Alice (Curetha) Loat, Age 76 Of Boston, MA, departed this life on March 23, 2021, at Advocate Healthcare of East Boston. Beloved daughter of the late Raymond and Grace (Clayton) Queen, was born on February 13, 1945, in Middletown, Delaware.
Alice received her early education in the public school of Louis L. Redding in Middletown Delaware. On May 18, 1965, Alice was united in Holy Matrimony to Mr. William Loat.
Mrs. Loat moved to Boston with her sister Bernice Smith and her family in the early '70s. Alice had various jobs in Boston; Lorraine Pocketbooks, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Woolworths Department Store.
Alice loved to dress up with shoes to match her outfits, she loved to dance, she was a great cook and baker. Her favorite recipe to bake was a "Sock to Me Cake".
Alice became ill in 1977 and resided in various assisting living homes in Boston. Sycamore Street in Roslindale, MA was home to her, where staff took good care of her for over 15 years. Alice's family would like to thank the amazing host of caregivers who provided loving care during her final years. Alice was a humble servant who loved the Lord and her family above all else.
Alice never had children of her own but she took great care of her nieces and nephews and her great-nieces and great-nephews. When her sister Bernice passed in 2017 her family in Boston returned the love, continuing to care for her and keep her active in various activities (Sunday dinners, holidays, birthdays).
Alice was proceeded in death by her husband William Loat, her parents Raymond and Grace Queen, her eight siblings Joe Clayton, Carrie Skyer, Bernice Smith, Ella Mae Suggs, Renzie Queen, Thomas Queen, Helen Perkins, and Paul Queen.
Alice leaves to mourn her passing Sister Ruby (Dallas) Henry; Brother, George E. Queen; Sister-in-Law, Thelma Queen; a host of nieces, nephews; family, and friends near and far; Resurrection Lutheran church family in Boston; her caretakers, and extended family at Sycamore Street.
Her loving, kind heart and generous spirit touched many and will be deeply missed by all. Rest in Peace
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