Father Kenneth Nee
Diocese of Rockville Centre
Assigned as follows:
- 1953-1961 St. John the Evangelist (Riverhead, NY)
- 1961-1962 St. Mary (Roslyn, NY)
- 1962 Unnamed Mission (Greenvale, NY)
- 1962-1980 Our Holy Redeemer (Freeport, NY)
- 1980-2002 Our Lady of Fatima (Manorhaven, NY)
- 2003-2006 St. Pius X Residence (Uniondale, NY)
Summary of Abuse Allegations Against Father Kenneth Nee:
Father Kenneth Nee was ordained in the Diocese of Brooklyn before the Diocese of Rockville Centre was created in 1957. According to media reports, in May 2002, he retired and was removed from ministry amidst allegations of sexual misconduct with a teenager in the 1960s.
In August 2019, a lawsuit filed under the NY Child Victims Act alleged that he sexually abused an 8-year-old child for two years from 1991 to 1993. The child attended Our Lady Fatima in Port Washington. Nee is listed on the Diocese of Rockville Centre’s 2021 List of Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor. The list states that Nee abused his victim(s) while working at Our Holy Redeemer in Freeport, NY, sometime between 1962-1980.
Father Nee died in February 2006.
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