Fr. Joseph Schuck

Diocese:  Diocese of Brooklyn, Diocese of Albany

Summary of Assignments:

  • 1954-1975 — St. Francis of Assisi
  • 1976 — St. Elizabeth
  • 1977-1984 — On Leave
  • 1985-1990 — Released from assignment
  • 1991-2000 — Sacred Heart (Sidney, NY)
  • Unknown — St. Ambrose (Unadilla, NY)

Notes:  Placed on leave in 2003 from part-time duties in Albany Diocese after Brooklyn Diocese said he may have abused an individual more than 50 yrs previously. He had been working in the Albany Diocese for the past 25 years after moving to Albany to care for his aging parents. No accusations against him there. The victim contacted the Brooklyn Diocese in 2002 and a preliminary investigation found allegation to be “credible.” Schuck, who is in 70s, retired in approx. 2000

Sources:  Press & Sun-Bulletin 01.14.03; Times Union 01.14.03