First Posted: 12/15/2010
Darryll Martin Ceccoli, 63, of Canton, Ga. died Sunday, Dec. 5 at his home in Canton. He was the husband of Katrina Esposito Ceccoli. They were married for 6 years.
Born September 24, 1947 in Olyphant, he was the son of Helen Mashe Ceccoli and the late Joseph William Ceccoli. He was the retired president and chief operations officer of Manheim Auto Auctions. When he was five, he and his family moved to Dalton where he went to school and graduated from Lackawanna Trail High School. He then went on to graduate from Wilkes College in Wilkes -Barre. His interests as a young man were mechanics, welding, motorcycles, music and other creative endeavors.
He was led to Manheim Auctions where in his 27- year career he helped the auction grow from 360,000 vehicles per year to 10 million vehicles per year when he retired. He had no children, but treated his 17 nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews as his own children.
Also surviving are his mother, Helen Mashe Ceccoli; a sister, Demaris Ceccoli Farrell and her husband Dr. Robert Farrell; a brother Joseph Ceccoli and his wife Virginia Ceccoli.
The funeral was to be Dec. 11 in the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit. Interment will follow at the St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery in Eynon.
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