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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

John Flood

John Flood

Date of death: 12-05-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of John Flood, suddenly at his late home on the 12th of May 2021.

Late of 16 Oakfield Rd and former teacher of Rosemount Primary School. May he rest in peace.

Beloved husband of Ann. Devoted father of Mark, Shona, Ciara and John. Loving granda to all 10 of his grandchildren and great-grandchild. A much loved brother of Bonny, Paddy, Jim, Majella and the late Margaret, Anton, Fauncien, Kathleen and Sadie. 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. Please maintain social distancing and adhere to government guidelines at all times.

John’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live on Saturday 15th May 2021 at 11:30am via the link below;
https://www.churchservices.tv/derrysteugenes

Interment immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.

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

St. Therese of Lisieux Pray For Him.

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

Joseph (Joe) Daly

Joseph (Joe) Daly

Date of death: 10-05-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Joseph (Joe) Daly, peacefully at the Foyle Hospice on the 10th of May 2021, surrounded by all his loving family.
Late of 53 Elaghmore Park. May he rest in peace.
Beloved husband of Mary. Devoted father of Brian and Joanne. Loving granda of Brianna, Matthew and Eli. A much loved father-in-law of Michelle. 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. Please maintain social distancing and adhere to government guidelines at all times.
Joe’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live on Wednesday 12th May 2021 at 12:00pm via the link below;
Interment immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.
Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Foyle Hospice c/o Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, Unit 3 Rathmor Business Pk, Derry, BT48 0LZ.
St. Padre Pio Pray For Him. Our Lady Of Knock Intercede For Him.
All Enquiries to Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, 02871262823

Margaret Nixon née Hasson

Margaret Nixon née Hasson

Date of death: 05-05-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Margaret Nixon née Hasson, peacefully at Altnagelvin hospital on the 5th of May 2021, surrounded by all her loving family.
Late of 93 Creggan Heights. May she rest in peace.
Beloved wife of the late George. Loving mother of Ann, Liz, Margaret, George, Bernadette, Jim and Janet. Devoted granny of Jessica, Conor, Ryan and Emma. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all her 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. Please maintain social distancing and adhere to government guidelines at all times.
Margaret’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live on Friday 7th May 2021 at 10:00am via the link below;
Interment immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.
St. Padre Pio Pray For Her. Our Lady Of Lourdes Intercede For Her.
All Enquiries to Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, 02871262823

 

Eilish Lynch

Eilish Lynch

Date of death: 28-04-2021

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Eilish Lynch, peacefully at her late home on the 28th of April 2021 surrounded by all her loving family.

Late of 10 Nassau Crescent. May she rest in peace.

Beloved partner of the late Joe. Devoted mother of Siobhan and Jim. Loving step-mother of Joseph, Jacqueline, Paula and Jason. A much loved grandmother of Thomas, Shonagh and Jonathan. Loving great-nanny of Josh, Tommie, Eddy, Aodhan, Annie and Aoife. Precious daughter of the late Tommy and Maureen Higgins, formerly of Demesne Gardens. Dearest sister of Rosaleen, Sean, Mamie, Des, Joe, Jim, Kevin, Sinead and the late Pat and Brian. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all her 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. Please maintain social distancing and adhere to government guidelines at all times.

Eilish’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live on Saturday 1st May 2021 at 10:00am via the link below;
https://www.churchservices.tv/creggan

Interment immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.

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

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

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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