Olivia Vellone, Stefan Beard

Olivia Vellone and Stefan Beard were united in marriage at 12:30 p.m. Aug. 17, 2019, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Altoona.

The bride is the daughter of Anthony Jr. and Dena Vellone of Altoona.

The bridegroom is the son of William Jr. and Janine Beard of Altoona.

Father Carl Vacek, T.O.R., performed the double-ring ceremony.

Karen Soupart was soloist and James Dengler was organist.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted to the altar by her father.

Sophia Vellone, sister of the bride, was maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Alyssa Rhone, Jade Miller, McKenna Elder, Haley Bender, Alyson Eck and Kaitlyn Smith.

Bill Beard III, brother of the groom, was best man.

The reception was held at Gillbrook Farms, Warriors Mark.

The rehearsal dinner was held at the home of the groom’s parents.

The couple live in Altoona.

Mrs. Beard is a 2012 graduate of Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School, Altoona, and a 2015 graduate of Penn State University, University Park, with a bachelor of arts degree in advertising/public relations.

She is an advertising coordinator at Sheetz Inc., Claysburg.

Mr. Beard is a 2012 graduate of Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School and a 2013 graduate of Global Power Line Academy.

He is a lineman with Verizon, Johnstown.


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