Welcome to the memorial page for

Dorothy Green

March 8, 1965 ~ August 11, 2017 (age 52)

Dorothy Green, 52 of Sanford, died Friday, August 11, 2017 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough.  She was born March 8, 1965 in Biddeford.  Dorothy was a graduate of Oxford Hills High School.  She received her associate’s degree from New Hampshire Tech, and attended the University of England, graduating in 2005 with bachelor’s degrees in Medical Biology and Biochemistry.


On January 16, 1986, she married Charles “Chuck” Green in Biddeford.


For ten years she worked in the shipping and receiving department of T.J. Maxx in Biddeford, retiring a year ago due to illness.


Dorothy loved gardening, sewing and bowling as well as frequent get-togethers with her college friends.  She freely gave her time and energies as a volunteer to help cancer victims or improve the lives of children. Her greatest joy in life was music though, she attended over 500 concerts and performances over the years with her loving husband Chuck.


She was preceded in death by Deeanne Townsend, Troy Higgins, and “Mom and Dad” Green.


Dorothy is survived by:

          her husband of 31 years, Chuck Green of Sanford

          2 sons:         Charlie Green of Saco

                              Dillon Green of Lebanon

          Mom, Elaine Higgins and her family of Florida

          Many other loving and caring relatives



Visiting Hours will be 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Hope Memorial Chapel 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005.   A funeral service will follow at 5:30 p.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations in Dorothy’s name may be made to:  Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, 15 Hunnewell Rd., Scarborough, ME  04074.  To share condolences online, please visit


Charitable donations may be made to:

Gosnell Memorial Hospice
11 Hunnewell Road, Scarborough ME 04074
Tel: 1-207-289-3600

 Service Information

August 18, 2017

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Hope Memorial Chapel
480 Elm Street
Biddeford, ME 04005

Funeral Service
August 18, 2017

5:30 PM
Hope Memorial Chapel
480 Elm Street
Biddeford, ME 04005

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