Well-respected waterman laid to rest

Jeff Barbieto
Jeff Barbieto

KAILUA (HawaiiNewsNow) - An Oahu firefighter who drowned during a commercial dive operation was laid to rest Saturday. Family and friends of Jeff Barbieto packed into Saint John Vianney Church Saturday morning to pay their final respects.

The 41-year old drowned May 24th, while diving off Pearl Harbor. He and three other divers were on a job for Hukilau Foods.

Friends say Barbieto was a hard working man and a skilled diver. He leaves behind a wife, two sons, and two daughters.

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