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Barbara A. van Zyl, 72, Retired Secretary For The Greenwich School System

TRUMBULL, Conn. - Barbara A. van Zyl of Trumbull and Palm Coast, Fla., died Dec. 2. She was 72.

Van Zyl was born Dec. 4, 1940, in Capetown, South Africa; daughter of Donald and Maureen Miller Thompson. She was a retired secretary for the Greenwich School System.

She is survived by her husband,  Peter A. van Zyl; children, Nicola Callahan (David) of Fairfield, David van Zyl (Lisa) of Trumbull and Rodney van Zyl of Charlottesville, Va.; and five grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents.

A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, Dec. 5  at 11 a.m., in Grace Episcopal Church, 5958 Main St., Trumbull, with the Rev. David Pople, officiating. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Bridgeport Hospital Foundation , 267 Grant St., Bridgeport, CT 06610.

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