1889 obituary for Harvey Sackett

"Died—In Blooming Valley, PA., Harvey Sacket, on Sunday morning,
February 10, 1889, aged 82 years.

"He was born in Norwich, Hampshire County, Mass., 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 yrs 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. [ then a two stanza poem]

Harvey Sacket's obit was written by E.B.R.S(acket)