Chenty “Yaya” Chiara Washburn
Chenty With heavy hearts we announce the peaceful passing of Chenty "Yaya" Washburn on September 24, 2021. Chenty Washburn, 75, was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Chenty was the perfect example of how to live fully and love unconditionally. She delighted in cooking, housekeeping, traveling and caring for her family. Her greatest accomplishment was building her family alongside her loving husband. Chenty's joyful spirit, strength, faith, warmth, and generosity will forever remain a gift in our hearts.

Preceded in death by mother, Laura Fonseca; brothers, Alfred Kaluau, Lot Fonseca; and family dog, Makana. She is survived by father, George (Martha) Fonseca; husband, George Washburn Sr.; brother, George Edward Fonseca; sister, Melchisedec Fonseca; children, Chenty Washburn-Bonifacio (Vincent), Jerlene Washburn, Carol Gasper, LaVelle Washburn-Valdez (Patrick), George Washburn Jr.; 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grand- children; Lot (Lisa) Kaluau and Kaluau 'Ohana; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Due to the pandemic, private services will be held. Chenty's obituary will be online at where you may add memories of Chenty.

Arrangements Provided By:
Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary LLC

Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased