Fr. Roland W. Veilette

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Ordained: 1951
Status: Accused

Died: 01/14/1983
Diocese: Diocese of Manchester NH

Veilette (or Veillette) died in 1983. Named in a 5/02 lawsuit by a man who alleged Vielette abused him in 1973. Personnel file contains a 2/02 memo in which the plaintiff said he was assaulted by Veilette and another priest in 1973, shortly after his father passed away. Both priests were said to have befriended him and would take him camping and give him gifts. A second man filed suit in 6/02 alleging that he was assaulted by Veilette from 1956 to 1958, and that the incidents occurred in the priest’s car.

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