George was born at Vakayil Family in Koonammavu, as the second child of Paily and Francisca. Master George started his lessons of catechism and academic studies at St.Philomina’s Church Koonammavu and the school affiliated to the said church. He lost his mother at the age of seven. Though he was deprived of the love and affection from the mother, his elder brother’s wife provided him the motherly love and care. George was keen on attending the holy mass every day and he served as an Altar boy in his home parish.