Posted On March 19th, 2017 -

Age 77, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away February 21, 2017 in Wahiawa. Born August 7, 1939 in Maui. A baseball and softball coach-Central Oahu and avid fisherman. He is survived sons, Jesse Jr. (Leinelle) Baptista, Gavin (Shanee) Baptista, Jay (Jonalle) Baptista; daughters, Gwen Baptista, Jean (Robert) Hanohano; brother, Rudy (Debbie) Belmonte; sister, Rosa Canianes; 18 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (March 23) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; funeral service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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