Roy K. Ronald: Substantiated Allegations of Abuse of a Minor

Roy K. Ronald

Accused Priest Roy Ronald



  • 1960: Ordained
  • 1961: Unknown
  • 1962: St. Frances Cabrini, Collins Center, NY (In charge of Missionary Apostolate, Missionary)
  • 1963-1979: St. Mary of the Angels, Olean, NY
  • 1980-1991: St. Mary, Belmont, NY
  • 1992-1993: St. Mary, East Arcade, NY; Saints Peter and Paul, Arcade, NY
  • 1994-1995: St. Mary, East Arcade, NY
  • 1996-1997: Absent on leave
  • 1998-2013: Retired (200 Boncroft Dr., West Seneca, NY 14224)
  • 2013: Died
  • Notes: Fr. Roy K. Ronald was involved in youth programs during his time at St. Mary, including the Boy Scouts of America and Rutherford B. Hayes Young Adult Club. On March 20, 2018, the Diocese of Buffalo included Fr. Ronald 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. Ronald’s prior assignments. According to the diocese, Fr. Ronald died in 2013.