On October 25, 2017, at the age of 95, of North Beach, formerly of Bladensburg, MD. Husband of the late Frances Speakes. Father of John (Linda) Speakes, Dollie (Richard) Chroniger and Kathleen (Sidney) Bremerman. Eight grandchildren: Kelly Gray, Megan Speakes, Zack Speakes, Melody Bremerman, Alfred Bremerman, Robin Stephenson, Kathleen Bocchi, and Lindsey Chroniger; eight great grandchildren: William Gray, Jr., Jasmine Fritch-Wooge, Lexi Bocchi, Savannah Bocchi, Travis Stephenson, Eryika Stephenson, Lucas Colaianni, and Mackenzie Colainni and three great, great grandchildren: Madison Fitch-Wooge, Ashton Gray and Elizabeth Fitch-Wooge also survive. Friends may call at Gasch’s Funeral Home, P.A., 4739 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD on Wednesday, November 1 from 9 a.m. until funeral time at 11 a.m. Internment Fort Lincoln Cemetery.