Douglas L. Wilson, 73, of Monaca, formerly of Rochester, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 18, 2015, in Good Samaritan Hospice, Heritage Valley.Doug was born on March 5, 1942, and was the son of the late Dorothy Goehring Wilson and Sheridan Wilson, Sr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by twin sisters, Judy Tyler and Janice Dietz; a brother, Sheridan (Buddy) Wilson, Jr.; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Evelyn and Angelo Farinacci; two brothers-in-law, Geno and Joey Farinacci, and a nephew, Philip Farinacci.Doug was a graduate of Rochester Area High School, Class of 1960, where he excelled in football and baseball. His exceptional skill on the gridiron earned him many awards and much recognition; he received a full athletic scholarship to Geneva College and carried his love of sports throughout his life. He was an officer, president, and referee for the W.P.I.A.L. Beaver Valley Football Officials Chapter from the late 1960’s through the 1970’s. Doug was a member of Union Local #833, New Brighton, and worked in construction and sales until his retirement.Surviving are his wife and best friend of 33 years, Georgina Farinacci Wilson; three daughters and sons-in-law, Teri (Don) Ray, Pamela (Peter Kiesl) Wilson and Melissa (Carter Armstrong) Wilson; six grandchildren, Ashley Ray (Anthony) Rambo, Alexa Ray, Rae Ann Wilson, Rob (Nicole) Svanda and Mirabel and Evyn Armstrong; two great-grandchildren: Aidan Svanda and Elliot Rambo; a special \”brother\”, Jimmy (Ethelyn) Taylor; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Marcie and Brook Fleming; a sister-in-law, Pat Farinacci; nieces, Brittany and Brianna Fleming, Jennifer Irvin, Heather Ciccozzi, Debbie Michaels, Diane Hall, Andrea Capchart, Melissa Catanzarite and Alicia Scarpone; nephews, Greg Wilson, Jim and Craig Dietz, and Chad Farinacci; several special friends, Lisa, Dominic and Gabe Samangy, Clara and Gino DePaolis and Jim Lucic, as well as numerous other loving family members and friends, and his canine buddy, \”Zippo\”.Doug had many interests and hobbies and loved to try new things. From playing the guitar and singing Country Music to karate lessons and historical research. He loved to golf, fish, garden, cook, read and enjoy a good cigar. He will be remembered for his sense of humor and will be sadly missed by all.Friends will be received on Monday, Judy 20, 2015, from 2 p.m. until the time of services at 7 p.m. in the SIMPSON FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, 1119 Washington Ave., Monaca (724-728-4000).The family wishes to express their gratitude to Dr. Michael Oliver for the compassionate care given to Doug during his illness.To share online condolences, get directions and other information, please visit simpsonfuneralhome.com.