Newark - Janet Rose Burritt, 85, died Friday (January 4, 2013) at Strong Memorial Hospital after a short illness.
At her request there will be no calling hours or memorial service.
She was born January 10, 1932, the daughter of the late Michael and Nellie Gaylord Strong. Janet was a lifelong resident of Newark and a graduate of Newark High School, the Class of 1950. Janet was a member of the First United Methodist Church. She had been a keypunch operator at the Commercial Building in Newark, and a long time aide at Lincoln School.
Mrs. Burritt is survived by her husband of 61 years, William; a son, Keith M. of Newark; a grandson, Myke (Kate) Steighler of Ariz.; a granddaughter, Jennifer Burgess of Washington D.C.; great-granddaughterm Alysa House; her daughter, Juleanna; great-grandsons, Darius Steighler and Joey Warner; their mother, Heather Abbott; a son-in-law, Arcadio Fequeroa; her brother, Michale (Beatrice) Strong of Penn.; many sister-in-laws and brother-in-laws; nieces and nephews; her lifelong friends June, Shirley, Fran, Ethel, Helen and Dorothy.
Remembrances may be made to www.murphyandsonsfuneralhome.com