Charles Rondeau

Obituary of Charles Frank Rondeau


CATSKILL - Charles Frank Rondeau, longtime resident of Clearwater, Ocala, and Dade City FL, passed away Friday, December 2nd, 2022 in Catskill, NY.

Born on May 16th, 1941 in Cable, WI he was the son of the late Charles J. and Bernice R. (Kliszez) Rondeau.

Charles graduated from The University of South Florida earning his Master's in Business Administration.

In the early years of his career, he worked as an educator in horticulture, even traveling to and living in Jamaica to spend time studying and working on the Botanical Gardens. He would later go on to begin a long and distinguished career as an esteemed businessman and real estate developer.

Charles passions aside from his work included tennis, sailing, and showing Paso Fino Horses. He was the proud owner of Reserve Grand National Champion Paso Fino Stallion, " Reflejo de Classico". He loved his family and will be missed and cherished by them eternally.

In addition to his parents Charles in predeceased by his first wife, Donna Rondeau, and his most recent wife Kimberly Rondeau.

He is survived by his daughters Kelly (Robin) Drawdy and Leslie (Michael) Arp as well as his grandchildren Grace Drawdy and Ryan Arp.

A private celebration of Charles' life will take place at the convenience of his family.

Those wishing to remember Charles in a special way are encouraged to make a memorial donation to the Alzheimer's Association by visiting

Arrangements have been entrusted by Charles' family to the care of Dufresne & Cavanaugh Funeral Home, Latham. To leave a condolence message for the family please visit

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