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Here when you need us

About us

Established in 1904, McClafferty are the city’s longest established independent funeral director whom have earned an excellent reputation for providing a professional, compassionate and dignified service for bereaved families across our communities and beyond. Our professional staff will co-ordinate all aspects of the funeral arrangements in an authentic, personal, caring and sensitive manner to your exacting requirements. We have experience across all religious and non-religious denominations.

02871 262823

Where are we located?

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Funeral Home – Cityside Office:
Unit 3 Rathmor Business Park Derry, BT48 0LZ

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Waterside Office:
Unit 9 Woodland Close, Woodside Heights, Waterside, BT47 2FG

Services

With McClafferty Funeral Directors there is no such thing as a standard arrangement. We work with you to customise and personalise every detail to your exacting requirements. Our experienced and professional staff will help guide you through each step of the planning process discussing all your expectations such as funeral costs, floral arrangements, funeral vehicles, and coffin selection, every detail will be fine-tuned. We liaise with all medical staff, clergy, cemeteries, and crematoria as and when required. Our goal is to remove as much stress as possible from your family during what is a difficult and upsetting time.

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Our promise is to help you arrange or plan a funeral with authenticity, care, respect, and reassurance.

Our proprietor Kieran Connor and his team of professionals are here to listen, advise and guide you through all your options during what is a difficult and upsetting time.

Our Heritage

In 2019 McClafferty Funeral Directors marks 115 years as the city’s longest established funeral director.

1904

September 2, 1904

Mr. John L. McClafferty established McClafferty Funeral Directors in King Street in the Waterside, Derry in 1904. He and his family ran the business until 1974. The image shows McClafferty Funeral Directors funeral home all those years ago.

1974

March 14, 1974

In 1974 Mr. Jack McKeone took ownership of McClafferty Funeral Directors whilst situated at Meenan Square in the Bogside. He continued to run the business for the next 13 years.

1987

February 17, 1987

Ownership then passed to Mr. John Casey in 1987 who remained at the helm alongside his family for 32 years. The image shows Mr. John Casey directing a funeral in 2014 with a horse-drawn carriage in procession on the Brandywell Road clearly showing the old Brandywell Stadium in the background recently renamed the Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium.

2019

March 8, 2019

In March 2019 our new owner and proprietor Mr. Kieran Connor took the reigns of McClafferty Funeral Directors and has devoted himself to providing an authentic, personal & caring service to the families of Derry and beyond in their time of need.

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Obituaries

Kevin Webb

Kevin Webb

Date of death: 24-10-2020

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Kevin Webb, peacefully at Altnagelvin hospital on the 24th of October 2020.
May he rest in peace.
Darling husband of Agnes. Devoted father of Laura, Emma, David, Olivia and the late Fiona, Michelle and Christopher. Loving grandfather of Callum, Reece, Éadha and Hannah. Dearest son of the late George and Ella. A much loved brother of Gerard, Teresa and Patricia. Deeply regretted and missed by all his wider family circle and friends.
Kevin’s remains will be reposing at his late home 28 Galvin Gardens, funeral leaving from there on Tuesday 27th of October at 10.30am for 11:00am requiem mass in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, interment immediately afterwards in the Ardmore Cemetery. The funeral mass and burial will be private for the immediate family only.
Please adhere to the updated government guidelines and maintain social distancing at all times.
Kevin’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live via the link below;
Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Childrens Ward, Altnagelvin c/o Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, Unit 3 Rathmor Business Pk, Derry, BT48 0LZ.
On His Soul Sweet Jesus Have Mercy. St. Padre Pio Pray For Him.
All enquiries to Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, 02871 262823

Joseph (Joe) Bradley

Joseph (Joe) Bradley

Date of death: 24-10-2020

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Joseph Bradley, peacefully at Altnagelvin Hospital on the 24th of October 2020.
May he rest in peace.
Beloved husband of Bridie. Devoted father of Martin, Joseph, Ciaran, Gavin, Joanne, Tanya and the late Annemarie. A much loved grandfather to all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Sadly due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and in accordance with the updated government guidelines the funeral will be strictly private for immediate family only.
Joe’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live at 11:30am on Monday 26th October (St Joseph’s Church, Galliagh) via the link below;
Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Foyle Hospice c/o Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, Unit 3 Rathmor Business Pk, Derry, BT48 0LZ.
To Know Him Was To Love Him.
All enquiries to Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, 02871 262823

Christina (Chrissie) Kelly née McCloskey

Christina (Chrissie) Kelly née McCloskey

Date of death: 22-10-2020

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Christina (Chrissie) Kelly née McCloskey, peacefully at Altnagelvin hospital on the 22nd of October 2020.

May she rest in peace.

Beloved wife of the late Jim. Devoted mother of Frances, Marian, Bobby, Margaret, Molly, Bernie, John, Paula, Jim, Michael, Brian and the late Chris. A much loved grandmother to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Deeply regretted and missed by all her wider family circle and friends.

Chrissie’s remains will be reposing at the McClafferty funeral home and chapel of rest, funeral leaving from there on Saturday 24th of October at 9.20am for 10:00am requiem mass in St. Brigid’s Church, Carnhill, interment immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery. The funeral cortege will pass the late family home, 322 Carnhill at approximately 9:40am for those who wish to pay their respects. Please maintain social distancing at all times.

Sadly due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and in accordance with the updated government guidelines the funeral will be strictly private for immediate family only.

Chrissie’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live via the link below;
http://threepatrons.org/cam/

On Her Soul Sweet Jesus Have Mercy. Our Lady Of Lourdes Intercede For Her.

All enquiries to Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, 02871 262823

Pat Finnis née Gilvary

Pat Finnis née Gilvary

Date of death: 18-10-2020

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Pat Finnis née Gilvary, peacefully at her late home on the 18th of October 2020.

May she rest in peace.

Beloved wife of the late Alan. Loving mother of Michael, Margaret, Denise, Damien, Jackie and Darren. Devoted grandmother to all her grandchildren.

Pat’s remains are now reposing at her late home, 11 Lisnarea Avenue, funeral leaving from there on Tuesday 20th of October at 10.45am for 11:15am requiem mass in St. Patrick’s Church, Pennyburn, interment immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.

Sadly due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and in accordance with government guidelines Pat’s wake and funeral will be strictly private for immediate family only.

Pats’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live via the link below;

Webcam

Our Lady Of Knock Pray Her.

All enquiries to Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, 02871 262823

Contact us

Phone:
02871 262823

Email:
services@mcclaffertyfunerals.com

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Funeral Home – Cityside Office:
Unit 3 Rathmor Business Park Derry, BT48 0LZ

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Waterside Office:
Unit 9 Woodland Close, Woodside Heights, Waterside, BT47 2FG

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