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OIL CITY - Carole A. Miller Cubbon, 77, of 142 Cubbon Drive, Oil City, died at 6:49 a.m. Monday (Dec. 17, 2012) at the Golden Living Center in Oil City.
Born March 15, 1935, in Bradford, Pa., she was a daughter of the late George and Lillian Emerson Rook.
Mrs. Cubbon graduated from Bradford High School in 1954.
She married Robert A. Miller in 1954. They moved to Titusville in 1956 and built Miller's Rollerdrome which opened on Jan. 20, 1957. She touched the lives of many children with her kindness and generosity through the 20 years at the "Rink." Robert preceded her in death in November 1984.
On May 8, 1974, she married Kenneth A. Cubbon. They moved to Toledo, where she was a sales associate at Hudson's Department Store for 20 years. She returned to Oil City in 1995 and worked at The BonTon until she retired.
Carole enjoyed being with her family, especially her two great-grandsons, Avery and Everett, who were the light of her life. She was a huge animal lover and loved her dog, "Pepper," which she rescued from the Humane Society.
She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Oil City. She was a great volunteer with the Lenten and fall luncheons.
She is survived by one son, Randy J. (Connie) Miller of Oil City; two granddaughters, Valerie (John) VanDyke of Oil City and Carrie (Joy Epting) Miller of Greenfield, Mass.; and two great-grandsons, Avery and Everett VanDyke of Oil City.
Also surviving is a sister-in-law, Lynda Rook of Bradford; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law Arthur and Rhonda Cubbon, both of Oil City; a sister-in-law, Eleanor Averill of Rocky Grove; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband; a brother, George Rook Jr.; and her second husband, Kenneth A. Cubbon, who preceded her in death on Nov. 16, 2012.
A memorial service was conducted in Trinity United Methodist Church Saturday with the Rev. Tom Phillips and the Rev. Bruce Davis officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to Everett Cancer Crusaders c/o John and Valerie VanDyke, 145 W. Third St, Oil City, PA 16301.
Published in The Bradford Era from Dec. 27, 2012 to Jan. 2, 2013