Carolyn TOZIER

Female 1926 - 2011  (85 years)


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  • Name Carolyn TOZIER 
    Nickname Cal 
    Born 21 Jan 1926  Unity, Waldo, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 19 Oct 2011  Sugar Land, Fort Bend, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I30975  Atherton
    Last Modified 6 Aug 2015 

    Family Myles Manning ATHERTON, Jr,   b. 19 Feb 1928, Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1992, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Last Modified 6 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F9890  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Jan 1926 - Unity, Waldo, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Oct 2011 - Sugar Land, Fort Bend, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • From Find a Grave:
      Carolyn "Cal" Tozier Atherton
      Birth: Jan. 21, 1926
      Unity
      Waldo County
      Maine, USA
      Death: Oct. 19, 2011
      Sugar Land
      Fort Bend County
      Texas, USA

      SUGAR LAND, Texas - Carolyn Atherton, of Sugar Land, Texas, formerly of Portland, and Schenectady, N.Y., died peacefully at home on Oct. 19, 2011. Carolyn was born on Jan. 21, 1926, in Unity, to Lloyd and Alberta (Thompson) Tozier.
      After high school she worked for the phone company for a year before convincing her father that women should have the opportunity to the education of their choice for the benefit of society. Carolyn 'Cal' then graduated from Farmington State Teachers College (FSTC) in 1948 with a degree in Elementary Education. During her years at Farmington Cal was elected President of her class for two years. Cal was active in Phi Nu Omega sorority and President of the sorority her senior year.
      Cal married M. Manning Atherton in 1951. They shared a special bond for 41 years until his death in 1992.
      Mrs. Atherton taught the primary grades in Kittery and Bangor, Brookline, Mass., and Schenectady, N.Y., for a total of 21 years. From 1964 until she retired in 1981 she taught second grade at Zoller School in Schenectady, N.Y.
      Cal had a sharp memory for people and names. She could tell you names and information about students that she taught 50 years ago. She was always interested in hearing about the paths they chose to take in their lives.
      After retirement she and her husband formed a catering company, Atherton Caterers in Schenectady, N.Y., and then in Portland.

      In 2000 Cal moved to Houston, Texas, to be near her daughter Ann.
      In addition to her parents and her husband, Carolyn was predeceased by her sister, Charlotte (Tozier) Foster, and her brother, John Tozier. She is survived by her three children, Emma Jane Murphy of Londonderry, N.H., Ann Atherton Poulin of Houston, Texas, Mark Atherton of Cleveland, Ohio; and their spouses, Michael Poulin and Linda Atherton. She also leaves her brother, William Tozier and wife Carolyn of Hallowell; grandchildren, Taylor Poulin, Katelyn Atherton, Libby Poulin, Blake Atherton, and Graham Atherton; and many nieces and nephews
      A celebration of life will be held in the summer of 2012 in Unity. (Portland Press Herald 10/23/2011)

      Family links:
      Parents:
      Lloyd Wesley Tozier (1893 - 1986)
      Alberta Faye Thompson Tozier (1892 - 1963)

      Spouse:
      Myles Manning Atherton (1928 - 1992)

      Siblings:
      Lloyd Albert Tozier (1919 - 1919)*
      Charlotte Tozier Foster (1920 - 2007)*
      Carolyn Tozier Atherton (1926 - 2011)
      John W Tozier (1932 - 2002)*

      *Calculated relationship


      Burial:
      Pond Cemetery 2
      Unity
      Waldo County
      Maine, USA

      Maintained by: 2patriots
      Originally Created by: Bev Winship
      Record added: Jan 15, 2013
      Find A Grave Memorial# 103603449