William Meserole Sackett

(1917-2013)
FatherWilliam Meserole Sackett (1881-1937)
MotherEtta Kyfe (c 1891-)
William Meserole Sackett, son of William Meserole Sackett and Etta Kyfe, was born in Hawthorne, Passaic County, New JerseyG, on 26 September 1917.1 He died aged 95 in New JerseyG on 9 August 2013.2 He married at Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South DakotaG, on 1 December 1943, Eleanor Michaelson.3 Eleanor was born in about 1922.4
     In 1920 William was living at Hawthorne, Passaic County, New JerseyG, in the household of his parents William and Etta, and was recorded in the census as William Sackett, aged two years three months and born in New Jersey.5
     In 1930 he was living at Wagner Place, HawthorneG, in the household of his parents William and Etta, and was recorded as William Sackett, aged twelve.6

William Sackett
     Wanaque—Services were held for William M. Sackett, 95, of Wayne, who died on Friday, August 9, 2013. He was a former resident of the Haskell section of this community.
     Born and raised in Hawthorne, Mr. Sackett lived in Prospect Park, Haskell, and Butler before moving to Wayne. He was a field engineer for Curtiss-Wright Corp., Caldwell, and later was president of Tri County Leasing of Atkins Chevrolet, Wayne, where he worked from 1961 to 1987. In his youth, he worked at a service station and for the Little Falls Laundry. A U.S. Army Air Corps of World War II, he received three Air Medals, two Distinguished Flying Crosses, and one Recognition from the government of China. He was a member of the Hump Pilots Association, the Air Force Association, and the American Legion. And, he was a leader with the Explorer Scouts for many years.
     Arrangements are by the Vander May Wayne Colonial Funeral Home, Wayne. Interment will be at Fair Lawn Cemetery, Fair Lawn.
     Mr. Sackett is survived by his daughter, Joyce Osborne of Lancaster, Pa; his son, Brian of O'Fallon, Ill; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
     He was predeceased by his wife, the former Eleanor Michaelson; and his companion, Anne Macko.

Suburban Trends, West Milford, New Jersey, 14 Aug 2013, p B7.

Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett Family Association descendants
Brian William Sackett.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Death record.
  2. "New Jersey, Deaths Index, 1901–2017", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, William M, d. New Jersey, 9 Aug 2013, b. Hawthorne, NJ, 26 Sep 1917."
  3. "South Dakota, Marriages, 1905–2017", digital image, Ancestry.com, "1 Dec 1943, at Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, SD, William M Sackett, of Haledon, Passaic County, NJ, 26, bachelor; to Eleanor Michaelson, of Prospect Park, Passaic County, NJ, 21, maiden. By John Nieuwsma, Minister of the Gospel."
  4. Marriage record.
  5. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, T625/1062/65 Hawthorne, Passaic County, New Jersey, 8 January 1920
    Sackett, William, head, home rented, 38, married, b. NJ, father b. NY, mother b. NY, teamster, coal company
    Sackett, Etta, wife, 28, b. NY, father b. Holland, mother b. Holland, occ. none
    Sackett, William, son, 2 3/12, b. NJ, father b. NJ, mother b. NY
    Melvin, Wesley, boarder, male, 1 4/12, b. NJ, father b. NJ, mother b. NJ.
  6. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page 11B, Enumeration District 0123, FHL microfilm 2341112
    Wagner Place, Hawthorne, Passaic, New Jersey, 11 Apr 1930
    Sackett, William, head, 48, m. at 30, chauffeur, transportation, b. NJ, father b. US, mother b. US, home rented, $30
    Sackett, Etta, wife, 38, m. at 20, weaver, silk mill, b. NY, father b. Holland, mother b. Holland
    Sackett, William, son, 12, b. NJ, father b. NJ, mother b. NY.
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