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'He became a hero': Remains of Gonzaga alum, U.S. Navy pilot shot down in Vietnam return home after decades of uncertainty

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Jan. 27—Dona Re' Shute and Lorraine Charvet didn't realize their family needed closure until they got the call.

It was from the Navy, who called Charvet this past May — two weeks before Memorial Day. The Navy told her that the remains of their brother, U.S. Naval Reserve Cmdr. Paul Charvet, would finally return home after more than 50 years across the Pacific.

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