Buffalo Diocese releases names of priests who allegedly abused minors

Mar 20, 2018

The Catholic Diocese of Buffalo has released a list of names of 42 diocesan priests who were removed from ministry, were retired, or left ministry after allegations of sexual abuse of a minor. 

The list includes deceased priests with more than one allegation made against them. The year of death is listed next to those who are deceased.

Forty-two priests are named in the list, 25 of whom are deceased. A spokesman says the Diocese will not be conducting any recorded interviews Tuesday.

John R. Aurelio  (2009)

Donald W. Becker

David M. Bialkowski

Robert J. Biesinger   (2012)

James H. Cotter  (1991)

Donald S. Fafinski

Douglas F. Faraci

Fred G. Fingerle  (2002)

Michael R. Freeman  (2010)

Joseph P. Friel  (1995)

Mark M. Friel

Thomas G. Gresock

John P. Hajduk

Michael J. Harrington   (1989)

Brian M. Hatrick

James P. Hayes (1988)

Louis J. Hendricks (1990)

J. Grant Higgins  (2016)

Francis T. Hogan  (2010)

Fred D. Ingalls

Florian A. Jasinski (1983)

Gerald C. Jasinski

Richard P. Judd (1988)

Timothy J. Kelley

Thomas L. Kemp

Richard J. Keppeler (2011)

John D. Lewandowski (1982)

Bernard M. Mach  (2004)

Loville N. Martlock (2014)

Thomas J. McCarthy

Basil A. Ormsby (1997)

Norbert F. Orsolits

Martin L. Pavlock

Roy K. Ronald (2013)

Joseph E. Schieder (1996)

Gerard A. Smyczynski (1999)

James A. Spielman

Chester S. Stachewicz  (2010)

Edward J. Walker  (2002)

William G. Ward (2008)

William F. J. White  (2016)

Robert W. Wood