Dr Irving Dewitt Sackett

FatherIrving Dewitt Sackett (1895-1974)
MotherElizabeth Peters
Irving Dewitt Sackett
(Src: Obituary)
Dr Irving Dewitt Sackett, son of Irving Dewitt Sackett and Elizabeth Peters, was born in Oil City, Venango County, PennsylvaniaG, on 7 August 1925.1,2 He died aged 87 in Springfield, Fairfax County, VirginiaG, on 17 July 20133,4,5 and was buried at Arlington National CemeteryG.6 He married on 10 May 1967, Youg Hui Park.1 Youg Hui was born in South KoreaG on 18 April 1947.6 She died aged 70 on 17 October 2017 and was buried at Arlington National CemeteryG.6
     In 1930 Irving was living at 36 South 2nd Street, Indiana Borough, Indiana County, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of his parents Irving and Elizabeth, and was recorded in the census as Irving Sackett Jr, aged four years and nine months and born in Pennsylvania.7
     Irving completed a World War II draft registration card on 9 August 1943. He was aged 18 and was at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was living at 1056 West 25th Street, Erie, PennsylvaniaG, and his father at the same address was next of kin.8
     Irving served in the US Army for 20 years from 8 March 1951, including service in Korea. He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel.3,9
Irving Dewitt Sackett
(Src: High School Yearbook)
Irving Dewitt Sackett (1925–2013), Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia
(Src: Find A Grave, Kay Torpey)
Youg Hui Sackett (1947–2017), Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia
(Src: Find A Grave, Kay Torpey)

Dr. Irving Dewitt Sackett, LTC, USA (Ret.)
Of Springfield, VA on July 17, 2013 at the age of 87. Beloved husband of Yong Hui Sackett for 46 years; devoted father of Lisa Sackett (Raul) Camacho; dear grandfather of Claire, Daniel and Audrey; and caring brother of Betty Sackett of Erie, PA. Irving was born in Oil City, PA in 1925. He graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine at University of Pennsylvania in 1948. He proudly served his country in the United States Army for 20 years, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. He spent the next 23 years with the Department of Commerce. A service to celebrate Irving's life will be held on Saturday, July 27 at 11 a.m. at Sydenstricker United Methodist Church, Hooes Rd., Springfield. Arrangements by Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Irving's memory to Easter Seals.

Legacy.com, from The Washington Post, 21 Jul 2013

 Notes & Citations

  1. Brian Sackett, Family of Burt Alonzo Sackett n.pub.,.
  2. Obituary.
  3. Obituary.
  4. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index" (American Ancestors transcript), "Irving D Sackett, b. 7 Aug 1925, d. 17 Jul 2013, SSN issued PA, before 1951."
  5. "Virginia, Death Records, 1912–2014" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Irving Dewitt, d. Fairfax, Virginia, 17 Jul 2013."
  6. Find a Grave.
  7. 1930 United States Federal Census
    Roll 2046, p. 25A, FHL 2341780
    36 South 2nd Street, Indiana Borough, Indiana County, Pennsylvania
    Sackett, Irving, head, house owned $4,000, 35, married, m. at 27, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, salesman, funeral supplies, WW veteran
    Sackett, Elizabeth, wife, 32, m. at 24, b. PA, father b. Eng, mother b. Eng
    Sackett, Betty Jane, dau, 7, b. PA, father b. NY, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Irving Jr, son, 4 9/12, b. PA, father b. NY, mother b. PA.
  8. "U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940–1947" (Ancestry image), "Serial W-191, Irving DeWitt Sackett Jr, 1056 West 25th St, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, age 18, b. Oil City, PA, 7 Aug 1925, contact Irving Sackett (father), 1056 West 25th St, emp University of Pittsburgh, PA, race white, ht 5' 9", wt 120, eyes blue, hair red, complexion light, no marks. Reg City of Erie, 9 Aug 1943."
  9. "US, Select Military Registers, 1862–1985" (Ancestry image), US Army Register, 1972, "Sackett, Irving D J, branch VC, temp grade LTC, 3 Jun 1966, perm grade LTC, 8 Sep 1968, entry 8 Mar 1951, USAR, svc agrmt 9, civ ed level 3, mil ed level 6, dob 7 Aug 1925."
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Sackett Family Association membership
Dr Irving Dewitt Sackett (1925–2013)
Springfield, VirginiaG.
Member # 118
Joined 16 April 2005
Sackett line10th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Sackett ancestry
Aaron Sacket (1767–after 1820), m. Phebe Hart
Charles Sackett (1793–1879), m. Saloma "Sally" Bascom
Edmund Sackett (1830–1897), m. Perscilla Watson
Burt Alonzo Sackett (1866–1944), m. Mary E Clark Vincent
Irving Dewitt Sackett (1895–1974), m. Elizabeth Peters
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited15 Apr 2020

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