Corinne Krakoff obituary (2021) – Toledo, OH
Corinne B. Krakoff, née Goldman, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 17, 2021 at the Ebeid Hospice, Toledo, Ohio, at the age of 95. Corinne Krakoff was the daughter of Arnold “Abe” and Ida Goldman of Columbus, Ohio. She was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Corinne was a graduate of East High School in Columbus, Ohio, and a graduate of Ohio State University where she earned a dental hygiene degree in the first class of dental hygienists graduating from that university. She married Dr. Kenneth B. Krakoff, also an Ohio State graduate and US Army Air Corps veteran in 1948. The couple settled in Toledo, Ohio, where Dr. Krakoff started a successful dental practice and worked as Dr Krakoff’s dental hygienist until their children entered elementary school. When Dr. Krakoff was recalled to service during the Korean War, Corinne accompanied him to Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, South Carolina. Returning to Toledo after the Korean War, Corinne and Ken Krakoff raised two sons, David M. (Douglasville, GA) and Steven P. (Columbus, OH). Dr and Mrs Krakoff were married for sixty-nine years and both were active in the community.
Corinne Krakoff has held a number of managerial and administrative positions in the healthcare and retirement living arena, including as a Rental Manager at Swan Creek Retirement Village and as a Marketing and Rental Consultant to the community of elderly West Park Place in Toledo. She was also a well-known wedding planner and consultant in the Toledo area and managed the wedding registry services program at former Lasalle and RH Macy’s department stores in the Westgate area.
Corinne’s life was also notable for her long-standing commitment to serving the community of Toledo through her involvement in a long list of charities and service organizations. Among the groups and organizations in which she was active were the Toledo Women’s Club where she was a leader and member of the board of directors, Mobile Meals of Toledo of which she was a founding member active in the launch of this program in the region of Toledo. region and also a member of the board of trustees and satellites of the Medical College of Ohio, where she served as president of public relations and a member of the board of trustees. Additionally, Corinne Krakoff has served as president of the Toledo Dental Auxiliary and a member of the Board of Directors of the Women’s Auxiliary of the Ohio Dental Association at the local, state and national levels. She was a member of the Toledo Hospital Auxiliary Board of Directors, was a founding member of Project Hope in Toledo and was President of Rare Books for Bookmart Toledo during its first three years in association with the Junior League and the Council. Jewish women. Corinne was particularly passionate about her involvement with Promedica, a nonprofit health care system established in Northwestern Ohio and Southeast Michigan through her membership on its board of directors. She was also a strong advocate for palliative care services in Northwestern Ohio and was instrumental as a volunteer in the creation of the Promedica Ebeid Hospice. So it was only fitting that she was patient in Ebeid when she passed away.
Corinne Krakoff was a devoted mother and very involved in the lives of her two sons, David and Steven, during their years at Horace Mann Elementary School where she was a roommate and was active in the PTA. She was a devoted and beloved sister, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Corinne Krakoff was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth Krakoff (2017); son, Steven Krakoff (2017); and daughter-in-law, Linda (née Marshall) Krakoff (2002). She is survived by her eldest son, David Krakoff (Douglasville, GA); daughters-in-law, Lorna (née McGuire) Krakoff, Diane (née Butts) Krakoff; grandchildren, John Krakoff, Ryan Fair, Whitney Fair-Randall, Taylor Townsend, James Ross Townsend, Kathryn Krakoff, Sarah Krakoff; and great-grandchildren, Isabel Randall, Caroline Randall, Emma Rae Randall, Aleah Corinne Fair and Hayden Ann Fair.
A memorial service will be held at 11:30 am on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at the Shomer Emunim Temple, 6453 West Sylvania Avenue, Sylvania, Ohio 43560. There will be no Shiva. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Ebeid Hospice, Sylvania, Ohio. Arrangements from the Robert H. Wick / Wisniewski Funeral Home (419) 535-5840.
Posted by The Blade on Dec 26, 2021.