Dolores Anna Kontra

August 12, 1930April 27, 2021

Dolores A. Kontra, age 90, of Roswell, GA, formerly of Huntington Beach, CA and Munhall, PA, passed away peacefully at home on April 27, 2021. She was born August 12, 1930, the daughter of the late John and Anna (Koren) Salapa of Munhall, PA. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 49 years, William Kontra, brothers George (Marie) Salapa, John (Barbara) Salapa, Albert (Joan) Salapa and Thomas (Katherine survives) Salapa.

She is survived by her children Donna (William) Lancaster, Dean (Rebecca) Kontra , both of Round Mountain, CA and Darlene (Thomas) Murray of Roswell, GA; her cherished grandchildren Geoffrey (Ryan Hoskins) Lancaster, Jennifer Lancaster, Corey Kontra, Chad (Patricia) Kontra, Amanda (William) Dennis, Trevor Graegin , Melissa (Michael) Longjohn and Patrick Murray; and her fourteen loving great grandchildren.

Affectionately known as “Gangee” by her grandchildren and great grandchildren, Dolores was devoted to and most comfortable surrounded by her family. In addition to her role as a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, she enjoyed a twenty year career with Kmart and retired in 1989. Visitation will be private. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Inurnment will follow at The Good Shepherd Cemetery in Huntington Beach beside her beloved husband.

Arrangements entrusted to Roswell Funeral Home 950 Mansell Rd. Roswell, GA 30076. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250.

The family wishes to sincerely thank Heartland Hospice of Decatur, GA for the wonderful care and support given during the past year.


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Zac Tredo

April 30, 2021

Gangee always treated me as part of the family, whether it was making sure I had a blanket whenever I stayed the night, to the late night combos after fishing. I loved the most the times we would all sit outside and just talk. She set the bar of what a "grandma" was and she will never be forgotten.

Diana Elmore

April 30, 2021

I've known Mrs. Kontra for appx. 51 years, Darlene and I were best friends, through junior high and high school. I was a bridesmaid in Dars wedding. I considered Mr and Mrs Kontra like a second set of parents, and they most certainly treated me like one of the family. I adored Mrs Kontra, she and my mom work together for a while at Kmart. She raised a wonderful family along with Mr Kontra they were both lovely people. She will be greatly missed. She now is with her beloved Bill.