Michael P. Arel Jr.

December 11, 1968October 28, 2012

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.



  • Visitation Monday, November 5, 2012


  • Burial

Michael P. Arel Jr.

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Laurie Mancini

November 7, 2012


I am so sorry for your loss, You and your family are all in my prayers. Michael was a great person. We had alot of laughs when we worked together. Just remember the happy memories you have it will help you all get through this.

Linda Elliot

November 6, 2012

Dear Mike, Kathy, Mandi, Nicole,
I am so sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you
With deepest sympathy, Linda Elliot

The Jackson Family

November 5, 2012

We are so sorry for your loss. Our hearts are with you. We are here if you need us.

Pamela Villella

November 5, 2012

Im so sorry for the loss of your son. My heart breaks for all of you. I remember working with Mike at Colonal he was so nice and made me laugh everyday.

Lois St. George

November 5, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with you & your family.

Paula Bell

November 5, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

Rosemary Engle

November 4, 2012

Kathy, no words will make the hurt go away, but my prayers are with you and your whole family. I remember Mike and he was a great guy. Know he will be missed by all. Keep the memories forever, that is what will get you through this.

Frank Umbriano

November 4, 2012

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Bernice Sabatini

November 4, 2012

Kathy & Family
My smpathy,condolences and prayers go out to all of you at this very sad time. May God Bless you and comfort you.

November 4, 2012

Mike and Kathy,
We just read of your son's passing.Please accept our sincere sympathy. Words seem useless at a time like this. Richard and Maureen Rounds