||CARL CASTRO JABER|
Carl C. Jaber, age 84, of Honolulu, Oahu, passed away February 4, 2009 in Honolulu, Oahu. Carl was born on August 4, 1924 in Los Angeles, California, and was a life long resident of Hawaii. He grew up in Kaimuki, was a graduate of Saint Louis High School, and attended the University of Hawaii and Chaminade University of Honolulu. He served his country with distinction for over 40 years; first in the United States Air Force before retiring honorably, and then in the Federal Civil Service working for the United States Army at Schofield Barracks and Fort Shafter. Carl was an amateur inventor and enjoyed creating tools and crafting inventive solutions to "make light work" as he would often say. Carl was an avid golfer and winner of numerous club championships over his life time. Although Carl shot many rounds in the 60's, his proudest achievement on the golf course was shooting his age at 69. He also capped his favorite past time with a hole-in-one, also at 69. Carl and his wife, Anna, were partners in life and on the golf course, and Carl was a member of the Hawaii Country Club and Palolo Golf Club.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Anna Leinani Jaber; his sons, Carl J. Jaber (Marsha) of Vancouver, Washington, Calvin R. Jaber of Wilmington, Delaware, and Clayton M. Jaber of Mesa, Arizona; his daughter, Carol N. Lothringer of Austin, Texas; his brother Adam Jaber (Barbara) of Honolulu, Hawaii; sisters Najamy (Albert) Moutran of Niantic, Connecticut, Naomi Reuter of Glendale, Arizona, and Warde (Loyd) Whiteman of Glendale, Arizona; nine grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws. In addition to his parents, Azeez Saleh and Beatrice Castro Jaber, Carl was preceded in death by his first wife, Harriet Olive Anjo Jaber, his son, Leonard Paul Jaber, his brothers, Charles Saleh Jaber and Omar Jaber, and his sister, Lillian Effie Medeiros .
Family and friends are invited to celebrate Carl's life on Tuesday, February 10 at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary, visitation 9:30 a.m., service 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, please consider giving to the American Lung Association of Hawaii.