John Whitehill Mc Haffie 86, of 400 Barbour St. North Adams, Ma. died Saturday June 22, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Hawley, MA. on September 2, 1926 a son of the late John and Viola (Albe) McHaffie. He was educated at Charlemont High School. He was a decorated veteran of WW II serving with the United States Army in the Philippines. He was employed for many years with the United States Post Office in Pittsfield retiring in 1987. John "Jack" was an avid bowler and fisherman. He was a member of the North Adams American Legion Post #125 and was very active in the retirement community. Survivors include his wife Yvonne (Babeu) Knights McHaffie and three stepchildren Bonnie Lee Pitroff, Laurie Ann Knights and James A. Knights and his wife Christine. He leaves six grandchildren Kristen Pitroff, Gina and Lauren Lopez, Brendon, Cameron and Kara Knights. One sister Isabella Ross and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother and four sisters William McHaffie, Clara Jepson, Grace Clark, Ruth Fitzroy and Elizabeth Zoito. Funeral Services will take place Tuesday at 11:30 A.M. at the Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St. North Adams, Ma. Calling Hours at the funeral home are Tuesday from 10:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, donations are suggested for the VNA & Hospice of Northern Berkshire for their heart-felt services through the funeral home. To send a card, message please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.