I am so indebted to Jack for so many great experiences that have filled my life with excitement and purpose simply because Jack taught me to swim and got me involved with the swimming club. He was the greatest swim teacher, his enthusiasm was boundless. I still remember being awarded my "Swam 25 metres of freestyle" award.
Thank you Jack.
Claire and Damian Caine -
Jack played the violin at our wedding “Ave Maria” with Margaret on the Piano.
Ange Marinakis -
Most people chose money to give them love and happiness.
Jack already had the happiness and Love. He’d just cut out the middle man.
I’m so sorry that Jack’s not with us anymore. You gave his a beautiful send off on Tuesday. He would have been incredibly proud of you all.
He meant a huge amount to me, as he clearly did to many people. I have such strong memories of us playing hundreds of tunes together in the caravan out the back of your place, many years ago. My proudest moment as a young musician was wh...
Soverign Hill Newsletter – 25 June, 2009, Marg Aplen
It is with the greatest of sadness that the passing of Bush Band legend, Jack Caine is noted. Jack passed away recently after a period of illness. His contribution to enlivening Soevereign Hill’s presentation with music was just as amazing and sustained over many years. I recall meeting Jack at the 1988 Bi-Centennial Ball at Ercildoune ...
- His determination and hours of training to pass his Bronze Medallion and Practical Gymnastics in 1966-67
- His golf swing that contradicts all laws of science ( he contacts the ball after both feet have left the ground)
- His expertise in teaching folk dances for primary kids with just his fiddle.
- His amazing expertise at cards, especially cribbage.
- His love of fishing a...
Monday, 15 June 2009
CAINE. - Jack. Dearest family friend for over sixty wonderful years. Our thoughts and prayers are with Anne and all the family. Love - Bev, Hannan, Vic, Webster, Therese, Sakamoto, Dominic and Jemma, Vanessa, Andrew and Fiona Hannan, Lorraine and Peter Burgi, and families. Always remembered Rest In Peace