Stafford-Milio, reading specialist, dies at age 62

E. K.

September 16, 1990

Services for Dr. Ellenor K. Stafford-Milio, a reading specialist and professor of communication and learning skills at Prince George's Community College, will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church, East Mount Vernon Place and North Washington Place.

Dr. Stafford-Milio lived in the Village of Cross Keys. She died Wednesday at Union Memorial Hospital of complications after surgery at the age of 62.

Before joining the faculty of the Prince George's school, she was a reading resource teacher and specialist in the Baltimore school system between 1975 and 1986.

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, she was director of the Reading and Study Skills Center at Coppin State College.

In the mid-1960s she was a language arts consultant in Chicago. She had been a remedial reading specialist in the Baltimore County school system for more than five years before that.

During her career she taught at various other schools and colleges in the United States. In the 1950s she was a teacher or principal at schools for the children of military personnel in France and Germany.

A native of New Philadelphia, Ohio, the former Ellenor K. Stafford was a 1947 graduate of Sweet Briar College for Women. She held a master's degree from the University of Virginia and received her doctorate from American University.

She had earned a graduate certificate from Loyola College and did other graduate work at the University of Puerto Rico, the University of Mainz in West Germany, the University of Maryland branch in Munich, Miami University, the University of Chicago, Baltimore Hebrew University and Johns Hopkins University.

She was vice president of Milio Cosmetics International, which is headed by her husband, Louis R. Milio.

Her other survivors include a brother, Daniel Stafford of Richmond, Ind.

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