Kathleen and Albert Deak Sr. celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 29.

They were married at St. Ann's Church in Bridgeport and moved to Fairfield shortly after. Albert is a retired tool and die maker and was employed by Avco Lycoming and Bic Pen. Kathleen has been employed as a dental assistant with Dr. Dennis Bird, D.D.S. of Bridgeport for more than 30 years.

They are the parents of Carolyn (Stephen) Dugas, of Florida; Albert Deak, of Rhode Island; Suzanne (Alan) Wilson, of British Columbia, Canada; Corinne (Scott) Hodes, of Shelton; Allison (Robert) Roda, of Pennsylvania; and Jeffrey (Aileen) Deak, of Stratford. They also are the grandparents of 14: Tyler and Cory Dugas; Mackenzie and Maxwell Deak; Conor, Lucas and Mitchell Wilson; Katelyn Hodes; Nicholas, Alec and Matthew Roda; and Foster, Ryan and Mason Deak.

They celebrated their anniversary in early summer with a Mediterranean cruise.