Christopher D. Selvig

Born: Thu., Oct. 30, 1952
Died: Fri., Jul. 6, 2018


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Fri., Jul. 20, 2018
Location: Hart Funeral Home Inc

Memorial Service

12:00 PM Sat., Jul. 21, 2018
Location: Keystone Christian Church

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Christopher D. Selvig, of Penn Township, Pennsylvania passed away surrounded by his family on Friday, July 6, 2018.  He was born on October 30, 1952 in Peoria, Illinois to George and Nancy Selvig.  He spent the majority of his early life in Ann Arbor, Michigan graduating from Huron High School in 1970 and nearby Eastern Michigan University in 1975. Chris is preceded in death by his parents and beloved first wife Wenda Lynn Selvig.  He is survived by his beloved wife of over 16 years Elisabeth Anne Selvig; his children Ruth Selvig of Baldwin, Pennsylvania, Benjamin Selvig of Whitmore Lake, Michigan, Holly (Tom) Simpson of Munhall, Pennsylvania and Anders (Kelly) Selvig of Penn Township; nine grandchildren; siblings David (Margo) Selvig, Stephen (Beverly) Selvig, Elizabeth Selvig, Timothy (Kerry) Selvig and Sarah Selvig and numerous beloved nieces and nephews.  Prior to his retirement Chris was a Research Chemist for 41 years most recently at PPG Industries, Inc. for 29 years mainly in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. Prior to living in Penn Township he lived in Plum for 13 years, Zion, Illinois for two years and Grand Blanc, Michigan for seven.  He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with all of his family.  He was an avid boater, who until recently could get up on one ski and loved pulling people on skis and tubes.  He loved classical music and building model airplanes and trains. In addition, He was the master of dad jokes and a good handyman around the house and in the garage.  Chris most recently attended Keystone Christian Church.  He was a devoted Christian his whole life and above all else his love and belief in Jesus Christ was paramount.  His many family members and friends will miss Chris.  A visitation will be held at Hart Funeral Home Inc., 3103 Lillian Avenue, Murrysville, Pennsylvania 15668 on Friday, July 20, 2018 from 4-7 pm with a tribute service to follow.  A memorial service will be held at Keystone Christian Church, 5875 Washington Avenue, Export, Pennsylvania 15632 on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at Noon with a luncheon to follow.  If desired, memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to International Disaster Emergency Service (IDES) or Gideons International

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Lorenzo Glenn
   Posted Mon July 09, 2018
To be absence in the body is to be present with the Lord. Prayers for you and your family Ben.

Chris and Heidi Baldy
   Posted Mon July 09, 2018
Elizabeth, so very sorry to hear of Chris's passing. We know this has been a hard road, and we just want to let you know that you and all of your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Know that Chris is in a wonderful place with our Lord, and that he remains with you always!

Jeannie Miller
   Posted Fri July 13, 2018
Elisabeth & family,

May God comfort you all during these difficult days.

Jeannie Miller

The Wise Family
   Posted Mon July 16, 2018
Dear Selvig family,

We are so sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Chris's faithful example of living a life in Christ will certainly live on for generations to come. Although we are saddened due to his passing, we rejoice that he has gone home to be with the Lord. "...To live is Christ and to die is gain." Philippians 1:21

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