WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Mt. Pleasant Elementary School community will be celebrating the life of student Henry Chang, who passed away in July following a long battle with childhood cancer.

A special event has been scheduled for Nov. 4 from 2 to 3 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School in conjunction with West Orange Township.

"We will be dedicating a tree, bench and mural at Mt. Pleasant in Henry’s honor," said Julie DiGiacomo, Mt. Pleasant Principal. "It is going to be beautiful."

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Henry is survived by his mother, Heather Young, an art teacher at West Orange High School, his father Henry, an instructional aide in the West Orange School District, and five-year-old brother Derrick, grandparents, and loving family members and friends.

The community is invited to attend the celebration of Henry's life. Mt. Pleasant Elementary School is located at 9 Manger Road.