Catholic Priest

Ronald Becker

Ordained: 1973

Arrested 3/07 on charges that he molested a young female family member when she was ages 5-11 in the 1980s. Removed from parish work 1989. Diocese removed Becker’s faculties as a priest in 2002 after “credible complaints.” Two prior settlements. Pled not guilty in 6/07. Died 1/09 before trial. Diocese paid woman $325K to settle her claim 11/09. Paid 5 men $1M as settlement in 6/11 (announced 8/11). On Buffalo diocese’s updated list 11/5/18. Noted to have been a seminarian from Trenton.