Lake Charles businessman Raymond Fondel Sr. passes away

Raymond M. Fondel Sr. (Source: Family)
Raymond M. Fondel Sr. (Source: Family)

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Raymond M. Fondel Sr., area businessman and owner of Fondel Memorial Chapel, has passed away.

Fondel operated chapels in Lake Charles, Jennings and Kinder.

The business was established in 1965.

He also operated Fondel's Ambulance Service from 1965 to 1985.

Fondel was 72.

Arrangements are pending through Fondel Memorial Chapel.

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