Deacon James A. Martone

Ordained: 1983
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Springfield MA

Ordained as permanent deacon in 1983. Placed on leave in 2004 after allegations he abused a child beginning in 1991 and continuing for several years. Also placed on leave from his job as business manager of a third parish, pending results of the investigation. Diocese announced in 5/05 that the review board found the allegations to be credible. Permanently removed from ministry. Included on the diocese’s list of credibly accused. Died in 2021.

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