Kanel, Peter N. 78, of Waukegan passed away on Friday, June 21, 2013 at home. He was born May 29, 1934 in Evanston and was a lifelong area resident. Peter was a member of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Waukegan and served his country in the United States Marine Corp
. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. Peter has worked part time for the last 14 years at Six Flags Great America and had also worked for Amco Tools and Johnson Motors. He is survived by his sister, Mary Katris of Waukegan; son, Nick (Coree) Kanel of North Chicago; daughters, Mary and Patty Kanel both of California; nephews, George Katris of Waukegan, Peter (Mary) Katris of Evanston and by grandchildren and great grandchildren. Peter is preceded in death by his parents, Nicholas and Peggy (nee Proferis) Kanel. Funeral services will be 11:00 am on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church 1400 N. OPlaine Rd Libertyville, Illinois 60048. Interment will be at Northshore Garden of Memoires in North Chicago. Visitation will be from 10:00 am to time of service at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of THE MEMORIAL CHAPEL OF WAUKEGAN 1521 Washington St. Waukegan. For information please call 847-623-3730.