Yves Antoine Bourel, formerly of Sag Harbor and a graduate of Pierson High School, died at Newport Hospital, Newport, Rhode Island Wednesday, July 2. He was 22 years old.
Born in Southampton on November 16, 1991, he was the son of Antoine and Andrea (Fleischer) Bourel.
Mr. Bourel had moved to Rhode Island about one month ago and had recently become a registered representative of the New York Life Insurance Company there. He was exited about the future the career held for him, said his family.
Mr. Bourel was a recent graduate of Salve Regina College in Newport, and received a B.S. degree in global business and economics. He had been a member of the Hampton Lifeguard Association and the East Hampton YMCA Hurricanes swim team.
“He had a love of water and a genuine kind heart,” said his family.
In addition to his parents he is survived by a sister, Chantal Bourel of Boston, Mass.
Visiting was held on Monday at Yardley & Pino Funeral Home in Sag Harbor. Funeral services were held on Tuesday at St. Andrews Church.