Born in 1956 in Cleveland, Ohio, Corinne grew up in University Heights. She graduated from Cleveland Heights High School and went on to Indiana University, receiving a B.A. in Telecommunications. Continuing her education, she was chosen for the William Benton Fellowship at the University of Chicago. She also did overseas study in television/radio in London.
Corinne was a 4-time Emmy awarded journalist, and had an extensive career in public relations in the private and government sectors. She also reported and anchored television news in Washington, D.C., Nashville, TN, Chicago, Florida, and Fort Wayne, IN.
The child of a Holocaust survivor, Corinne wrote and produced an award-winning educational documentary about the Holocaust.
Corinne had a deep passion for family and friends, maintaining strong relationships throughout her life. Her free time was devoted to travel, family, friends, reading, beach time, and mentoring innercity students.
Corinne is survived by her husband, George Annarella, stepdaughters Nicolle Borders and Stephanie (Ken) Darling, and grandchildren Aiden Borders and Emma Darling. She was preceded in death by her parents, Judy and Bert Guttman, and her brother, Les Guttman. She will be missed by many.
Services Wednesday May 4 at 12 NOON at the Bet Olam Cemetery in Ohio (corner of Chagrin and Richmond Rds.). Family will receive friends at the Beechmont Country Club, 29600 Chagrin Blvd, Beachwood, OH 44122, after services until 6 P.M. Contributions are suggested to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum or the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center in Georgetown.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.berkowitzkuminbookatzfunerals.com for the Guttman family.