Lisbon Falls – George Surowoj 62 of Huston Street, Lisbon Falls died Tuesday June 7, 2016. He was born in Ingolstadt, Germany on February 5, 1954 the son of the late Zachar Surowoj & Martha Grün Schein. He was educated at Kensington High School in Buffalo, New York. He served in the United State Navy during the Vietnam Conflict from 1972 to 1980.
He worked at VIP Parts, Tires & Service for 20 years and then Action Screen Printing for the past 10 years.
George enjoyed photography, old landmarks, the weather, current events and was always reading a newspaper, gardening, working with his hand especially carpentry, music, and most of all spending time with his grandkids.
He will be remembered for his sense of humor, his love for animals, the unique nicknames he gave to each family member as well as close family friends, his generosity and kindness, his strong work ethic, his handyman skills, and his famous grilled cheeseburgers.
He is survived by his partner of 29 years Rebecca Sanders of Lisbon Falls, his stepdaughters, Shalon Sanders of Topsham and Brandy Sanders of Lisbon Falls, his five grandchildren, Markis and Sabrina Larrivee, Emalee Sanders, Tristen Bouffard and Rylie Turcotte, as well as a sister Lilli & Theo Steltermann of Lancaster, NY, three brothers, Karl and the late Eleanor Zernickel of Grand Island, NY, Paul & Sue Schein, Peter & Michele Schein all of West Seneca, NY, ten nieces and nephews and eleven great nieces and nephews.