Fr. Robert H. Purcell: Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Misconduct With a Minor

Fr. Robert H. Purcell

Ordianed: 1974
  • 1975-1978: St. Alphonsus, Glens Falls, NY (ALB)
  • 1979-2002: Sacred Heart, Margaretville, NY (ALB)
  • 2003: Retired; 1041 New Loudon Rd., Cohoes, NY (ALB)
  • 2004-2013: Retired; Margaretville, NY (ALB)
  • 2014: Died


Fr. Robert H. Purcell was ordained in the Diocese of Albany. In 2011, Fr. Purcell was removed from ministry after the Diocese of Albany’s Sexual Misconduct Review Board determined there to be credible accusations that he had sexually abused minors. Fr. Purcell is listed on the Diocese of Albany’s lists of “Clergy Credibly Accused While Serving in the Diocese of Albany.”