John T. Solomon, a longtime Montclair resident, died after a brief illness on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020. He was 100.

Mr. Solomon was born in 1920 in Abbeville, Ala., to John Solomon and Mattie Johnson. 

He served in the Navy during World War II, and later was a longtime employee at Montclair State University. 

He spent most of his life in Montclair.  

Mr. Solomon is survived by a nephew, Thomas Johnson (Tina), a niece, Robbie Petty, and two grand-nieces, Dori Bailey (Daryl Garner) and Gail Bailey (Samir Elsayed).

Arrangements were by Martin’s Home for Service.