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March 7, 2022 - 9:19am

Mr. Ronald B. Sackett

posted by Joshua Smith.

Bergen - Ronald B. Sackett, 83 of Bergen passed away on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at Unity Hospital in Rochester.

Ron was born Monday, January 2nd, 1939 in Brockport, a son of the late Burton Sackett and Mildred Reynolds Sackett.

A member of the Hesperus Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons in Bergen for 55 years, Ron was a lifetime member of the Merrill-Sackett-White American Legion Post #575 where he served as commander twice and Bergen Fire Department where he served as Fire Chief three times. A lifetime member of the Bergen Rod & Gun Club he was an original member of the Genesee County  Joint Veterans Council. An avid fisherman and hunter, he loved being with his dogs. A United States Marine Corps veteran, he proudly served his country from 1956-1959.

Ronald is the husband of Gale Y. Sackett who passed away on September 2, 2002.

Surviving are his brothers, Bruce Sackett of Kalispell, Montana and Roger (Barbara) Sackett of Connersville, Indiana; step-children, John (Diane) Prince, Jr. of North Carolina, Scott Prince of Hamlin and Karen (Beryl) Noble of Batavia; seven grandchildren, special friends, Cynthia Mattoon of Bergen and Mimi Brown of Byron; and nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his daughter, Valerie R. Spencer.

There are no prior visiting hours.  Masonic services will begin at 1 pm on Sunday, March 13, 2022 at the Bergen Fire Department, 10 Hunter Street, Bergen. Memorial services for Ron will immediately follow the masonic service. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Mount Rest Cemetery, Bergen.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bergen Fire Department, P.O. Box 428, Bergen, New York 14416 or the Merrill-Sackett-White American Legion Post #575, P.O. Box 207, Bergen, New York 14416.  Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

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