Aaron B. Young, 73, of Montclair, died on Aug. 13, 2017.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Sept. 9, at 11 a.m. at Union Baptist Church, 12 Midland Ave., Montclair, where Mr. Young was a member since childhood.

Mr. Young served in the U.S. Navy and then returned to Montclair. He was the crossing guard at Bloomfield Avenue and Valley Road for many years after he retired. Mr. Young was also the caretaker of the outside flowers at Martin’s Home for Service, which he took great pride in.

He is survived by his brothers, Richard D. Young (Mattie) of Sacramento, California; and Kenneth Young of Berkeley, California; and by four nieces, two nephews, and a host of friends.

Arrangements were by Martin’s Home for Service Inc, 48 Elm St., Montclair.