Fr. Herbert M. Richey, Jr.

Ordained: 1978
Status: Settled

Died: 07/21/2020
Diocese: Diocese of Toledo OH

Accused of abusing several youths. At least seven known victims in two parishes from the 1980s. Confidential settlements pre-1992. Forced from the priesthood in 1992 and laicized in 1997. Allegations substantiated. Later turned up working as a music director/organist in another Toledo parish. Banned in 2002. Included on the Diocese of Toledo’s list. Found working in the Detroit area in 1/2011 as a church organist. Removed. Included on the Detroit archdiocese’s 6/10/2019 list of credibly accused. Died 7/21/2020.

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