Michael and Loraine Bowser of Meridian will celebrate 50 years of marriage with a family dinner at Clifford’s Restaurant, Evans City.
Bowser married the former Loraine Forsythe on Aug. 26, 1970, in Maryland where they had eloped.
They have three children, Jennifer Pittore of Dublin, Ohio, Jessica Acrie of Pittsburgh and Cayce Bowser of Butler.
They also have three grandchildren.
Bowser retired in 2013 from Witco Chemical, Petrolia.
He is a member of Meridian United Presbyterian Church and the East Brady High School Class of 1969.
He enjoys car cruises and car shows.
Mrs. Bowser is an Avon lady at the Clearview flea market.
She is a member of Meridian United Presbyterian Church and Butler Senior High School Class of 1968.
She enjoys cross-country road trips, rummage sales and antique stores.