Pamela A. Hengemihle, a registered nurse who owned and operated a nursing consulting business, died of multiple organ failure Nov. 30 at Franklin Square Hospital Center. She was 48.
She was born in Baltimore and raised in Essex. She was a 1977 graduate of Eastern Vocational Technical High School.
She was a graduate of the South Baltimore General Hospital School of Nursing, where she became a licensed practical nurse. She attended what was then Salisbury State University and earned a bachelor's degree in nursing in 1984 from the University of Maryland School of Nursing.
For the past 20 years, Ms. Hengemihle worked as an intensive care and cardiac care nurse at several Baltimore-area hospitals.
In 1985, she established Shore Health Inc., which furnished temporary nurses to industries.
She worked as director of new business development for McKesson Corp., the prescription drug distributor, before establishing Precious Time, a nursing consulting business.
Ms. Hengemihle lived on Sue Creek in Essex.
She attended Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church, 1704 Eastern Blvd., where a memorial service will be held at noon Saturday.
Ms. Hengemihle is survived by her companion of 23 years, Lucinda "Cindi" Garriques of Essex; her father, Daniel Hengemihle of Essex; a sister, Nancy Zellinger of Essex; and two nephews.