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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

Kathleen McLaughlin

Kathleen McLaughlin

Date of death: 11-09-2020

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Kathleen McLaughlin, peacefully at Altnagelvin Hospital surrounded by all her loving family on the 11th of September 2020.

Formerly of 89 Cable Street. May she rest in peace.

Beloved mammy of Lisa and Denise. A much loved mother-in-law of Jason. Dearest daughter of the late Billy and Bridie. Devoted granny of Ava, Cormac, Ronan and Ellie. Loving sister of Ailish, John, Lexie, Brege, Bill and Paul. Wife of the late George and daughter in law of Mary. Deeply regretted and missed by all her wider family circle and friends.

Kathleen’s remains are now reposing at her sister Brege’s home, 3 The Village, funeral leaving from there on Monday the 14th of September at 09.20am for 10:00am requiem mass in St. Eugene’s Cathedral, interment immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.

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

Kathleen’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live via the link below;
http://www.steugenescathedral.com/webcam.html

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. Therese “The Little Flower” Pray For Her. St. Jude Pray For Her. St. Padre Pio Intercede For Her.

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

Mary (Maureen) Duffy née McCool

Mary (Maureen) Duffy née McCool

Date of death: 06-09-2020

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Mary (Maureen) Duffy née McCool, peacefully at her late home surrounded by all her loving family on the 6th of September 2020.

May she rest in peace.

Beloved wife of the late John Francis. Devoted mother of Claire, Sean and Declan. A much loved mother-in-law of Niall, Tina and Dawn. A loving grandmother to all her grandchildren and great grandson.

Mary’s remains are now reposing at her late home 210 Hatmore Park, funeral leaving from there on Tuesday the 8th of September at 11.50am for 12:30pm requiem mass in St. Marys Church, Creggan, interment immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.

Wake House Private From 10pm.

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

Mary’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live via the link below;
http://www.cregganchapel.com/webcam.html

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. Anthony Pray For Her. Our Lady Of Lourdes Intercede For Her.

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

Robert (Roy) Wallace

Robert (Roy) Wallace

Date of death: 13-08-2020

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Robert (Roy) Wallace, peacefully at Altnagelvin hospital on the 13th of August 2020.

May he rest in peace.

Beloved husband of Isobel. Devoted father of Martin, Robert, Paul, Gary, Mark and Aisling. Loving brother of Liam, John, Charlie, Margaret and the late Mary. A much loved grandfather to all his grandchildren. Deeply regretted and missed by all his wider family circle and friends.

Sadly, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, the wake and funeral are private for family and friends.

Roy’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live at 09:30am on Sunday 16th August 2020 via the link below;
https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-eugenes-cathedral-derry

Burial immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.

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

Enquiries to Mr. Kieran Connor @ McClafferty Funeral Directors 02871 262823

Kathleen Sheerin née Friel

Kathleen Sheerin née Friel

Date of death: 28-07-2020

We regret to inform you that the death has taken place of Kathleen Sheerin née Friel, peacefully at her late home 99 Lonemoor Rd on the 28th of July 2020.

Formally of Rossville Street. May she rest in peace.

Beloved wife of the late Jim. Loving mother of Donna. A much loved sister of the late Mary, Nora, Peggy, Rosie, Annie Paddy, Jim and Brian. Deeply regretted and missed by all her wider family circle and friends.

Sadly, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, the wake and funeral are private for family and friends.

Kathleen’s funeral requiem mass can be streamed live at 10:00am on Thursday 30th July 2020 via the link below;
https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-eugenes-cathedral-derry

Burial immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.

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

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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