Catholic Priest

Michael M. Garry

Ordained: < 1939

Accused by one woman of repeatedly molesting and stalking her for 3 years in late 1950s and early 1960s, beginning when she was age 11 and Garry was at St. Mark’s in Sea Girt NJ. Abuse included digital penetration; confession was used in the abuse. Stalking and abuse allegedly continued after reassignment. Native of Ireland, ordained in Rome before World War II. May have started as a Benedictine. Worked in Sacramento diocese and Newark archdiocese before Trenton. Retired in 1981. Died 12/11/88.