HARVEY SACKETT - DIED - In Blooming Valley, Pa., Harvey Sackett, on Sunday morning, February 10, 1889, aged 82 years. He was born in Norwich, Hampshire County, MA., March 14, 1807. While a young boy his parents moved to this state and county, where they have died, and he has lived and died. He was married in Saegertown to Miss Mary Straw June 17, 1830. In 1838 he was hopefully converted and united with the Methodist church......[many positive words about his character]
He spent the greater part of his life in Saegertown, where he served for some 20 yrs as a Justice of the Peace. But a few years ago he left his home in that pretty village and came and lived with his brother, Edson S. Sacket, in whose family he died. Five children were added to his family, three sons and two daughters. [many words about his illness and how he dealt with it.
Rev. J. A. Parsons officiated at his funeral etc. His remains were interred in the Saegertown Cemetery. [His obituary was then followed by a two stanza poem. Harvey Sacket's obit was written by E. B. R. Sacket]