Gladys Mae FitzGerald, 92 years old, born January 10, 1927, in Solvang, California, passed away Thursday morning, May 2, 2019. Her parents, Jack and Gerda (Rasmussen) Ross, were an early Solvang family and business owners.
She graduated from Santa Ynez High School in 1944 and married Bill Fitzgerald at Mission Santa Ines in 1946. She and Bill owned various businesses over the years and have owned the Parkway Market in Buellton for over 60 years.
Preceded in death by her husband Bill and her two brothers Leo and Richard, she leaves her three children; Cathy, Rosalind and Dan, 6 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
A Memorial Mass was held on Tuesday May 7 at Old Mission Santa Ines in Solvang. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Central Coast Hospice or Mission Santa Ines.
Loper Funeral Chapel, directors.