Michael P. Arel, Jr., age 43, of Swansea, died October 28, 2012 accidentally. Born in Providence, a son of Michael and Kathleen (Barrett) Arel of Swansea, he was a lifelong resident where he attended Case High School.
He worked as a furniture finisher for over 15 years. Handy and creative, he enjoyed woodworking and music, loved the outdoors: fishing, camping and spending time in New Hampshire.
In addition to his parents, Michael is survived by his longtime companion: Nicole Parent of Swansea, sister, niece and nephew: Mandy Arel, Lillian and Caden Belmont all of Seekonk, nephew: Evan Cassidy of Swansea and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visiting hours Monday November 5, 2012 from 4PM to 7PM in the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME OF MEMORIAL TRIBUTE AT BIRCHCREST, 189 Gardners Neck Rd., Swansea. Burial private.