David Noble Hartley, 83, of Red Bank, passed away Monday, May 30, (Memorial Day) at Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel. Born in Medford, Massachusetts, to Noble and Ethel Hartley, he grew up in Binghamton, New York, with his parents and older brother, John (deceased). After graduating from Colgate University in 1956, David joined the Marine Corps during the Korean War. During his service, he was assigned to a post in Washington, DC, where he met and married his future wife, Teresa Hanlon. The Hartleys relocated to Red Bank to start a family. David worked as a marketing executive at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Plainfield, and IBM, in Cranford. He later owned and operated The Noble Co., a specialty products insurance firm. Active in his community, David was a member of the Long Branch Ice Boat & Yacht Club, Raritan Road Runners Motorcycle Club, Kiwanis Club and the Red Bank Regatta. David is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Teresa, his son, David Hartley Jr. and his wife, Catherine, his daughter, Laura Fagan and her husband, John. He is also survived by his brother-in-law, Buddy Hanlon and sister-in-law Kathleen Hartley. He cherished his two grandchildren, Colleen and Kyle Fagan. A celebration of David’s life will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 11 at The Atrium, 40 Riverside Ave., Red Bank. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in David’s name to Lunch Break, 121 Drs. James Parker Blvd, Red Bank, NJ 07701 or Monmouth Day Care Center, 9 Drs. James Parker Blvd, Red Bank, NJ 07701. Arrangements by DeGraff Lakehurst Funeral Home, Lakehurst.
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