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February 20, 1936 — May 18, 2023

Wellsville, NY


Louis A. DISTROLA, 87, of Wellsville, NY, died Thursday, May 18, 2023 in Highland Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.  


Born February 20, 1936, in Bradford, PA, he was the son of Earl Welty and Madelyn Distrola.  On January 8, 2008, in Wellsville, he married Bernice Blue, who survives.  A 1955 graduate of Bradford High School, he served honorably with the US Navy from 1955 – 1958.  He owned and operated Lou’s Janitorial Service in Wellsville.  Lou was a member of Morrison Hayes American Legion Post #702, Wellsville American Legion Honor Guard, and First Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Wellsville.  


Surviving besides his wife, Bernice, are:  six children, Kristina, John, Louise, Marcy, Andrew, and Robin;  and many grandchildren. 


Per Lou’s wishes, there will be no services.  Burial will be in Bath National Cemetery, Bath, NY. 


Arrangements are entrusted to OLNEY-FOUST Funeral Homes & Cremation, Crowell Chapel, 296 North Main Street, Wellsville.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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