Vincent Anthony Sackett

Vincent Anthony Sackett, 78, passed away Dec. 7, 2023, of cancer at his home in Oak Brook.

Vincent grew up in Berwyn with cherished childhood summers in Boston. He met his future wife, Barbara, at DePaul University and continued his eduction to earn a medical degree from Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. He practiced psychiatry for more than 50 years, attending Harvard School of Public Health approximately mid-career to obtain his master's in health care management and make a friends with a charmingly rambunctious group of doctors.

Vincent will be remembered for his generosity and love for his cherished family, colleagues and friends. He gave his most valuable possessions, time and love, freely, unconditionally and without expectations.

Vincent is survived by his wife, Barbara; his three children, Jennifer Sackett Pohlenz of Hinsdale, Antony (Susan Connor) Sackett, Olivia (Alex Cotter) Sackett; and his six grandchildren, Maximilian, Oliver, V. Jupiter and Wolf Pohlenz, Pia Cotter and Rosalie Sackett; his sister, Florence Albrecht; his sisters-in-law, Mary Sackett, Kathleen (Terry) Andrews and Judith Langoni; and his brother-in-law, Jerome (Gail) Lukasik.

A funeral Mass will be said at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, at Notre Dame Church, 64 Norfolk Ave., Clarendon Hills.

Interment will follow at Bronswood Cemetery in Oak Brook.