Marshall W. Sloat
LINCOLN- Marshall W. Sloat, 74, of Lincoln, died Saturday, March 5 at the Philip Hulitar In-Patient Center, Providence. He was the husband of Carolyn Schofield Sloat, to whom he had been married since 1957.
Born in Greenwich, CT, he was the son of the late Walter D. and Camilla (Baxter) Sloat. He grew up in Rowayton, CT and had lived in Lincoln since 1962.
Mr. Sloat was a Warehouse Supervisor for the Elliot Group. He had attended the University of Connecticut and served in the U.S. Army in the Military Police from 1960-1962.
He was a member of the Wallum Lake Rod & Gun Club, the Manville Sportsmen's Club, the Lebanon Militia, the Military Vehicles Collector's Club, the National Muzzle-Loading Rifle Association, the 2nd R.I. Regiment of the Continental Army, and a lifelong member of the National Rifle Association. He organized and was Curator of the Military Display at the Museum of Work & Culture, Woonsocket.
Besides his wife he is survived by one son, Walter E. Sloat; one grandson, Nathan T. Sloat; one sister, Camilla Sloat Adams; and two nephews, Jesse Siglow and Zachary Sloat.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, March 12 at 4:00 p.m. in the BELLOWS-FALSO FUNERAL CHAPEL, 160 River Road, Lincoln. Burial will be private. Relatives and friends are invited and may call prior to the service from 2:00-4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory to the Comprehensive Cancer Center c/o R.I. Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, APC Building, 1st Floor, Providence, R.I. 02903 would be appreciated. For directions and guestbook, please visit
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