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Mary Manera


End of Life Educator

Death Midwife

Home Funeral Guide

Funeral Celebrant

"Befriending Grief" workshops

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As a death worker, I offer support to those exploring their options for the end of life. 

I have experience as a hospice educator

and chaplain, and am now offering service as 

a Home Funeral Guide and Death Midwife.


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End of Life


Providing customized education & support on a wide range of topics, for individuals or groups seeking to gain more agency around end of life plans and issues.



Offering wholistic support for the dying person and their community of care. Services can include education about the dying process, companionship, caregiver support, and other non-medical support.

Home Funeral


 Guiding a community of care in natural death care & community based vigil, with minimal or no funeral home involvement. 



Together, we will design a memorial ceremony that honors your loved one. The ceremony will reflect both your unique ideas and cherished traditions in any way you wish.

Befriending Grief 

Release belief that grief is a problem to overcome… and choose to cultivate a respectful, courageous relationship with our own unique landscape of grief.



Serving the
Greater Cincinnati area

Thank you for contacting me. I will respond at my earliest opportunity.

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