Debra and Joseph L. Harpster Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph L. Harpster Jr. of Bellwood are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

They were married

Nov. 9, 1970, at the Warriors Mark Methodist Church.

Both graduated from Tyrone Area High School. Debra is the former Debra Batcheler.

They lived in Delaware while Joe served in the U.S. Air Force for four years before moving back to the area and settled in Bellwood where he retired from Norfork Southern.

Debra retired from retail management and the Altoona-Blair County Airport, Martinsburg.

They have two children who reside in Bellwood. Joseph L. III and his wife, Alison, and Angela Grove and her husband, Noah.

They have six grandchildren: Takoda and Ezra Harpster and Elijah, Amalia, Isaiah and Nathaniel Grove.


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