Kahlua
4/10/2005 - 10/15/2013Kahlua passed 10/15/2013 at 3:57p.m. She was our best friend and a member of our family. We have many good memories of her which we will never forget. Most of all, we loved you, Kahlua, and you will be in our hearts forever! Kahlua being strong-willed and self-paced passed when she was ready. She definitely is Princess K.
Marty & Arlene
Arlene GuniaWest Chester, PennsylvaniaOctober 19, 2013
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Kahlua,
Tuesday marks 6 years since you crossed the rainbow bridge. I still have such remorse about that day. I think about you and miss you always. It’s “kahlua this, kahlua that” There will never be another Kahlua. You are my girl. I love you more.
Arlene Gunia - October 14, 2019
My sweet kahlua,
Today’s your birthday! Happy birthday - today you would be 14! Wishing you a day of all your favorite things. Ice cream, playing, running - even opening presents and going for a car ride.
Miss you everyday. You’re still my wallpaper on my phone! You’re always with me.
Love you
Arlene Gunia - April 10, 2019
Kahlua,
Five years Monday since you physically left us but never in spirit. Coming down the stairs in the morning, I can still feel your presence. I still have mixed thoughts about that day. I love you!
Pictures of us this week pop up. We both look so sad. Soon good pictures and videos will pop up of you opening presents and playing. Miss you
Run and play!
Arlene Gunia - October 13, 2018
Kahlua,
Today’s your 13th birthday - a teenager. The videos and pictures of your birthdays popped up today. I think of you everyday. You are my wallpaper on my phone. You are always with me. Wishing you a happy birthday running and playing.
Love you more
Arlene Gunia - April 11, 2018
Kahlua,
Today marks four years since you left us. I came downstairs this week and could feel your presence in the room. I think of you and smile. No one will ever take your place in my heart. You are special. I miss you. Run free and play.
Love you more
Arlene Gunia - October 16, 2017
My dearest Kahlua,
I miss you so much. Today is your 12th birthday. Your pictures from past birthdays opening presents popped up today. Wish you were here opening presents. You are in my heart and always part of us.
Love you
Arlene Gunia - April 10, 2017
Kahlua,
Tomorrow marks three years of missing you. Part of my heart went with you. I can still feel your presence in the house. I think of you often. Miss you and love you.
Arlene Gunia - October 15, 2016
To our princess Kahlua,
You would have turned 11 today! You are consistently in our thoughts. We compare so many thing to the way you would have done them. You are so special and always in our hearts. We miss you. We have to believe that you are well.
Love you more
Arlene Gunia - April 10, 2016
Kahlua, we had a big snow storm this weekend. You were in everyone of my thoughts! Love you and miss youArlene Gunia - January 27, 2016
Thinking of you Kahlua, I sent you a note on the 15th hope you got it even though it wasn't post on site. So many things remind me of the time we had with you all great memories. Hope all going well for you there, we love you and miss you everyday.
Marty
Marty Bower - October 19, 2015
Dearest Kahlua,
I think of you everyday. Today is especially hard - all the memories of this day two years ago come back. I can only hope that it is as they say- you can run around and play without any pain. Miss you a lot! Love you more...
Arlene Gunia - October 15, 2015
Merry Christmas and happy Hanukkah! We missed you opening your presents. I came down in the middle of the night and could feel you here with us. Miss you a lotArlene Gunia - December 25, 2014
The holidays are coming and we really miss you! You are definitely on our mind. Love you moreArlene Gunia - November 16, 2014
My dearest Kahlua,
I have felt your presence in the house the last few days especially when I need you to be near. I am driving your car this week. I hope you don't mind! I love you and miss you! I can't believe that it has been a year today. At least you are pain free and "running"around happy.
Love you more
Arlene Gunia - October 15, 2014
Well it's just over a year since you passed away and we still think about you every day. The fun moments we had together, I know you are out of pain and resting, playing with some new friends and just relaxing. All that makes us happy for you but want you to know we miss you each day.
Love,
Arlene & Marty
Marty Bower - October 15, 2014
Dear Kahlua,
Good thing that I feel your presence in the house and you're watching over us. Marty's back surgery went well so far. It was rough for a few days. He said he knew how you felt going up the front step into the house. You are always with us. My trip to the er has shaken the world here. I never am sick. I am so glad that you are free and well. I miss you so much. Love you more!
