Donald L. Green
YORK - Donald Lee Green passed away on Monday, January 16, 2023 at York Hospital surrounded by his family
Donnie was born on May 27, 1954 and was the son of the late Lewis E. and Louise (Schroeder) Green, Sr. and the late Ralph J. and Pauline S. (Weigle) Messinger.
Donnie is survived by brothers, Jimmy Green, Scott Bail and David Green; sisters, Janice Green, Betty Hamme, Kathy Green and Pauline Baker; numerous nieces and nephews including nieces, Jessica Sim and husband, Matt of Chincoteague, VA and Shelly Reider and husband, Darrell of Mount Joy, PA. Preceded in death were three brothers, Lewis Green, Jr., Philip Snyder of Dover, PA and Ralph J. Messinger of Wellsville, PA.
Donnie was devoted to his church and selflessly volunteered on mission trips to India. He always had a smile upon his face, was very humble and had a kind soul. He loved to spend time with family, friends and his church. He had a passion for hard work and loved the outdoors. In his time, Donnie worked for his brother, Phil Snyder doing construction work. He later was the groundskeeper for Northern York Regional Police Department. Donnie was last employed at Grandview Golf Course for the past 23 years. For the first 17 years he was part of the maintenance department responsible for the grounds keeping and course upkeep. Donnie’s final six years were spent operating the outside grounds for the Pro Shop. He handled the golf cart operations, watering of the greens and tee boxes and mowing the grounds. If you spent any time around Grandview, you likely knew Donnie. He worked diligently to care for the golf course. Donnie had a huge heart and spent his life serving others. He was a valuable member of our team and our community. He will be missed by everyone at Grandview and Brewvino.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2023 at Mount Royal Full Gospel Church, 6420 Carlisle Road, Dover. There will be a celebration of life gathering at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at Brewvino / Grandview Golf Course, 2779 Carlisle Road, York.