Nov. 3, 2013
Charles E. “Chuck” Willett Sr., 82, of Mililani, an Army retiree and Purple Heart recipient who served on the 5th Regimental Combat Team during the Korean and Vietnam wars, died in Honolulu. He was born in Brookline, Mass. He is survived by wife Marilyn; sons Kimo, Chuckie, Charles E. Jr. and Earl Willett, and Shane Melendez; daughters Deborah Ortiz, Harolyn Pavao, Jeana Suan and Hattie Medrano; brothers Dennis and Richard Willette; sisters Barbara Pinkham and Patricia Roby; 30 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.