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Dr. Victor Contri
1947 - 2021
Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory
247 W. Johnson Road
LaPorte, IN

Dr. Victor Contri, 73, of La Porte, passed away peacefully at 10:40 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, in his home.

He was born Dec. 13, 1947, in East Chicago, Indiana, to Hugo and Millicent (Obradovich) Contri.

Dr. Contri graduated from Merrillville High School, Indiana University and IU School of Medicine with honors. In 1976, he moved to Michigan City to work in the ER at St. Anthony Hospital and later opened his private family practice there.

On Aug. 18, 1972, in Merrillville, Indiana, he married Sue (Daugherty) Contri, who survives.

Also surviving are his five children, Victor H., William, Karin, Michael (Amelia) and Carolyn (Doyle Martin) Contri; one grandson, Noah Contri; one sister, Teddy (Ron) Thompson; one sister-in-law, Susan Contri; one nephew; several nieces; and his dog, Bear.

Preceding in death were his parents; and one brother, Nickolas Contri.

Cremation has taken place. Per Dr. Contri's request, a private family ceremony will take place at Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville, at a later date. Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Rd., La Porte, 219-362-3100, is caring for the arrangements.

Please share memories and send condolences at www.Lakeview

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Amedisis Asera Care Hospice, 808 Vale Park Rd., Suite 200, Valparaiso, IN, 46383; or American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK, 73123; or Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL, 60601, in memory of Dr. Victor Contri.

Published by La Porte County Herald-Dispatch on Nov. 19, 2021.
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Such a wonderful person and family. I wish I had a chance to know you all better. Best wishes to you and your children
Danny Contri
December 8, 2021
You have our Deepest Sympathy. We are all so sorry to hear this. Our thoughts and Hearts are with you.
The Yeaney Family
November 29, 2021
Sue, please know that my heart goes out to you and the kids. Vic was an excellent physician to me and Nicholas and I am devastated at hearing of his loss. You and the entire Contri family are in my prayers...
Karen Williams
November 28, 2021
Sorry for your loss Sue he was a great man ..
Mary zahrndt
November 23, 2021
Vic was a good friend in High school. He will be Missed
Phillip Wood
November 22, 2021
Words can´t describe how sorry We are for your loss. You´re in are prayers.
Beth and Hal Kemmerer
November 21, 2021
Dr. Contri was beloved by my entire family...he cared for my parents, myself and my amazing son. Dr. has been missed by all of us for years now. We are so deeply sorry for your loss. He was an amazing man and physician.
Capiak Family
November 21, 2021
So sorry to his family , he was a Blessing to my Husband as will as others in my family.
Jane Crawford
November 20, 2021
Dear Contri, sending my sincere sympathy, my heart goes out to you currently of great sadness. Please know that God cares about you, how you feel and invite you to let help you.
November 20, 2021
I am so very sorry for your loss and extend my condolences. Dr Contri was a great doctor to work with and was always very concerned for the well-being of all of his patients. His compassionate care will be greatly missed by all that had met him.
Suzanne Manthey
November 20, 2021
I´m so heartbroken to hear this. I LOVED the doc!!! He took care of me for almost my entire life along with my family!! He will be sooooo greatly missed! Condolences to his lovely family. Love you doc!!!
Sean Shaia
November 19, 2021
My heart is filled with great sorrow. In remembrance to one of the best physicians i ever had the honor to be part of a team with. A well rounded, very knowledgeable physician who was gentle, kind, humble and clearly loved his family. May he rest in peace and may his families hearts be touched with many fond remembrances of a man who cared deeply and was there whenever needed by our community in meeting their health care needs. My prayers and sympathy extended to his entire family. God's blessings wished.
Elaine K Criswell
November 18, 2021
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