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Priest admits sex acts with boys

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Kory Oakland, second from right, watched a video deposition of Rev. Gerald Funcheon during a press conference held at the Ala Moana Hotel on Wednesday afternoon. Oakland and two other individuals in Hawaii have filed sexual abuse lawsuits against Funcheon, who was assigned in the early eighties to Damien Memorial School. Also pictured behind Oakland was attorney Mark Gallagher, his parents, Gary and Susie Oakland, and, in front, attorney Jeff Anderson. Honolulu Star-Advertiser photo by
  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
    An image of Rev. Gerald Funcheon from a recent video deposition which he admitted to sexually assaulting young boys. A civil action lawsuit has been filed by Kory Oakland who said that Rev. Gerald Funcheon sexually abused him when Funcheon was assigned to Damien Memorial School in the early 1980s. Two other victims filed another suit against Funcheon yesterday.
  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Kory Oakland appeared at a press conference to speak about the sex abuse civil action lawsuit which he has filed against Rev. Gerald Funcheon, who was assigned to Damien Memorial School in the early 1980s. Oakland is urging other victims to file suit before the statute of limitations closes in April of next year. Two other victims filed suit against Funcheon yesterday.
  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Kory Oakland appeared at a press conference to speak about the sex abuse civil action lawsuit which has been filed against Rev. Gerald Funcheon, who was assigned to Damien Memorial School in the early 1980s. Oakland is urging other victims to file suit before the statute of limitations closes in April of next year. Two other victims filed suit against Funcheon yesterday. Standing by Oakland was his father, Gary Oakland.
  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) West Regional Director Joelle Casteix held photos of Kory Oakland when he was a student at Damien Memorial School at a press conference which was held about the sex abuse civil action lawsuit which has been filed against Rev. Gerald Funcheon. Funcheon was assigned to Damien Memorial School in the early 1980s.

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