Michael Franklin Mizer, 60 of Mishnock Road, West Greenwich, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, December 6, 2013 surrounded by his family.Born in Providence, and raised in Cranston, he was a son of the late Lloyd Franklin Mizer and Virginia (Forbes) McLaughlin. Michael was a graduate of Cranston East High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. He worked as a chef for 35 years at Howard Johnson Hotel, Bickford's Restaurant, and most recently at Dave's Bar & Grill in Warwick. Michael enjoyed music and played guitar. He was in the bands Bag Shot Row and Rayze Kayne.He leaves a son, Michael J. Mizer and his wife Heidi; a daughter, Alyson Trudell ; a granddaughter, MacKenzie Mizer; two brothers, Joseph and Darrell Arsenault; and his three sisters, Katheryn Black, Vickey Murphy, and Susan McLaughlin.