Shaun Daniel Burke, of Dover, passed away peacefully, January 14, 2023 in the Delaware Hospice Center, Milford. He was 75.
Shaun was born July 17, 1947 in LaCrosse, Wisconsin to the late Kenneth & Ethel (Johnson) Burke. He served proudly in the United States Air Force before working for the State of Delaware as a facilities management superintendent for over 20 years before retiring.
In his free time he enjoyed bass fishing, and was a member of the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society. He also enjoyed NASCAR, especially the Hendricks Drivers, bowling & archery.
In addition to his parents, Shaun was preceded in death by his sister, Peggy Blum.
Shaun is survived by his devoted wife of 53 years, Jean(Balke) Burke; 2 loving children, Aaron Burke, of Georgetown and Jennifer Derr & husband, Dennis, of West Grove, Pennsylvania; his sister, Bridgid Ames & husband, Larry, of Minnesota; 4 brothers, Tim Burke & wife, Colleen, of South Carolina; Patrick Burke & wife, Rhonda, of Wisconsin; Raffy Burke, of Minnesota; and Dustin Burke & wife, Rhonda, of Illinois; 4 grandchildren, Kirsten Burke Ruben, Dennis Derr,III, Garrett Derr, and Aubrey Burke; and his sister-in-law, Violet McKinney, of Dover, DE.
The family wishes to Thank Bayada Hospice for their care & kindness shown Shaun.
Funeral Services will be held 12 noon, Tuesday, January 24, 2023, in Pippin Funeral Home, Inc., 119 West Camden-Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, DE; where family and friends may view 1 hour before. Burial will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Camden, DE. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Bayada Hospice, 4250 Lancaster Pike, Suite 308, Wilmington, DE 19805. Condolences may be sent via: www.pippinfuneralhome.com.