Charles Henry "Chuck" Sackett

FatherBenjamin Joseph Sackett (1899-1981)
MotherRuth Millie Spencer (c 1904-1974)
Charles Henry "Chuck" Sackett
(Src: Poughkeepsie Journal, 28 Jul 2020)
Charles Henry "Chuck" Sackett, master carpenter, son of Benjamin Joseph Sackett and Ruth Millie Spencer, was born in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York StateG, on 28 August 1928.1 He died aged 91 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, PoughkeepsieG, on 25 July 20202 and was buried at Union Cemetery, Hyde Park, Dutchess CountyG.3 He married first in Stanford, Dutchess CountyG, on 24 July 1948, Agnes R Donnelly, daughter of Charles Lee Donnelly and Marguerite Collins.4 Agnes was born in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York StateG, on 1 May 1928.5 She died aged 32 in Sharon, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 2 December 19606 and was buried at St Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Millbrook, Dutchess County, New York StateG.3 He married second Bernice ___.2
     In 1930 Charles was living at Shunpike Road, Washington, Dutchess County, New York StateG, in the household of his parents Benjamin and Ruth, and was recorded in the census as Charles H Sackett, aged one and born in New York.7
     Charles completed a World War II draft registration card on 28 August 1946. He was aged 18 and was employed by Victor J McQuade. He was living in Millbrook, Dutchess County, New York StateG.8
Agnes R (Donnelly) Sackett (1928–1960), St Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Millbrook, New York
(Src: Find a Grave, Susan)

Charles "Chuck" Sackett
POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – Mr. Charles H. "Chuck" Sackett, age 91, went to eternal rest on July 25, 2020, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center after a long illness. Many of his friends called him Chuck, which he preferred. Born on August 28, 1928, he was close to celebrating his 92nd birthday, but God needed him home to celebrate there.
     Chuck was predeceased by his first wife, Agnes Donnelly Sackett in 1961; his three brothers, Benjamin, Jimmy and Fred Sackett; two sisters, Anna Sackett Elliot and Edna Sackett Swartz; his son, Charles Joseph Sackett in 2006 who he shared with his second wife, Bernice Sackett who is also predeceased.
     Chuck is survived by his brother, Joe Sackett, and his children all of whom he remained close to. His daughters Carolyn Shackelton, Charlene (Gary) Bedell, Sharon (James) Chapman, and Mary Scott; two stepchildren, Raymond and Jackie, and 16 grandchildren, Carrie, Kathy, Bruce, Michelle, Jaime, Jackie, Dale, Lisa, Brad, Tanya, Kristi, Danielle, Amanda, Ryan, Charlie Jr., and Christy as well as many nieces, nephews, and great-grandchildren.
     Chuck worked for many years as a master carpenter of which he was proud.
     Chuck had many hobbies including golf, cards, hunting, horse-racing, cooking, baking, bird watching and his dogs. He lived life to the fullest.
     May God watch over us and give us peace. May the Angels guide him to his new home.
     Thank you to all his friends and family that made his life complete.
     Calling hours will be from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, on Friday, July 31, 2020. Funeral services begin at 12:00 PM on Friday, at Sweet’s Funeral Home, Inc., 4365 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery of Hyde Park.
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Poughkeepsie Journal, Poughkeepsie, New York, 28 Jul 2020, p A5

Mrs. Charles Sackett, 32, who had lived in Millbrook since her childhood, died at Sharon Hospital on Friday, December 3. She had been ill for a few months. Mrs Sackett was the former Agnes Donnelly, daughter of Lee Donnelly of Millbrook and Mrs. Margaret Collins Donnelly of Newark, N. Y. She was born in Poughkeepsie on May 1, 1928. She had worked for Dr. Charles Dean before her marriage. Survivors, besides her husband and parents, include four daughters, Carol Ann, Charline, Sharon and Mary; and two brothers, Charles Donnelly of Millbrook and James Donnelly of Newark.

Millbrook Round Table, 8 Dec 1960

 Notes & Citations

  1. "New York State, Birth Index, 1881–1942" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Charles H, b. Poughkeepsie, New York, 28 Aug 1928."
  2. Obituary.
  3. Find a Grave.
  4. "New York State, Marriage Index 1881–1967" (Ancestry image), "24 Jul 1948, Stanford, New York, Charles H Sackett, certificate 26727." "24 Jul 1948, Stanford, New York, Agnes R Donnelly, certificate 26727."
  5. "New York State, Birth Index, 1881–1942", (Ancestry image), "Donnolly, Agnes R, b. Poughkeepsie, New York, 1 May 1928."
  6. "Connecticut Death Index 1949–2012" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Agnes, d. Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, 2 Dec 1960, age 32, married, res. Out of State, New York, spouse Char[les]."
  7. 1930 United States Federal Census, Roll 1421, p. 3B, Enumeration District 0089, Image 556.0, FHL microfilm 2341156
    Shunpike Road, Washington, Dutchess County, New York, 10 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Benjamin J, head, 29, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, laborer, farm
    Sackett, Ruth M, wife, 25, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Benjamin R, son, 5, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Edna M, dau, 4, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Charles H, son, 1 8/12, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
  8. "U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940–1947" (Ancestry image), "Charles Henry Sackett, Millbrook, Dutchess, New York, age 18, b. Poughkeepsie, New York, 28 Aug 1928, nok Benjamin Sackett, Millbrook, NY, emp Victor J. McQuade, Millbrook, NY, race white, ht 6-0, eyes blue, wt 166, hair brown, complexion ruddy. Reg Rhinebeck, Dutchess, New York, 28 Aug 1946."
Sackett line6th great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
ChartsLine 4 (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Mary Scott.
Last Edited19 Apr 2022

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