February 24, 2003

The Hoses

Francis S. and Martha J. Hose of Hagerstown celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday, Dec. 26, 2002. An anniversary dinner was held Saturday, Dec. 28, at the Fireside Restaurant in Hagerstown. The dinner was hosted by their six children and spouses, Larry and Jane Moats, Larry and Barbara Hose, Bill and Debbie Hose, Denny and Joanne Hose, Larry and Joan Torola, and Phil and Vickie Hose. A number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren also attended the event.

The Hoses were married Dec. 26, 1942, at the home of the Rev. Harvey Martin of Hagerstown.

Mrs. Hose is the former Martha Jane Bartles, daughter of the late Albert and Anna Bartles. She is a homemaker.

Mr. Hose is the son of the late Norman and Hazel Hose. He retired from Mack Trucks Inc.

The Martins

Mr. and Mrs. A. James Martin of Smithsburg celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002, at a family dinner at the Cozy Restaurant in Thurmont, Md. Joining the Martins were their three daughters and spouses, Harold and Joann Willard, Dave and Beverly Smith, and Mike and Sharon Johnston, and family and friends.


Mrs. Martin is the former Pauline Kline, daughter of the late Theodore and Edith (Barkman) Kline.

Mr. Martin is the son of the late Paul and Pearl (Kinsey) Martin.

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