Luigi and Nadia Battaglino of Shelton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 4. They were honored at a party with family and friends on May 3.

The couple has three children — Annette Lemma (husband Domenic), Jessica Brinsmade (husband Keith) and son Bruno, who is deceased. They also have five grandchildren.

Luigi and Nadia were married at St. Mary’s Church in Derby on April 4, 1964. Both were born and raised in different regions of Italy, and immigrated to the United States, where they met.

They have lived in Shelton ever since.