Pellegrino Capossela

October 4, 1934August 14, 2012

Pellegrino Capossela, 77, died on Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012. Visitation will be on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield,on Monday at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass at 10 a.m. at St.Lucy's Church, Newark, N.J. The burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, N.J. Nino was born in Avellino, Italy, served in the Italian Army and came to the United States in 1965. He worked as a painter for 20 years for St. Michael's Medical Center and prior to that he worked for The Colonnades, both in Newark. Nino is survived by his devoted wife of 48 years, Gerardina (Ricci) Capossela; loving daughter, Phyllis Romano and her husband, Robert; cherished grandchildren, Alexis and Michael; sister, Alba Ricci; brothers, Umberto and Antonio Capossela and sister-in-law, Maria Ricci, and his beloved dog, "Lucky." He was predeceased by his parents, Filomena and Luigi Capossela.


  • Visitation Sunday, August 19, 2012
  • Visitation Sunday, August 19, 2012
  • Funeral Service Monday, August 20, 2012

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October 4, 2012

Fran Townes- why do you think we're related? It's very interesting to hear!!! Much love Alexis Romano

Fran Townes

September 3, 2012

Dear Capossela Family,
We would like to express our sincere sympathy for your loss. While we never had the opportunity to know your dear loved one, we believe that we are relatives. Please accept our condolences. The Caposello Family (Bayonne)

August 20, 2012

My condolences to the family through this devastating time. Please to continue to pray. Phillipians 4:6,7 God promises to guard your heart and mind and give you the peace you need especially through this time.

Toni Tortorello

August 20, 2012

Dear Phyliss, Bob, Alexis and Michael,

I am sorry to hear about your loss. I did not know that was your dad until Mary Ann read the write up in Star Ledger. You have my deepest sympathy and I will keep you all in my prayers. Sincerely Toni Tortorello

Alexis Romano

August 20, 2012

Nono, it's going to be soo hard to say goodbye to you today! I lost a piece of my heart, I can't handle this!! Please watch over our family from heaven, help us through this time!! I love you my beautiful Nono!!

August 19, 2012

Dear Phyliss, Bobby and family,

So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Sal and Linda Lombardo


August 17, 2012

To the Capossela Family, So sorry to learn of the loss of your dear loved one. May memories of happy times together bring comfort to you. The Holy Scriptures promise that if you draw close to God, He will draw close to you. (James 4:8)