Janet G. Burke, a real estate agent, died Thursday in St. Luke's Presbyterian Nursing Center after a long illness. She was 81.
A native of Buffalo, she was a graduate of Nardin Academy and had a business degree from D'Youville College.
She had worked as a real estate agent with Parlato & O'Brien in Buffalo and had served as an arbitrator with the Better Business Bureau.
Mrs. Burke was a golfer and tennis player and a member of Brookfield Country Club.
For 30 years, she traveled regularly to the New England states and the Adirondacks.
She also had been a member of the choir at St. Louis Catholic Church.
Her husband, Richard F., died in 1985.
Survivors include a daughter, Colleen M. of Buffalo; two sons, Richard A. of North Andover, Mass., and Paul W. of Kenmore; a sister, Sally Smith of Lighthouse Point, Fla.; and five grandchildren.
Services were held today in Dengler & Roberts Funeral Home, Kenmore. Burial was in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Town of Tonawanda.