THOMAS McDONOUGH  December 30 2022

THOMAS McDONOUGH December 30 2022

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December 30 2022
THOMAS McDONOUGH December 30, 2022 Share this obituary Upload Photo| Sign Guestbook| Send Sympathy Card Thomas Kevin McDonough, 75, of Cleveland, OH and formerly of St. Louis, MO, passed peacefully on December 30, 2022. Tom was born on March 10, 1947 to Thomas G. and Ann (Grealis) McDonough. Tom was a part of the first graduating class at Padua Franciscan High School and continued his studies at Kent State University, where he earned a BA in Mass Communications and English Literature. While at Kent, Tom began his work at WVIZ-Cleveland, working as a booth announcer. He continued work after college for WVIZ as well as teaching English and Drama at Marymount High School. Tom continued his career, after moving to St. Louis, with KETC-TV. Along with the National Instructional Television Center, Tom became the series Writer and Director for an educational series called ‘Inside/Out’, where he received an Emmy award for ‘Outstanding Instructional Children’s Programming’. Tom is most known for being the series Writer and Director for the children’s educational series, ‘The Letter People’ at KETC. Tom and his team brought to life Elayne Reiss-Weimann & Rita Friedman’s concept of The Letter People, which ran from 1974 to 1976. Tom and longtime collaborator, Jeff Jones created McDonough-Jones Productions, in St. Louis. They were known for their imaginative, quality commercials, and at one point were the nation’s most active producers of Sears-Roebuck commercials. Tom and Jeff won multiple Telly awards for their work. Tom was predeceased by his parents, Thomas G. and Ann, and his sister Kathleen. He is survived by his sister, Nancy Geschke and Mary Beth (Donald) Zabriskie.Tom was the coolest uncle around and is survived by his nieces and nephews Peter, Kathy, John, Laura, Kate, Kristin, Jeannine, and Carole. A memorial service will be held in the Spring. Zeis-McGreevey Funeral Home and Cremation Service 16105 Detroit Ave. Lakewood, OH 44107 (216) 221-0220 Print Obituary Sign Guestbook Name: Location: Video: Image: Light A Candle Candle 1 Candle 2 Candle 3 Candle 4 Email: Please keep my message private Personal Message: Confirm: Submit Guestbook entry

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Death notice for the town of: Westlake, state: Ohio

death notice THOMAS McDONOUGH December 30 2022

obituary notice THOMAS McDONOUGH December 30 2022

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