Arlene Gunia - July 22, 2014
Kahlua,
I saw this mastiff giving her owner a hard time Mother's Day. She sat down in the middle of the parking lot and wouldn't budge. Sound familiar? I really miss you! It is hot in the house. If you were here, the ac would be on already. 16 student days 21 teacher days then I'd be home with you. Going to be hard this summer. Love you more
Arlene Gunia - May 15, 2014
Hi Kahlua , Arlene asked me to ask you to keep an eye on me while she is away. Well you know this will take a lot of your free time,sorry but look forward to your company. We miss you and think of you everyday.. Take care, we love you.Marty Bower - May 1, 2014
Kahlua,
Don't think we forgot about you! Miss you! Love you! I wrote for your birthday.For some reason your candles aren't being posted. I am trying again. Going to a conference tomorrow.
Arlene Gunia - April 28, 2014
Hi Kahlua, As always we have been thinking of you and miss you a lot. Every thing we do I think about you. Ok for now it's couple days short of 5 months. Ok for now relax and enjoy your friends.
Love you, and miss you,
Marty
Marty Bower - March 12, 2014
Today it is four months! Seems like yesterday. Love you. Miss you We have 20 inches of snow, rain, sleet, and freezing weather. As much as I don't like being cold, I would have shoveled you your path to have you here and stood in the snow with you.Arlene Gunia - February 15, 2014
Hi Kahlua , We made it through the holidays. It wasn't easy because you were not here physically . But you were on our minds and of course talked about. I would love to have you by my side. Even now it snowed and I think about how much you enjoyed the snow.. In two weeks it will be three months since you passed and not a day went by without thinking of you or talking to you..Ok for now talk later
Love You
Marty Bower - January 3, 2014
K,
I was going downstairs and I could sense you there. I really miss you. I have a snow day day tomorrow. I remember how we used to play in the snow - how we used to shovel a path for you! The steps are covered! Miss you more!
Arlene Gunia - December 8, 2013
Kahlua I am still missing you a lot. I still wake hearing you. I find myself expecting to great you every time I come home and open the door. My mind wounders and it's thinking of you,wow we loved you so much. I know you are resting and painfree. I just wanted to let you know we are thinking of you!
Loved you alot,
Marty
Marty Bower - November 29, 2013
Kahlua, wish you were here to keep me company. Love you moreArlene Gunia - November 22, 2013
It's been 15 days since you passed and you still bring tears to our eyes and a heavy heart. So many things remind us of our time together, wow it was great and so much fun too . If I am up stairs in mornings I still hear you talking to me. We love you and miss you.
Arlene & Marty
Marty Bower - October 30, 2013
Just saying hello and we miss you a lot.Marty Bower - October 27, 2013
In honor of Kahlua! She will be missed!Brian McFarland - October 23, 2013
I can remember when I was first on the way to the house Michelle gave me a few warnings and most were about kahlua! First one, remember that hat you like to wear so much? Ya, not this weekend no hats allowed!! Second and most important, if you want to be friends with kahlua you must give her cheese, didn't matter what kind of cheese just as long as you had enough! Two pieces of advice that allowed me to come in the house an be a part of the family! Everyone will miss you kahlua!! Love JimmyJimmy Morrow - October 23, 2013
Mom and Marty,
I wanted to express my deepest sympathies for the passing of Kahlua. She was very much a part of every thought and action you had and will truely be missed. Both of your lives have been fully enriched by having the opportunity to have her be a part of you. She is in peace and will continue to live on in our hearts. We love you all. -Steph, Jon, and Abby.
Steph Beck - October 23, 2013
Good morning Kahlua yes you know we are still thinking of you and miss you very much. I just wanted to light a candle for you to tell you again I was thinking of you pretty hard this morning. As I was sitting in Hot Tub looking at all the stars I turned to glance in the doorway for you and thought I saw you. I was so excited for a second but than realize it was the vacuum cleaner. Well I still was thinking of you! Miss you and Love you.Marty Bower - October 22, 2013
I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember how much you and Marty loved "K" and she loved you. Mary AnnMary Ann Carr - October 21, 2013
Arlene and Marty, I was so sorry to hear about the passing of your beloved dog and I pray for comfort for both of you. Pets have a special place in our hearts and their personalities bond us for life. I never met Kahlua but she certainly seemed like a loyal pet who enjoyed life and loved you both very much. RIP Kahlua Love, NancyNancy Cleveland - October 21, 2013
Rest in Peace Kahlua. Sending our love!Jen Celeste - October 21, 2013
I'm so sorry for your loss. I'll never forget Kahluie and Ellie chasing each other then collapsing in a heap. I love how she got upset when people tried to leave. Such a big lovey. We'll all miss Kahlua. Hugs to you both. Love Melissa, Ken, Brennan and Ellie & Lacy.Melissa Wolff - October 21, 2013
Hi Mom!

