NILES, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Jeffrey J. Hawout, 64, passed away unexpectedly on November 5, 2023.

Jeff was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, on September 10, 1959, a son of Herbert “Jack” and Carol (Hunt) Hawout. 

He was a 1977 graduate of Mineral Ridge High School.

Jeff worked 42 years, as a welder, at RMI Titanium. He retired in April of 2023 and was looking forward to spending his free time with his grandchildren.

He enjoyed watching sports but his greatest joy came from the time he spent with his children and grandchildren. 

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his mother, Carole Hawout; his children, Elyse (Cody) Fincham, Bethany (Anthony Gentsy) Hawout and Matthew Hawout; grandchildren, Anthony Jr. and Adley; brothers, Craig (Sharon) Hawout and Eric (Derricka) Hawout and his beloved dog, Elsa.

Jeff was preceded in death by his father, Herbert “Jack” Hawout. 

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. at WM Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 614 Warren Avenue, Niles, OH 44446. Family and friends may call from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that material contributions be made to the Mahoning County Dog Pound in Jeff’s name.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Jeffrey J. Hawout, please visit our floral store.

A television tribute will air Tuesday, November 14, at the following approximate times: 6:47 a.m. on WYTV, 9:43 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.