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Katherine "Kaye" Laura Tozer


Katherine "Kaye" Laura Tozer

Bathurst- Sadly, Katherine "Kaye" Tozer, of Youghall Dr., passed away at Chaleur Regional Hospital on November 17, 2017 following a brief illness.  A longtime resident of Bathurst, Kaye will be dearly missed by her husband of 68 years, Donald "Don" Tozer; her son, Dale (Linda) of Coquitlam, B.C. and her daughter, Paula Tozer of Ottawa, Ont.

Born in Bartibog Bridge, N.B., Kaye was one of 11 siblings born to the late James and Alice (Mahoney) Savage. 

She is survived by one sister, Marion Arsenault of Miramichi, N.B. and large extended family both in the Miramichi and across Canada.

Married in 1949, Kaye and Donald moved to Bathurst where Don had a successful career in the pulp and paper industry.  Kaye was avid contributor to the Bathurst community. She was a founding member of the Bathurst Hospitality Days Organizing Committee in the 1970’s and supported the work of the Canadian Association for Community Living for many years.  Always an avid reader, Kaye also enjoyed curling, her home and her garden.

Following cremation, a memorial service at Highland View Cemetery in East Bathurst on Sunday June 17, 2018, at 2 pm followed by a reception from the Atlantic Host Hotel, 1450 Vanier Blvd. in Bathurst.


 Should you wish, donations in Kaye’s memory can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charitable organization of your choice.


The family also wants to express their gratitude to the doctors and staff at Chaleur Regional Hospital (2nd West and Palliative Care Unit) and the Clinique Médicale Nepisiquit for their care and support. 

Arrangements are in the care of Elhatton’s Funeral Home (, Bathurst.