Born March 27, 1928, in Ashland, she was the daughter of George and Marie (Saluchi) Arnold. She lived in Streetsboro since 1958.
Mrs. Kirtley was employed by the Streetsboro Board of Education as a school bus driver.
Survivors include her husband of 39 years, Robert F.; sons, Edward W. of Streetsboro and Barry of Randolph; and three grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Shorts Funeral Home in Streetsboro where services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, with the Rev. Harry Harvey officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Streetsboro.