Obituaries: June 3, 2020

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Miriam Godoy-Pieri


Miriam “Mimi” C. Godoy-Pieri, 71, of Kailua-Kona, died April 27, 2020, at Kona Community Hospital. Born May 31, 1948, in Hilo, she was a retired escrow officer and officer manager.

Services held.

She is survived by husband, Raymond Pieri of Kailua-Kona; stepson, Matthew Pieri of San Francisco; stepdaughter, Kristen Pieri of Austin, Texas; three step-grandchildren; sisters, Lorraine (Thomas Summons) Godoy of Hilo, Margaret (Roy) Nuniez of Mountain View and Renee (Edward) Godoy of Hilo; brother, Chris Godoy of Kohala; numerous, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Brian Chamberlin

Brian Scott Chamberlin, 40, of Captain Cook, died Aug. 25, 2019, in Captain Cook. He was born July 4, 1979.

Services held.

He is survived by son, Jacob; daughter, Ashlyn; and mother, Kathleen, all of Honolulu; brothers, Adam of Kona and Daniel of Honolulu.

Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Susan Blau

Susan Marie Blau, 64, of Pahoa, died May 18, 2020. Born in California, she was a nutrition and health salesperson.

No services.


She is survived by mother, Carmen Coleman of Bedford, Texas; sisters Ruth Kennedy of Hurst, Texas and Maryam Morgan of Queens Village, New York; numerous cousins.

Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

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