Christy Brown Maduena
Nov. 18, 1969 – Nov. 27, 2017
In the early morning of Nov. 27, Christy Maduena passed away after battling an aggressive cancer. She is at peace with our Lord Jesus.
Christy was born in Bakersfield, Calif., to Doris June (Teri) McDaniels and Mike Brown, who preceded her in death. She is survived by her daughter, Chelsea Staedter; son, Nick Maduena; brother and sister-in-law, Tony and Kelli Smith; brother Randy Smith, and soulmate and life partner Steve Farhadi.
Christy worked at Walgreens in Lancaster and Tehachapi for more than 15 years, working hard to become the manager of the Tehachapi store, where she developed close friendships over the years and was loved by many in the community.
A special thank you to close friend Rhonda Fites Miller, who spent many nights at hospice with Christy and the love of her life Steve Farhadi who comforted, supported and loved her every moment.
A Celebration of Life is planned for Jan. 13, 2018 at Christ Cathedral Church, 2301 White Lane, Bakersfield, Ca at 2 p.m.