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Liliane Moortgat-Burke

Liliane Moortgat-Burke, age 66, passed away while in hospice at Christiana Hospital, on Monday, February 8, 2021.

Born in Mortsel, Belgium, she was the daughter of Maria Moortgat-Pelckmans and the late Jos Moortgat. Liliane loved her family, Belgium, traveling and beaches.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Paul Vanderstraeten and brother, Luc. Liliane is survived by her husband, William J. Burke III; son, William Johan Burke IV of Bear and sister, Marina Moortgat of Edegem, Belgium.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6:30 pm until 8:00 pm on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, followed by a prayer service at 8 pm. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Liliane’s memory to Season’s Hospice and Palliative Care, 220 Continental Drive, Suite 407, Newark, DE 19713.


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6 Condolences for Liliane Moortgat-Burke

  • Rest In Peace, Liliane

    Much love, Ron and Mary

  • We are so sorry, Bill, to hear about Liliane. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and Johan.

  • To Bill and the entire Burke family, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

  • Bill and Johan,

    I am so sorry to hear about Liliane’s passing. During these difficult times there is so much talk of death and statistics, but it comes home to us when someone we know is affected. May the memories of your years together give you joy in your grief and solace in the days to come.


  • So very sorry for your loss…sending hugs and prayers to you and your entire family!

  • Words can not express the sorrow I feel for you right now on the lost of Liliane!! My thoughts and prayers go out to you and the family!!