CORTLAND - Elsie B. Maley, 89, of Cortland, passed peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, in Vista at the Ridge in Mineral Ridge.
Elsie was born on May 2, 1924, in Butler, Pa., the daughter of Lou and Ann Vargo.
She was a graduate of Cortland High School.
On June 28, 1947, Elsie Vargo and George Maley were united in marriage. She was a loving wife and a caring mother to their two sons, Lewis "Dan" and David.
Elsie was a member of the Cortland Christian Church. She also was a member of the Opal Chapter 181 Order of the Eastern Star.
Elsie truly enjoyed her profession as a Realtor, selling real estate for 40 years.
Memories of Elsie will be treasured by her loving family, her sons and daughters-in-law, Lewis "Dan" (Norma) Maley of Cortland and David (Vicki) Maley of Marian, Iowa; and her beloved granddaughters, Amber Maley, Erin Maley and Amanda Maley
Preceding Elsie were her husband, George, on Sept. 5, 1993; her parents; her sister, Irene; and her brother, Ivan "Bud" Vargo.
The family will hold a private family gathering at a later date.
Arrangements for Elsie were entrusted to the Borowski Funeral Service and Oak Meadow Cremation Services.