Two endowment funds were established within the Foundation by Francis D. “Pat” and Alice E. Tighe. The first was created in 1981 and the second in 1995.
This fund was created in 1981 to assist the Fox Valley Park District’s Friendly Center Club. It was established as an endowment in 1990.
The second fund was established through a bequest received from the estate of Mr. Tighe in 1995 for the benefit of Holy Angels Catholic Church of Aurora.
“Pat” Tighe (1907-1995) was the chief of police in Aurora during the 1950’s.
He then joined the brokerage firm of Scrap Corporation of America, retiring in 1990.
Mr. Tighe also was a special agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1941 to 1945.
Alice Tighe (1911-1990) was a member of Holy Angels Church, Ladies of Columbus, Friendly Center Club and Mercy Center Auxiliary.