In Memory of




Obituary for Clifford Raymond Henning

Rev. Clifford (Cliff) Henning - born October 18, 1928 in Pretoria, South Africa - passed away peacefully on January 5, 2023 surrounded by his beloved Family.

Cliff was the youngest son of Irene Emblyn Harvard & Alwyn Westley Adalbert Henning and brother to Alwyn John Harvard (elder) and Reginald Remfry (middle). He is survived by his wife Ann - married on January 10th, 1959 - daughter Cheryl-Ann and son, Bryan, and daughter-in-law, Christine. Cliff was also a much-loved grandfather to Ben, Caitlyn and Connor.

Cliff and his family emigrated in September 1974 from South Africa to North Vancouver, BC. He was the United Church Minister at North Lonsdale United Church and St. Stephen’s United Church in Vancouver. Apart from his Ministerial work at both North Lonsdale & St. Stephen’s United Churches, Cliff Henning was also the Hospital Chaplain at Lions Gate Hospital and involved with numerous organizations related to Community outreach as well as Conference Committees for the United Church of Canada.

Rev Cliff Henning’s Celebration of Life will be held 2 pm on January 11 at West Vancouver United Church.

The Family is extremely grateful to all the medical staff at both Lions Gate Hospital and the North Shore Hospice who provided Cliff with exceptional medical care ensuring he was also surrounded by continued peace and comfort. In lieu of flowers, the Family requests donations be sent in Rev. Clifford Henning’s name to the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation for the advancement of their Spiritual Care Program.

Click the link below to watch the live stream of the funeral service: