Valentine Family Fund

TYPE OF FUND:  Designated            DATE ESTABLISHED:  2003 

PURPOSE:  To provide perpetual funding for the Parsons Presbyterian Church.

DISTRIBUTION:  Upon the recommendation of the Grants Committee, approval of the Board of Directors of TCF, and in cooperation with the Session of the Church. 

VARIANCE POWER: If, in the judgment of the TCF Board of Directors, the restrictions and conditions of the fund become unnecessary, incapable of fulfillment or inconsistent with the charitable needs of the community, the TCF Board of Directors maintains the right to modify the terms of this fund. 

FUNDING: From the estate of Ms. Valentine, approved by the Board of Directors Dec. 10, 2003. 

BACKGROUND:  Gene Valentine was born Nov. 8, 1925 at Cumberland, MD, the only child of the late Arthur Jay Valentine and Eugenia “Gene” Orr Valentine of Parsons, WV.

She was a 1943 graduate of Parsons High School and a 1947 graduate of Davis & Elkins College, Elkins, WV.  She was employed as a laboratory technician at Laboratory, PA and St. Petersburg, Fl, as well as for the US Army and the Pittsburgh West Penn Hospital.  She was a  lifelong member of Parsons Presbyterian Church.

Ms. Valentine, 77, died Dec. 29, 2002 at Colonial Place, Elkins, WV.  Death was attributed to respiratory failure.  She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.