Fr. Patrick G. O’Neill

Ordained: 1953
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of Seattle WA

From Ireland. Sued in 10/02 by a woman who alleged he abused her for approximately three years when she attended St. Charles Borromeo School and Church in Tacoma in the early 1960s. She dropped the suit in 2003 after the Seattle archdiocese countersued her. O’Neill retired in 1999. May have moved to AZ. He denied the allegations. Review board was still reviewing the case in 2002. O’Neill died in Ireland in 8/11.

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