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Meryl Austin

August 15, 1948 — April 18, 2024

Cincinnati, OH

❤️Meryl Ann Austin, passed away peacefully at the age of 75, on April 18th, 2024, surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with Parkinson's and Multiple Myeloma blood cancer.❤️

❤️Born on August 15th, 1948, in Mariemont, Ohio, to the late Dexter and Helen White, Meryl was the youngest of nine children. She was a spirited soul whose vibrant personality and infectious laughter filled every room she entered. ❤️

❤️Meryl is preceded in death by her late husband's Paul Austin and Harold Brock. Meryl and Harold, raised two children, whom she adored: Jennifer and Kevin. Meryl's role as a mother was central to her life; she infused her home with warmth, and wit which created a loving and nurturing environment for her children. ❤️

❤️Meryl's career as a Chef kitchen Manager at Wyoming golf, where she worked for 25 years allowed her to channel her love of cooking. However, her love for cooking extended beyond her professional life; she loved preparing meals for family gatherings and cherished moments around the dinner table with loved ones. Her culinary skills were matched only by her generosity and warmth that made every meal an expression of love. ❤️

❤️Meryl's legacy is carried on by her two children Jennifer and Kevin Brock. Her siblings Linda (Richards), Patsy (Smith) and her twin brother Marvin White. Her four grandchildren include Joshua & Jessica (Brock), Jacqueline & Zach (Burton), Ashleigh (Brock), Erica (Brock), five great grandchildren, Tyler, Austin, Elizabeth, Addalyn, and Baby Brock and one niece and seven nephews. ❤️

❤️Meryl was preceded in death by her parents Dexter and Helen White. Siblings: Helen (Wilson), Shelby (Richards),Floree, Dexter and Donald White. ❤️

❤️A celebration of Meryl's life will be held where she began her chef life at Old Miener's Tavern which is now St. Bernard Pub on Saturday, June 8, 2024 from 1 pm- 4pm. The family invites all who knew her to join in remberning a woman whose spirit was truly unforgettable. ❤️

❤️In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society or a simple act of kindness in Meryl's memory- perhaps sharing a joke or a smile, just as she would have wanted.❤️


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