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Eeli J. Mard

February 29, 1936 ~ July 19, 2021 (age 85)


Lunenburg-Eeli J. Mard, 85, of Lunenburg, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday July 19, 2021 after an illness.

   Eeli was born on February 29, 1936 son of the late Onni and Impi (Luuru) Mard.

   Eeli will be greatly missed by his wife of over 55 years, Maija (Vippula) Mard; two children, Tuomas E. Mard and his wife Jillian and Tanja E. Mclure; and two grandchildren, Clay and Devin Mclure.

   Eeli worked as a miner in his youth and later as a union mason. When he was younger, Eeli was a remarkable weightlifting champion. At one point he held a World Record for his age bracket.  Eeli was an avid sports fan, loved skiing and above all other sports, he loved boxing.

   You are invited to a visiting hour on Monday July 26, 2021 from 10-11am in the Lunenburg Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Homes, 763 Massachusetts Ave. Lunenburg. Burial in South Cemetery will follow at 11:30AM.

   To leave an online condolence for the family or to plant a tree in Eeli’s memory, please visit our website at       

John F. Masciarelli and James M. Hebert, Funeral Directors

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July 26, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Lunenburg Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Home
763 Mass Avenue
Lunenburg, MA 01462

July 26, 2021

11:30 AM
South Cemetery, Lunenburg, MA

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