Joyce Elaine Selvig
Joyce Elaine Selvig
  • July 31, 1940 - November 22, 2017
  • Williamsburg, Virginia

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Joyce Cooper Selvig entered into the presence of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on 22 November 2017. She was 77 years of age.
Mrs. Selvig was born on 31 July 1940, in Stamford, Connecticut, to Charles and Hilda Cooper. She graduated from Stamford High School and was an executive secretary for many years. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Walter K. Selvig.
Mrs. Selvig lived at various times in Connecticut, Illinois, Arizona, and Virginia. She was an avid cook and reader who loved to sail, ice skate, golf, and travel. She was a gifted pianist who played for many years as a church organist and pianist. She was much loved by friends all over the country.
Mrs. Selvig is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Lois and Philip Wagner of Williamsburg, VA; her niece and nephew-in-law, Kerry Wagner and Christopher Pikula of Bryn Mawr, PA; her nephew and niece-in-law, Brian and Kim Wagner of Simsbury, CT; three grand-nephews, Maddox Pikula, and Tyler and Gavin Wagner; and cousins Clinton Brown, George Ives, and Arthur Ives.
Mrs. Selvig will be buried in a graveside ceremony today at Allegheny Cemetery in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital would be welcome in her memory. Online condolences for the family may be expressed at