Betty J. Burke, 87, of Williamsburg, passed away on October 22, 2017, after a short illness.
Born in London, England, Betty immigrated to the United States with her husband in 1958. They raised a family in New Jersey and then lived in several other states. After her husband’s death, Betty settled in Virginia. She loved to travel to faraway places, visiting dozens of countries and exploring the U.S. as well. Betty loved her family and friends, her bridge clubs, gardening, creating beautiful things, and volunteering at the Salvation Army and Lee Hall.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Derek; granddaughter, Kelly; and six siblings. Betty is survived by two sons, Terry (Angela) of Virginia Beach and Russell (Pam) of Cabot, AR; one daughter, Lois Moore of South Bloomfield, OH; and grandchildren, Jennifer (Dan) of South Bloomfield, OH, Tara (Scott) of Hampton, VA, Hilary of Huntington, IN, and April of Virginia Beach; as well as three great grandchildren and many friends.
If desired, contributions may be made to the Salvation Army or Williamsburg United Methodist Church.
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