Carol Lucille (Davis) Stubbe of Waterford, age 87, passed away at the St. Vincent Health Center on Friday, February 4, 2011. She was born in Erie on March 11, 1923, the daughter of the late Clyde M. and Alice Harris Davis.

Stubbe, Carol Lucille (Davis)Carol was educated in the Erie Public Schools. She attended Wayne Elementary School, Wilson Junior High School and Academy High School. After graduating from Academy in 1941, she enrolled at the Edinboro State College and graduated in 1944 with a Bachelor’s degree in Art Education. She later returned to Edinboro to earn a Master?????s degree in Elementary Education. Carol taught Art in several west county schools and then Kindergarten in the Fort LeBoeuf School District, mostly in Mill Village, for 23 years.

Carol married US Army Air Corps Lieutenant Earl C. Stubbe on November 7, 1944 and they remained happily married until her death. Carol is survived by her husband of over 66 years, Dr. Earl C. Stubbe; son Gordon Stubbe of Bodega, California; daughter Marilyn Stubbe of Waterford; brother Stanley Davis and his wife Lauri of Arnold, Maryland; and granddaughter Tanya Stubbe of California.

Her parents preceded her as did two brothers, Clyde Russell Davis and Roger Lee Davis, and one sister, Phyllis (Mrs. Raymond) Hevner. Carol was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Waterford, Delta Kappa Gamma, an honorary educational sorority, the Fort LeBoeuf Historical Society and worked with the WYNGS released time for Christian Education program.

Carol will be remembered as a loving wife, a dedicated teacher, a tireless co-worker and a true friend. She loved her family, her children, animals, music and art. One of the parents wrote after her nine children had attended Carol?????s kindergarten class: ????he children will remember you fondly, my husband and I will remember you with gratitude????.

Friends may call at the First Presbyterian Church, located on the west side of the Waterford Park, on Thursday, February 10, from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m., and on Friday from 10-11:00 a.m. The funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Emily Zeig officiating. Interment will be in Waterford Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to The First Presbyterian Church of Waterford or to The Fort LeBoeuf Historical Society.