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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 2024 McClafferty Funeral Directors marks 120 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

Mark (Mackles) McClafferty

Mark (Mackles) McClafferty

Date of death: 06-11-2022

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Mark (Mackles) McClafferty, suddenly at his home on the 6th of November 2022.

Late of 100 Kular Court. May he rest in peace.

Beloved son of the late Robbie and Frances. Loving brother of Gerard, Gary, Louise, Helena, Seamus, Martin, Emmett and the late Robert (Rossi). Father of Dean and Meghan. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all of his wider family circle, friends and neighbours.

Mackles’s remains will be reposing at his late family residence, 19 Rathlin Drive from appox. 9pm this evening. Funeral leaving from there on Friday 11th November at 09:20am for 10am requiem mass in St. Mary’s Church, Creggan. Burial will take place immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.

Wake House Private From 10pm till 11am.

Mackle’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live via the link below;
https://www.churchservices.tv/creggan

“Ar Dheis Dé Go Raibh A Anam Dhílis”

All Enquiries to Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, 02871262823.

Martin McClintock

Martin McClintock

Date of Death: 07-11-22

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Martin McClintock, suddenly at his home on the 7th of November 2022.

Late of 18 Beechwood Crescent. May he rest in peace.

Beloved son of the late Raymond and Isobel. Loving brother of Raymond, Tony, Isobel, Kenneth, Kathleen, Gerald, Lilian, Brendan, Caroline and Cora. A much loved partner of Eleanor and her son Jamie. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all of his nieces, nephews, The McDermott Family and all his wider family circle, friends and neighbours.

Martin’s remains will leave the McClafferty funeral home and chapel of rest tomorrow, Tuesday 8th November at 5:30pm to arrive in St. Marys Church, Creggan at 6pm. His funeral requiem mass will take place on Thursday 10th November in St. Mary’s Church, Creggan at 10am. Burial will take place immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.

Family and friends are welcome to pay their respects in St. Mary’s Church, Community Room, Creggan from 6pm till 10pm tomorrow, Tuesday 8th November and from 4pm till 10pm on Wednesday 9th November.

Martin’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live via the link below;
https://www.churchservices.tv/creggan

“Ar Dheis Dé Go Raibh A Anam Dhílis”

All Enquiries to Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, 02871262823.

Kathleen Love

Kathleen Love

Date of death: 06-11-2022

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Kathleen Love, peacefully at Culmore Manor on the 6th of November 2022.
Late of 96 The Meadows and formerly of North Street, Rosemount. Former District Nurse and Ladies Captain of North West Golf Club.
May she rest in peace.
Loving daughter of the late Leo and Sarah. A much loved sister of the late Maureen, Ted, Leo and Mick. Dearest aunt and deeply regretted by Martin, Anthea, Conor and Sara. Sadly missed by all of her wider family circle, friends and neighbours.
Kathleen’s remains are now reposing at the McClafferty funeral home and chapel of rest. Funeral leaving from there on Tuesday 8th November at 10:20am for 11am requiem mass in St. Patrick’s Church, Pennyburn. Burial will take place immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.
Family and friends are welcome to pay their respects at the McClafferty funeral home and chapel of rest this evening, Sunday 6th November from 6:30pm till 8:30pm and tomorrow evening Monday 7th November from 6pm till 9pm.
Kathleen’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live 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 Her Was To Love Her”
All Enquiries to Mr. Peter Leonard, McClafferty Funeral Directors, 02871262823.

Michael (Val) Beattie

Michael (Val) Beattie

Date of death: 01-11-2022

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Michael (Val) Beattie, peacefully at his home on the 1st of November 2022.

Late of 54 Glenowen Park and formerly of Donegal Street. May he rest in peace.

Loving father of Patricia, Dessie, Michael, Declan and Brendan. Devoted grandfather and great-grandfather to all of his grandchildren. A much loved brother of Jim, Gary, Ann, Pauline, Francis, Patricia and the late Dessie, Roy and Raymond. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all of his wider family circle, friends and neighbours.

Val’s remains are now reposing at his late family residence, 54 Glenowen Park. Funeral leaving from there on Friday 4th November at 10:20am for 11am requiem mass in St. Eugene’s Cathedral. Burial will take place immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.

Val’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live via the link below;
https://www.churchservices.tv/derrysteugenes

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.

“On His Soul Sweet Jesus Have Mercy”

All Enquiries to Mr. Peter Leonard, McClafferty Funeral Directors, 02871262823.

 

 

 

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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