and his wife, Kristen, of Westbrook, and Richard Beahm and his wife, Catherine, of Weare, N.H.; two daughters, Susan (Beahm) Dugal and her husband, Michael, of Limestone and Joela (Beahm) Vandenberg and her husband, Richard, of Berwick; two sisters, Gloris (Beahm) Rudy and her husband, Harry, of Woodstock, Virginia and Jerdena (Beahm) Bottenfield of Churchville, Va.; 14 grandchildren, Gabrielle and Nathaniel Dugal of Limestone, Allison Dugal of Bangor, David and Mark Beahm of Portland, Matthew Williams of Portland, James and Christopher Beahm of Westbrook, Douglas and Matthew Beahm of Gorham, Lindsey and Spencer Beahm of Weare, N.H., Jackson and Lily Vandenberg of Berwick; two sisters-in-law, Emma Cote and husband Elson of Limestone, Patricia Rolfe of Norway; and one brother-in-law, Donald Wark of Caribou. He was predeceased by his parents, Gilbert A. Beahm and Phyllis (Crawford) Beahm; his step-mother, Daisy Beahm; one son, Douglas Beahm; four brothers-in-law, Philip and Charles Bourgoine, Everett W. Morgan and Carl Bottenfield; one sister-in-law, Arline Wark; and his mother and father-in-law Joseph and Mary (Lajoie) Bourgoine. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Mockler Funeral Home 24 Reservoir St., Caribou. A funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at Saint Louis Catholic Church Limestone with Fr. David Raymond, officiating. Interment will be at St. Louis Cemetery in Limestone. Gifts may be made in James’ memory to the Saint Louis Catholic Church Building Fund or to Monica Wilcox Charette, Mount Merici School – Development, 152 Western Ave., Waterville, ME 04901 <>