Donna M Nelson

Donna M Nelson, 72 of Mount Joy PA passed away on February 28, 2022 at home with family by her side after a brief battle with cancer.  She grew up in Lancaster and graduated from Manheim Twp High School.

She was the widow of Elmer K Nelson, and was the daughter of the late Robert E and Dorothy M Leed.  She is survived by her sons, Keith husband of Jeannie (Tomlinson) of Goldsboro NC and Matthew, husband of Christine (Greenawalt) of Elizabethtown PA; 4 grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Hailey, Brady and Serena, 3 great grandchildren, Lily, Walker and Kayden.  She is also survived by her brothers, Robert (Norma), Barry (Patrice), Doug (Maryellen) and Dennis (Carla).  She was preceded in death by her brother, William (Christine)

She loved photography, astronomy, wildlife, being outdoors and most of all, her pets.  We honored Donna’s life with a celebration with her family and friends while she was still with us, and she enjoyed seeing everyone.

In lieu of flowers, we ask that you donate to cancer treatment research.

Cremation Services of Lancaster 717-273-6283

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  • So very sorry to hear . my deep felt Condolences to them family. Donna was a wonderful lady. So many memories from Darrenkamps. Rip with the angels my friend.❤️

  • I will miss seeing her all around town! I met her & Elmer (Spanky) in 1979 and we all stuck together for all these years. She will be very missed by all. Peace to the family and prayers for healing. So many great memories!

  • prayers for peace and hugs of comfort to the whole family and of course Mac. May your memories become your treasures.

  • Donna was not only a coworker but she was a friend, and I shared a special bond with her. RIP Donna

  • I am so sorry to see this. Donna was one of my favorite people. She was always so kind to me and she had the biggest heart. She will be missed.

  • Greetings, Sending love and prayers on Donna’s passing to all of her loved ones. She was my grown up girl cousin and shared her love of life with me as we grew up. May her new journey be joyful and bring to peace and those whom she loved.

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