Fr. Chester Misercola: Clergy With Credible Allegations of Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Fr. Chester Misercola

Ordained: 1964
  • 1965: Our Lady of the Rosary, New Hartford, NY
  • 1966-1968: St. Anthony of Padua, Utica, NY
  • 1969: St. Anthony, Cortland, NY
  • 1970: Immaculate Conception, Fulton, NY
  • 1971-1974: St. Joseph, Oswego, NY (in residence)
  • 1973-1976: Oswego Catholic High School, Oswego, NY
  • 1977-1992: Bishop Cunningham Catholic High School, Oswego, NY
  • 1980: St. Peter, Oswego, NY (in residence)
  • 1981-1998: St. John the Evangelist, Oswego, NY (1981-1998: In residence; 1989: Administrator)
  • 1999-2003: St. Pius X Home, Inc., Syracuse, NY (in residence)
  • 2002-2003: Retired
  • 2004-2018: Unknown

A 2002 civil lawsuit alleged that Fr. Chester Misercola sexually abused a child. In 2003, the Diocese of Syracuse confirmed that Fr. Misercola had been permanently removed from ministry due to credible allegations of child sexual abuse.