Philip Martin Sackett

FatherLeroy Sylvester Sackett (1896-1956)
MotherLillian Quinn (c 1898-)
Marriage1945, Allegheny CountyGMarcella Stella Brassart1
Philip Martin Sackett, son of Leroy Sylvester Sackett and Lillian Quinn, was born in Tarentum, Allegheny County, PennsylvaniaG, on 18 December 1922. He died aged 49 on 29 May 1972 and was buried at Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell, Westmoreland County, PennsylvaniaG.2,3,4 He married in Allegheny CountyG on 18 July 1945, Marcella Stella Brassart, daughter of Marcel Brassart and Martha M Plouchard.1 Philip and Marcella were divorced sometime before 9 December 1964 when Marcella married second in Los Angeles, CaliforniaG, Edward W Graham.5 Marcella was born in Coraopolis, Allegheny County, PennsylvaniaG, on 20 September 1925 and died aged 64 on 16 January 1990.6
     In 1930 Philip was living at Locust Street, Harrison, Allegheny CountyG, in the household of his parents Leroy and Lillian, and was recorded in the census as Phillip Sackett, aged six and born in Pennsylvania.7
     Philip served during the Second World War as a Corporal in the 49th Fighter Squadron, 14th Fighter Group, of the US Air Force, entering service on 18 August 1941 and being released on 9 July 1945.3,4
     Philip completed a World War II draft registration card in 1945. He was aged 23 and was living in TarentumG.8

Child of Philip Martin Sackett and Marcella Stella Brassart

 Notes & Citations

  1. "Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Marriage Index, 1885–1951" (Ancestry transcript), "18 Jul 1945, Allegheny, PA, Philip M Sackett, 22, father Leroy Sackett, mother Lillian Quinn; and Marcella S Brassart, 20, father Marceau Brassart, mother Martha Plotchard."
  2. Find a Grave.
  3. "Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777–1999" (Ancestry image), "Westm'd County. Sackett, Philip M, Sr, b. 12/18/1922, d. 5/29/1972, veteran of WW2, 13037815, Air Force, service 8/18/1941 to 7/9/1945, 49th Fighter Sq, 14th Fighter Group, rank Cpl, cemetery Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell, Pa, Westm'd, section U, lot D-103, grave 1, info from wife Mrs Ida Sackett, remarks Pd burial."
  4. "US Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Phillip, b. 18 Dec 1922, d. 29 May 1972, Army, enlisted 18 Aug 1941, released 9 Jul 1945."
  5. "California, Marriage Index, 1960–1985" (Ancestry image), "9 Dec 1964, Los Angeles, CA, Edward W Graham, 49, and Marcella S Sackett, 39."
  6. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007" (Ancestry transcript), "Brassart, Marcella Stella, b. Coraopolis, PA, 20 Sep 1925, d. 16 Jan 1990, father Marcel Brassart, mother Martha M Plouchard. Listed May 1943 as Marcella Stella Brassart; Jul 1956 as Marcella Stella Sackett; 8 Dec 1974 as Marcella S Graham."
  7. 1930 United States Federal Census, Page: 20A; Enumeration District: 0618; FHL microfilm: 2341698
    Locust Street, Harrison, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 22 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Leroy, head, home rented $17 pm, 34, m. at 21, b. PA, father b. IN, mother b. England, grinder, steel mill
    Sackett, Lillian, wife, 32, m. at 19, b. PA, father b. US, mother b. Northern Ireland
    Sackett, Margret, dau, 11, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, David, son, 9, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Ruth, dau, 7, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Phillip, son, 6, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Richard, son, 4 3/12, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Lillian, dau, 2 7/12, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  8. "U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940–1947" (Ancestry transcript), "Philip Martin Sackett, 23, b. Tarentum, PA, 18 Dec 1922, res. Tarentum, Allegheny, PA, wt 118, complexion light, eyes brown, hair brown, ht 5' 10", reg. Tarentum, 1945."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett Family Association descendants
Phyllis Showalter.
Last Edited30 Nov 2019

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