Albert N. Gray, 85, a cartographer who retired in 1985 from what is now the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, died Nov. 17 at Heart Homes assisted living in Annapolis after a heart attack.

The death was confirmed by a son, Thomas Gray.

Albert Neil Gray was a native Washingtonian and a 1946 graduate of St. John’s College High School in the District. He then spent his career at the Army Map Service. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.

He was a former Silver Spring resident, and his memberships included St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Silver Spring, where he taught religious education classes.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Mary Ann Lynn Gray of Annapolis; eight children, Francis Gray of Scottsdale, Ariz., Michael Gray of Annapolis, Lynn Sorenson of Harker Heights, Tex., Cecilia Plante of Olney, Kenneth Gray of Myersville, John Gray of Baltimore, Thomas Gray of Van Meter, Iowa, and Andrea Pozzi of Milan; four sisters, Jean Shackleford and Marie Hughes, both of Silver Spring, Jackie Kelleher of Columbia and Nancy Vessel of Colorado Springs; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

— Adam Bernstein