Karina Pavlov, 47, of Rosendale, NY, passed away suddenly Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at home. She was born July 19, 1974 in Kingston, NY, a daughter of the late Michael Vladimir Pavlov and Arikka (Woldsen) Pavlov. In her youth she was a competitive figure skater and a pentathlete. She attended SUNY Albany, focusing her studies in biochemistry and fine arts. She was a prolific oil painter, sculptor, poet, songwriter, and singer. She also enjoyed jewelry making and cooking. She loved nature and spending time with her beloved companion, Don, and her family. She was a loving mother, daughter, sister, aunt, godmother, and trusted friend to many. Her tremendous ability to love and see the world from a different perspective, along with her generosity, charisma, and humor resulted in many friendships throughout her short life.
Surviving are her companion, Don Yacullo; a son, Christian Miguel Pavlov of Brooklyn; a daughter, Carin; one brother, Joseph Pavlov, his wife, Christine and their two children, Ashley and Jimmy of Port Ewen; two sisters, Hillarie Daly, her husband, Brian, and their three children, Madeleine, Isabelle, and Anne Marie of Oakland, N.J; Kristina Pavlov-Leiching, her husband, Timothy, and their three children, Timothy, Joseph, and Peter of Rosendale; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Arrangements entrusted to Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service, 326 Albany Ave., Kingston, NY 12401, where family and friends may visit on Monday, November 1, 2021 from 4pm to 6:30pm. The Panikhidas Russian Orthodox Prayer Service will follow at 6:30pm. The funeral service for family and close friends will take place at 11am on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at St. Nicholas Church of Poughkeepsie, 100 Livingston St., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, followed by burial in Rosendale Plains Cemetery, Rosendale, NY.
For those who wish, contributions in Karina's memory may be made to The Rosendale Food Pantry, PO Box 8, Tillson, NY 12486 or at https://rosendalenyfoodpantry.org/ A tribute for Karina can be found at www.KeyserFuneralService.com , where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for her family.