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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

Kathleen Harkin née Cullen

Kathleen Harkin née Cullen

Date of death: 16-09-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Kathleen Harkin née Cullen, peacefully at her late home, surrounded by all her loving family on the 16th of September 2021.
Late of 103 Moyola Drive. May she rest in peace.
Beloved wife of the late Jim. Devoted mother of Collette, Siobhan, Michael and Donna. A much loved mother-in-law of Trevor, John, Rosaleen and Joe. Loving grandmother to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all her wider family circle, friends and neighbours.
Kathleen’s remains will be reposing from this evening at her late residence, 103 Moyola Drive, funeral leaving from there on Saturday 18th September at 10:20am for 11:00am requiem mass in Our Lady Of Lourdes Church, Steelstown, burial immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.
Kathleen’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live via the link below;
Sadly, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and in accordance with the updated government guidelines the wake and funeral will be private for family and friends only. Please maintain social distancing and adhere to government guidelines at all times.
On Her Soul Sweet Jesus Have Mercy. Our Lady Of Lourdes Intercede For Her.
All Enquiries to Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, 0287126282.

Angela (Annie) McLaughlin née McBride

Date of death: 07-09-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Angela (Annie) McLaughlin née McBride, peacefully in Ward 26, Altnagelvin hospital on the 7th of September 2021.

Late of 18 Danesfort Crescent. May she rest in peace.

Beloved wife of Tony. Devoted mother of Tony, Christopher, Damien, Martin and John Paul. Loving grandmother and great-grandmother to all of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all of her wider family circle, friends and neighbours.

Angela’s remains will be reposing at her late residence, 18 Danesfort Crescent, funeral leaving from there on Thursday 9th September at 10:20am for 11:00am requiem mass in St. Brigids Church, Carnhill, burial immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.

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

Sadly, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and in accordance with the updated government guidelines the wake and funeral will be private for family and friends only. Please maintain social distancing and adhere to government guidelines at all times.

St Padre Pio Pray Intercede For Her.

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

Robbie Hegarty

Robbie Hegarty

Date of death: 16-09-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Robbie Hegarty, peacefully at his late home, surrounded by all his loving family on the 16th of September 2021.

Late of 26 Garden City. May he rest in peace.

Beloved husband of Mona. Devoted father of Jacqueline, Robbie, Noel, Ivor and the late Mary. A much loved father-in-law of Jeff, Claire and Pauline. Loving grandfather to all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all his wider family circle, friends and neighbours. Fondly remembered by the racing pigeon fraternity.

Robbie’s remains will be reposing at the McClafferty funeral home and chapel of rest. Family & friends are welcome to pay their respects from 4pm to 6pm on Saturday 18th September and from 6pm to 8pm on Sunday 19th September.
Robbie’s funeral requiem mass will take place on Monday 20th September 2021 at 11am in St. Patrick’s Church, Pennyburn.

The live streaming link is below;
https://www.churchservices.tv/pennyburn

Funeral Home is strictly private for the immediate family on the morning of the funeral.

Sadly, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and in accordance with the updated government guidelines the wake and funeral will be private for family and friends only. Please maintain social distancing and adhere to government guidelines at all times.

Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to either the Foyle Hospice or Marie Curie c/o Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, Unit 3 Rathmor Business Pk, Derry, BT48 0LZ.

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

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

Alex Hasson

Alex Hasson

Date of death: 14-09-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Alex Hasson, peacefully in Altnagelvin Hospital surrounded by all his loving family on the 14th of September 2021.

Late of 12 Rathmore Crescent. May he rest in peace.

Beloved husband of Phyliss. Devoted father of Thomas, Joanne, John and Margaret. Loving grandfather of Leah, Ruairi, Finn, Orla and Emma. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all his wider family circle, friends and neighbours.

Alex’s remains will be reposing at the McClafferty funeral home and chapel of rest. Family & Friends are welcome to pay their respects from 4pm to 6pm, today Wednesday 15th September and from 4pm to 6:15pm on Thursday 16th September. Alex’s remains will then be immediately taken to St. Mary’s Church, Creggan via his late home for arrival at 6:45pm on Thursday 16th September to repose overnight.

Alex’s funeral requiem mass will take place on Friday 17th September 2021 at 10am. The live streaming link is below;
http://www.cregganchapel.com/webcam.html

Sadly, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and in accordance with the updated government guidelines the wake and funeral will be private for family and friends only. Please maintain social distancing and adhere to government guidelines at all times.

St. Anthony Pray For Him. Our Lady Of Knock Intercede for Him.

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

Josephine Back née Gallagher

Josephine Back née Gallagher

Date of death: 07-09-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Josephine Back née Gallagher, peacefully in Ward 42, Altnagelvin hospital on the 7th of September 2021.

Late of 10 Hawthorne Terrace and Edenballymore Lodge Care Home. May she rest in peace.

Beloved wife of the late James. Devoted mother of Joan, Peter and Shaun. Admired mother-in-law of Trish and Jane. Loving grandmother of Oliver, Rory and Patrick. Dearest sister of the late Peter, Gertie and Nora. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all her wider family circle and friends.

Josephine’s remains will be reposing at the McClafferty funeral home and chapel of rest, funeral leaving from there on Friday 10th September at 10:20am for 11:00am requiem mass in St. Eugene’s Cathedral, burial immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.

Family and friends are welcome to pay their respects at the McClafferty Funeral Home between 4pm – 6pm on Wednesday 8th September and between 4pm – 6pm on Thursday 9th September 2021.

Josephine’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live via the link below;
http://www.steugenescathedral.com/webcam.html

Sadly, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and in accordance with the updated government guidelines the wake and funeral will be private for family and friends only. Please maintain social distancing and adhere to government guidelines at all times.

Our Lady Queen Of Heaven Intercede For Her.

All Enquiries to Mr. Kieran Connor, 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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