On Saturday, January 6, 2018, Thomas B. Lerch of Cheverly, MD passed away peacefully in his sleep. Thomas was the beloved husband of Lenore “Bootsy” Lerch and the loving father of Gregory (Nancy), Mark (Joyce), Geoffrey (Jeanie), Victoria, and the late William Lerch. He is survived by eight grandchildren, one great-grandchild, a daughter-in-law, Joan Lerch, as well as a brother, William Lerch of Silver Spring, MD. Friends may pay their respects at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 3107 63rd Avenue, Cheverly, MD on Friday, January 19th from 10-11 AM with a funeral Mass following immediately at 11 AM. Interment will be at Ft. Lincoln Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the St. Ambrose Building Fund at the above stated address.