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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

Barbara Doherty

Barbara Doherty

Date of death: 05-03-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Barbara Doherty, peacefully at her late home surrounded by all her loving family on the 5th of March 2021.
Late of 13 Poplar Rd. May she rest in peace.
Beloved partner of Phillip. Devoted mother of Ryan. Loving grandmother of Sheá. A much loved mother-in-law of Danielle. Dearest sister, aunt and friend. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all her wider family circle, friends and neighbours.
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 close friends.
Barbara’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live on Monday 8th March 2021 at 10:00am via the link below;
St. Padre Pio Pray For Her.
All Enquiries to Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, 02871262823

Daniel Campbell

Daniel Campbell

Date of death: 14-02-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Daniel Campbell, peacefully at Altnagelvin hospital on the 14th of February 2021.
Late of 251 Lonemoor Rd. May he rest in peace.
Beloved husband of the late Molly. Loving father of Christopher, Pauline, Martin and Teresa. A much loved grandfather and great-grandfather. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all his wider family circle and friends.
Sadly due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and in accordance with the updated government guidelines the wake and funeral will be strictly private for the immediate family only.
Daniel’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live on Wednesday 17th February 2021 at 10:00am via the link below;
Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Foyle, Search & Rescue c/o Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, Unit 3 Rathmor Business Pk, Derry, BT48 0LZ.
St. Padre Pio Pray For Him. Our Lady Of Lourdes Intercede For Him.
All Enquiries to Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, 02871262823

John Campbell

John Campbell

Date of death: 03-02-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of John Campbell, peacefully at his home surrounded by all his loving family, on the 3rd of February 2021.

Late of 42 Drumleck Gardens. May he rest in peace.

Devoted father of Martina, Paul, Caroline, Mark and the late John. Beloved son of the late Nora and James. Dearest brother of the late Joe, James, Tess, Eileen and Maureen. Loving grandfather of Ashlene, Ciaran, DeeDee, Tiarnán, Mark, Chanise, Dylan, Jude and Cathán. A much loved great-grandfather. Devoted friend of Rose. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all his wider family circle and friends.

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

John’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live on Saturday 6th February 2021 at 11:30am via the link below;
https://www.churchservices.tv/carnhill

St. Francis Of Assisi Pray For Him. St. Padre Pio Intercede For Him.

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

 

Philomena Simpson

Philomena Simpson

Date of death: 01-02-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Philomena Simpson, suddenly at Ballyoan House, on the 1st of February 2021.

May she rest in peace.

Devoted mother of John. Beloved daughter of the late Michael and Rita. Loving sister of Marian, Mickey, Ann, Breege, Martina, Eilish, Siobhan, Michelle, Nigel, Christopher and the late Thomas. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all her wider family circle and friends.

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

Philomena’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live on Wednesday 3rd February 2021 at 10am via the link below;
http://www.cregganchapel.com/webcam.html

St. Brigid Pray For Her. Our Lady Of Lourdes 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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