Born in Phelps, N.Y., he was a son of the late Charles and Bessie Mae (Gleason) Case and had attended Newark schools.
Mr. Case was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving in both World War II and the Korean Conflict.
He was the grounds keeper at Hamilton Homes for over 25 years.
He was a member of the DAV, VFW #5885 and the American Legion #268.
Donald was an active member of St. Mary's Church.
Surviving are his wife of 26 years, the former Marcia Palumbo, two daughters, Jeanne Roche and Donna Gruschow, a sister, Edith Ryan, four step children, Nikki Bunger, Gina McMullen, Tony Azzarelli, Patricia Mahaney, two grandchildren, nine step grandchildren, two step great grandchildren and his two dogs.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Frances Case in 1986 and several brothers and sisters.
There are no funeral services or calling hours.
Arrangements are in care of the Dowdle Funeral Home.