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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

Rosetta Butler née Lynch

Rosetta Butler née Lynch

Date of death: 19-07-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Rosetta Butler née Lynch, peacefully at Altnagelvin Hospital, on the 19th of July 2021.

Formerly of 19 Glenbrook Terrace and late of 24 Glendale Rd. May she rest in peace.

Beloved mother of Glen. Devoted daughter of the late Celine Lynch. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all her wider family circle, friends and neighbours.

Rosetta’s remains will be reposing at her late residence from this evening, funeral leaving from there on Thursday 22nd July at 10:20am for 11:00am requiem mass in Our Lady Of Lourdes Church, Steelstown, 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. Please maintain social distancing and adhere to government guidelines at all times.

House strictly private from 9pm to 10am.

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

St. Martin Pray For Her. Our Lady Of Lourdes Intercede For Her.

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

Bridget (Briege) Quigley née McCafferty

Bridget (Briege) Quigley née McCafferty

Date of death: 02-07-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Bridget (Briege) Quigley née McCafferty, suddenly at Edenvale Care Home, Limavady on the 2nd of July 2021.

Late of 11 St. Columb’s Wells. May she rest in peace.

Beloved wife of the late Michael. Loving sister of Nellie and Phillip. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all her wider family circle, friends and neighbours.

Briege’s remains are now reposing at the McClafferty chapel of rest, funeral leaving from there on Wedneday 7th July at 10:30am for 11:00am requiem mass in St. Columba’s Church, Longtower, burial immediately afterwards in Annagry Cemetery, Co. Donegal.

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. Please maintain social distancing and adhere to government guidelines at all times.

Family and friends are welcome to pay their respects at the McClafferty Funeral Home between 2pm – 5pm on Monday 5th April and between 1pm – 3pm on Tuesday 6th April 2021.

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

Webcam

St. Lucia Pray For Her. Our Lady Of Fatima Intercede For Her.

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

Geraldine Meehan née McLaughlin

Gerldine Meehan née McLaughlin

Date of death: 18-06-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Geraldine Meehan née McLaughlin, suddenly at her late home on the 18th of June 2021.

Late of 3 Eastway Gardens, Creggan. May she rest in peace.

Loving mother of Lorraine, Stephen, Sharon, Kevin and Mandy. Devoted granny of Adam, Ben, Chloe, Becca, Kayla, Ryan, Jaxon, Sofia, Daxton and Darci. Dearest sister of Roisin, Marcella and the late Liam. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all her wider family circle, friends and neighbours.

Geraldine’s remains are now reposing at her late residence, 3 Eastway Gardens, funeral leaving from there on Monday 21st June at 9:30am for 10:00am requiem mass in St. Mary’s Church, Creggan, 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. Please maintain social distancing and adhere to government guidelines at all times.

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

St. Anthony Pray For Her.

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

Philomena (Phyllis) Dillon

Philomena (Phyllis) Dillon

Date of death: 13-06-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Philomena (Phyllis) Dillon, peacefully at her daughter Catherine’s home, surrounded by all her loving family on the 13th of June 2021.

Late of 9 Inveroe Gardens, Creggan. May she rest in peace.

Beloved wife of the late Denis. Devoted mother of Ann, Catherine, Damien, Teresa, Paula, Michael, Martin, Noella, Mark and the late Denis. Loving grandmother to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Dearest friend of Joan. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all her sons and daughters-in-law, wider family circle and friends.

Phyllis’s remains are now reposing at her daughter Catherine’s residence, 1 Cashelmore Park, funeral leaving from there on Tuesday 15th June at 9:20am for 10:00am requiem mass in St. Mary’s Church, Creggan, 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. Please maintain social distancing and adhere to government guidelines at all times.

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

St. Martin Pray For Her. St. Anthony Intercede For Her.
“Always Loved & Will Never Be Forgotten”

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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