Laslett family history
Richard and Susan Lasslett of New Gisborne
Richard James Bernard Lasslett born at Moreland Victoria Australia 23 September 1955. Third child of William James Lasslett and Marie Joan Lasslett nee Coverdale
Ric worked as a travel agent in Melbourne before joining the family business Lasslett Rubber Pty.Ltd. in February 1976. He eventually took over the mantle as Managing Director until selling the company then known as Lasslett Rubber and Plastics Pty.Ltd.and retiring in 2008. Ric was an active volunteer with the Victoria State Emergency Service (Gisborne Unit) from 1987 to 2008. Serving as Controller,Deputy Controller,Finance Officer and active Rescue Responder during his 21 years. Ric holds the National Medal for Service (2002),and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Emergency Services. After retirement Ric moved to the Bellarine Peninsular where he has been a volunteer crewman with the Australian Volunteer Coast Guard since 2011.
In 1976 Ric married Susan Elizabeth Foletta(dob: 29/05/1957 . Ric and Sue divorced in February 1991.
The marriage produced three daughters,
Sarah Elizabeth Lasslett born 06/1979.Primary Teacher Married Matthew John Leaver (born 4/1980) on 14/12/2008,
They have two Children Joshua John Leaver(born 10/2010) and Abby Elizabeth Leaver (born 08/2012)
Katherine Anne Lasslett (Born:07/1981) Married Jason England(born 01/1979) on 19/12/2012
Katherine has three children. Kai Lasslett born 06/2004,Riley Richard John Lasslett Young born 04/2006 and
Cody Lasslett England born 03/2012
Amy Susan Lasslett (born 11/1983) Diversional Therapist & Exceptional Trainer