Our Funeral Home Directors

Serving Ashville, NC & The Surrounding Areas

At our Mountain View Cremation & Funeral Home, we believe that every person is unique and deserves a personalized funeral service that reflects their life and legacy. Our compassionate and experienced staff of funeral home directors and grief specialists will guide you through every step of the funeral and cremation planning process, helping you create a meaningful tribute that honors your loved one's memory.

Cindy Gudger : Funeral Director

Cindy Gudger

Funeral Director

Cindy began her career in funeral service in 2001 at the former Williams Funeral Service. An honors graduate from Fayetteville Technical Community College with a degree in Funeral Service, she is licensed in both North and South Carolina. Cindy has a passion for helping families honor the lives of loved ones they have lost, while helping guide them through some of their most difficult decisions.

Born and raised in Buncombe County, Cindy has resided in Hendersonville for over 20 years. She has two children and is a member of the Hendersonville BPOE Elks Lodge #1616. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and camping.

Contact Cindy today, she is here to assist you and guide you through these difficult decisions. Cindy has been in this industry for numerous years and is an expert in our processes. Cindy wants to help you honor your loved one in a way that truly shows the personality and characteristics of who they are. Don't hesitate to contact us today and ask for Cindy!

Heather Besiou : Funeral Service Apprentice

Heather Besiou

Funeral Service Apprentice

Tango : Grief Specialist


Grief Specialist

Tango joined the staff of Mountain View in 2019. He is regularly found sunbathing by the front door or in his favorite green high-back chair.

Tango spends his days greeting families when they come to make arrangements and he occasionally likes to sniff through ladies purses left on the floor for any goodies within his flat-face reach. He is Cindy’s constant companion at work providing her and grieving families with some distraction and enjoyment during a very difficult time.

Tango and all our other staff are here for you through these difficult times. Each of our team members is specialized in their fields and have years worth of experience. Tango loves to make you smile and bring joy to our office. Tango and our staff are here for you! Don't hesitate, contact our team today or stop in to see Tango!

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