On July 9, Lviv will say goodbye to Heroes Andriy Hankevich, Petro Gavryliv, Igor Ivasyk and Oleksandr Sprynchaneny, who died in the fight against the Russian invaders
The funeral will be held in the Garrison Church of Sts. App. Peter and Paul, military servicemen will be buried at the Lychakiv cemetery. The City Hall calls on Lviv residents and guests to join the farewell ceremonies and to refrain from entertaining events or celebrations during this time.
At 11:00 a.m., the funeral ceremony of Andriy Hankevich and Petro Gavryliv will begin, and at 11:30 a city farewell ceremony will take place on Rynok Square.
At 3:00 p.m., the funeral service for Oleksandr Sprynchane and Ihor Ivasyk will begin, and at 3:30 p.m., a city farewell ceremony will be held on Rynok Square.
Route of funeral processions: Garrison Church of St. App. Peter and Paul UGCC (Tetralna Street, 11) – sq. Cathedral – square Rynok (city farewell ceremony) – str. Ruska – st. Basement – st. Volodymyr Vinnichenko – square Soborna – st. Pekarska – st. Shimzeriv – st. Mechnikova – Lychakiv cemetery.
Blue and yellow flags with a mourning ribbon will be hung on the buildings along the route of the columns.
Biographical references of Heroes
Petro Gavrylov (July 9, 2000-July 2, 2022)
A native of Lviv. A graduate of the Prestige Lviv Gymnasium with an in-depth study of foreign languages. After that, he studied at the Institute of Geodesy of the Lviv Polytechnic National University. A pupil of the children’s and youth physical school of FC “Lviv”. He played for “Niva-Kordia” (Zhovtantsi village), “Dynamo-Sokil” (Ryasne-Ruske village) and “Kamula” (Romaniv village). Member of the Lviv branch of the NGO “Legionary Movement” (formerly “Tradition and Order”).
With the beginning of the full-scale invasion of Russia, he actively engaged in volunteer activities. Later, he joined the ranks of the “Revansh” territorial defense volunteer battalion to defend Ukraine from the Russian invaders.
Peter Havryliv is survived by his parents, younger brother and sister, grandparents.
Andriy Hankevich (November 25, 1976-July 5, 2022)
A native of the city of Sambor, Lviv region. Graduated from the National Forestry University. He was a member of the National Scout Organization of Ukraine “Plast”, a co-founder of the 61st youth camp named after O. Tysovsky. During the preparation for the European Football Championship in 2012, he worked at the State Enterprise “Directorate for Capital Construction and Reconstruction of the International Airport “Donetsk”. He was awarded an honorary certificate of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine for his personal contribution to the preparation of infrastructure facilities for the final part of the championship. In 2014, he acted as the director of the airport. Founder and director of the limited liability company “Engineering and Design”.
With the beginning of the full-scale invasion of Russia, he voluntarily stood up to protect Ukraine from the Russian invaders. His words were: “Who but me.” Combat medic. He served in the ranks of the 125th separate territorial defense brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Andrii Hankevich is survived by his wife Oksana and four children.
Oleksandr Sprinchane (May 13, 1994-July 6, 2022)
A native of the village of Velikosilya, Chernivtsi region. He graduated from the Velikosil Gymnasium named after Ion Herman. In 2010-2013, he studied at the State Vocational and Technical Educational Institution “Chernivtsi Vocational Lyceum of the Service Sphere” majoring in “computer typing and typesetting operator”. He was fluent in the Romanian language. Lived in Lviv. Participant of ATO.
He defended Ukraine in the ranks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in 2013-2018. In 2019, he worked at Krona Security Company LLC, later at GLOT-ZACHID LLC.
With the beginning of the full-scale invasion of Russia, he fought against the invaders. He served in the ranks of the 87th separate air mobile battalion of the airborne assault troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Oleksandr Sprintchane is survived by his parents, wife, son and brother.
Igor Ivasyk (March 12, 1971-July 5, 2022) from Lviv.
He studied at Lyceum No. 81 named after Petro Sahaidachny of the Lviv City Council. He was actively involved in athletics at school. In 1989-1991, he served in the city of Baltiysk. In peacetime, he held a managerial position in a logistics and transport company. He was fond of hunting and fishing.
With the beginning of the full-scale invasion of Russia, he immediately came to the defense of Ukraine. He served in the ranks of the 80th separate airborne assault brigade of the airborne assault troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Igor Ivasyk is survived by his parents and two daughters.