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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

Brendan Hinds

Brendan Hinds

Date of death: 21-01-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Brendan Hinds, peacefully at Altnagelvin hospital on the 21st of January 2021.
Late of 24 Moss Park. May he rest in peace.
Beloved husband of Ursula. Devoted father of Mary, Anne, Brenda, Glenn, Dawson and Gavin. Proud granda of Bréandan, Conor, Brennan, Ciaron, Philip, Maeve, Rory, Bronagh, Eve, Chloe, Louise, Sophia, Oliver and Noah. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all his wider family circle and friends.
Brendan’s remains are now reposing at his late home, funeral leaving from there on Saturday 23rd of January at 10:20am for 11am requiem mass in St. Joseph’s Church, Galliagh, followed by cremation at 3pm in Lakeland’s Crematorium, Co. Cavan.
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.
Brendan’s funeral requiem mass and cremation service can be streamed live via the links below;
Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Dementia NI c/o Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, Unit 3 Rathmor Business Pk, Derry, BT48 0LZ.
Peace Perfect Peace.
All Enquiries to Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, 02871262823

Eugene (Slim) McLaughlin

Eugene (Slim) McLaughlin

Date of death: 14-01-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Eugene (Slim) McLaughlin, suddenly at his late home 12 Deanery Street on the 14th of January 2021.

Former manager of Brandywell Harps F.C. May he rest in peace.

Beloved husband of Angela. Loving father of Eugene and Seán. Devoted grandfather of Lauren, Liam, Danielle, Amy, Ava and great-grandfather of Daniel. Loving father-in-law of Christine and Michaela. A much loved son of the late Dan and Molly. Dearest brother of Del and the late Breege and Nuala. A loving brother-in-law and uncle. Deeply regretted and missed by all his wider family circle and friends.

Eugene’s remains will leave the McClafferty funeral home and chapel of rest this evening at 6pm to repose at his late home 12 Deanery Street, funeral leaving from there on Monday 18th of January at 9:20am for 10am requiem mass in St. Columba’s Church, Longtower, burial 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 family and friends only.

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

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Sr. Clare Crockett Pray For Him.

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

Anthony O' Sullivan

Anthony O’ Sullivan

Date of death: 09-01-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Anthony O’ Sullivan (Proprietor/Owner of O’Sullivans Bar, Bishops Street), peacefully at his late home surrounded by all his loving family on the 9th of January 2021.

Late of The Diamond, Derry. May he rest in peace.

Beloved husband of Angela. Devoted father of Ciarán, Caoimhín, Ruairí, Emmett, Sinéad, Brónagh and the late Eamon. Loving grandfather of Caolán, Maebh, Dabhóg, Faéla, Páraic, Bláthnaid, Saorlaith and Logan. A much loved brother, father-in-law, brother-in-law and uncle. Deeply regretted and missed by all his wider family circle and friends.

Anthony’s remains are reposing at his late home 16 Kingsfort Park, funeral leaving from there on Monday 11th of January at 9:15am for 10am requiem mass in St. Columba’s Church, Longtower, burial 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 family and close friends only.

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

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St. Padre Pio Intercede For Him. St. Anthony Pray For Him.

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

Bill Hannaway

Bill Hannaway

Date of death: 04-01-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Bill Hannaway, peacefully at his home surrounded by all his loving family on the 4th of January 2021.
Late of 41 Carnhill. May he rest in peace.
Beloved husband of Annzie. Devoted father of Margaret, Bridgeen, Ursula, Sean, Rita, Pat, Noeleen, Magdalene, Damien and Simon. A much loved grandfather to all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Deeply regretted and missed by all his wider family circle and many friends.
Bill’s remains are now reposing at his late home 41 Carnhill, funeral leaving from there on Thursday 7th of January at 10:20am for 11am requiem mass in St. Brigid’s Church, Carnhill followed by cremation at 3pm in Lakeland’s Crematorium, Cavan.
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.
Bill’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live via the link below;
Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Marie Curie c/o Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, Unit 3 Rathmor Business Pk, Derry, BT48 0LZ.
St. Padre Pio Pray For Him.
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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