Rochester Churches Chemung County
St. Anthony


Location: Chemung County, Elmira
Address: 204 W. Washington Ave. Map
Parish formed: 1907
Present church built: Dec. 5, 1948 [dedicated]
Present affiliation: Closed
Date closed: June 13, 2008
Web site: n/a


  • Fr. Adolph L. Gabbani, Apr. 1908-July 1925
  • Fr. Herman Schaefer, July 1914-Dec. 1914 [Temporary administrator, sabbatical]
  • Fr. Leonard Naab, July 1925-July 1927
  • Fr. Anthony Richard, July 1927-1935
  • Msgr. Charles J. Azzi, June 1935-June 1937
  • Fr. Anthony Pece CPPS, 1937-1939
  • Fr. Bernard C. Hanna, 1939-Dec. 1942
  • Fr. Albert L. Simonetti, Dec. 1942-Nov. 1945 [Administrator], Nov. 1945-June 26, 1953
  • Fr. William A. Burns, June 26, 1953-1977 [upon retirement]
  • Fr. Albert Delmonte, June 28, 1978-June 30, 1982
  • Fr. James P. Collins, June 30, 1982-June 26, 1990 [upon retirement]
  • Thomas W. Burr, June 26, 1990-June 28, 1994
  • Fr. Joseph P. McCaffrey, Aug. 1, 1994-June 27, 2000
  • Fr. Walter Wainwright, June 27, 2000-June 13, 2008


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