NEW PRESTON — John R. Hull, 64, of New Preston, passed away on Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, at New Milford Hospital.

Mr. Hull was born in New Milford, Sept. 16,1947, son of the late E. Harold and Florence Weeks Hull. He was a lifetime resident of Washington, Conn., and graduated from Washington High School in 1965. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict.

Mr. Hull was a postal worker for the U.S. Postal Service for 27 years, retiring in 2004. Prior to his postal service, he worked in the maintenance department of the Town of New Milford.

He is survived by his fiancée, Kathy Baxter of New Preston; a brother, Andrew Hull of Ocala, Fla.; a sister, Joan Rougeot of Torrington; a nephew, Andrew Hull Jr.; and three nieces, Becky Good, Joyce Slate and Alice Hull.

A funeral service will take place on Friday, Nov. 4, 2011 at 10 a.m. at the Lillis Funeral Home, 58 Bridge St., New Milford. Friends may call on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Lillis Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Washington Fire Company, P.O. Box 244, Washington Depot, CT 06794; or West Haven Veterans Hospital, West Haven, CT 06516.