August 03, 2008

The Souderses

Joseph and Marie Souders of Hagerstown celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 12, 2008, at Shafer Park in Boonsboro.

A surprise party was hosted by their son, John, of Hagerstown, and his children, son Jeff and wife, Marianne of Manchester, Md. Celebrating with the couple were neighbors, relatives and friends.

Mrs. Souders is retired from the Washington County Board of Education. Mr. Souders is retired from Pangborn Corp.

They were married on July 21, 1958, at Mt. Lena Union Church by the Rev. Daniel Rosenberry.

They have five grand-children and two step-grandchildren.

The Hoses

On Saturday, July 5, 2008, Bob and Janice Hose of Hagerstown were honored for their 25th wedding anniversary at a surprise open house. The event was hosted by the couple's daughter and her husband, Emily and Dan Sheaffer, and Mr. Hose's parents, Edward and Evelyn Hose. Family members and friends gathered at the Hagerstown home of Mr. Hose's parents.


The Hoses were married on June 25, 1983, at Hagerstown Bible Church by the Rev. James A. Dodge.

Mrs. Hose is the former Janice Carbaugh. She taught at Heritage Academy for nine years and home-schooled the couple's daughter for 13 years. Mr. Hose is a mathematics teacher with the Washington County Board of Education. He has taught at Williamsport High School for 34 years.

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