Pamela A. Hovatter
CFSP, President, Licensed Funeral Director
Pamela was born in Baltimore, MD. She graduated from Arundel High School and went on to Catonsville Community College finishing with an Associate’s Degree in Mortuary Science. After finishing her Associate Degree, she became a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner and a Certified Crematory Operator. Pam came to Singleton Funeral Home as an Apprentice Mortician in 1986, five years later she fulfilled her lifelong dream of becoming a funeral director. Singleton’s has since been Pam’s home, originally as the Office Comptroller and thereafter Vice President in 2010. Pam always had a dream of becoming a funeral director as a young child. She never dreamed it would ever become a reality. Pamela takes great pride in assisting people with helping others in their time of need. She has only been with Singleton's during her whole career.
Since 1991, she has been a member of the Maryland State Funeral Directors Association, where she was President from 2008-2009, and has been a Board Member since 2001. She is also part of the National Funeral Directors Association, since 1991 and the Academy of Professional Service Practice, since 1994.
Pam is a proud sponsor of the Glen Burnie Improvement Association, and hosts a stand at the Glen Burnie Carnival every year, also a member of The 100 Club of Maryland. Pam serves on the Revitalization Committee for Glen Burnie, and looks forward to being a part of the "Revitalization" of the town. She is a member of DMORT Region III (Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team) since 2005, where she served 3 months in Baton Rouge, LA for Hurricane Katrina and served 2 weeks in Haiti after the Haiti Earthquake, and is also a Certified Mass Fatalities Response Team Nuclear Biological Chemical Warfare Responder. Pam is also the Deputy Co-Commander for the Maryland State Funeral Directors Assoc. Disaster Response Team.
In December 2016, Pam became the President and sole owner of Singleton Funeral and Cremation Services. Family is essential to Pam’s life, in her household and at the Funeral Home. Pam's mother is 96 years young and resides with her and she cherishes every day she has to spend with her.
Pam is the proud mother two sons, and four grandchildren she feels blessed every day. Her family does not stop with blood line, each of the staff members at Singleton’s is a part of her family. She looks forward to continuing the "Singleton" legacy and serving the families of the community as she was taught.
Pam is very proud to have and extended family, as mentioned she doesn't stop with blood line. She is happy to have 1 son, 2 daughters and 2 grand daughters and a wonderful son in law of her soulmates.
Pam loves the outdoors, she has chickens, goats, 3 dogs and a cat. Pam enjoys spending time at her log cabin in West Virginia, which is where her roots come from with her children and grandchildren. Family is everything to her.