Carol Ann Alexander, 61, of Newport Center, VT passed away suddenly on February 24, 2012 at her home in Newport Center, VT. She was born June 16, 1950 in Barton, VT, the daughter of Wesley and Esther (Crawshaw) Lafoe. On May 31, 2008 she married John Alexander who survives her. She graduated from Lake Region Union High School. Carol was a wreath maker for many years. She enjoyed her trips to CT, gardening, doing puzzles, canning and attending yard-sales with her best friend Sharon Crowe. She is survived by her husband John Alexander of Newport Center, VT, her children: Gerri Hilliker and her husband Adam of Newport Center, VT, Richard Whittier and his wife Christine of North Troy, VT, and Travis Waterman and his companion Laura Price of Newport Center, VT, 17 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, her brothers: Ricky Gene Lafoe of North Troy, VT, Brian Craig Lafoe and his wife Judy of Orleans, VT, by her step children: Kimberly Cicio and her husband Tim of Coventry, VT, John Alexander, Jr and his wife Crystal of Derby, VT, and Laura Macken and her husband Dan of Vollentown, CT. and by several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother Gary Lafoe in 2007. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday February 29, 2012 at the Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home, 4670 Darling Hill Road, Newport with the Rev. Richard O’Hara officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday February 29, 2012 from 1:00 P.M. until the hour of the funeral. Should friends desire, contributions in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 55 Day Lane, Williston, VT 05495. On-line condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at www.curtis-britch-converse-rushford.com. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home, locally family owned and operated.