Karen Michelle Guido, 53, died Dec. 5, 2012, at the Bailey Center in St. Augustine. She is survived by her husband, Gregg Paumen; her mother and father, Grace and Al Guido; her grandmother, Elizabeth Amato, and a host of devoted aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A graduate of Rider College, she was considered to be an authority on 19th and 20th Century antique tiles and their manufacturers. She pursued this passion in California, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Florida. She and her husband Gregg operated Tinicum Designs, LLC.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be sent to the Bailey Center, 200 Health Park Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32086. Services will be private.

Published in St. Augustine Record on December 6, 2012