1941 - 2015
Clancy & Sons Funeral Home
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HILLER, JOHN R. John R. Hiller of New Haven died on Saturday, August 15 at Yale New Haven Hospital. He was the husband of Marge Morann Hiller of New Haven. He was the father of Asa Paradis of Wallingford and Illa Hiller (husband Charles Tirrell) of Northford. He was the brother of Carol Holloman of Hamden and the grandfather of Clara Margery Hughes. John was born in Chicago on July 23, 1941, a son of Cletus and Mabel Beery Hiller. He resided in New Haven for the past 50 years, coming from Chicago. He worked for the Parks Department for the City of New Haven for more than 30 years. After retiring, he was a lifeguard and taught swimming for many years. With his daughters, he was very involved with the Girl Scouts of America. Services and burial will be private. The W.S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main St. Branford is in care of arrangements. See online memorial @
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Published by The New Haven Register from Aug. 17 to Aug. 18, 2015.
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He was always, and still is, my little brother (five years younger). One memory is that around Easter, we used to eat many, many jelly beans. We hid them from our father, and referred to them as J.B, coughdrops.
August 12, 2020
John was a good man. He will be missed by many. Remember the good times. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
George & Barbara Page
August 18, 2015
may john rest in peace he was such a good man
August 18, 2015
I loved my brother all his life and love him still. I will miss him. May he rest in peace - finally. Carol Hiller Holloman
August 18, 2015
John was a great friend. It was a pleasure to have known him.
August 17, 2015