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Selwyn Ashcroft ADAMS


On June 29, 2023, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, in his 87th year. Dearly loved husband of Jeanette for 61 years, much loved father and father-in-law of Stewart and Wendy (Sydney), Graeme and Virginia, Cheryl and Ian (Port Chalmers), and Allister and Kim. Proud and loving Grandpa of Micaela, Annaliese and Joshua, Courtney, Elloise, Hannah, Jed; Lachlan, Kate; Geordie, Daniel; and Neasa. Dearly loved brother and brother-in-law of Helen and the late Edgar Ridgen, Murray and June (both deceased), and Robert and Lorraine. A special thank you to Ann and Pete for their devotion and care. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Selwyn Adams, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John Ambulance would be appreciated, and may be made online at:  A Service to celebrate Selwyn’s life will be held in the Greendale Methodist Church, 249 Greendale Road, Greendale, on Wednesday, July 5, at 11.00am. Interment thereafter in the Greendale Cemetery.

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