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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

Eilish Morris née Hegarty

Eilish Morris née Hegarty

Date of death: 23-03-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Eilish Morris née Hegarty in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on the 23rd of March 2021.
Formerly of 45 Leenan Gardens. May she rest in peace.
Beloved daughter of the late Maggie and Francie Hegarty. Loving sister of Gerry, Paddy, Ann, Brendan and the late Celine, June, Maureen, Collette, Willie and Jim. A much loved sister-in-law of Paschal, Seamus, Angie and Deirdre. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all her wider family circle and friends.
Eilish’s funeral mass can be streamed live on Saturday 24th April 2021 at 10:00am via the link below;
Interment immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.
Our Lady Of Lourdes Intercede For Her.
All Enquiries to Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, 02871262823

Frankie McCauley

Frankie McCauley

Date of death: 19-04-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Frankie McCauley, peacefully at his daughter Lisa’s home, 17 Rathkeele Way on the 19th of April 2021, surrounded by all his loving family.

Former Coalman and late of 64B Westland Street. May he rest in peace.

Beloved and cherished husband of Adele. Precious husband of the late Margaret. Loving father of Cathy, Lisa and the late Jody. A much loved granda of Kevin, Conor, Jade, Lauren, Jody, Brandon and the late Aaron and Ryan. Precious great-granda of Aoibhe. A much loved father-in-law of Davy, Eddie and the late Debbie. A dear brother of Billy, Jackie and the late Marie. Dearest brother-in-law of the late Micky Devine (Hungerstriker). 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 private for family and friends only.

Frankie’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live on Wednesday 21st April 2021 at 10:00am via the link below;
http://www.cregganchapel.com/webcam.html

Interment immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.

St. Padre Pio Pray Intercede For Him. Sr. Clare Crockett Pray For Him.

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

 

MaryAnn Meenan née Peoples

MaryAnn Meenan née Peoples

Date of death: 17-04-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of MaryAnn Meenan née Peoples, peacefully at Altnagelvin hospital on the 17th of April 2021 after a short illness, surrounded by all her loving family.
Late of 87 Rathlin Drive. May she rest in peace.
Beloved wife of the late Patrick (Pa). Devoted mother of Sarah, Moy, Tye, Margie, Danny, Roberta, Patsy and the late Philly (Philomena) and John (Simon). Loving grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. Precious grandmother and great-grandmother of the late Charlene and Saul. A much loved sister of Margaret, Phil, Tommy, Ricky, Patrick and the late Jim, Robbie and George. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all her wider family circle and friends both at home and abroad in Florida, Australia, Dubai, Canada and Jersey.
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.
MaryAnn’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live on Tuesday 20th April 2021 at 10:00am via the link below;
Interment immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.
Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Foyle Hospice or House Of The Wells c/o Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, Unit 3 Rathmor Business Pk, Derry, BT48 0LZ.
St. Martin Pray For Her. Our Lady Of Knock Intercede For Her.
All Enquiries to Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, 02871262823

Seamus Quigley

Seamus Quigley

Date of death: 14-04-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Seamus Quigley, peacefully at Altnagelvin hospital on the 14th of April 2021.
Late of 38 Drummard Park. May he rest in peace.
Beloved husband of Kathy. Loving father of Eamon, Tony, Michael, Olive, Sarah and Michael. Devoted grandfather of Lauren, Cait, Lee, David, Cathal, Beth, Luke, Odhrán and Clayton. A much loved son of the late Joe and Sadie. Dearest brother of Johnny, Molly, Olive and the late Willie, Edmund, Sally, Iris, Jennie, Mickey, Joe and Margaret. 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 family and close friends only.
Seamus funeral requiem mass can be streamed live on Saturday 17th April 2021 at 10:00am via the link below;
Interment immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.
On His Soul Sweet Jesus Have Mercy.
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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