Barbara Bauman Hetzel, 102, a North Haven resident for many years, passed away Thursday, November 14, 2013 Hamden Health Care.  She was the wife of the late Roderick Hetzel. Born in New Haven on May 5, 1911; daughter of the late Samuel and May Boyce Bauman. She had worked as a secretary for the State of Connecticut, was a parishioner of the North Haven Congregational Church and was an avid golfer and swimmer. Aunt of Douglas (Ann) Bauman, Welles (Lucille) Bauman and David (Nancy) Hetzel. Also survived by many great and great-great nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brother Douglas Bauman and her sister Janice Bauman. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the facility and staff of the Hamden Health Care Center for the wonderful and special care given to Barbara.

Funeral services will be conducted in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Monday morning at 10:00. Interment will follow in Beaverdale Memorial Park, New Haven. Relatives and friends may call Monday morning from 9 until time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the North Haven Congregational Church, 28 Church Street, North Haven, CT 06473 or the American Diabetes Association, 2080 Silas Deane Highway, 2ND Floor, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.