Tag: John Dzurko

Fr. John Dzurko – Diocese of Scranton

Fr. John Dzurko – Diocese of Scranton

Ordained: 1932

Died: 1991

Assigned as follows:

  • 1932        St. Joseph (Matamoras, PA)
  • 1932        St. Mary (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
  • 1932-1934    St. Patrick (White Haven, PA)
  • 1934        St. Mary (Lackawaxen, PA)
  • 1934-1938    Holy Trinity (Hazleton, PA)
  • 1938-1943    St. Michael (Forest City, PA)
  • 1943-1959    Holy Trinity (Simpson, PA)
  • 1959-1970    St. Joseph (Nanticoke, PA)
  • 1970-1979    St. Joseph (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
  • 1979-1991    Pastor Emeritus, St. Joseph (Wilkes-Barre, PA)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Fr. John Dzurko:

In 2005, the Diocese of Scranton received a complaint from a woman who alleged that she was molested by Fr. John Dzurko in 1957 when she was 11 years old.  No information was offered by the grand jury beyond that.

Dzurko’s name appears on the Diocese of Scranton’s August 2018 list of credibly accused priests.

Dzurko died in 1991.

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