Marie Elaine Lozer was born in Kingston, Jamaica on July 12th, 1953. She was the daughter of Edna Anderson and the late Stanley Lozer. She departed this life into God's infinite care at Capital Health System in Hopewell, New Jersey on January 4th, 2021.
Marie, who was also known as "Ms. Elaine Anderson: · immigrated to the United Kingdom in 1965. She was educated in the Manchester England School System. She loved to travel, and she crisscrossed the globe with style and flair. Her love of the Arts soon brought her to America in 1972. Marie regularly performed in stage plays as a part of the Titus Walker Ujamaa Black Theater at the Carter Theater in Times Square, New York.
Marie was a social worker and Life Coach as helping others was her life-long passion. She was always looking to help, feed, and uplift someone in need. Her generosity helped to improve the lives of those who were fortunate enough to cross her path. Most recently, she was employed as a home health aide/caretaker with Griswald Home Care of New Jersey. Marie was also known for being a talent scout and hosting talent shows, directed at keeping youth out of trouble. She served the Trenton community and immigrants with tireless devotion and fortitude through her work with many non-profit social service initiatives and programs. She was a leader and companion regarding issues related to women and community development, creating an initiative called "Raise-A-Village."
Her love of building community led to many annual events, like Solidarity Day at Cadwallader Park in Trenton, New Jersey and the pilgrimage to the West Indian Parade in Brooklyn, New York. She was a marvelous cook, FIERCE Mama Bear, and the most loving grandmother imaginable.
Marie was predeceased by her father Stanley Lozer; stepfather Charlie Anderson; brother Trevor Lozer; her grandparents Rebecca Knight and Ted Lozer; Aunt Eulalee Clarke, Uncles Joseph and Cyril Lozer.
Marie leaves to cherish her fond memories to her devoted children, daughter Fiona "Boogie" Perry (Shawn) and son Derrick Watts; sisters Sonia Steele, Donna Chedda, and Valerie Rashford; brothers Donald Lozer and Desmond Creary; grandchildren Marquis MasaiJohnson, DK and Damauri Watts, Shezrae and Shaheed Slaughter; great-granddaughters Nalani, Autumn, and Brooklyn Slaughter; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins; and several very special friends Steven Watts, Gil Perry, Tanya Henry Turner, Roxanne McElroy White and many more.
Elaine manifested the Jamaican symbols of hope and abundance, natural beauty and wealth, strength, and creativity. She lived up to and elevated the Jamaican motto of "Out of Many One People" to extend to all people.
May we honor her memory by attempting to rise to and exceed her level of the best and beautifulness of our cultures together. As was always her salutation may we say, Blessed Love.
Services will be 1pm Friday, January 15, 2021 at Hughes Funeral Home, 324 Bellevue Ave., Trenton, NJ 08618. Calling hours will be 12pm until the time of services. Interment will be private
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