Passed away on August 21, after a brief illness. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Jay is survived by her loving husband Kenneth Samuelson, six sons, two step children, 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was a longtime resident of Novato and moved to Petaluma 17 years ago. Jay spent more than 30 years in the insurance business and along with Ken owned Marin Insurance Services before retiring. Services will be held on Thursday, August 29 at 11:00 at St. James Catholic Church, 125 Sonoma Mountain Pkwy, Petaluma. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to the American Cancer Society.