Associate Degree in Nursing, Hagerstown (Maryland) Junior College, 1980. Bachelor of science in nursing, University Maryland Baltimore County, 1989. Master of Science, University Maryland, 1991.
Staff nurse medical-surgical unit, Waynesboro (Pennsylvania) Hospital, 1980-1981; charge nurse for migrant health program, Shenandoah Community Health Center, 1988; unit manager, dispensary, Maryland. Correctional Training Center, Hagerstown, 1987-1988; critical care nurse, Washington County Hospital, 1981-1987, 87-89; charge nurse mobile unit staff, Johns Hopkins Hospital Clue II Program, 1989; clinical instructor, Hagerstown Junior College, 1989-1990; home care manager, Hospice Washington County, since 1990.
Member American Nurses Association, Maryland Nurses Association.
Married Maurice Hendelman, April 6, 1957. Children: Eric Glen, Eileen Susan, Jill Renéest.