Netta Sloboda (Capiola) of Tarrytown went to the Lord on January 4, 2022 at Kendal-on-Hudson. Netta was born in New Rochelle, NY to Mary (Vitulli) and Anthony Capiola. In 1986, she married Joseph Sloboda in New Rochelle who preceded her to the Lord in 1990. She attended schools in New Rochelle including Iona College. One of four sisters, she follows Ann Harris of North Miami Beach, Margaret Pierce of Tifton, Georgia and JoAnne Hansen of New Rochelle who have already left for the Lord.
Before retirement, Netta was office manager for Decorative Crafts, Inc. in Greenwich, CT. She was employed there for 24 years.
After retirement, she worked part time at the Irvington Public Library. A parishioner of Transfiguration Church in Tarrytown, she was a Eucharistic Minister as well as a member of the Women’s Club. Some of her past activities included being a member of CLC (Christian Living Community) of Westchester, Eucharistic Minister, volunteer at Westchester Medical Center, hospice volunteer for Phelps Memorial Hospital, religious instructions teacher and also acting in community theater. She was an avid reader and enjoyed swimming and being a beachcomber. She enjoyed pilgrimages to the Holy Land, Spain and Portugal as well as vacationing on the Caribbean Islands. She began a new hobby of water color, vinyl and oil painting in her later years. She loved her cats and dogs that lived with her over time.
Netta leaves behind 8 nieces and nephews, 15 great nieces and nephews and 3 great-great nieces and nephews as well as Paul (Kim) and Joseph (Dianne) Sloboda, children from her late husband and their 3 children.
Visitation will be at Coffey Funeral Home on Sunday from 1:00 – 5:00 PM. Her Funeral Mass will be at Transfiguration Church on Monday at 10:30.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Transfiguration Church or Hospice of Westchester and Putnam www.hospicecarenetwork.org would be appreciated.
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