Michelle showed me this site today and I wanted to let you know that I've been thinking about you and Marty. You both will always have Kahlua in your hearts! Although I never met her, I know Kahlua was happy and loved very much by your entire family. She was very lucky to have such wonderful people to love back!!! She will be missed by everyone who loves all of you and will always have a special place in your hearts. No one can help ease the pain, but maybe remembering all you shared together can help make you smile again.

Love you!!!
Sarah King - October 21, 2013
This is the fifth time I've tried to write some word on this page and I am still having a hard time expressing any sentiment that comes anywhere near close to your feelings of loss and grief. Kahlua's love and spirit will always be with you. You had such a unique, special connection with each other here on earth. Know that she is fully restored to good health and is waiting for you at the Rainbow Bridge.
Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. When an animal dies that
that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to the Rainbow Bridge. There
are meadows and hills for all our special friends, so that they can play or run together. There
is plenty of food, water and sunshine and our friends are warm and comfortable.
All the animals that have been ill or old have been restored to health and vigor; those who
were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again. Just as we remember them in our dreams
of days gone by. The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing. They each miss
someone special to them, who had to be left behind. They all run and play together. But the day
comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. Her bright eyes are intent; her eager
body quivers. Suddenly she begins to run from the group, flying over the green grass, her legs
carrying her faster and faster.
You have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling to each other
in joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happy kisses rain upon your face, your hands
begin to caress the beloved head. You look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long
gone from your life but never absent from your heart.
"Then you cross the Rainbow Bridge Together"

- Author Unknown
Janis Lauer - October 21, 2013
Hi Arlene, Before I even opened this message my heart was already aching for you and the pain you are feeling. After I saw the pictures
I started to cry and there are still tears rolling down my cheeks. Yet as I read that she was strong willed, I smiled a bit inside and thought that she
might have learned that from you.
On my sliding door is a decal that says, " Dogs aren't our whole life, but they make our lives whole. " There will always be a part
of your heart that belongs to Kahlua and the sadness you feel at losing her is a tribute to the joy she brought to your life.
RIP Kahlua you will always be missed. Love, Ginny
Ginny Stafford - October 20, 2013
RIP Kahlua.
Arlene, she's always protecting you now.
Xoxox, Cindy
Cindy DeNardo - October 20, 2013
She was your big baby, :) she will always be in our hearts. ValValerie Brown - October 20, 2013
We are so sorry to hear about Kahlua's passing. We know she will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered. How blessed we are to have such gentle creatures like Kahlua to brighten our lives with unconditional love and friendship.
With sincere sympathy and love,
Jim and Patti
Jim and Patti Ferich - October 20, 2013
I am still struggling to find the words which may begin to describe Princess K. Oh, what at girl! What a will! What an extraordinary soul! And how loved and how loving of her mum and dad... Kahlua, you took with you a little piece of my heart. Travel well "little" one. Dr. Vanessa.Dr. Vanessa Olenick - October 20, 2013
My heart is breaking for you and your family. It is true that somewhere along the way they are no longer animals but family and as such we love them, care for them, rely on them and they on us. Please know that your grief is shared.Rosemary Steve - October 20, 2013
Arlene and Marty,
There are not words to express the sadness. I fondly think of all of the times Kahlua came to visit us. She loved her treats, the screened porch, and relaxing on the deck. It was like her second home!! We will miss her too. With love Shaton and family
Sharon Bretherick - October 20, 2013
Mom and Marty,
There really are no words to describe what kahlua meant to you guys. Kahlua will always have a special place in your heart and home. She will always be your little girl and your best friend. She had a huge heart and will always be yours. Just remember all of the good times you had together from sitting on benches together at the vet, sitting on the floor with your legs (paws) crossed the same way, to trudging through the snow just to play. She will be missed by so many but no one has the same love for her as you two! She is watching down on you guys remembering the same things!
Love you both!
Michelle Gunia - October 20, 2013

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