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Are you prepared for your death? Are your affairs in order? Do your loved ones know your final wishes?

Death planning and preparation can decrease death anxiety, reduce additional stress on loved ones, and ease the depth of grief. A Dutiful Death is a highly inclusive and individualized death planning and preparation, service provider. Death Positivity includes acceptance of death as a natural life transition and recognizes planning for death as normal and appropriate. A Dutiful Death joins the Death Positive movement, by educating others on their duty to prepare and plan for their own death, and provides an array of services to assist with doing so.

Dr. Serena M. Natal

Dr. Serena M. Natal is a doctorate prepared family psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner with over 23 years of experience in the field of psychiatry. After working with countless clients who identified loss and unresolved grief as trauma, Dr. Natal developed a passion for grief work. Helping others cope during their time of bereavement led to an astounding awareness, on how lack of death planning and preparation impacts not only grief; but relationships, finances, and overall mental well-being.

Hence, the formation of A Dutiful Death! In addition to an extensive background in psychiatry and grief, Dr. Natal brings an array of experience, knowledge, and skills; to provide you with a unique death planning and preparation experience.

~ New Jersey State Licensed Insurance Agent
~ Commissioned Notary Public for the State of New Jersey
~ Certified Funeral Celebrant
~ Certified Death Doula
~ Center for Disease Control Advance Care Planning Training

“Preparing for death is one of the most empowering things you can do. Thinking about death clarifies your life.” ~ Candy Chang

A Dutiful Death is a business division of Maxines Mother LLC.

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