Our Staff

Gary J. Kindberg ~ President is a 1985 graduate of Jamestown High School and a 1987 graduate of State University of New York at Canton with an Associate Degree in Mortuary Science and has been employed at Lind's since 1988.

He is the son of the late Gunnard F. "Kinky" and Carol Lind Kindberg, and is the father of four children, Katelyn, Joshua, Caleb and Spencer.

Gary is a member of the Norden Club of Jamestown, The Salvation Army Advisory Board, and Chautauqua County, New York State and National Funeral Director's Associations. In is spare time he enjoys singing for local churches and social organizations and volunteering for his children’s sports teams and musical groups.


John A. “Chip” Johnson  ~ Vice President is a 1976 graduate of Jamestown High School and a 1978 graduate of State University of New York at Canton with an Associate Degree in Mortuary Science. He has been employed at the funeral home since his graduation in 1978.

He is married to Mary Beth Peterson Johnson, has three daughters Krista (Eric) Freund, Katie (Billy) Miley, and Kelsey (Andrew Tobias) Johnson and four grandchildren, Max Miley, Kenzie Miley, Rylie Freund and Easton Tobias.

Chip is a member of the First Covenant Church, Chautauqua County Baseball Umpires Association, Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors, Jamestown Babe Ruth Baseball World Series Board of Directors, Jamestown Lions Club, Mt. Moriah Lodge #56 Free and Accepted Masons, the Norden Club of Jamestown, the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club, War Vets Recreation Club and Chautauqua County, New York State and National Funeral Director's Associations.


Rodney A. Dupler ~ Vice President is a 1976 graduate of Southwestern Central High School, attended Jamestown Community College and a 1982 graduate of Simmons Institute of Funeral Service, Syracuse. He has been employed at the funeral home since his graduation.

He is married to Linda Lee Dupler and has three children Allison Gallagher and Andrew Dupler and Ashley Dupler.

Rod is a member of Jamestown Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, Lakewood Rod and Gun Club, and Chautauqua County, New York State and National Funeral Director's Associations.



R. Mark Hanson ~ Vice President is a 1975 graduate of Jamestown High School, attended Jamestown Community College and graduated in 1991 from the Simmons Institute of Funeral Service, Syracuse. He has been employed at Lind's since graduation.

Mark married Cindy Lind Hanson, in 1980 and together they have three children, Tyler, Bryce and his wife, Jessica, and Kirstie. They also have two grandsons, Karson and Hayden.

He is a member of First Presbyterian Church, where he serves as an Elder and sings in the choir. He also belongs to the Chautauqua County, New York State and National Funeral Director's Associations. In his spare time Mark enjoys family, as well as bicycling and a little golf.


Eric L. Dunnewold ~ Funeral Director is a 1992 graduate of Clymer Central School, attended Jamestown Community College and graduated in 2000 from Simmons Institute of Funeral Service, Syracuse with an Associate Degree. He has been employed at the funeral home since graduation.

Eric is engaged to his finacee, Kristin Kohler, and has a daughter Caitlynn and three step-children, Jacob, Chloe and Veronica Short.

He attends First Covenant Church and is a member of Lakewood Rod and Gun Club and Chautauqua County, New York State and National Funeral Director's Associations.



Robin Lind Bonfiglio ~ Corporate Secretary is the daughter of Robert C. and the late Virginia Lind.

A 1973 graduate of Jamestown High School and a 1975 graduate of Jamestown Community College, she has worked in the funeral home office since high school.

Robin is the wife of Russ Bonfiglio, mother of Drew Bonfiglio and Mandy Kraska and has two granddaughters.

She attends Zion Covenant Church,  is a board member of Jamestown High School One Hundred Member Club, YMCA, Marvin Community House and Ingjald Lodge #65 IOV.


Cynthia Lind Hanson ~ Corporate Treasurer is a 1977 graduate of Jamestown High School and earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Colgate University in 1981. She joined the funeral home office staff following college graduation.

Cindy is the daughter of Herbert W. "Skip" and Louanne Lind. She and her husband, R. Mark Hanson, have three children, Tyler, Bryce (Jessica) and Kirstie Hanson and two grandsons, Karson and Hayden.

Cindy also serves as Minister of Music at First Presbyterian Church. Cindy is a board member of the Chautauqua Chapter American Guild of Organists and the Jamestown High School One Hundred Member Club, and is active in music throughout the community.


Erica L. Hall ~ Administrative Assistant is a 2002 graduate of Jamestown High School and completed the Cosmetology Program at the Erie 2 Boces - Hewes Center. She was in banking for 10 years beginning with HSBC which then became First Niagara, and most recently Key Bank. She joined the funeral home in January 2017.

Erica is the wife of Tage R. Hall, and together they have two daughters Arrow Joan Hall and Indie Rae Hall.

She and her husband are members of the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club and the Ingjald Lodge #65 IOV.