Ronald B Sackett

FatherBurton Sackett (1910-1979)
MotherMildred Reynolds (1910-1982)
Marriage1964, New York StateGKathleen A McAllister3
MarriageGale Yvonne Koppen
Ronald B Sackett
(Src: The Daily News, Batavia, NY)
Ronald B Sackett, son of Burton Sackett and Mildred Reynolds, was born in Brockport, Monroe County, New York StateG, on 2 January 1939.1 He died aged 83 at the Unity Hospital, Bergen, Genesee County, New York StateG, on 1 March 2022.2 He married first in New York StateG on 22 July 1964, Kathleen A McAllister.3 He married second Gale Yvonne Koppen, daughter of Paul C Koppen and Martha R Kruzeski. Gale was born in BrockportG on 15 December 1942.4 She died aged 59 on 2 September 20025,6,2 and was buried at Mount Rest Cemetery, BergenG.7
     In 1940 Ronald was living in BergenG in the household of his parents Burton and Mildred, and was recorded in the census as Ronald B Sackett, aged one and born in New York.8
Ronald B Sackett (1939–2022) & Gale Y (Koppen) Sackett (1942–2002), Mount Rest Cemetery, Bergen, New York
(Src: Find a Grave, bcfrench)

Child of Ronald B Sackett and Kathleen A McAllister

Ronald B. Sackett
BERGEN — Ronald B. Sackett, 83, of Bergen passed away on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at Unity Hospital in Rochester.
     Ron was born Monday, Jan. 2, 1939, in Brockport, a son of the late Burton Sackett and Mildred Reynolds Sackett.
     A member of the Hesperus Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons in Bergen for 55 years, Ron was a lifetime member of the Merrill-Sackett-White American Legion Post-575 where he served as commander twice and Bergen Fire Department, where he served as Fire Chief three times. A lifetime member of the Bergen Rod & Gun Club, he was an original member of the Genesee County Joint Veterans Council. An avid fisherman and hunter, he loved being with his dogs. A United States Marine Corps veteran, he proudly served his country from 1956-1959.
     Ronald is the husband of Gale Y. Sackett, who passed away on Sept. 2, 2002.
     Surviving are his brothers, Bruce Sackett of Kalispell, Mont., and Roger (Barbara) Sackett of Connersville, Ind; stepchildren, John (Diane) Prince, Jr. of North Carolina, Scott Prince of Hamlin and Karen (Beryl) Noble of Batavia; seven grandchildren; special friends, Cynthia Mattoon of Bergen and Mimi Brown of Byron; and nieces and nephews.
     He is predeceased by his daughter, Valerie R. Spencer.
     There are no prior visiting hours. Masonic services will begin at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 13, 2022, at the Bergen Fire Department, 10 Hunter Street, Bergen. Memorial services for Ron will immediately follow the masonic service. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Mount Rest Cemetery, Bergen. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bergen Fire Department, P.O. Box 428, Bergen, NY 14416 or the Merrill-Sackett-White American Legion Post -575, P.O. Box 207, Bergen, NY 14416. Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at

The Daily News (online), Batavia, New York, 7 Mar 2022

Sackett, Gale Y.
BERGEN: Died Monday, Sept. 2, 2002, age 59. Wife of Ronald Sackett; mother of John (Diane) Prince Jr., Scott (Yvonne) Prince, Karen (Don) Marenus and the late Kathy L. Prince; step-mother of Valerie Spencer; sister of Sharon (Robert) Woodley and Paul (Marie) Koppen; six grandchildren; several nieces & nephews.      Calling 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 PM Wednesday at H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 51 S. Lake St., Bergen, where Services will be Thursday at 10:30 AM. Burial, Mt. Rest Cemetery. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester, New York, 3 Sep 2002, p 4

 Notes & Citations

  1. "New York State, Birth Index, 1881–1942" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Ronald B, b. Brockport, New York, 2 Jan 1939."
  2. Obituary.
  3. "New York State, Marriage Index 1881–1967" (Ancestry image), "22 Jul 1964, New York, Ronald B Sackett & Kathleen A McAllister, certificate 31220."
  4. "New York State, Birth Index, 1881–1942", (Ancestry image), "Koppen, ? Y, b. Brockport, New York, 15 Dec 1942."
  5. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index" (American Ancestors transcript), "Gail Y Sackett, b. Dec 15, 1942, d. Sep 2, 2002, SSN 054-34-9030 issued NY, residence unknown."
  6. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007" (Ancestry transcript), "Koppen, Gail Yvonne, b. Brockport MA, New York, 15 Dec 1942, d. 2 Sep 2002, father Paul C Koppen, mother Martha R Kruzeski. May 1959 listed as Gail Yvonne Koppen; Aug 1960 listed as Gale Yvonne Koppen; Sep 1961 listed as Gale Y Prince; 27 Dec 1990 listed as Gale Y Sackett; 10 Sep 2002 listed as Gail Y Sackett."
  7. Find a Grave.
  8. 1940 United States Federal Census, Year: 1940; Census Place: Bergen, Genesee, New York; Roll: m-t0627-02539; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 19-26
    Sackett, Burton, head, 30, station attendant, own gas station, b. NY, home rented, $10
    Sackett, Mildred P, wife, 29, b. NY
    Sackett, Bruce L, son, 5, b. NY
    Sackett, Ronald B, son, 1, b. NY.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line10th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited12 Mar 2022

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