Tag: sisters of Joseph

Sr. Rosaire Anne – Diocese of Albany

Sister Rosaire Anne

Diocese of Albany/Sisters of St. JosephRosaire Anne DeMare Horowitz Law

Vows: 1963

Assignment History:

  • 1963-1964: St. Joseph (Green Island, NY)
  • 1970-2004: St. Lucy’s School, St. John the Baptist School, and St. Ann’s School (Syracuse, NY)
  • 2005-2016: St. Mary’s-St. Peter’s Church (Syracuse, NY)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Sister Rosaire Anne:

A Sister of St. Joseph for 60 years, Sr. Rosaire Anne DeMare has spent most of her life serving her community. She served in the Albany and Syracuse Dioceses schools as a teacher, administrator, principal, and library media specialist.

In June 2020, Sr. DeMare was named in a civil lawsuit filed against the Diocese of Albany. According to media reports, she has been accused of sexually abusing a minor from 1963 to 1964 at St. Joseph in Green Island, NY. No information on the allegation regarding the age/gender of the victim was given.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of Albany.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in Albany, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of Albany now have legal options to recover damages due to a compensation fund created for victims. 

Call us at (888) 283-9922 or send an email to  adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.

Sr. Marionella Graham – Diocese of Albany

Sister Marionella Graham

Diocese of Albany/Sisters of St. JosephMarionella Graham Horowitz Law

Vows: 1960

Retired: 2013

Died: 2019

Assignment History:

  • 1960: Sisters of St. Joseph (Troy, NY)
  • 1961-1962: St. Joseph (Green Island, NY)
  • 1990-2013: Blessed Sacrament (Syracuse, NY)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Sister Marionella Graham:

Sr. Marionella Graham was accused in a lawsuit filed in June 2020 of sexually abusing a minor from 1961-1962 while serving at St. Joseph’s in Green Island, NY. Professed final vows for the Sisters of St. Joseph in Troy in 1960. Graham was a teacher and librarian in the Diocese of Albany and Syracuse schools for over 23 years before her retirement in 2013. No information on the allegation regarding the age/gender of the victim was given.

Graham died in 2019 in Latham, NY at the age of 86. According to media reports, she is one of the 52 named in a civil lawsuit filed against the Diocese of Albany in June 2020.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of Albany. If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in Albany, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Diocese of Albany now have legal options to recover damages due to a compensation fund created for victims. 

Call us at (888) 283-9922 or send an email to adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.