Pietrina was born on September 23, 1947 in New York City, NY. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Salvatore and Domenica (nee Maccarone) Pinzino.
Pietrina was a graduate of Seward Park High School, New York City, NY. She was a parishioner of Corpus Christi Church, Chatham, NJ.
Pietrina was a 1993 finalist contestant in “Mrs. New Jersey.” She had a love for fashion and it always showed in her signature style. She was very family oriented and love spending time with her nephews and niece. Pietrina and husband Joseph shared a love for vintage cars, especially the MGB they took to car shows.
She is survived by her loving husband of 42 years, Joseph J. Capela. She is also survived by a sister, Nancy Nolan and husband Daniel Sr. of Manhasset, NY, cousins; Christine Cali of Manhasset, NY, Stephen Pinzino Esq. of Manhassrt, NY, Trina Maura of Warwick, RI, and Steven Pinzino of Vermont. She was the aunt to niece, Jennifer A Nolan of New York City, NY, nephews; Daniel M. Nolan and Thomas Nolan of New York City, NY.
A visitation was held on Thursday, Oct. 3 at Wm. A. Bradley Funeral Home, 345 Main Street, Chatham, NJ 07928. A Mass of Christian Burial was on Friday, Oct. 4 at Corpus Christi Church, 234 Southern Blvd, Chatham, NJ 07928. An entombment will follow in Nassau Knolls Cemetery, Port Washington, NY. For further information, or to send the family a condolence, please visit, www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements by Wm. A. Bradley & Son Funeral Home, Chatham, NJ.