Today’s Asbury Park Press reports on the death Tuesday of Fair Haven resident Stephen “Bill” Noglows of Fair Haven. He was 79.

Prior to his retirement in 2000, Noglows and his brother owned and operated Monmouth Meats stores in Red Bank, Little Silver and Eatontown. They started the business in 1955.

From the obituary:

Bill, the son of Greek immigrant William and Elizabeth Noglows of Long Branch, was born Nov. 9, 1928, on Broad Street in Red Bank. Growing up, Bill worked in his father’s numerous Red Bank-based businesses, including the Red Bank Candy Kitchen, Monmouth Diner and Strand Restaurant.

He graduated from Red Bank Regional High School in 1945 and went on to graduate from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor of science degree in economics in 1950.

He served as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force on active duty in Langley, Va., Furstenfeldbruck, Germany, and Chateauroux, France, between 1953 and 1955. He received the Air Force National Defense Service Medal and the Air Force German Occupation Medal.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7p Sunday at Thompson Memorial Home, with a funeral service at the funeral home Monday at 9:30a. Interment will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Middletown. Donations may be made to the Red Bank Regional High School Education Foundation.

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