Gladys Caldwell passed away in Petaluma January 4, 2013 at the age of 91 years. Loving wife of the late Shirley Paul "Al" Jay and Bill Caldwell. Devoted mother of Marlene Short and her husband Sam of OK, Kathleen Corne and her husband Jerry of WA, John Jay and his wife Lisa of Petaluma, Dorothy Hofman and her husband Jack of Petaluma and the late Leonard Jay. Dear grandmother of 13, great-grandmother of 23 and great-great-grandmother of five. Dear sister of Marge Spandri and her husband Bill of Rohnert Park, Ralph Pelton (late Helen), Courtland Pelton and his wife Mona all of Petaluma and the late Henry Pelton. Survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Gladys was born, reared and educated in Sebastopol. The Pelton family moved to Petaluma in the late 30's. She always looked forward to her Friday Morning Bowling League and enjoyed working with her brother Ralph at the South City Market. Her greatest joy was spending time with all her grandchildren. As per her request there will not be a service. Family assisted by Parent-Sorensen Mortuary and Crematory, 763-4131.