Lois Jean Pratt, 54, of Bourne died of respiratory complications on August 4 at Falmouth Hospital.
She was born in Hyannis, one of six children of Barbara and Floyd Pratt. She was born with Rett syndrome, a neurological disorder that left her with physical disabilities. She attended special education programs on Cape Cod before being enrolled at Crystal Springs School in Assonet.
As an adult, Ms. Pratt returned to the Cape to live in a group home in Hatchville. After her medical needs intensified, she moved to Bourne as part of a Seven Hills Foundation residential program and remained for several years. Here she participated in community outings and enjoyed her four housemates and the staff.
She was a fan of country music and attended shows at the Cape Cod Melody Tent; she also liked listening to books on tape and going to movies.
Ms. Pratt spent time with her large family during holidays and her weekly Saturday visits with her mother, her great-nieces, a great-nephew, and the family dog, Champ.
She leaves her mother, Barbara Pratt of Marstons Mills; three siblings, Barb Pratt and Jennefer Lambert, both of Hyannis, and David Pratt of Marstons Mills; four nephews and a niece; three great-nieces and a great-nephew; several aunts and uncles; and many cousins.
She was preceded in death by her father and by two sisters, Joanne Pratt and Karen Pratt-Mills.
Burial will be private at Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.
A memorial celebration will be in Bourne at a date to be determined.