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Boucher Funeral Home, Inc.
Tuesday September 6th, 2022
5:00pm - 6:00pm

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Funeral Service

Boucher Funeral Home, Inc.
Tuesday September 6th, 2022
6:00pm

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Ivar Jarvenpaa

Ivar Jarvenpaa, 60, of Gardner, died unexpectedly Wednesday, August 24, 2022, in his residence.

Born in Gardner on September 23, 1961, he was the son of the late Veikko and Sanni (Salminen) Jarvenpaa and attended Athol High School. Ivar was a Chair Maker employed by Nichols & Stone of Gardner for several years prior to his retirement.

Ivar enjoyed being outdoors fishing and metal detecting. His greatest joy in life was his family, especially his grandchildren, treasuring every special moment together.

Ivar is survived by a son, Erick Jarvenpaa of Gardner; two daughters, Jillian Morin and her husband Izik of Gardner and Emily Jablonka of Winchendon; four grandchildren, Aliviah, Ariella, and Amelia Morin, and Veikko Jarvenpaa; a brother, Wayne Jarvenpaa and his wife Pam of Royalston; a sister, Mailis Ahoranta and her husband Jari of Barre; his former wife, Rae-Ann Labonte of Gardner; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. in the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA.

A Calling Hour will be held Tuesday, September 6, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the funeral home.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Holy Family Academy, 99 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA 01440. Please reference in memory of Ivar Jarvenpaa.


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A candle was lit in memory of Ivar Jarvenpaa

Sandra anderson (racine) Aug 31 2022 3:02 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ivar Jarvenpaa

Sharen Whitney Aug 31 2022 2:42 PM

The best grandpa with the best stories. Never a dull moment with him. I’m so grateful that you got to see me grow up but so sad you won’t be able to see me graduate or get married. You were way too young. I hope you’re happy up there with your friends and mom and you found the answer to every question you have about aliens. I’ll always love you and miss you for the rest of my life. Until we meet again gramps. ❤️

Aliviah Morin Aug 28 2022 2:48 PM

Mailis, Sorry to just hear of Ivan’s passing. Know you and the rest of the family are in my thoughts and prayers. Becky Hamel Shell

Rebecca Shell Aug 28 2022 7:13 AM

My thoughts and prayers go out to Rae Ann, Jillian, and the entire family. Amelia, Aliviah, & Ella, hold close all your memories, he will Always be your Angel. ✌️💜

Ann Savoie Aug 27 2022 8:26 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ivar Jarvenpaa

Ann Savoie Aug 27 2022 8:24 AM

Please know our hearts are with you, with deepest sympathy

Deb & Tom Aug 27 2022 6:56 AM

I wish you didn't have to go so soon, you were too young and left us too early. I wanted you to see the rest of my life, and be in it as I succeed and grow up, and live life and just know that you're proud of me for everything I've done and continue to do, but I know you'll be watching me from above I love you so much Grandpa. Rest Easy ❤️

Ariella Morin Aug 26 2022 5:17 PM