Fr. Sylvio L. Ruest

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Ordained: 1942
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

In 9/20 attorney Mitchell Garabedian announced that in 2/20 he settled a lawsuit which claimed that Ruest sexually abused a boy, age 13-14, in 1957-58, while assigned to Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Bellingham. The settlement was in the high five figures. The abuse allegedly occurred at least five times, in the church and rectory. Ruest died 11/22/69, age 61.

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