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.                                                         gary@lindfuneralhome.com


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 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.                                                                                                                                                                     chip@lindfuneralhome.com


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 and his wife, Molly, 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.                                                                                                                                   mark@lindfuneralhome.com


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.

                                                                                                                                                                                     derek@lindfuneralhome.com



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.                                                                                                                                                        cindy@lindfuneralhome.com


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.

                                                                                                                                                                                       erica@lindfuneralhome.com


Rebecca L. Mabee ~ Administrative Assistant is a 2015 graduate of Frewsburg Central School and a 2019 graduate of Jamestown Business College receiving her Bachelor degree in Business Administration. She is currently enrolled in her Masters Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Management through Western Governors University.

She is the daughter of Gary A. and Lorri Payne Mabee and sister to David A. Mabee. 

In her spare time she enjoys playing tennis, spending time with her friends and family, and adventuring with her rescue dog, Waco.                                                                                                                                                                     rebecca@lindfuneralhome.com


Robin Lind Bonfiglio ~ Corporate Secretary and retired Office Administrator 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.