Valerie K. Kontra


Valerie K. Kontra, age 78 of DuBois, PA died Sunday, November 28, 2021 at the DuBois Nursing Home.

Born on May 4, 1943 in Pittsburgh, PA, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Emma (Doud) Pringle.

She married Thomas Kontra who preceded her in death on November 28, 1999.

Valerie had worked as a retail manager for The House of Blues in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for many years.

Her greatest joy was spending time with her loving family.

Valerie is survived by her children (Norman “James” Leitholf of Bonsall, CA, Lisa Quairiere of DuBois, PA and Jason Leitholf of Conway, SC), 6 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by 2 brothers (John and Bruce Pringle).

There will be no public visitation and a private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

The Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences can be sent to www.baronickfuneralhome.com.


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