Fr. John Marsh

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Ordained: 1958
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Seattle WA

Marsh resigned from active priesthood in late 1988. He admitted to molesting about 10 boys. Named in a 2002 civil suit by 3 brothers and their mother. The brothers accused him of abuse between 1969-73. Settled 12/03 for $425K. Youngest brother of the 3 original plaintiffs filed his own suit in late 1/05. Marsh may have been laicized in 1989. He was deposed in the Paul Conn case. Named in new suit 6/11 by 1 man. Name included on archdiocese’s list 1/15/16 of clergy and religious with established, admitted or credible allegations against them of sexual abuse of a minor. Deceased.


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