The Beachwood community is mourning the loss of one of their most faithful crossing guards this week with the passing of Albert A. Delnero, Jr.

Albert A. Delnero Jr. (Beachwood Police Department)

Delnero Jr. was a crossing guard at Beachwood Elementary School for the past decade and people who walked by say he was always smiling back at them.

He had also previously served aboard the First Aid Squad and Fire Department in Scotch Plains for 35-years before retiring.

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