Richard J. Keppeler: Substantiated Allegations of Abuse of a Minor

Richard J. Keppeler



  • 1954: Ordained
  • 1955: Saints Peter and Paul, South Boston, MA
  • 1956: St. Brendan, Almond, NY
  • 1957: All Saints, Buffalo, NY
  • 1958-1961: Annunciation, Buffalo, NY
  • 1962-1973: Notre Dame High School, Batavia, NY
  • 1974-1999: St. Brigid, Bergen, NY
  • 2000-2003: St. Brigid, Bergen, NY; St. Michael, South Byron, NY
  • 2004-2011: Retired (1358 McKinley Pkwy., Lackawanna, NY 14218)
  • 2011: Died

Notes: On March 20, 2018, the Diocese of Buffalo included Fr. Richard J. Keppeler on its list of priests who have been accused of child sexual abuse. The diocese did not disclose any information regarding the allegations or Fr. Keppeler’s prior assignments. It is believed Fr. Keppeler retired in 2004 and lived in Lackawanna, New York. According to the diocese, Fr. Keppeler died in 2011.