Monday, 14 September 2015

Family statement on the passing on of Chiedza Brown

Unconfirmed rumours where doing the rounds that Chiedza Brown last daughter of the iconic Andy Brown and Chiwoniso Maraire had passed away. 

Below is a statement from her sister Chengeto that she posted on facebook confirming the sad news. Mafriq Music Factory pass their heartfelt condolences to Chengeto and the Brown and Maraire families on the sad and untimely passing on of Chiedza Brown.
Family statement on the passing on of Chiedza Brown
Chengeto Brown statement on the passing on of her sister Chiedza
There are no words that can explain the pain my family and I are going through. No sister should ever have to write this. I have lost the light and love of my life at a time that was too early. I now have three angels watching over me.
With a broken heart I share this…
“We are heartbroken to share the news that Chiedza Brown has passed away tragically on Saturday, September 12, 2015. Chiedza was a loving daughter, sister, cousin and friend. She was a remarkable girl who touched the lives of everyone who met her.”

Chiedza was an accomplished singer, painter, actress and had a true love and gift for playing the mbira that she learned from her mother. She was known to all for her bright energy and was always laughing. She was an incredibly caring person who had dreams of pursuing her art and music. She will be remembered for her energy, her smile and her love for all.

The Maraire and Brown families are asking for privacy as they mourn the loss of such a young life.

For those who may ask what they can do to honor Chiedza, the family asks that you please send donations to help with her services in Texas and her burial with her family in Zimbabwe. Donations can be made via PayPal to the Chiedza Brown Memorial Fund ( Service details will be announced in the next few days. The family thanks everyone for their support and respect.