Ralph E Sackett

(1925-2017)
FatherBurt Alonzo Sackett (1866-1944)
MotherMary E Clark Vincent (1882-1941)
Ralph E Sackett, son of Burt Alonzo Sackett and Mary E Clark Vincent, was born at Rochester Street, Bergen, Genesee County, New York StateG, on 27 September 1925.1,2 He died aged 91 in Cedar Ridge Center, Skowhegan, Somerset County, MaineG, on 2 April 2017.2 He married in 1947, Dorothy Stein.
     In 1930 Ralph was living at Rochester Street, BergenG, in the household of his parents Burt and Mary, and was recorded in the census as Ralph E Sackett, aged four and born in New York.3
Ralph attended Bergen High School, leaving when he was a senior to work on an agricultural farm (Curtis Brothers) due to war, working there until August of 1950. In 1950, he began work at Gerber Baby Foods, working there until 1980 when the plant moved to North Carolina. At this time, he began work for the DOT in Spencerport and The Park Way until his retirement in 1992.
He married Dorothy Stein in 1947 and they had three children. He built his home on Leroy Street in Bergen in 1950 to 1951, living there until 1993 when he moved to Florida. He lived in Florida 1993 to 2007, moving to Maine to live with his son Michael.
He was an active member of the Bergen Fire Department until 1980, being assistant chief for many years. He was one of the five founding members of Bergen Rod & Gun Club started in 1949. He was a member for a short time of Odd Fellows.

—from newspaper obituary
ChartsAaron Sackett descendant chart
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Andrew P Sackett, Ancestors and Descendants of Frederick Plummer Sackett, published by the author (1983), 90.
  2. Obituary.
  3. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 1440; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0019; Image: 644.0; FHL microfilm: 2341175
    Rochester Street, Bergen, Genesee County, New York, 7 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Bert A, head, home owned $3,500, 63, m. at 23, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. England, field man, canning factory
    Sackett, Mary E, wife, 47, b. NY, father b. MI, mother b. MI
    Sackett, Burton, son, 20, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, laborer, odd jobs
    Sackett, Clark W, son, 17, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, laborer, odd jobs
    Sackett, Homer, son, 16, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Ira, son, 14, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Hilda M, dau, 13, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Edmund C, son, 9, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Jennie E, dau, 7, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Dewey, son, 6, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Ralph E, son, 4, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
Last Edited18 April 2017