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STRUTHERS – There will be a memorial service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Struthers Presbyterian Church for Douglas A. Wilson, 52, who passed away Tuesday morning, Jan. 11, at his home.

Doug was born Aug. 5, 1958, in Youngstown, the son of David R. and June T. (Colaneri) Wilson.

He was a graduate of Lowellville High School and the TDDS Truck Driving School. Doug was employed as a steel worker at LTV Steel and as a semi-truck driver for National Uniform and most recently at Schwebel’s Bakery. He was a member of the Struthers Presbyterian Church, the Gridiron Club and Teamsters 377. Doug coached baseball at many levels for the Struthers Baseball Association. He truly had a love of family and of children.

He will always be remembered by his wife, the former Patricia Rae Burrows, whom he married April 30, 1982; two sons, Michael R. (Ashley) Wilson of Struthers and Matthew D. Wilson, at home; his parents of Lowellville; a brother, David H. (Betsy) Wilson; two sisters, Bonnie J. (Marc) Esposito and Carrie L. (Robert) Ingram; his grandmother, Neveda Colaneri; his mother-in-law, Dorothy Phillips; father-in-law, Richard (Alice) Burrows; sisters-in-law, Becki Gluckner, Kathi Burrows, Bonnie Burrows and Chrissie (Chris) Broderick; and many loving aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews and friends.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14, at the Rossi - Lellio Funeral Home, 151 Second St. in Lowellville.

Guestbook Entries

“so sorry for your loss. you are in my thoughts and prayers. god bless you all. ”

 » mike ruozzo on January 13, 2011

“Patty, Michael and Matthew - my thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Doug will truly be missed.”

 » Deanna Savon on January 13, 2011

“so sorry to hear of the loss of Doug he was GREAT guy have many fond good memories of him.. will keep the family in my thoughts and prayers . god bless”

 » Lisa Ruozzo on January 13, 2011

“So sorry to hear of Doug's passing. My prayers are with you and your family.”

 » Peggy Gardner on January 13, 2011

“Dave and family, So sorry to hear of Doug's passing. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family during this most difficult time.”

 » Jim Bisconti on January 13, 2011

“Patty, Michael and Matt, so sorry for your loss, Doug was a great guy and we will truly miss him. You are in are thoughts and prayers”

 » Neider Family on January 13, 2011

“Enjoy your cherry pie with Grama Saad. Thoughts and prayers are with our beautiful family.”

 » Aunt Sharon Noble on January 13, 2011

“Doug Wilson was an exceptionally special man who will be missed by all. The boys will remember playing football and baseball with him. We will all keep his positive attitude and loving heart with us forever. We have a very special angel to watch over us. To my family....I am so sorry for the pain you are going through. We are blessed to have each other.”

 » Jackie, Dayne & Brody (Phoenix) on January 13, 2011

“"So sorry to hear of the passing of Doug He will always be in our hearts..My prayers are with you and your family.””

 » Marlene Savon Votta on January 13, 2011

“Patty, we are so sorry to hear about Doug..Our prayers are with you and your family.”

 » Ron & Sondi Meikle on January 14, 2011

“Doug, may you finally rest in peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Patti and the boys.”

 » Don and Jolene on January 14, 2011

“Doug was a great friend and that is a wonderful trait he will be missed by all ”

 » rowene savon pickholtz on January 14, 2011

“condolences to the family so sorry for your loss.Doug was a great man and thoughts and prayers are with you”

 » chuck seddon(schwebels) on January 19, 2011

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