The mother-of-three died peacefully at home on March 17, seven months after she was diagnosed.
Steph previously worked with Alice, who was also known professionally as Alice Horton.
Paying tribute to the late journalist, Steph took to Twitter to speak about her “shock”.
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“Much loved mother of Katherine, Wilfred and Georgia, wife of Robert, and adored sister and daughter.
“Family funeral at St Gregory’s Minster, Kirkdale in Yorkshire with memorial service in London later in the year.”
Speaking of her death, a friend told the Daily Mail: “Tom had been blissfully happy with Alice and is devastated that life can be so cruel.
“Partly because of Covid, Alice’s cancer diagnosis didn’t come until last August by when it was too late.