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Yvonne ‘Tiny’ McHaffie, 84

January 03, 2018

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Yvonne "Tiny" (Babeu) McHaffie of North Adams died on January 3, 2018, at Williamstown Commons. 

She was born in North Adams on April 3, 1933, a daughter of the late Ferdina and  Yvonne (Babeu) Babeu. She graduated from Notre Dame School and was employed at Sprague Electric for 42 years last in the research center. She loved traveling. 

Yvonne is predeceased by her husband, John “Jack” Whitehill McHaffie; they were married in August 1971. He died on June 22, 2013. Yvonne leaves her three children, Bonnie Lee Pitroff of Adams, Laurie Ann Knights of North Adams, and James Allen Knights and his wife Christine of Hudson, Mass..  She also leaves six grandchildren including, Kristen Pitroff, Gina & Lauren Lopez, Brendon, Cameron, and Kara Knights. She also leaves two nieces, Charlene and Donna. She was predeceased by a sister, Rita Mooney. 

Funeral notice: Funeral services will take place on Monday, January 8, 2018, at 5 p.m. at Flynn & Dagnoli- Montagna Home for Funerals, 521 West Main St., North Adams, MA 01247. Calling hours are from 3 to 5 p.m. on Monday. 

Burial will be at a later date. Donations may be made to Hospice Care of the Berkshires in care of the funeral home.

Recollections & Sympathy For the Family
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I send my deepest condolences and prayers to the family of Tiny. She was a great person. She will be deeply missed. Rest in peace Tiny.
from: Linda Carlowon: 01-11-2018

Bonnie, Jamie, and Lori, Sorry to read about your mom. She and my mom had so many good times together at Sprague's and with our families.Sleepovers with you,Bonnie and staying up to watch Chiller on Saturday nights, visiting at each others houses and those wonderful trips to the beaches.They made our times together fun! She was a great Mom. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Kathy
from: Kathy Williamson: 01-07-2018

We were so sorry to hear of Tiny's passing and will miss her so much. She was the greatest "best friend" one could have. So many wonderful memories. Our condolences to Bonnie, Jamie and Laurie.
from: Elaine & Joe Smithon: 01-05-2018

I worked with Tiny at Sprague Electric. She was one of the sweetest, kindest, and happiest people I've ever met. My sincerest condolences to you Chris and Jamie
from: Chris Naughtonon: 01-05-2018

I worked with Tiny at Sprague Electric. She was an awesome lady! So sad to hear of her passing.
from: Christine (Socha) Watsonon: 01-05-2018

So sorry to hear of Tiny's passing. Sympathy to all of her family.
from: Kathy Davine Carlion: 01-04-2018

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