COLCHESTER  — Alexa Rose Cioffi, 30 of Colchester, died unexpectedly on April 9, 2016.

Alexa was born on Nov. 21, 1985 in Burlington. Alexa attended Orchard School, Christ the King, Rice Memorial High School, South Burlington High School, Johnson State College and Community College of Vermont.

Alexa was employed for several years by GBIC.

Alexa leaves behind her beloved son, Franklin James; her mother, Jovana Guarino; her father, Frank Cioffi and his wife, Merrill Reynolds; her brother, Michael Cioffi and his fiancé, Alaina Palumbo, as well as their son, Bennett; her maternal grandparents, Rita and Tony Guarino; her paternal grandparents, Bob and Nancy Cioffi; and many dear aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Her Memorial Mass will take place on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. at the Catholic ‘Newman’ Center, on the Redstone Campus of the University of Vermont, 390 South Prospect St., Burlington.

Expressions in her memory can be made to the Franklin James Howrigan Education Fund, c/o Frank Cioffi, 60 Main Street, Burlington, Vermont 05401.

Assisting the family is the Heald Funeral Home, St. Albans, Vermont. Messages of condolence to be shared with the family are welcome at