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Dedicated to Serving
the Needs of the Community

Where Heritage and
Life is Celebrated

Sensitive Caregiving
to Bereaved Families

Let Us Lend a
Helping Hand

Caring People,
Caring for People

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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

William Ritsch

A Memorial Service will be held at Paradise Evangelical Free Church on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.

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Mary Blaugh

A Rosary for Mary will be held on Thursday July 28, 2016 from 7-9 pm at Newton Bracewell Funeral Homes. Funeral Mass will be held Friday July 29, 2016 at 10am at Our Divine Savior Church.

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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 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...

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 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.