Robert Irwin Sackett

FatherHarold Reynolds Sackett (1894-)
MotherSusan R Mowbray (c 1896-)
Marriage1954, SpringfieldGJanice Edith Duquette4,5
Marriage1959, Currituck County, North CarolinaGMarlene Ruth Walker6
Marriage1974, Pasquotank County, North CarolinaGNancy Ruth Dotson7
Robert Irwin Sackett, son of Harold Reynolds Sackett and Susan R Mowbray, was born in Springfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, in December 1933.1,2 He died in Elkins, Randolph County, West VirginiaG, on 22 January 2023.3 He married first in SpringfieldG in 1954, Janice Edith Duquette, daughter of William J Duquette and Leona B Dominique.4,5 Janice was born in SpringfieldG on 26 February 1936.8,9 They divorced by 1959. Janice married second in New Lebanon, Columbia County, New York StateG, on 14 September 1959, Raymond Henry Remillard.10 Janice died aged 83 on 3 April 2019 and was buried at St Aloysius Cemetery, SpringfieldG.9 Robert married second in Currituck County, North CarolinaG, on 29 August 1959, Marlene Ruth Walker, daughter of Ronald G Walker and Grace Parsons.6 Marlene was born in Waterbury, New Haven County, ConnecticutG, on 1 May 1935.3 They divorced in Mecklenburg County, North CarolinaG, on 18 June 1973.11 Marlene married second, Richard "Dick" Ashman. She died aged 77 in Charlotte, Mecklenburg CountyG, on 30 September 2012.3 Robert married third in Pasquotank County, North CarolinaG, in 1974, Nancy Ruth Dotson, daughter of Griffin Van Buren Dotson and Ruth Clyde Blizard.7 Nancy was born in Buncombe County, North CarolinaG, on 18 August 1950.12 They divorced in Orange County, North CarolinaG, on 6 March 1980.13 She died aged 45 in Chapel Hill, Orange County, North CarolinaG, on 18 December 1995.14,15
     In 1940 Robert was living at Wilbraham Avenue, Springfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, in the household of his widowed mother Susan, and was recorded in the census as Robert I Sackett, aged six and born in Massachusetts.16

Children of Robert Irwin Sackett and Marlene Ruth Walker

Children who are or may be living are not shown.

Robert Sackett Obituary
Robert "Bob" Irwin Sackett, 89, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Sunday, January 22, 2023, at Autumn Lake at Nella's in Elkins.
     Bob's request for cremation was honored.

—Hostetler Funeral Home,, 26 Jan 2023

Marlene W. Ashman
Matthews - Marlene W. Ashman, 77, a resident of Matthews, NC, passed away on September, 30, 2012, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. Marlene was born on May 1, 1935 in Waterbury, CT, a daughter of the late Ronald and Grace Parsons Walker. She is survived by her husband, Richard "Dick" Ashman, Sr., her five children, Mike (Christina) Sackett, Laura (Jay) Woodard, Rick (Karen) Ashman, Jr., Jimmy (Daphne) Ashman, Mike (Lisa) Ashman, 12 grandchildren, Lauren Barkman, Zach Woodard, Heather Scott, Holly Sackett, Kali Ashman, Trevor Ashman, Matthew Ashman, Nicholas Ashman, Cortney Ashman, Cindy McAllister, Michael Ashman, Mindy Ashman, three sisters, Grace Yocher, Janice Duszak and Linda Lauer. She was also preceded in death by two daughters, Patty Sackett and Debbie Ashman. Marlene was a member of Blair Road United Methodist Church. She enjoyed ballroom and line dancing, boating and fishing. She loved doing crafts, especially making her angels for her children and grandchildren. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM, the hour of service on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at Blair Road United Methodist Church, 9135 Blair Road, Charlotte, NC 28227. Memorial donations may be made to the This & That Sunday School Class at Blair Road Methodist Church. Burial will be in Forest Lawn East Cemetery, Matthews, NC. Services are in the care of Heritage Funeral Home, 3700 Forest Lawn Dr., Matthews, NC 28104. Online condolences at

The Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, North Carolina, 2 Oct 2012, p B4

 Notes & Citations

  1. "Massachusetts, U.S., Birth Index, 1860-1970" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Robert Irwin, b. Springfield, 1933. 132:95."
  2. "U.S., Index to Public Records, 1994-2019" (Ancestry transcript), b. Dec 1933.
  3. Obituary.
  4. "Massachusetts, U.S., Marriage Index, 1901-1955 and 1966-1970" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Robert Irwin. Springfield. 1954. 88:446."; "Duquette, Janice Edith. Springfield. 1954. 88:446."
  5. Census.
  6. "North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741–2011" (Ancestry image), "29 Aug 1959, at Currituck County, North Carolina, Robert Irwin Sackett, 25, of Mt Pleasant, NC, father Harold Sackett dec'd, mother Susan Mowbray, of Springfield, MA; and Marlene Ruth Walker, 24, of Waterbury, CT, father Ronald G Walker, mother Grace Parsons, of Waterbury."
  7. "North Carolina, U.S., Marriage Index, 1741-2004" (Ancestry image), "Pasquotank County, 1974, Sackett, Robert Irwin, & Nancy Ruth Dotson. 10:94."
  8. "Massachusetts, U.S., Birth Index, 1860-1970", (Ancestry image), "Duquette, Janice Edith, b. Springfield, 1936. 135:429." [MA Index]
  9. Find a Grave.
  10. "New York State, Marriage Index 1881–1967" (Ancestry image), "14 Sep 1959, New Lebanon, New York, Janice E Sackett, certificate 34655."; "14 Sep 1959, New Lebanon, New York, Raymon H Remillard, certificate 34655."
  11. "North Carolina, U.S., Divorce Index, 1958-2004" (Ancestry transcript), "18 Jun 1973, Mecklenburg, NC, Robert Sackett & Marlene Sackett."
  12. Death record.
  13. "North Carolina, U.S., Divorce Index, 1958-2004", "6 Mar 1980, Orange, NC, Robert Sackett, res. Massachusetts, & Nancy Sackett, res. Orange."
  14. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007" (Ancestry transcript), "Dotson, Nancy Ruth, b. Buncombe, North Carolina, 18 Aug 1950, d. 18 Dec 1995. Jun 1963 listed as Nancy Ruth Dotson; Jul 1974 listed as Nancy Dotson Sackett; 30 Apr 1980 listed as Nancy R Dotson."
  15. The Herald-Sun, Durham, North Carolina ( image), 7 Jan 1996, "Chapel Hill — Nancy Ruth Dotson, 45, of 1501-29 Ford Rd., died Monday, December 18. Arrangements are by The Cremation Society of The Carolinas."
  16. 1940 United States Federal Census, Roll m-t0627-01709, p 5A, ED 22-119
    Wilbraham Avenue, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
    Sackett, Susan R, head, 43, wid, b. MA, home rented, $25
    Sackett, Harold A, son, 21, auto mechanic, garage, b. MA
    Sackett, Frederick W, son, 20, grinder, chain mfg, b. MA
    Sackett, Beverly R, daughter, 18, technician, NYA, b. MA
    Sackett, Lucille E, daughter, 17, b. MA
    Sackett, Barbara I, daughter, 16, b. MA
    Sackett, John M, son, 12, b. MA
    Sackett, Robert I, son, 6, b. MA
    Sackett, Richard E, son, 1, b. MA.
Sackett line10th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
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Last Edited27 Feb 2024
Sackett Database82553 Robert Irwin Sackett

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