John E. Miller, ex-schools chief in Queen Anne's
Services for John Edward Miller, retired superintendent of the Queen Anne's County schools, will be held at 1 p.m. today at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Cordova.
The Centreville resident, who was 60, died Sunday at the Memorial Hospital in Easton after a heart attack.
Mr. Miller retired July 1. He had been superintendent of the county school system since 1979.
His career in education began in that system in 1953 when he became a teacher at Sudlersville High School.
Born in Cumberland, he was a 1949 graduate of Fort Hill High School and a 1953 graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park, where he also earned a master's degree in 1960.
A life member of the National Education Association and a former president of the Eastern Shore Superintendents' Association, he was an honorary member of the National Congress of Parent Teacher Associations.
Mr. Miller was a member of many other professional, civic, fraternal or religious organizations. He was former master of the Centreville Lodge of the Masons and former patron of the Centreville Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. He had been treasurer of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Cordova and a member of the board of the Eastern Shore Division of the American Heart Association.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, the former Kathryn Roe; two daughters, Susanne M. Smith and Emily M. George, both of Centreville; two sons, Samuel E. and Andrew B. Miller, both of Centreville; his father, Ralph S. Miller of Cumberland; a sister, Sharon L. Miller of Cumberland; and six grandchildren.
The family suggested memorial contributions to the Education Building Fund of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Cordova or the Queen Anne's County Chapter of the American Heart Association.
Pauline E. Allen
A memorial service for Pauline E. Allen, an artist who had been a Marine Corps control tower operator during World War II, will be held at 2:30 p.m. today at the Lemmon-Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, 10 W. Padonia Road.
Mrs. Allen, who was 68 and lived on Pot Spring Road, died Saturday of cancer at Stella Maris Hospice.
The graduate of the School of Fine Arts at Syracuse University painted in all mediums, often landscapes or still lifes. She also drew caricatures in pastels, many of them for organizations to which her husband belonged.
Her husband, Eugene V. Allen, a retired vice president of Black & Decker Corp., died in 1986.
The former Pauline M. Ellis was a native of Syracuse who served during World War II as a control tower operator at the Cherry Point (N.C.) Marine Air Station. She left the service as a staff sergeant.
Mrs. Allen is survived by a son, David B. Allen of Timonium; a daughter, Cynthia A. Perreault of St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands; a brother, Donald K. Ellis of Avon Park, Fla.;and two grandchildren.