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Peter A. Batacan

November 29, 1961 ~ April 13, 2018 (age 56)
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Peter A. Batacan

November 29, 1961 - April 13, 2018

Peter A. Batacan, 56 of Chicago, IL born Nov. 29, 1961 in New Westminster, BC, Canada passed away Fri. Apr. 13, 2018 in his Chicago home.

He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Rosario (Abad) Batacan, and his wife, Karen A. Kincaid.

His surviving relatives are: sisters, Michelle (Glenn Alexander) of New Buffalo, MI and Giselle (Robert Bontempo) Batacan of New York City, NY. and nieces Danielle and Alexandra Spellman and Kay Bontempo; nephews Sean and Kevin Spellman and Paul Bontempo, grand-niece, Tazzie and grand-nephew Gavin Spellman. Peter is also survived by sisters-in-law Kathryn D'Amico, Karyl (Tony) Kincaid Noel, and brothers-in-law Kasey Kincaid and Rev Dr Kristian (Jennifer) Kincaid, of Iowa. Nieces Kristen D’Ambrosio, Alyssa Sackett, Jodi and Natalie Kincaid, Emily Kincaid; and nephews Joshua, Nicholas, and Zachary D’Amico, Nathanial and Samuel Noel, and Grant, Greyson, and Gregor Kincaid.

Peter was a graduate of St. Mary elementary and Marquette High School, Michigan City, IN. He completed a B.A., English, University of Notre Dame; M.A., English and Literature, University of Michigan; and J.D., Fordham University.

Karen and Peter married July 6, 1996, having met working as attorneys in Washington, DC at the FCC.

Among his many interests, Peter was a thoughtful writer (poetry and prose) and a musician. He also enjoyed world travels and was a personal fitness trainer.

Visitation (10:30am) and Mass of Christian Burial (12:00 pm) is scheduled for Saturday. Apr. 28, 2018 at Notre Dame Catholic Church, 1010 Moore Rd., Michigan City, IN. Rev. Keith McClellan, officiating. Prayer service and Committal of ashes will take place at St. Columba Episcopal Church, Washington, DC at a later date to be announced.

In lieu of flowers and in honor and tribute of Peter’s life, memorial contributions are requested to be directed to the following organizations: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) <>, Catholic Charities <>, Academy of American Poets ttps://>, Old Town School of Folk Music

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