Jeffrey Carter-Sample Alexander, 60 of Canton, Massachusetts passed away at home, unexpectedly, on Wednesday, December 12. He is survived by his beloved wife of 37years, Patricia (Pinette) Alexander and their sons, Jeffrey Carter-Sample Alexander, Jr., and Daniel John Alexander.
Jeff was born in Bourne, Massachusetts on December 4, 1958, son of the late Robert and Harryette (Layton) Alexander. He grew up in Falmouth Massachusetts, graduating from Falmouth High School in the class of 1977. He went on to Worcester Polytechnic Institute earning a Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical Engineering in 1981. After graduation he married his high school sweetheart Patricia Pinette, and they moved to Southern California. They lived there for 11 years, during which time they had their two sons. In 1992, they made their way back to New England, eventually settling in Canton, Massachusetts where they lived for the last 20 years. Jeff continued working in the engineering industry around the Boston area.
Jeff was a very talented musician and played bass guitar and sang in many bands. He played in Archbishop in high school , The Smoking Creebars in college and most recently, The DredSox in Canton.
He was a life guard in Falmouth throughout high school and always loved spending his free time at the Falmouth Beaches. He was a member of the United Church of Christ. Jeff was an excellent cook and an avid Patriots fan.
Jeff was predeceased by is his parents, his brother Robert Alexander III, and nephew Jason Reeves. In addition to his wife Patricia and his sons Jeff, Jr. and Daniel he leaves his sisters Sydney A. Reeves and Harriet Chris Haynes and Harriet’s husband David. He also leaves his in-laws Catherine (nee Pinette) McDonagh and her husband Mark; John Pinette and his wife Heidi; Daniel Pinette and his wife Nicole; nieces Taylor Reeves, Cecilia Reeves Chavez, Ashley Pinette and Samantha Pinette; and nephews Kellon Haynes, Shawn Pinette and Dylan Pinette.
It is difficult to put Jeff’s charismatic personality into words. He was so outgoing and made friends wherever he went. He was a wonderful husband and father and was loved and will be missed by many.
There will be a memorial luncheon in celebration of Jeff’s life on Saturday, December 29, 2018 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Canton Junction Sports Club, 399 Neponset Street, Canton.
The DredSox invite any who would like to celebrate Jeff’s time with us to their performance at The Last Shot, 599 Washington Street, Stoughton, Massachusetts on Saturday, January 5, 2019.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to:
C/O Jane Harris-Fale
10 Opportunity Way
Newburyport, MA 01950
Save a Dog
604 Boston Post Road
Sudbury, MA 01766
Or to a Charity of the donor’s choice.
Additional information may be posted as available.