The Death Expert

We are a team of professionals who are passionate about educating people about end-of-life and encouraging people to put their plans in writing.

Our Mission & Vision

Our vision and mission is to help protect families

The Death Expert is dedicated to transforming the way society perceives and approaches death, dying, and end-of-life matters. Our vision is to create a compassionate and informed community that embraces these challenging topics with openness, understanding, and support.

Mission & Purpose

Our mission is to provide accessible, reliable, and comprehensive resources to individuals and families facing the complexities of death and its aftermath. We aim to empower them with knowledge, guidance, and tools to navigate end-of-life planning, funeral services, estate management, grief, and more.

At The Death Expert, we believe that everyone deserves to have their wishes honored, their grief acknowledged, and their journey through loss supported. We strive to break the societal taboos surrounding death and foster a culture where conversations about mortality are encouraged, valued, and normalized.

Through our educational content, personal stories, expert advice, and community engagement, we aim to reduce fear, stigma, and uncertainty surrounding death. We aspire to promote a compassionate and holistic approach to end-of-life care that encompasses emotional, practical, and spiritual aspects.

Ultimately, our vision is to create a world where individuals and their loved ones can face death with dignity, preparedness, and peace of mind, knowing that they have the resources and support to navigate this profound journey. Together, we can transform the death care landscape and cultivate a more compassionate and informed society.

Our Origin Story

Michelle Carter

Michelle Carter, the Founder of The Death Expert, is a compassionate and visionary leader with a deep commitment to transforming the way we approach death and end-of-life matters. As a third-generation funeral director, she developed a personal passion for helping individuals navigate grief and loss. After leaving the funeral industry, Michelle embarked on a mission to create a comprehensive and supportive resource for those facing these challenging experiences, so each family’s journey can be purposeful, deliberate, and affordable.

Michelle’s expertise and dedication are reflected in The Death Expert’s holistic approach to death care. She combines her extensive knowledge of end-of-life planning, funeral services, estate management, and grief support with her empathetic nature to provide a compassionate and understanding space for individuals and families. 

Supported by a team of professionals in the fields of death care, counseling, law, and finance, Michelle ensures that The Death Expert delivers reliable and comprehensive resources to its audience. The team collaborates to curate educational content, share personal stories, conduct interviews with industry experts, and stay up-to-date on the latest developments in end-of-life care.

Each team member brings a unique set of skills and experiences to The Death Expert, contributing to its mission of providing compassionate support and empowering individuals to navigate the complexities of death and dying. Together, they strive to break down barriers, foster open conversations, and help individuals make informed decisions during life’s most profound moments.

With Michelle’s leadership and the collective expertise of her dedicated team, The Death Expert is committed to making a positive impact in the death care industry and supporting individuals and families through their end-of-life journeys.


“Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its students.”

– Hector Berlioz






Frequently Asked Questions

Why is your website so dark?

Most of our visitors find us in the overnight hours, presumably when they’re having trouble sleeping. Our website is intentionally muted, so as not to blast these users with the bright light of a white page.

Do you conduct funerals?

No. Our goal is to educate consumers well, so they can make intelligent decisions about end of life,  dying well,  and funeral and estate planning. We also work with a network of suggested providers for these services.