Kay Frances Fernald Tozier passed away peacefully in Raymond, N.H., at the age of 87, on June 4, 2019. Born May 21, 1932, in Troy, daughter of Clyde and Marion Bragg Fernald, she lived in Troy for her early years including several years with her grandparents Medwin and Dora Fernald. She also enjoyed time with her grandparents Oscar and Katie Bragg, her beloved Auntie Eula Bragg Knowlton, and the Judson family.

She graduated from Unity High School in 1949 and from Farmington State Teachers College in 1953.

Kay and Kenneth Elwood Tozier Jr. were married June 26, 1954, and lived nearly all their married life in Unity. Kay was a teacher in Rockland, Scarborough, and for many years at Troy School, where the library at the new school was dedicated to her.

She was longtime member of Unity Union Church and the Noel Club of Unity. She was a life-long learner and enjoyed reading, gardening and travel. She traveled with the Farmington Alumni group for many years visiting some 30 countries. She was known for her compassion, generosity, patience and subtle wit.

She was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth "Babe" Tozier Jr., and survived by her three children, Susan Tozier of Raymond, N.H., Joel Tozier and wife Nancy of Sidney, and Deirdre Nash and husband Daniel of Auburn, N.H.; and grandchildren Shelby Tozier, Ben Tozier, Amelia Nash and significant other Michael Gross, and Meredith Nash Laliberte and husband Nick. She is also survived by brothers James Fernald and wife Sally, and Stephen Fernald and wife Barrie, sister-in-law Marilyn Tozier Owen and long-time companion Kenneth Phelps of Largo, Fla., and several special cousins, nieces, nephews, and many good friends.

A memorial service will be held at Unity United Methodist Church on Saturday, June 29, at 11 a.m., with a reception to follow at the Unity College Performing Arts Center in Unity, Maine. Donations in memory of Kay may be made to Unity United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 146, Unity, ME 04988.