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in memory of

Donald James Cain

Donald James Cain

11th August 1932 - 26th August 2021


Don passed away peacefully in Bendigo.


Husband to Margaret (dec). Dearly loved and loving husband to Elizabeth (Liz).

Cherished father to Debra, Sharon, Glenn and Paul (dec).

Loved and respected father-in-law to Janine and Loretta.

Much loved grandfather to Samantha, Scott, Aaron, Jamel, Liam, Aidan, Joshua and Gabriel,

and great-grandfather to Jett.


Don was a gifted, dedicated and highly respected educator, both teacher and principal.

He was passionate about writing, poetry, gardening, the Geelong Football Club and, later in life, cooking. Don served as Secretary and President of the Cheltenham Swimming Club and was an official with the Victorian Amateur Swimming Association.


Forever in our hearts.


Private service to be held.


One response to “Donald James Cain”

  1. Kathie Harrison says:

    On behalf of ex Teachers and Students of Hawksburn Primary School No. 1467, Malvern Road, South Yarra who were saddened to learn of the passing of their Headmaster from 1980 for approximately six years.
    Sincere sympathy is extended to all family members and friends.
    Rest in Peace Mr. Cain.

Funeral Details

At the request of the family, a private service was held.