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Henry P. Szott

September 15, 1919 - August 21, 2013
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Henry Paul Szott, 93, a longtime resident of Lisbon Falls died August 21, 2013 with family by his side. He was born in Lewiston on Sept. 15, 1919 to Michael P. and Tekla (Krason) Szott. Henry enrolled in the Army at 17 and was sent to Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. He later reenlisted when WWII broke out. He was a decorated sharpshooter teaching recruits marksmanship and later served as a military police officer. He was a proud WWII veteran.

He married Elizabeth Ella Parker (Betty) in January 1942. Henry worked as a sheet metal worker for SMW Local #545, also serving as business agent.

He enjoyed hunting, gardening, watching Patriots & Red Sox games, the beach and getting a great summer tan. He dabbled in amateur black and white photography.

Henry was predeceased by his wife of 44 years, Elizabeth in 1986 and his son David in 2011. He is survived by his sister Blanche Szott, son Paul and wife Elaine of Harrison, daughter Pamela and husband Gary of Boothbay Harbor, daughter Debra and husband Gary of West Gardiner, grandchildren Lorna, Ronda, Nathan, Andrew, Mollie, Tammie and Travis, fourteen great grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren and cousin Frances Krason.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made online, 1-800-DIABETES or mail to the American Diabetes Association PO Box 11454 Alexandria, VA 22312. A private family service will be held. Condolences and memories may be shared at

We will miss you Dad, Grampie and brother.