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Thomas Story Obituary

Thomas Eden Story
Thomas Eden Story

April 14, 2017
Born in Catskill
Resided in Palenville, NY


Thomas Eden Story, Sr., 75, of Palenville passed away on April 14, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born in Catskill on November 17, 1941, a son of the late Matthew Story, Sr. and Virginia Blakelock Story Hasko. He married Marcella Garofalo on June 29, 1963.

A graduate of SUNY Delhi, Tom worked as a land surveyor his entire career doing private work and he worked for the NYS DOT in Poughkeepsie for 33 years. He was a member of the NYS Association of Professional Land Surveyors and the Mid-Hudson Valley Land Surveyors Association.

Tom was a member and past Chief of the Palenville Fire Department, a member and past President of the Rip Van Winkle Rod and Gun Club and a member and Deacon of the Kiskatom Dutch Reformed Church. Tom had a passion for tapping maple trees and making maple syrup. He mentored many people.

Loving husband of Marcella Story; father of Thomas (Angel) Story Jr. of Palenville, the late Daniel Story, Mary (Christopher) Downs of Jacksonville, NC and Christina (Gregory) Johnston of Palenville; brother of Nancy McTigue of California, the late Matthew Story, Jr., the late Carol Doney, and David Story of California; grandfather of Robert and Nicholas Story, Kelsey, Christopher, and Daniel Downs, Shawn and Isabel Johnston. He is survived by many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 2:00 until 4:00 pm and 7:00 until 9:00 pm at Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home, 139 Jefferson Hgts., Catskill. A Funeral Service will be conducted at the funeral home on Thursday at 11:00 am. Pastors Nick Dorland and David Tipple will co-officiate. A private inurnment will be in the Town of Catskill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Kiskatom Reformed Church or Palenville Fire Department.



Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home
139 Jefferson Heights
Catskill, NY USA 12414
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home
139 Jefferson Heights
Catskill, NY USA 12414
Thursday, April 20, 2017
11:00 AM