May 22, 2020
Maryann Wampler (Bodnar), age 53, of Gary, IN. passed away suddenly on Friday, May 22, 2020. She is survived by her beloved husband of 28 years, Byron L. Wampler; loving children: Josh Wampler, Maryann Nusz, David Nusz, Brittany (Richard Cacho) and Heather Nusz; cherished grandchildren: Dakota, Aiden, Brayden, Jocelynn, Conner, Isabella, Bailey, Arya, Brooklyn and Collin; brother, John Bodnar and aunt, Maryann Lovin.
Preceded in death by her mother, Katie Sherman.
Maryann loved many things in her life but one of the most important to her were her children and grandkids. She loved spending every minute she could with her grandkids. Maryann was always there for anyone who needed her. From giving them a place to stay or cooking a 5-course meal which she loved to do. No one ever left her house hungry. Always by her side was her beloved dog Coco. Maryann also enjoyed rock painting. She had a whole room dedicated to making the world a more colorful place. It all wouldn’t have been possible without the love and support of her husband Byron. He did whatever he could to ensure she was happy. Maryann was a one of a kind and unforgettable person. She was a positive influence and touched so many people’s lives. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be truly missed.
A private funeral service will be held by Maryann’s family. Rendina Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements. Please visit www.mycalumetpark.com to offer condolences. For information call 219-980-1141