MALTESE, Elsie (nee Myslivicek) of Hackensack passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at the age of 90 at Lakeland Healthcare Center in Haskell. Prior to retiring she worked as a factory worker at Randa Neckwear in Hackensack. Beloved wife of the late John Maltese (1982). Cherished mother of Maryann Kantor, John Maltese and his late wife Renee, Angelo Maltese and his wife Barbara, Thomas Maltese and his wife Rita, Joseph Maltese and his wife Grace, Carolyn Szymanski and her husband Ronald, Frank Maltese and his wife Jeanette, Michael Maltese and Anthony Maltese. Loving grandmother of fifteen and many great grandchildren. Dearest sister of Rose Pumo, the late Joseph Myslivicek and the late Anna Azzato. Elsie also leaves behind a dear friend and special caregiver, Froi (known as Lee to Elsie). A Prayer service will be held on Monday October 29th, 10:00 AM at the G. Thomas Gentile Funeral Home, 397 Union Street, Hackensack, NJ. Interment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park Cemetery, Paramus. The family will receive friends for visitation on Sunday from 2 – 4 PM. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Elsie's memory to: St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105.