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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 2024 McClafferty Funeral Directors marks 120 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

Paul Hutton

Paul Hutton

Date of death: 19-04-2024

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Paul Hutton, peacefully at Altnagelvin Hospital, on 19th April 2024.

Late of 22 Rossville Street. May he rest in peace.

Beloved partner of Eileen. Devoted son of the late Jackie and Anne. Loving brother of Gary, Annemarie and the late Isobel. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all of his wider family circle and friends.

Paul’s remains will be reposing at his partner Eileen’s home, 25 Longtower Court from 11am tomorrow morning, Saturday 20th April. Funeral leaving from there on Monday 22nd April at 9:20am for 10am Requiem Mass in St. Columba’s Church, Longtower. Burial will take place immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.

Wake house will be private from 10pm until 11am.

Paul’s Requiem Mass can be streamed live via the link below;

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

Andrew (Don) Brown

Andrew (Don) Brown

Date of death: 19-04-2024

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Andrew (Don) Brown, peacefully at his home, on 19th April 2024.

Late of 23 Malin Gardens. May he rest in peace.

Beloved husband of Pauline. Devoted father of Caroline and Andrew. A much loved father-in-law of Conor and Laura. Loving granda of Andrew, Lucy and Sophie. Beloved son of the late Sammy and Marion Brown. Dearest brother of the late Pat. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all of his wider family circle and friends.

Don’s remains will be reposing at his late family home, 23 Malin Gardens from 4pm this afternoon, Friday 19th April. Funeral leaving from there on Sunday 21st April at 12:50am for 1:30pm Requiem Mass in St. Mary’s Church, Creggan. Burial will take place immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.

Wake house will be private from 10pm until 11:30am.

Don’s Requiem Mass can be streamed live via the link below;
https://www.churchservices.tv/creggan

St. Anthony Pray For Him. Our Lady Of Fatima Intercede For Him.

Johnny Moran

Johnny Moran

Date of death: 14-04-2024

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Johnny Moran, peacefully at Altnagelvin Hospital on 14th April 2024.
Formerly of 11 Old Quarry Street. May he rest in peace.
Beloved husband of the late Rose. Devoted father of Carolyn, Jacqueline, Johnny, Paul and Julie. Loving Granda of Claire, Jason, Sinead, James, Joshua and Emma. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all of his sons and daughters-in-law, wider family circle and friends.
Johnny’s remains will be reposing at the McClafferty funeral home and chapel of rest. Funeral leaving from there on Wednesday 17th April at 10:50am for 11:30am Requiem Mass in St. Columba’s Church, Longtower. Burial will take place immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.
Family and friends are welcome to pay their respects at the McClafferty funeral home and chapel of rest from 6pm until 8pm tomorrow evening Monday 15th April and from 6pm until 8pm on Tuesday 16th April.
Johnny’s Requiem Mass can be streamed live via the link below;
On His Soul Sweet Jesus Have Mercy.
All Enquiries to Mr. Kieran Connor, McClafferty Funeral Directors, 02871262823.

Michael Dwyer Harrigan

Michael Dwyer Harrigan

Date of Death: 09-04-2024

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Michael Dwyer Harrigan, peacefully at Oakleaves Care Home, on 9th April 2024.
Formerly of 16 Epworth Street. May he rest in peace.
Dearest husband of the late Bridget. Loving father of Deborah, Mark, Michelle and the late John-Paul. A much loved father-in-law of Vinny, Bridgeen and the late Stephen. Devoted granda of Niall, Orla and Lucy. Precious Great-Granda of Casey-Rose. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by all of his wider family circle and friends.
Michael’s remains will be reposing at his daughter Deborah’s home, 3 Demesne Gardens from 6pm this evening, Tuesday 9th April. Funeral leaving from there on Thursday 11th April at 10:20am for 11am Requiem Mass in St. Mary’s Church, Creggan. Burial will take place immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.
Wake house will be private from 10pm until 11:30am.
Michael’s Requiem Mass can be streamed live via the link below;
St. Anthony Pray For Him. Our Lady Of Knock Intercede For Him.

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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