David L. Kindstedt

David L. Kindstedt 63, peacefully passed away after a brief battle with cancer on Monday July 24, 2017. He was the husband of Barbara J. (Zannini) Kindstedt. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Stanley O. and Dorothy (Schuh) Kindstedt. David graduated in 1972 from Cranston High School East and earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Nyack College in 1976. He worked as a shipper/receiver at Carbon Technology for over twenty-five years. He enjoyed traveling throughout New England and New York with his wife. He also enjoyed scuba diving, playing the piano, listening to classical and religious music, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a devout Christian and a member of the Greater Rhode Island Baptist Temple family where he often played the piano. Besides his wife, he is survived by a son Andrew Kindstedt (Julie) of Tolland, CT; a step-daughter Nicole Maldonado of Cranston; a stepson Jeremy Pavao (Marjorie) of Warwick; a brother Donald Kindstedt of Rural Hall, NC; a sister Shirley Northington of Prattville, AL; four grandchildren Emily, Alessandra, Demetrius, and Jackson; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. A Memorial Service will be celebrated on Saturday July 29, 2017 at 11:00 am at Greater Rhode Island Baptist Temple 671 Greenville Avenue Johnston. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made on his behalf to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Rhode Island 1085 North Main Street Providence, RI 02904.

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Ruthanne Baker - 07/26/2017

I'm so sorry for your loss. David was such a sweet man. Praise the Lord he is in Heaven and we will see him again.

Melanie hernandez - 07/26/2017

So sad that he's not with us anymore..he will be missed dearly.. Such a great person...RIP my friend

Maria (WFIF) - 07/26/2017

May the peace that surpasses all understanding be your strength during this time of sorrow. My deepest sympathy for you Barbara and family.May the Lord comfort you. God Bless

Patty and August Rosado - 07/26/2017

Praying for you and the whole family at this time Barbara! He was a wonderful man with a great talent in Piano playing and a wonderful sense of humor! Although we will all miss him, he is walking with the savior and no more sufferings. You are in our prayers daily! Love you!

Van/Brenda Pavao - 07/26/2017

Barbara we can only express my deepest and sincere condolences and wish you God's peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Bill & Barbara McKeon - 07/26/2017

Barbara we're so happy you had many years with a good man but so sorry for your loss...our sincere sympathies to you and your family

Rev Janice Gerundio - 07/26/2017

Barbara, praying that you will have the peace that passes all understanding during this difficult time. May God fill you with His comfort. You are loved.

Phyllis Gerundio - 07/26/2017

Sorry Barbara to you and your family. My love and deepest sympathy goes out to you.

Vicki & Clayton Bergeron - 07/26/2017

Barbara, My heart goes out to you and the family as this such a difficult time in your lives. I'm praying God will comfort you. We love you!!

Paul Jolicoeur - 07/26/2017

Barbara we are praying for you. Dave is in a better place with his Lord and Savior, no more pain, no more suffering.
Please know that your GRIBT family is here for you

William and Linda Simmons - 07/26/2017

We continue to pray for you Barbara, and the family. We love you, and trust the Lord guides you with comfort and peace, and His love.

Jack and Sharon Thiel - 07/26/2017

Barbara, we are so very sorry for your loss. David will be remembered well, and truly missed by many, yet by none more than you. May your sure knowledge of his present joy with Jesus, and the wonderful memories of your years together, bring you comfort and peace until you meet again in glory. Our love and prayers are with you.

John & Darlene Dillon - 07/26/2017

Barbara sorry for your loss, may The Lord give you comfort & peace knowing we will see David again. Praying for you.

Dave and Lori Imondi - 07/26/2017

We are very sorry for the loss of Dave. We will miss his sense of humor, and of course his music. His suffering here was short, but his walk in Eternity is forever with his Savior. May the Lord give His peace and comfort at this time. Remember, we are here for you whenever you need us. Love you.

Joanne Miller - 07/26/2017

We were blessed so many years at First Baptist for the presence of both of you, and of course Dave's beautiful piano playing. Our loss, heavens gain! Love and Prayers, Joanne and Audrey Miller

Susan Ruggieri and family - 07/26/2017

So sorry for your loss, Barbara. Even though I never knew your husband, it sounds like he was a wonderful man. I'm sorry I will be unable to attend the service......Mikayla is having her wedding reception that day. Love and Prayers

Don and Cheryl Paquet - 07/26/2017

Dear Barbara, we send you our deepest sympathy in this hour of your deepest grief. We are praying for God to comfort you as only He can, as we send you our love and deepest condolences.

