Mr. and Mrs. Al Shuluga of Stow are celebrating 45 years of marriage.

Al Shuluga and the former Karen Kavanagh were married Aug. 14, 1971, at St. Lukes Church in Boardman.

They are the parents of Allan Jr. and his wife, Becky, of Northfield; and Jason and his wife, Molly, of Milford. They also have three grandchildren.

Al is retired from Lockheed Martin in Akron. Karen is retired from Kohl's Dept. Store in Stow.

The couple went on a river cruise to France to celebrate and had a family brunch at the Sheraton in Cuyahoga Falls.