David J. DEMPSEY, age 64. Beloved husband of 36 years to Rita M. (nee Rundelli). Dear son of Norbert and the late June (nee Sprague). Dearest father of Amanda (Nick Martin) and Gary. Loving grandfather of Jude Martin. Dear brother of Ruth Corbett (Jim), Diane Price (Bruce), Gary (deceased), Gail Doubrava (Jimy, deceased), Randal (Liz), Pamela Tallos (Ede). Dear son in law of Margaret Rundelli. Dear uncle, cousin and friend to many. US Army Veteran.

Memorial Mass: Fri. Mar. 27, 12 noon at St. Thomas More Church. Visitation prior to Mass from 9:30-11:30 AM at The Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (betw. Snow & Ridge).

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  1. Diane and Ray Turk on March 24th, 2015 2:59 pm

    Our hearts go out to the whole family. May God’s peace settle in your hearts and help you to remember David with less tears, and more smiles as time goes on. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time. God Bless You All.

  2. Montalvo Family on March 25th, 2015 7:33 am

    We wanted to offer our prayers and support to all of you. Please know that God is caring for you through the hands and hearts of others. (Dave was a GREAT person he will be truly missed)

  3. Shirley Almasy on March 26th, 2015 6:55 am

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss of David. May God comfort you with his love and grace. I am praying for and thinking of you at this time of loss.

  4. Janet Gulley on March 26th, 2015 8:06 am

    Hello Rita,
    I am praying for you and your family. May God provide HIS comfort to you all at this time. Your friend, Janet Gulley

  5. Audrey Rynhart-Clendenning on March 26th, 2015 2:53 pm

    Dear Rita,

    So sorry to hear about David.
    I remember him as a kind and sincere man.

    I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

    I have lived in Denver for the last 14 years with my husband Roger.
    Both my sons Jeff and David live here too.

  6. tery mccarthy on March 26th, 2015 8:16 pm

    I remember with fondness our days in Brooklyn High School. I am so sorry for your family’s loss. With his brother now. May you have peace. tery

  7. Debbie (Backstrom) Swartz on March 31st, 2015 6:56 pm

    Rita and Family, I am so sorry to hear of David’s passing. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time.

  8. David Cowles on April 17th, 2015 11:51 am

    Dear family of Mr. Dempsey: Please accept my sincere condolences and deepest sympathy on the loss of you’re dear loved one. Death is such a tragedy for all of us,, and when it touches us personally, it’s sometimes difficult to find the comfort that we search for. Our loving Heavenly Father Jehovah, who is the God of all comfort, feels empathy for those who have felt the sting of death, and therefore promises to swallow up death forever and eliminate all pain and suffering. (Please read Revelation 21:4 and Isaiah 25:8) Jesus gave even more reason for hope at John 5:28,29 where he explains: “…all those in the memorial tombs…will come out…” As you read the above texts in you’re Bible, may they give you hope and comfort during this most difficult time. Again, my deepest sympathy. David Cowles

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