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Chico’s only Family Owned

and Operated Funeral Home

Dedicated to Serving
the Needs of the Community

Where Heritage and
Life is Celebrated

Let Us Lend a
Helping Hand

Sensitive Caregiving
to Bereaved Families

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Newton-Bracewell Funeral Homes in Chico and Paradise, California provide sensitive caregiving to all bereaved families within a Christian framework. We offer a wide range of services to meet your particular needs. Our sensitive staff is prepared and available to help ease the burden of an emotionally difficult time.


Current Obituaries

Jessup Jaswant Lal

Jessup Jaswant Lal

A viewing will be held on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. And the funeral service will be on Saturday, January 28 at 10:30 a.m. at Newton-Bracewell Funeral Home in Chico, CA.

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Karen Janette Vercruse

Karen Janette Vercruse

A celebration of life will be held Saturday February 11th, 2023 at 2:00pm at First Assembly of God in Chico.

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The Bitterest tears shed over graves are
for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.

– Harriet Beecher Stowe

Help with

Grief & Healing

Love and Grief

Love and Grief

Love is a sacred partnership of communion with another human being. You take each other in, and even when you are apart, you are together.  Wherever you go, you carry the person inside you.

Helping a Friend in Grief

Helping a Friend in Grief

A friend has experienced the death of someone loved. You want to help, but you are not sure how to go about it. This article will guide you in ways to turn your cares and concerns into positive actions.

Helping Your Family Heal After Stillbirth

Helping Your Family Heal After Stillbirth

Helping begins with your ability to be an active listener. Your physical presence and desire to listen without judging are critical helping tools. Don't worry so much about what you will say.