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.
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 (Molly), Bryce (Jessica) and Kirstie Hanson and two grandsons, Karson and Hayden.
Cindy has served 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.
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 was married to Cindy Lind Hanson in 1980 and together they have three grown children, Tyler (Molly), Bryce (Jessica) and Kirstie Hanson, and two energetic grandsons, Karson and Hayden.
He is a member of First Presbyterian Church, where he has served as an Elder, as well as the Chautauqua County, New York State and National Funeral Director's Associations, and the Chautauqua County Corvette Club. In his spare time, Mark enjoys traveling to visit family, playing some golf, a little skiing, and an occasional weekend car ride/adventure with Cindy.
Derek R. Anderson ~ Funeral Director is a 2015 graduate of Jamestown High School and a 2018 graduate of Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. He has been employed at the funeral home since 2018.
A Jamestown native, Derek is a member of the Elks Lodge of Jamestown and the New York State and National Funeral Director’s Associations.
Kirstie Lind Hanson ~ Funeral Director Resident is a 2014 graduate of Jamestown High School, earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Promotion from Daemen University; her Master of Arts degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from St. Bonaventure University; and her Associate degree in Funeral Service from American Academy McAllister Institute, New York City.
She is the daughter of R. Mark and Cindy Lind Hanson.
Kirstie is a member of Moon Brook Country Club and is Vice President of the Jamestown High School One Hundred Member Club. She sits on the planning committee for the Jamestown Young Professionals group and is a member of both the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club Auxiliary and Elks Lodge of Jamestown #263. Along with her fiance, Wil Lockwood, they are members of St. Luke's Episcopal Church. In her spare time, Kirstie enjoys being outdoors, whether it is running, mountain biking, downhill skiing, golfing, and more. She also values spending time with her loved ones and two dogs, Marlow and Koko.
Brian Blizzard ~ Funeral Home Assistant is a 2010 graduate of Cassadaga Valley High School and went on to attend SUNY Fredonia from 2010-2014. He is currently a funeral service student at Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science and has been at the funeral home since 2023.
The son of Brad and Diane Blizzard, Brian is married to Catie. They recently had a son, Jack.
Brian enjoys golfing, hunting, and camping with family and close friends.
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 three daughters, Arrow Joan Hall, Indie Rae Hall, and Lolo Capri Hall.
She and her husband are members of the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club and the Ingjald Lodge #65 IOV.
Nicole M. Pashkow ~ Administrative Assistant is a 2000 graduate of Central High School, Erie, PA and earned her Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant diploma from Great Lakes Institute of Technology in 2003. She was a beloved medical assistant at Dr. Krempa’s medical office for 15 years before coming to Lind’s in 2021.
Nicole and her husband, Brian, have resided in the area since 2006, raising their son, Alex, on the Northside of Jamestown. Recently, they adopted two cats into their home, Teela and Church.
In her free time, Nicole enjoys the outdoors, especially camping and hunting with her family. She and her family are also very active with Boy Scouts of America.
Leslie R. Foti ~ Administrative Assistant is a 2010 graduate of Jamestown High School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from SUNY Brockport in 2014. She joined the funeral home in 2022.
She and her husband, Dave, are both natives of Jamestown where they are raising their beautiful boy, Leo, and two energetic border collies, Cooper and Callie.
Leslie is a season ticket holder for the Buffalo Bills alongside her husband and loves watching and rooting for the Buffalo Sabres.
She enjoys playing outside with her son and dogs, reading and discussing books at book club, attending concerts, and spending quality time with her large family and many friends.
Robin Lind Bonfiglio ~ Corporate Secretary and retired Office Administrator is the daughter of the late Robert C. and Virginia Lind.
A 1973 graduate of Jamestown High School and a 1975 graduate of Jamestown Community College, she 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 seven grandchildren.
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.
John A. “Chip” Johnson, Jr. ~ Retired 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 was employed at the funeral home for 45 years following his graduation in 1978.
He is married to Mary Beth Peterson Johnson, has three daughters Krista (Eric) Freund, Katie (Billy) Miley, and Kelsey Johnson Tobias and seven grandchildren, Max Miley, Kenzie Miley, Andi Miley, Rylie Freund, Bryce Freund, Easton Tobias and Teagan 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, and Chautauqua County, New York State and National Funeral Director's Associations.