Joan Madden Tighe, age 81, of Wilton, formerly of Palm Beach, Florida, died August 27 in Norwalk, Connecticut. Born April 15, 1931, in Yonkers, NY, she was the daughter of the late Mae Kelly and Louis Jay Madden. Joan was the wife of the late John Francis Tighe.
Joan was graduated from Fordham University with a B.S. degree. Joan and John were co-chairs of the Greater Palm Beach Symphony and promoted musical education in the greater Palm Beach community. She was a member of the Order of Malta Auxiliary.