New History


The inspiration for the establishment of Menard Family Foundation came from the values and lived example of Bernard P. and Mary K. Menard.

We share with you some Family History

Mary Katherine Chafey, born and raised in rural Pennsylvania, was the oldest of the four children of C. William and Mary Catherine Chafey.

Known as Kate to her family, she embraced the role of caregiver early in her life
as babysitter for her brothers, and for a nearby family and their twin sons.