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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

Paul Barr

Paul Barr

Date of death: 31-07-2022

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Paul Barr, peacefully at Altnagelvin hospital on the 31st of July 2022.

Late of 240 Carnhill. May he rest in peace.

Beloved husband of Veronica. Devoted father of Emily and Paul. A much loved father-in-law of Chris and Natasha. Loving granda of Connor and Maura. Dearest brother of Geraldine. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all his wider family circle, friends and neighbours.

Paul’s remains are now reposing at his late residence, 240 Carnhill. Funeral leaving from there on Tuesday 2nd August at 10:20am for 11am requiem mass in St. Brigid’s Church, Carnhill. Cremation will take place afterwards at 3pm in Lakelands Crematorium, Co. Cavan.

Wake House Strictly Private From 10pm till 10am.

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

Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Ward 50, Altnagelvin Hospital c/o the immediate family or Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, Unit 3a, Rathmor Business Pk, Derry, BT48 0LZ.

St. Brigid Pray For Him. Our Lady Of Knock Intercede For Him.

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

 

 

Martin (Marty) Barr

Martin (Marty) Barr

Date of death: 26-07-2022

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Martin (Marty) Barr, peacefully at Altnagelvin hospital, surrounded by all of his loving family on the 26th of July 2022.
Late of 20 Glenfada Park. May he rest in peace.
Beloved son of Noel and Ruby. Loving brother of Kitty. A much loved brother-in-law of Eugene and uncle of Daryl, Callum and Emily. Dearest husband of Vola. Devoted father of Aidan, Matthew and Jessica. A much loved partner of Marie and the children. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all his aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, wider family circle, friends and neighbours.
Marty’s remains will be reposing at his sister Kitty’s residence, 136 Elaghmore Park, from approx. 7:30pm this evening. Funeral leaving from there on Friday 29th July at 9:15am for 10am requiem mass in St. Columba’s Church, Longtower. Burial will take place immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.
Marty’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live via the link below;
Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Northlands Centre c/o the immediate family or Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, Unit 3a, Rathmor Business Pk, Derry, BT48 0LZ.
St. Padre Pio Pray For Him. Our Lady Of Fatima Intercede For Him.
Enquiries to Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, 0287126282

Stephen Doherty

Stephen Doherty

Date of death: 23-07-2022

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Stephen Doherty, peacefully at Altnagelvin hospital on the 23rd of July 2022.

Late of 6 Circular Rd. May he rest in peace.

Beloved husband of the late Ann. Devoted father of Liam, Paul, Brian, Catherine, David, Richard and the late Francis. A much loved brother of Agnes, Joe, Ann, Paul and the late Bernadette. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all his wider family circle, friends and neighbours.

Stephen’s remains are now reposing at his son Paul’s residence, 36 Rockfield. Funeral leaving from there on Tuesday 26th July at 9:15am for 10am requiem mass in St. Mary’s Church, Creggan via his late home 6 Circular Rd. Burial will take place immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.

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

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

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

 

Agnes (Aggie) Webb née O'Donnell

Agnes (Aggie) Webb née O’Donnell

Date of death: 19-07-2022

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Agnes (Aggie) Webb née O’Donnell, peacefully at Altnagelvin hospital on the 19th of July 2022.

Late of 28 Gelvin Gardens. May she rest in peace.

Darling wife of the late Kevin. Devoted mother of Laura, Emma, David, Olivia and the late Fiona, Michelle and Christopher. Loving grandmother of Callum, Reece, Éadha and Hannah. Dearest daughter of the late Paddy and Bridget. A much loved sister of Deirdre, Eamonn, Michael and the late Benny. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all her wider family circle, friends and neighbours.

Aggie’s remains will be reposing at her late residence, 28 Gelvin Gardens from approx 7:45pm this evening. Funeral leaving from there on Friday 22nd July at 9:15am for 10am requiem mass in The Church Of The Immaculate Conception, Trench Rd. Burial will take place immediately afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ardmore.

Aggie’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live via the link below;
http://www.youtube.com/watersideparish

St. Anthony Pray For Her. Our Lady Of Knock Intercede For Her.

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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