Helen S. Stanley

Social Studies Teacher

Helen S. Stanley, 81, who taught social studies at Robert E. Lee High School in Alexandria in 1964 and at James Madison High School in Vienna for 10 years until retiring in 1975, died of cancer July 29 at the Virginian Retirement Community in Fairfax.

A longtime Vienna resident, Mrs. Stanley lived in the retirement community for nearly five years.

She was a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., and a political science graduate of what now is Connecticut College. She came to Washington in 1938 as a government intern at the National Labor Relations Board and the Justice Department. She also worked for the Census Bureau.

She was an active member of the League of Women Voters, participating in demonstrations and projects to desegregate public schools in the 1950s. She also was a founder of an integrated day camp and a Brownie Scout troop.

She was a founding member of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax and a past president of the congregation. Survivors include her husband of 48 years, David T. Stanley of Fairfax; three children, David H. Stanley of Salt Lake City, Margaret T. Stanley of Seattle, and Mary S. Feinberg of Charleston, W.Va.; a sister; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Irving Louis Miller

Research Scientist

Irving Louis Miller, 79, a Gaithersburg resident who was a genetics research scientist at the National Institutes of Health for about 10 years before retiring in 1992, died of cardiopulmonary arrest July 27 at Cherrydale Nursing Home in Arlington.

Before joining NIH, he had been a research scientist at Yale University for about five years and at Georgetown University for about 15 years.

In retirement, he tutored chemistry at Gaithersburg High School.

He was a Cleveland native and a World War II Army veteran. He was a graduate of Ohio State University, where he also received a master's degree in chemistry. He earned a doctorate in biochemistry from the University of California at Berkeley.

His wife, Bernice Miller, died in 1992. Survivors include three children, Lynn Miller of Arlington, Jorrie Miller of San Diego, and Huddy Haller of Springfield; a brother; a sister; and three grandchildren.

Elizabeth A. Corey

Statistical Analyst

Elizabeth A. Corey, 79, an Agriculture Department statistical analyst from 1942 until retiring in 1979, died of pneumonia July 29 at Alexandria Hospital. She lived in Alexandria.

Miss Corey, a native of Syracuse, N.Y., came to Washington when she joined Agriculture. After seven years in this area, she worked for the department in Alaska from 1949 until returning to Washington in 1964.

In retirement, she had done volunteer work for the American Association of Retired Persons Tax Council of the Elderly.

Survivors include two brothers and a sister.

Doris May Shaulis

Cafeteria Hostess

Doris May Shaulis, 75, who was a cafeteria hostess at Wolftrap Elementary School in Vienna for about 10 years until the mid-1980s, died of cardiac arrest July 25 at Inova Fairfax Hospital.

Mrs. Shaulis had lived in Vienna since 1953. She was a native Washingtonian and attended Eastern High School. She was a member of United Methodist Church in Vienna and a volunteer for the Vienna Church of the Holy Comforter Episcopalian Pennywise Thrift Shop.

She also was a member of the Fifty-Ninety seniors club and the American Clan Gregor Society.

Her husband, George Mitchell Shaulis, died in 1978. Survivors include four children, Michelle Spencer of Fredericksburg, Yvonne Carver of Goldvein, George Shaulis of Garrisonville and Michael Shaulis of Chantilly; a brother; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Susan Elizabeth Pulliam


Susan Elizabeth Pulliam, 45, a teacher at Wheaton Woods Elementary School in Rockville for the last 10 years, died of breast cancer July 24 at her home in Silver Spring.

Mrs. Pulliam was born at Prince George's Hospital in Cheverly. She graduated in 1971 from Einstein High School in Kensington and later from the University of Maryland.

She worked in the computer information section at National Geographic in Gaithersburg.

She received a second bachelor's degree at the University of Maryland and a master's degree in education at Johns Hopkins University.

Survivors include her husband, Fred L. Pulliam of Silver Spring; one son, Jared L. Pulliam of Silver Spring; her mother, Anna Long of Mount Airy, Md.; two brothers, Steve Ruths of Damascus and Carl Ruths of Monrovia, Md.; a half brother, Bill Long of Mount Airy; and one sister, Debbie Long of Rockville.