Class of 1959

We, the Class of 1959, celebrated our 50th class reunion on April 24 and 25, 2009. This blog is about sharing memories of our class reunions and a long-ago life at our Alma Mater's, S.F.X.A. and S.A.H.S. Good memories of days gone by but not forgotten! A gift to my classmates. ~Marian Ann Love ~

Thursday, December 01, 2022

Rosemary Hosemann Murphy Dies


On Saturday, November 19, 2022, Rosemary Hosemann Murphy, a lifelong resident of Vicksburg, Mississippi, passed away at age seventy-four.  

Rosemary graduated from St. Francis Xavier Academy, a proud member of the Hinds Hi-Steppers, a talented vocalist and former Miss Vicksburg, and a graduate of Belhaven College.  She was a loving mother of three girls, an excellent cook, an active volunteer with the American Red Cross, a talented seamstress and small business owner, and later a librarian at South Park Elementary School.  

She is survived by her three daughters, Karen Murphy, Anne-Marie Ireland, and Catherine Murphy; son-in-law, Michael Ireland; two granddaughters, Mia and Abby Ireland; brothers, Michael and John Hosemann and sister Ann Hosemann-Butler.  She was preceded in death by her father, Paul Hosemann Sr.; mother, Rose Mary Hosemann and brother, Paul Hosemann Jr.

A memorial service is being planned later, to be determined.  In place of giving flowers, the family asked that those who are able instead make a donation to the American Red Cross (

Friday, November 11, 2022

Thank You!

THANK YOU to those who have worn the uniform on our behalf. We are so grateful. 🇺🇸

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Prayers For Theresa's Upcoming Neck Surgery

Please keep our dear classmate, Theresa Martin Kitowski, in your prayers.  She will be having neck surgery (cervical vertebrae) on October 26th.  She has already had three back surgeries (Lumbar).  Also, keep her husband, Chuck, in your prayers as well.  He is having problems remembering.  

If any classmates need prayers for anything, please email me at or, and I will post to our Class of 1959 blog.  We all need prayers.  

May God Bless you all!

Saturday, October 29th - Theresa said the surgery had no complications; deemed a success.  Time will tell how I recover.  Sure is rough now, and will keep you updated.  Thanks for your prayers. 

Sunday, September 11, 2022

We Remember

We Remember

8 EMT's/Paramedics
60 Police Officers
343 Firefighters
2,997 Civilians

We remember those that lost their lives and those who gave their lives.
We remember every rescuer who died in honor.
We remember every family that lives in grief.


Friday, September 09, 2022

Queen Elizabeth II

Elizabeth Alexandra Mary

             April 21, 1926 ~ September 8, 2022

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