Thomas J. Sacklyn

November 30, 1944 ~ March 21, 2020 (age 75)


Thomas J. Sacklyn, age 75 of Cumming, Georgia passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020.

A virtual memorial service honoring the life of Tom Sacklyn can be viewed here 2PM, Saturday, March 28, 2020 from the Chapel of McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory.

Tom was an engineer with GE, Westinghouse, and Seimens. He was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church and a Fourth Degree member of Knights of Columbus. Tom is survived by his wife of 30 years Jan Sacklyn; children Michael and Kerri Sacklyn, of Canton, Georgia; Chris and Lee Sacklyn, of Coral Gables, Florida; Kellie and David Contreras, of Marietta, Georgia; Tim Sacklyn, of Marietta, Georgia; siblings Jennifer and John Hoebel, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Marcella “Cookie” Sacklyn, of California; grandchildren Taylor Sacklyn, Morgan Sacklyn, Hannah Sacklyn, Hayden Sacklyn Ava Contreras and Patton Contreras. In lieu of flowers, memorials in his name can be made to American Diabetes Association  or American Heart Association. Care and trust placed in McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory, 150 Sawnee Drive, Cumming, Georgia 30040. 770-886-9899 Online condolences can be expressed at


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