Died Tuesday, July 3rd peacefully at Norton Hospital Brownsboro after an illness.
She is survived by her husband of almost 20 years Harry Renco, her daughter Emily Renco, her parents Janet and Jack “Sonny” Meyer and many beloved extended family and friends.
She was born on November 23rd, 1967 in Louisville, Kentucky, was a graduate of Atherton High school, and the University of Arizona where she received a BA in Fashion Merchandising. She also attended the Mid-America College of Mortuary Science and received an associate’s degree in mortuary science and embalming.
Eileen was a fourth generation owner of Herman Meyer and Son, Inc. and worked there for over 23 years. She loved helping people in their hardest times and will be missed by all. She was a former vice president of Funeral Auto, past president of Falls City Funeral Directors, former board member of Jewish Funeral Directors of America, and a partner of Funeral Directors Vault LLC.
She was a previous member of the Junior League and life member of NCJW – Louisville section. At the Temple she was on the board of trustees, the religious school committee and the preschool committee. She was a teacher at the high school of Jewish studies, and a member of the Parents Association of Louisville Collegiate School.
She loved being a part of anything her family was involved in.
Funeral services will be 2:00 Thursday, July 5th at Herman Meyer & Son, Inc., 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in The Temple Cemetery. Visitation will begin after 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Janet & Sonny Meyer Family Food Pantry at the JFCS, 2821 Klempner Way, Louisville, KY 40205, the Meyer-Renco Youth Cultural Fund at The Temple, 5101 US Hwy 42, Louisville, KY 40241, Collegiate School or BBYO.