Assignment Record – Rev. George D. Koharchik
Altoona-Johnstown bishop was James John Hogan (1966-1986).
• Koharchik was accused publicly in August 2012 of having sexually abused "multiple" young boys at a parish or parishes in the late 1970s. The diocese did not specify the parishes.
|PA||3/3, 2/2, 2/3||St. Clement's had a school with 233-251 students, and a Vacation school until 1977 with 72-92 students.|
|1979||1980||Koharchik is not indexed in the 1980 Directory, and he is not listed in the Altoona-Johnstown diocesan pages as at St. Clement's.|
|1980||1984||St. Clement's||Johnstown||PA||4/4, 3/3 In residence.||St. Clement's school had 214-232 students.|
|1984||1986||St. Joseph's||Portage||PA||2/2||St. Joseph's had a school with 164 students.|
Hogan was replaced by Joseph Victor Adamec (1987-2011).
|1987||St. John the Evangelist||Bellefonte||PA||3/3||St. John's had a school with 134 students.|
|1986||1987||Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha||Penns Valley||PA||This was a mission of St. John the Evangelist in Bellefonte.|
|1987||1995||St. Casimir's||Johnstown||PA||1/2, 1/3|
|1995||1999||St. Joseph's||Portage||PA||1/1||St. Joseph's had a school with 95-55 students, and a religious education program with 210-176 students.|
|1999||2006||St. Mary's||Shade Gap/Orbisonia||PA||1/1||St. Mary's had a religious education program with 47-32 students.|
|1999||2008||State Correctional Institution||Huntingdon||PA||Chaplain|
|Aug. 2012||Diocesan Personnel Board||Altoona-Johnstown||PA|
Mark Leonard Bartchak succeeded Adamec (2011-).
|2012||St. Catherine of Siena||Mount Union||PA||Pastor||
St. Catherine's had a religious education program with 49-41 students.
He was laicized by the Vatican january 22, 2016.
In the PA Attorney General's Grand Jury report released March 1, 2016, Koharchik was called a
Sources: Official Catholic Directory (New York: P.J. Kenedy and Sons, 1975-2011)
• Unedited: Diocese of Altoona-johnstown News Release Regarding Rev. George D. Koharchik (8/24/12), WJAC, August 24, 2012