Rochester Churches Livingston County
St. William


Location: Livingston County, Conesus
Address: 6199 Elm St. Map
Parish formed: 1875 [mission]
Present church built: Nov. 25, 1876
Present affiliation: Closed. Merged with St. Joseph in Livonia to form St. Matthew.
Date closed: March 14, 2004
Web site: n/a


  • Fr. William Seymour, July 26, 1875-1877
  • Fr. T.C. Murphy, 1877-1884
  • Msgr. Joseph W. Hendrick, 1884-May 1898
  • Fr. Malachy Garvey, July 11, 1898-1911
  • Fr. Michael J. Kreig, 1911-1915
  • Fr. George T. McCall, 1915-1916
  • Fr. Patrick J. Smith, 1916-1920
  • Fr. Thomas J. Harrington, 1920-Feb. 18, 1953
  • Fr. Walter A. Fischer, 1949-Mar. 11, 1952 [Administrator, illness; upon death]
  • Fr. William J. O'Brien, 1952-1953 [Administrator]
  • Fr. Roy F. Hagerty, 1953-June 1972 [upon retirement]
  • Fr. Jerome F. Schifferli, June 1972-June 27, 1989 [upon retirement]
  • Fr. William Trott, June 27, 1989s-Oct. 1, 1996 [upon death]
  • Gloria Ulterino, Oct. 1996-Dec. 1996 [Temporary administrator]
  • Fr. Robert L. Collins, Dec. 1996-Feb. 18, 1998 [upon death]
  • Fr. Sean M. Garrity, Oct. 1997-June 29, 1999 [Temporary administrator]
  • Fr. John H. Hayes, June 29, 1999-Mar. 11, 2004


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