He was born June 17, 1939 in Steubenville, Ohio to the late Rocco and Congetta (Gazia) Ceraolo. Carmen worked at The Hoover Company for 30 years, retiring in 2002. His favorite things were professional wrestling, McDonald's coffee and Egg McMuffins, westerns, comedy shows and music from the 50s, 60s, and 70s. He loved to laugh and reminisce about "the old days". He was known to never turn down a double chocolate donut.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Sandra; sister, Virginia Colangelo; nephew, Joseph Campbell; brothers-in-law, Mario Colangelo, and James Blackstone. He is survived by his sister, Nancy Blackstone; nieces, Angie (Mike) Gill, Ginette (John) Kolbl; nephews, Terry (Beth) Campbell, Mark Campbell, Rick (Vickie) Colangelo; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.
A visitation for Carmen will be held Tuesday, January 24, 2023 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Karlo-Libby Funeral Home, 5000 Everhard Rd NW, Canton, Ohio 44718, followed by a celebration of life at 4:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, or a charity of the donor's choice. The family would like to thank The Inn at CoalRidge and Harmony Hospice for their compassionate care of Carmen and his family.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.karlofh.com for the Ceraolo family.