Gail A. Sackett, age 57, died Monday, May 22, 2006 at her home in Gloversville due to complications from diabetes.
She was born July 14, 1948 in Amsterdam, one of ten children to Nelson and Virginia Laird Sackett. A 1966 graduate of Johnstown High School, Gail also graduated from Ellis Hospital School of Nursing. She was employed as a registered nurse by Johnstown Hospital, Amsterdam Memorial Hospital, Ellis Hospital and Bellevue Hospital until she became disabled in 1992.
Gail was a member of St. John?s Episcopal Church, Johnstown, and was a volunteer for Juvenile Diabetes. Her three grandchildren were her pride and joy.
She is survived by a daughter, Ami Cannell Scott and three grandchildren, Damian, Tucker and Cooper Cannell of Glenwood Springs, CO; her parents of Johnstown; nine siblings, Daniel B. Sackett Lois of Dover, NJ; Nelson W. Sackett Diane of Surf Side, SC; Sharon Conroy Stephen of Broadalbin, Sandra J. Isabella Alfred of Amsterdam, Brian D. Sackett Mary of Longwood, FL; Jeffrey C. Sackett of Seattle, WA; Glenn S. Sackett Karen of North Carolina, Terry L. Sackett of Seattle WA and Mark S. Sackett of Fort Plain; several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.
A funeral service will be held 10:00 am Friday at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont Street, Gloversville, with the Rev. Ted J. Monica officiating. There will be no calling hours. Cremation will follow at Park View Crematorium, Schenectady. Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, 120 Wall St; New York, NY 10005.