Newspaper Abstracts, Canada

4 records

  • Lindsay Post, Ontario, 12 Jan 1917
    Henry Sackett
    The passing of Henry Sackett on Tuesday evening last cast a gloom over the entire neighborhood. Mr. Sackett was never known to be sick until a few weeks ago, when he was laid off by jaundice, which was not considered dangerous until a few days before his death. Born in New York State in 1844 he came to Canada with his parents when quite young. His parents first lived in the township of Darlington, but after there a few years came to the wilds of Fenelon, settling near Cameron. For over 55 years he lived and labored with the people of the township, helping to clear its forests and build their homes. Henry Sackett joined the Salvation Army shortly after the opening of this corps and has proven by his life to be a faithful member of that body. The deceased will be mourned by a circle of friends and neighbors who prized him for his Godly life and genial disposition.
    His wife, two sons, two brothers and two sisters are left to mourn his loss.
    [Thurmon King's Database]
  • The Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 3 Jan 1939, p 11
    Man, Wife and Child Are Killed at Crossing
    Buffalo, N.Y., Jan 2.— A Buffalo business executive and his wife and daughter were killed tonight when their car was struck by a Lehigh Valley passenger train at a suburban grade crossing.
    The victims were Herbert I. Sackett, 67, president and general manager of the H.I. Sackett Electric Company; his wife Kathleen, 41, and their daughter Susan Barbara, three.
    [Transcribed from by Chris Sackett]
  • Caledon Citizen, Bolton, Ontario, 26 Jun 1985, p 9
    Howatt, Sylvia Martha (Sackett)
    Peacefully at King Nursing Home, Bolton on Saturday, June 22, 1985, Sylvia Martha Sackett, in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late James Edward Howatt and dear mother of Eileen (Mrs. Palmer Barton), Milton; Newton, Weston; Roy, Georgetown; Bruce, Stroud and predeceased by Ivan. Fondly remembered by 6 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Gordon, Sunderland; Lawrence, Hazel (Mrs. Lawrence Barton) and Etta Littler all of Toronto.
    Funeral service was held at the Egan Funeral Home, 203 Queen Street S., Bolton on Monday, June 24 at 2:00 o’clock followed by cremation.
    [Find A Grave]
  • The Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 2 Jun 2001, p 31
    Barton, Hazel Evelyn (nee Sackett)
    July 19, 1908 – May 30, 2001
    Age: 92½ years
    Hazel moved to Qualicum Beach, BC from Toronto, ON in August, 1996. She passed away peacefully at Trillium Lodge, Parksville, BC where she had lived for the past 3 years. Survived by 3 daughters, Dawneen Cooper of Qualicum Beach, BC, Gwen (Paul) Merkley of Ottawa, ON and Lawrie Barton of Foresters Falls, ON as well as several nieces and nephews and 2 brothers-in-law. Predeceased by her loving husband, Lawrence, in 1988, 5 sisters and 2 brothers. She will be remembered by 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and the marvellous staff of Trillium Lodge. Her gifts of love, laughter and music are her legacy to all of us. Friends may call at Turner & Porter, "Yorke" Chapel, 2357 Bloor Street East, Toronto, ON from 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, 2001 with a Funeral Service in the chapel at 3:00 p.m. Reverend Robert McElhinney officiating. Interment to follow at Park Lawn Cemetery. Yates Funeral Service & Crematorium and Turner & Porter in care of arrangements.
    "This world is not conclusion
    A sequel lies beyond
    Invisible as music
    But positive as sound."
    [Transcribed from by Chris Sackett]

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