John and Pamela Lawson - 07/26/2017

We are so sorry for your loss. Praying for you during this difficult time that the Lord would give you His peace. Unfortunately, we will not be able to attend Dave's Memorial service due to being out of state. Would love to be there to celebrate Dave's life and support you. We love you all!

Lori And Claire Ragosta - 07/26/2017

We are so sorry to hear about the passing of David he was a nice guy, you are In our thoughts and prayers.

Joann West - 07/26/2017

I am so sorry for your loss. You and the entire family are in my and my families prayers.

Faith Hudson - 07/26/2017

Barbara, our heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. We are praying that the Lord will give you comfort, His peace and the assurance of His presence in this difficult time. We lov you, are thinking of you and will remember you in our daily prayers. Sending you hugs from Minnesota.

Paul and Katherine Perry. - 07/26/2017

So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. He is now sheltered in the arms of God. God's blessings and peace to you and the family. Love You.

Christopher Rossi - 07/27/2017

Barbara, sending you comfort and deepest condolences at this most difficult time. I will remember David's kindness, thoughtfulness, and perhaps most of all, his humor. May you be surrounded by the love of family and friends, and may you remember the happy times you shared together.

Joan Grenier - 07/27/2017

I know we have never met, but I was 61 when my husband died. I am 62 now, and while I am not going to say it is easy living without him, it has gotten easier to get up each day knowing he's not here. Like my husband, cancer took him home to be with Jesus, only Kenny battled it for 12 years. We will see them again and we will be together forever then! That is our promise in God.

Karen Ferreira - 07/27/2017

When the trumpet of the Lord shall sound and time shall be no more and the morning breaks eternal bright and fair when the saved of earth shall gather over on the other side and the roll is called up yonder will be there . May God hold you tight as you lean on Him to help you through this time. I pray souls will be saved through the testimony of Dave's life. Love and prayers.

Mary Jo - 07/28/2017

Barbara and family. I am so sorry for your loss. I remember when you guys met at Monadnock. I know it's hard but Dave is resting easy in the arms of our Lord . Praying for peace for you all. Love Mary Jo

Sherri (Betts)Krouse - 07/28/2017

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I knew David from the Nyack College Music Ed. program. (Chorale, classes, etc.) It's a comfort knowing that we will see him again one day!

Debbie & Bill Blount - 07/28/2017

Barbara--You're so much in our family. So, we grieve and feel your loss! Know that all your Life Changing Radio family is keeping you in prayer and offer any support you may need. You are loved by us all!

Susan & Peter Nastasi - 07/28/2017

We are so very sorry for your loss. He will be so missed We are praying for you.

Joe and Susannah Faulk - 07/28/2017

What a nice tribute and great picture! We're praying for you and all of Dave's family. We are so grateful to know that he is in the presence of our Savior!

Kwame Asante - 07/29/2017


DAVID, Barbara & I were sharing at Funeral Home in Warwick not long ago bfor I left RI for the Midwest not knowing we all knew the departed one we were there to honor.
And now to hear his VERY, VERY SUDDEN departure.

Kwabena Asante - 07/29/2017

Barbara, Jeremy & Nicole,

I am really sorry to hear of David's passing. I am glad I was able to meet and know him while still in RI. Praying for God's peace and blessings for each of you.

James M Kindstedt - 07/29/2017

By James Kindstedt

Sometimes the words may come
So fast to someone
They will say it all, but one
Cannot make it meaningful for some.

The best words to ever say
Are, “_______________________________.”
Just to be with them on that day,
Just to let them know you care and pray,
That is more than just gold.
That is sympathy.

This is a poem I wrote as I reflected on the time of Mama's passing in '91.

Pastor and Ginny Crichton - 07/29/2017

Barbara, we continue in prayer for you . . . knowing at the throne of grace there is mercy and grace for your need of comfort. May the Lord give you peace as you think of Dave in heaven walking the streets of gold. We love you.

Dave and Leslie Souza. - 07/31/2017

We pray that you know how much we care about you. We're so sorry for your loss.

Ana - 08/04/2017

Our deepest and sincerest condolences to the family. Words alone can not ease the pain when grieving the loss of a love one. The Bible provides comfort during these difficult times. Revelation 21:3-4 states, "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away". May God give you and your family comfort in your loving memories and in His promise that soon we will never experience losing our loved ones in death and we will be able to see them again once they resurrected as per John 5:28-29. May these words give you a new hope, with deepest sympathy and warmth of heart.

Michelle Sunoskie - 08/13/2017

Barbara, we are so very sorry to hear about David. I feel so badly that I wasn't there. Our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ♡

Carl and Kathryn Hosbond - 09/05/2017

We just heard about David's passing.....so sorry. We were glad to have known him! Blessings and condolences to all his family and friends.

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