Ghaleb Jowad Atway, also known to his friends as Joe Atway, passed away peacefully in his home on August 17, 2019 surrounded by his family. He leaves behind his wife, Fardous, four children, Neal (Suha) Atway, of Cary, North Carolina; Nadia (Bassam) Rasul, of Hilliard, Ohio; Nadwa (Ali) Saleh, of Kuwait City, Kuwait; and Nader (Ayam) Atway, of Canfield, Ohio. He also leaves four brothers, Walid (Samira) Atway and Atway (Salwa) Atway, of Liberty Township, Ohio; Atif (Wafa) Atway, of Fort Meyers, Florida; and Omar (Linda) Atway, of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida; six sisters, Wadad (Khalid) Jadallah, of Coistville, Ohio; Itaf (Sadallah) Ally, of Liberty Township; Ibtisam (Ahmad) Ahmad, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Nihayeh (Azzam) Mansour, of Fairfax Station, Virginia; Nuha (Khaled) Awad, and Samar (Ashraf) Mansour, of Memphis, Tennessee; and eighteen grandchildren, and countless nieces, nephews, and friends who loved him dearly. He came to Youngstown, Ohio in 1957, graduated from South High School, and then attended Youngstown State University until he was employed by Wean United in Youngstown. He worked there for over 25 years. Additionally, he and his brothers operated Atway’s Market on the Northside of Youngstown for over forty years, until they retired in 2005. Funeral services were held at Masjid Al-Khair (Islamic Society of Greater Youngstown) 1670 Homewood Avenue, Youngstown, OH 44502 on Monday, August 19th. The Atway Family would like to thank everyone for their support and condolences during this difficult time. Please keep his family in your prayers.
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