Michael Michel, 64, Truck Driver, Landscaper

Michael Michel, 64, of Amesbury, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 7 at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport. He was the devoted husband of Joanne M. Curtis. Michel was born on May 7, 1953 in Haverhill, the son of Margaret (Boss) Michel and the late George Michel.

Michel was raised in Methuen and attended local schools. He was employed as a truck driver and also worked for many years in landscaping. He loved spending time with his family and especially enjoyed his trips to Foxwoods with his beloved wife Joanne. Michel loved the outdoors and was an accomplished fisherman who also enjoyed camping. He was a terrific spirit who will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 40 years, Joanne M. Curtis, two sons Christopher Masha and Michael Michel, five daughters Jamie Michel, Melanie Michel, Stacy Curtis, Lori Michel and Vicki Michel, 12 beloved grandchildren and one great-grandson all who lovingly called him “Bampy.” He also leaves behind his mother Margaret (Boss) Michel, two brothers Mark Michel and Barry Michel and two sisters Donna Medina and husband Robert and Deborah Buckley and husband Kevin. He will also be remembered by several nieces, nephews and countless friends.

Calling hours will be held Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 from 4 to 7 p.m. at The Grondin-Carnevale Funeral Home 129 Kenoza Ave. Haverhill, MA 01830. Burial will be private.