Their spirit and devotion as public servants is embedded in this place-making memorial site. We invite you to etch in stone your gratitude for their legacy of commitment to protecting the residents of York City.


Show your appreciation for their support for the Ivan & Zach Firefighters Memorial Gardens by purchasing tickets or visiting them to eat and enjoy a refreshing drink.



You're Invited

Ivan Flancha and Zach Anthony made their ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty on Thursday, March 22, 2018 as a result of a fire in the York City - North East neighborhood. Their devotion to family, friends, colleagues, and York City will be long remembered in The Ivan & Zach Firefighter Memorial Gardens.

Your sponsorship of an engraved brick will bring this memorial to life. There are two brick sizes and 2 brick colors to choose from. We will provide you a separate form to submit the text you'd like to engrave. 

Dedicate a Brick

Pick between:

2 sizes - 4"x8" or 8"x8"; and
2 colors - Wheatfield or Admiral Red.

The larger size gives you a choice of all text or text with a logo.

Bricks and engraving provided by Brick Markers USA.


Sponsor a Brick

Choose a Corporate Sponsorship Level

Let the company you own or manage stand out by choosing your level of fearlessness, from valiant to hero!

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Purchase Merchandise

Show your support for the memorial gardens by wearing any one of our shirts proudly. You can also choose other merchandise including a bespoke nightlight.

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Today is the day! Let's do this!

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“Ivan loved being a firefighter, he was devoted to the community, and he took great joy in his family and many friends.. we miss him everyday."

 - Judy Luckow, Ivan’s Mom


Until Someday
Author: Ivan’s Brother

 It’s time to go
Your work is done
There was some pain
But mostly fun

 There will be laughs
There will be tears
Thinking of you
Throughout the years

 You will be missed
My lifelong friend
Until someday,
We meet again.


“We are so blessed that you are honoring Zachary with a memorial garden.   We are pleased that he will be remembered forever in the city of York.  Zachary would be humbled because he was "just" doing his job, he was "just" helping a friend, he was "just" helping someone in need; because that is  "just" the love that Zachary had for everyone. 

We have peace because we know that Zachary heard  ‘Well done, good and faithful servant' (Matt 25:23) as he entered heaven.

We miss him every day,  and we are so thankful that the city of York and the residence of this fine city love Zachary!

As Zach always said "MAKE IT A GREAT DAY!"

Thank you,
Karen, Ray, Marc and Samuel.


We have brought together three groups: Their families, the Fire Department they served valiantly, and the neighborhood residents who live where the fire happened. Together, we envisioned three professionally designed gardens and patios which will serve as a vibrant, living memorial. It is a fitting tribute to their life and their sacrifice.

The gardens are designed by Dannie Wright from Hilltop Garden Design. The three gardens will feature the following flowers/plants:

  • Acanthus spinosus
  • Viburnum plicatum 'Mariesii
  • Nepeta racemosa 'Walker's Low
  • Nasella tenuissima
  • Sedum spectabile 'Autumn Joy
  • Polygonatum odoratum 'Variegatum 
  • Ceratostigma plumbagonoides
  • James Galway
  • Dwarf Mondo Grass
  • Echinacea purpurea 'Pow Wow White

The Ivan & Zach Firefighters Memorial Gardens

“Their spirit and devotion as public servants is embedded in this place-making memorial site. We invite you to etch in stone your gratitude for their legacy of commitment to protecting the residents of York City.”

Sponsor A Brick

About Ivan 

About Zachary

The Last Alarm

Corporate Sponsorship Packet


Brick Choices


Brick Colors


Admiral Red


Brick Sizes

Choose between two brick sizes:

4" x 8" - $100
up to 3 lines of 20 characters each

8" x 8" - $175
up to 6 lines of 20 characters each. 

Mini Brick Replica

Choose an optional exact replica of your brick to display at home or office.


  • You can choose "Check" as the method of payment. The email receipt will provide you the information you need to complete the sponsorship.
  • You can include a "dedication"as part of the check-out process. This will appear on the campaign sit. Your confirmation email will include a link to the form to submit your brick text. You will be able to edit your brick text before the cutoff date (TBD.)
  • If you choose more than 1 brick, please enter the name and email of the person you'd like to submit the brick text.
  • Please contact us at 717-893-6893 if you would like to discuss corporate sponsorship.


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The EPIC Gardens in York


From time to time, we will add merchandise for you to display your support of the Ivan & Zach Firefighters Memorial Gardens.

Ivan & Zach Night Light ($30)

This night light uses the official Ivan & Zach & Firehouse image created by Cal Weary, local artists, business owners, and member of York XL Board of Directors. 

The night light itself is made to order by 3D printer by a young artist, Ace Garcia. It measures 3"x4".

The idea to offer it to you as an additional way to honor Ivan & Zach came from Kimo Garcia, a member of York XL's EPIC Wealth Builders. A portion of the proceeds will be deposited into an account that he will be able to access when he is graduated from High School.

Please allow 4-5 weeks for delivery.

Purchase Night Light