Catholic Priest

Donald W. Becker

Ordained: 1968

Father Becker was removed from ministry in 2003 after complaints of sexual abuse were made against him. He has been accused of sexually abusing multiple minors, with three men claiming that Becker molested them after getting them drunk. Becker is said to have served in at least nine parishes in the Diocese of Buffalo between 1968 and 2002, including St. Mark’s in Rutherford, St. Mary’s of the Assumption in Lancaster, St. Bonaventure in West Seneca, SS. Peter & Paul in Hamburg, Nativity of Our Lord in Orchard Park, St. Stephen’s on Grand Island, St. Agatha’s in Buffalo and St. Joseph’s in Fredonia. His last position was pastor of St. Mary’s in Batavia.