Fr. Gilbert J. Simoes

Ordained: 1961
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Fall River MA

Suspended and faculties removed in 3/86 after diocese learned of allegations against him. Absent on leave per 1993 Catholic Directory. Lived in the Falmouth area and worked as a regular substitute teacher at Falmouth High School from 1989 until the 1997-98 school year. School denied any knowledge of his history. Name linked with Jose Avila and Bernard Kelly, other abusers. Six allegations known by 9/02. Included on the diocese’s list in 1/21 of credibly accused. Died in 2009.

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