The Passing of Tom Story

MPI_Tom StoryFrom Legacy Remembers

Thomas Joseph Storey passed away on January 28, 2023 after a long illness.  He leaves behind his dear wife of 65 years, Nancy Ann (nee Moore) and many loving nieces, nephews, friends and family members.

Tom was born on September 6, 1935 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio and graduated from Elder High School in 1952.  He earned a degree in Broadcasting from the College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) and went on to a 47 year career as Program Administrator for WLW-T Television in downtown Cincinnati.

At the same time, Tom became well-known as a director and actor in both community and professional theatre in the area.  He and Nancy Ann met through The Bellarmine Players and together they worked in such theatres as The Drama Workshop, Edgecliff Theater, Mariemont Players, The Village Players of Ft. Thomas, Knox Drama Workshop, Stagecrafters, Cincinnati Music Theater, Footlighters, The IF Theater Collective, Sunset Players and Wyoming Players.  His acting roles ranged from John Proctor in ‘The Crucible’ to Clarence Darrow in ‘Never the Sinner’ to Al Lewis in ‘The Sunshine Boys’.

Tom won multiple awards for acting and directing through his career and he and Nancy Ann in 2020 were honored as recipients of The Art Rouse Award from ACT-Cincinnati, given annually in recognition for ongoing contributions to area theatre.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Cecilia Church, 3105 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH  45209 on Friday, February 3, 2023 at 10:30 am.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate to a charity of your choice in Tom’s honor.


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