30 April 2015

New on sackettfamily.info

The Sackett Family Association website has been updated with the following:

24 April 2015

Oldest Sackett dies at 108

Ivy Florence Sackett (1907–2015)
Ivy Florence Sackett has died on 23 April 2015 at the age of 108 years 12 days. She is the oldest recorded Sackett.
Ivy was born in Canterbury, Kent, on 11 April 1907, the daughter of Percy Ernest Sackett and Rose Hoare. She was orphaned as a child and, at the age of fourteen, was sent to Canada to go into domestic service. Her resettlement was arranged and paid for by Dr Barnado's Homes.
She married in Canada in about 1931 William Garnet "Bill" Alger. He died aged 91 in 1998.
Ivy and Bill had a son, William Beverly "Bev" Alger who died in 1995.