New rec center at Boston College named for Swampscott woman

Margot Connell, center, with her children and grandchildren, front row, Billy McNamara, Johnny McNamara, Meghan McNamara, Sarah McNamara; back row, John McNamara, Lisa Connell McNamara, Courtenay Connell, Terry Connell, Tim Connell, Monica Connell Healey, Pam Connell, and Bill Connell.
The soon-to-be-completed recreational facility at Boston College has been named for Margot Connell of Swampscott, whose late husband, William F. Connell, as well as her six children, graduated from the university. While her husband was one of the school’s biggest benefactors, Mrs. Connell was too. Mrs. Connell is “one of BC’s most generous benefactors, whose…

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