Joan Koval Baldwin

Born: February 10, 1950
Death: November 16, 2021

Funeral Home Details:

Dodo Mortuary

Address: 199 Wainaku St.
Hilo, Hawaii

Phone: (808) 935-5751

Funeral Home Website

Joan Koval Baldwin, 71, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Nov. 16 at home. She was a long-time resident of Gig Harbor.

Born in Chicago, she was a retired corporate librarian for Weyerhaeuser and had also worked for Boeing, Pennzoil, and others. She had a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and master’s degree in library science from the University of Illinois and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi.

Survived by her husband, Gerald E. “Gerry” Baldwin of Hilo, sister, Ruth Koval of Chicago. Joan and Gerry lived in Gig Harbor for 27 years before moving to Hilo. Many of her friends in Gig Harbor will remember her smile and “can do” approach to helping organizations in Gig Harbor.