SALEM, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Mr. Scott Alan Gostey, age 59, of Salem, formerly of Leetonia, died on Tuesday, July 25, 2023, at Salem Regional Medical Center, Salem.

He was born on August 14, 1963, in Salem, son of the late Richard and Gloria Roberts Gostey.

Scott graduated from Leetonia High School, Class of 1982 and worked for Worthington Industries and enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping.

Scott is survived by his fiancée, Susan Pitts of Salem; sister, Kim (Bill) Garlough of Leetonia; his fiancée’s daughter, Michelle Pitts; two nephews, David (Donna) Garlough and Billy Garlough; a niece, Cathy (Kevin Silva) Shirey and several great-nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his fiancée’s son, Michael Pitts.

Per Scott’s wishes, no service will be held.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Woods-Rettig Funeral Home, Leetonia. Family and friends may send condolences at

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