On Thursday, October 26, 2017 of Hollywood, MD, formerly of New Port Richey, FL. Beloved wife of the late Clifton “Pete” L. Austin, who affectionately called her “Monk”. Wonderful mother of Bradley C. Austin and Deborah (Jamie) L. Dudley. Sister of the late Paul Franklin Simmers, Jr. and Donna Bengtson. Grandmother of eight; great-grandmother of seven. Friends may call at Gasch’s Funeral Home, P.A., 4739 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD on Monday, October 30 from 7 to 9 PM. A service will be offered at Colmar Manor Bible Church, 4110 Newton Street, Colmar Manor, MD on Tuesday, October 31 at 11 AM. Interment Fort Lincoln Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23066.