Dr. IRVING DEWITT SACKETT
LTC, USA (Ret.)
Of Springfield, VA on July 17, 2013 at the age of 87. Beloved husband of Yong Hui Sackett for 46 years; devoted father of Lisa Sackett (Raul) Camacho; dear grandfather of Claire, Daniel and Audrey; and caring brother of Betty Sackett of Erie, PA. Irving was born in Oil City, PA in 1925. He graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine at University of Pennsylvania in 1948. He proudly served his country in the United States Army for 20 years, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. He spent the next 23 years with the Department of Commerce. A service to celebrate Irving's life will be held on Saturday, July 27 at 11 a.m. at Sydenstricker United Methodist Church, Hooes Rd., Springfield. Arrangements by Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Irving's memory to Easter Seals.