11/30/2005 - 10/4/2013Dempsey was my baby, my best friend, my exercise partner, my passenger and navigator, and the reason why I loved walking in my front door everyday. He loved me unconditionally and I will forever be his person. The loss for me is overwhelming. To my children he was "A brother from another mother" as they liked to say. We are devastated and heartsick. The absence has created a void that will never be filled. He was one special dog.Kim CoyleMalvern, PennsylvaniaOctober 9, 2013
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Dempsey helped keep watch over my sick infant son (Jackson) when his mom and I could not miss school a few years ago. I'll never forget how worried I was and how a picture Kim sent me on the phone of Jackson lying under Dempsey's watchful eye put my mind at ease. They were lying on the couch together like a couple of peas in a pod. To me Dempsey was an angel helping to keep my little angel safe. It is an image that will always stay with me as Dempsey's love of life will always be with all who knew him.Chris Vogt - November 12, 2013
Dempsey was a smart, beautiful, and all around wonderful dog. His joy spread to everyone around him and his love will be dearly missed. Rest in peace Dempsey your charisma that lit up our hearts will never be forgottenAnthony Carbonar - October 27, 2013
Sending you hugs, love, and light. He was a gift to all who had the pleasure to meet him. You are blessed with the many memories you have because you treated him like a king each and every day. XoxoTeresa Westby - October 27, 2013
Dempsey was a great dog and he was loved by everyone you ever knew him! He loves you guys so much and I know that he is looking down on you from heaven. I miss the way he would smile and I miss always feeling safe and secure when he was around me. Dempsey made everyone feel very special and anyone who ever met him will never forget him.
Love you guys so much!
Ally Carbonar - October 24, 2013
I am so sorry to hear about Dempsey's passing. I remember how you used to "call him on the phone to check in" when we were on vacation. We lost two of our precious dogs this past 16 months and I know the empty,sad feeling you have. Time softens this blow and the fun memories help make this loss easier. I am praying for you and your family. Love you!Donna DeRafelo - October 24, 2013
I am so sorry for your loss and I hope that time will help heal your sadness. Please know that I often think of our walks with Dempsey. I was always so touched by the way he would cross to walk on my other side if he needed to protect me from a car or another dog. He was truly special.Laura Hughes - October 22, 2013
We were so sad to hear of your loss! Dempsey was a wonderful, loving dog! He will be sadly missed by his girlfriend Ella!!!Popie and mimi Walcoff - October 11, 2013
Hey guys,
My heart breaks for all of you. Our entire family was so sad to hear about Dempsey especially Amelia . Amelia and I recalled first time we met Dempsey. It was in Wildwood at the soccer indoor tournament I thought he was so beautiful and large!! We are so very sorry for your loss. Please know your entire family is in our thoughts. Please take care of yourselves!
Love the Kienzles
Amy Kienzle - October 11, 2013
Oh, Kim, I am so sorry for your loss. I don't even want to think about how painful it is. I know how much I love my Clyde and how he changed my life when he came into it. Al and I always comment that he is our gift from God.

So, I truly understand your family's loss. Dempsey was your gift from God and for that you will always be grateful.

Carolyn Edwards - October 11, 2013
Oh Kim, I had no idea! I am just so sorry to hear this. It was because of you and your love for Dempsey that we found our baby and Dempsey's cousin, Myka. Our hearts go out to you.
Much love,
The Maher Family
Jill Maher - October 11, 2013
Oh Kim, I was so so sorry to hear about Dempsey. I know, from my own experience, how much you are hurting. He was such a loveable, cuddly, big sweetheart, and I'm so glad I had the pleasure of meeting him! You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
Sending love and hugs from Scotland. Xx
Una Wilson - October 10, 2013
Can't believe "our boy" is gone. We were shocked and heartsick when we heard. We know how much he was loved by all of you and how much he will be missed. He was truly special and we loved our times with him. XLinda and Iain Munro - October 10, 2013
Dear Dempsey,

From Scotland to Australia, the world feels your absence. And the inverse, of course, is that the world remembers your splendour. The love you gave, the love you created, the love you wrote forever into many, many hearts.

