It is with deep sadness we report that Richard John Maunder has passed away.

John , as we knew him, was born in1942 and became the 4th generation to serve the family firm, Maunders & Sons - Farm & Country which began trading in 1880. Originally the business was a  rope maker,  but after WW1 a store in town was purchased , on Race Hill, as the business moved into the retail sector, and then  subsequently Scarne Industrial Estate.

John was a valued and long  time supporter, Vice President and Club Sponsor of LRC. His Son-in- Law, Jason is the 5th generation running the family firm.

We send our sincere condolences to John's family. He is survived by his wife Lynne, daughter Colette and step daughter Lizzie.

There is a Memorial Service for John on Thursday 4th August at the Methodist Church in Launceston at 12 noon.

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