Fr. Joseph E. Larrabee – Diocese of Rochester

Father Joseph E. Larrabee
Diocese of Rochester

Ordained: 1980
Laicized: 2002-2012

Assigned as follows:

  • 1981: St. Mary Church; Dansville, NY
  • 1982-1983: St. Agnes Church; Avon, NY
  • 1984-1986: St. John Evangelist; Rochester, NY
  • 1987-1992: Church of the Good Shepherd; Henrietta, NY
  • 1990-1993: St. Louis Church; Pittsford, NY

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Joseph E. Larrabee:

Not much is known about the allegations made against Father Joseph E. Larrabee except that his name appeared on the 2012 Rochester Diocese list of priests removed between 2002 and 2012. The Diocese of Rochester has not released any information about the allegation(s) against him, including date(s) the abuse allegedly occurred and the age/gender of his victims.

In February 2020, Larrabee was named in a civil lawsuit filed under the New York Child Victims Act, which temporarily suspended the statute of limitations for lawsuits relating to child sexual abuse.  According to that lawsuit, Larrabee sexually abused a 12 year old boy on 25 occasions in 1983 while Larrabee was assigned to St. John the Evangelist.

Horowitz Law is also representing multiple victims of Fr. Joseph Larrabee in the Diocese of Rochester bankruptcy proceeding.

According to the Diocese, Larrabee was voluntarily laicized.

He is believed to be residing in Hadley, New York.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims of sexual abuse in the Diocese of Rochester.  The Diocese of Rochester in New York filed for bankruptcy protection in 2019.  Our lawyers are now offering free legal consultations to discuss a potential lawsuit and your other options as a survivor of sexual abuse by priests and other employees of the Rochester Diocese.  

Very strict filing deadlines have now been set by the Bankruptcy Court.  Most victims of abuse will never be able to recover damages if they miss this deadline, so please contact us to discuss your case today.    Call us at (888) 283-9922 or send an e-mail to adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com.