Right now your family grieves sorely, but they will move through the pain and their hearts will learn to soar with the good memories. And your mum will be okay, because she is well-cared for in your absence. And she will be okay because your love still echoes and protects. And she will be okay because losing you is ultimately less important than the transcendent joy of loving you. I know this because you are her Heart Dog, for ever and for always.
Dr. Vanessa Olenick, DVM - October 10, 2013
We are so sorry for your loss. Dempsey-doodle was such a good boy. He loved you all so very much. Jack loved chasing him around, and was in awe of his swimming abilities. He touched our hearts too. He was one big ball of sweetness. Love to you all. Xoxo, Jen, Grant, and JackJennifer & Grant Myers - October 10, 2013
We are so sorry you had to say good-bye to Dempsey way too soon. It is simply impossible to think of your family without him in it. He was so incredibly unique and special that he convinced us to say yes to our girls and find our own Goldendoodle. Thank you Dempsey for loving your people so well and for softening our hearts.The Hiltebeitel Family - October 10, 2013
we hope your hearts heal soon, we too have a love that we could not live without. we love youuncle mike,aunt nancy,sam,jack,lily mcdaid - October 9, 2013
We are so sad to hear the news about Dempsey. We know what it is like to loose a companion and we are all thinking of you all at this hard time. Love and hugs from Scotland.

Jill and Fraser Milligan - October 9, 2013
Oh my gosh, we will miss his butt wiggle whenever he greeted us on walks- you all must be devastated.....
We are thinking of you...
Dick and Adele Corbett - October 9, 2013
Dempsey was a gentle giant...Such a special dog that he inspired us to get our own Goldendoodle. He was the prefect example of how a pet can truly be a member of the family. We will miss him bringing one of his "babies" to greet us when we visit. We are so sorry he is gone, but so glad we had the privilege of knowing him.Chamberlain - October 9, 2013

I know you don't know me, but my Brother sent me the link to this site. I know exactly how you feel because I had the same friend in a chocolate lab named Hershey. We never had any kids, so when we lost her, it was just awful. But know that it does get better and I think of her almost every day. The same thing will happen to you. I guarantee it. John's favorite picture is the one of Dempsey in the tuxedo and I do agree with him. Dempsey is just gorgeous and I am sure that he feels very blessed to have been a part of your family! I will say a prayer for his soul and one for your heart tonight.
Lou Ann Hingley - October 9, 2013
Dear Coyle Family,
You are in our hearts. Without any doubt, Dempsey knew his was loved. He had the best life a dog could have, and then some. We will remember Dempsey as being slightly bigger than Rocket...the runt of the litter -ha! The sweetest big dog around. Love the Blackman/Frame Family
Wendy Frame - October 9, 2013
So sorry for your loss. What a beautiful dog. RIP Dempsey. Love you all.
Lynn Bob Matt Mike and Nick
Miller - October 9, 2013
Crying...feel the same way about Rex.Tracey Gola - October 9, 2013
Kim my heart aches for you and your family. I'm so sorry. Love you. XoxoxoStacey Grant - October 9, 2013
Coyle family we are devastated for your loss. I don't know what happened but Dempsey was an awesome dog and friend of Cody and cam. Please know we are thinking of all of you.
Much love
The Marino Family
Dana Marino - October 9, 2013
My heart is breaking for all of you. Dempsey was a member of your family, child number 4. Please know we are thinking of you, Bill, Billy, Kelly, and Kasey and will continue to be sad for a long time about this great loss. Dempsey was a one of a kind dog. XOXOLaura Mack - October 9, 2013
We are all so sorry for your loss!Connie Updike - October 9, 2013
I knew Dempsey since the day he came to his wonderful home. And I can say without a doubt, there has never been a dog more loved than him. He made everyone feel like they were so special, but he his family was everything to him and he to them. My heart is broken for their loss.
It is hard to accept that I will never see his smile again, never be able to hear his hum when I scratch his ears, walk himself with his leash, never see him look for his girlfriend Roxy every time I arrive, never have him nuzzle his nose in my neck to say hello...
He was so special to me. It was a gift to have known him and he will never be forgotten.
Lori Carbonar - October 9, 2013

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