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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

Sarah (Sadie) McGuinness

Sarah (Sadie) McGuinness

Date of death: 28-11-2020

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Sarah (Sadie) McGuinness, peacefully at Culmore Manor on the 28th of November 2020.

May she rest in peace.

Loving daughter of the late William and Mary. Dearest sister of Billy, Paddy and the late Mickey, Jim, Rita, Bridie and Kathleen. Deeply regretted and missed by all her wider family circle and friends.

Sadie’s remains are now reposing at McClafferty’s chapel of rest, funeral leaving from there on Monday 30th of November at 09.30am for 10:00am requiem mass in St. Patrick’s Church Pennyburn, interment immediately afterwards in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Muff.

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

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

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

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

Mary Clare McDaid née Dillon

Mary Clare McDaid née Dillon

Date of death: 20-11-2020

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Mary Clare McDaid née Dillon, peacefully at her late home surrounded by all her loving family on the 20th of November 2020.
Late of 107 Kylemore Park. May she rest in peace.
Beloved wife of Charles (Junior). Devoted mother of Paul, Charlie, Siobhan, Martina, Willie, John, Clare and Patricia. A much loved grandmother to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Loving sister of Sally and the late John, William, Patsy and Dennis. Deeply regretted and missed by all her wider family circle and friends.
Clare’s remains are now reposing at her late home 107 Kylemore Park, funeral leaving from there on Saturday 21st of November at 10.20am for 11:00am requiem mass in St. Columba’s Church Longtower, interment immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.
Sadly due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and in accordance with the updated government guidelines the wake and funeral will be private for immediate family only.
Clare’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live via the link below;
St. Thérése Of Lisieux Pray For Her. Our Lady Of Lourdes Intercede for Her.
All Enquiries to Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, 02871262823

Margaret McDaid née Flood

Margaret McDaid née Flood

Date of death: 16-11-2020

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Margaret McDaid née Flood, peacefully at Edenballymore Lodge on the 16th of November 2020.

Late of 34 Cable Street. May she rest in peace.

Beloved wife of the late John. Devoted mother of Cathy, Tony, Lynn, Ian and Gavin. A much loved grandmother to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Loving sister, mother-in-law and aunt. Deeply regretted and missed by all her wider family circle and friends.

Margaret’s remains are reposing at her daughter Cathy’s home 43 Kylemore Park, funeral leaving from there on Thursday 19th of November at 10.20am for 11:00am requiem mass in St. Columba’s Church Longtower, interment immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.

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

Margaret’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live via the link below;

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Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Greenhaw Lodge Care Home c/o Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, Unit 3 Rathmor Business Pk, Derry, BT48 0LZ.

St. Columba Pray For Her. Our Lady Of Lourdes Intercede for Her.

All Enquiries to Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, 02871 262823.

Conchúr Doherty

Conchúr Doherty

Date of death: 11-11-2020

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Conchúr Doherty, suddenly on the 11th of November 2020.

Late of 4 Norburgh Park. May he rest in peace.

Beautiful son of Linda and Gleann. Loving brother of Caitilín, Ruairí and Ciarraí. A much loved grandson of Joseph and the late Johanna McDaid and the late Patrick and Eileen Doherty. Deeply regretted and missed by all his wider family circle and friends.

Conchúr’s remains are reposing at his late home 4 Norburgh Park, funeral leaving from there on Wednesday 18th of November at 10.15am for 11:00am requiem mass in St. Columba’s Church Longtower, interment immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.

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

Conchúr’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live via the link below;

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

Sr. Clare Crockett Pray For Him. Our Lady Of Knock Intercede For Him.

Ar Dheis Dé Go Raibh A Anam Dhílis.

All Enquiries to Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, 02871 262823.

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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