Summer 2023


Make a Bigger Impact Than You Imagined

by Ericka L. Webb, Executive Director of Gift Planning

Your planned gift is a tangible representation of your belief in BC’s faculty, students, and mission. Truly, gifts like yours help Eagles feel inspired.

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Paul and Joyce Robsham

A Legacy of Generosity

A recent, generous bequest intention from Esther Chang ’02, JD’07, has deepened her commitment to her alma mater.

Flexibility For the Future

CGA: The Gift that Pays You

A gift to Boston College could provide you with an immediate charitable tax deduction, fixed payments for life, and future support to BC!

Robert Keefe

New bill makes IRA transfers to Charitable Gift Annuities possible

Recently raised CGA rates mean a bigger return on your gift!

Higher CGA rates mean higher income—for you!

CGA is the gift that pays you. And now, payout rates have increased. It’s a great time to consider this gift that benefits you and Boston College.

Discover Your Plan

With our online personalized plan finder, learn how you could make a gift of real estate, reduce your taxes, and possibly receive fixed payments for life—while also fulfilling your philanthropic goals.

If you prefer to have a conversation with a member of our team about your options, please contact the Office of Gift Planning at 877-304-SHAW or

Welcome New Members

More than 90 alumni, parents, and friends have shared their planned gift intentions with Boston College since our last issue of Bookmarks. We are proud to recognize their support with membership in the University’s prestigious Shaw Society.

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John Addonizio, P’20, ’25

Lauren Addonizio, P’20, ’25

Brenda Andrews ’74

Chris Arthur ’71

Marc Bala ’96

Skip Beals III

Leon Bien ’66*

Maureen Bien

Rachel Billings*

Peter Canavan ’73, MEd’77

John Casey Jr. ’64

Jim Cauley

Amy Chapman ’04, MA’05, MEd’11

Esther Chang, Esq., ’02, JD’07

Janice Choquette

Roger Choquette, P’04

Mary Jane Converse PMC’46*

Kathleen Culligan

Jim Curley ’65*

Ernie DiMattia Jr. ’61, P’97, ’00*

Susan DiMattia, P’97, ’00

Jill Doherty

John Doherty ’72

John Downing ’76, MS’86*

Anne Enos ’77

Scott Froehlich ’94

Alyce Galiano ’68, P’96, ’99

James Galiano ’68, P’96, ’99

Philip Garber

Meghan Garrity ’93

Paul Garrity

Richard Greechie ’62*

Ray Groves, P’91, ’93

Louise Grueter, P’76*

Dolores Haritos, EdD’80*

Jan Holly PMC’58*

Paul Kiley ’68*

Elaine LeComte, P’95, ’00

David Levy ’06

Elizabeth Levy ’05

Harlan Levy Esq.

Kelly Levy ’90

Pat Lucey ’73*

Charlie Lynch Esq., ’67

Ann Marie Manahan, P’24

Marc Manahan ’92, P’24

John McCafferty Esq., ’69, P’05*

Cindy McCahill

Ed McCahill ’79

Jean McLaughlin ’68, MA’69

Joan Meagher, P’82, ’84

Richard Meagher, P’82, ’84

Roger Myette ’48*

Linda Nash

Nancy O’Keeffe

Erica Osiecki ’18, MA’20

James Parker

Jean Patterson ’88, P’22, ’25

Jeffrey Pelletier ’94

Patricia Podsadowski MA’77*

Judith Prask, PhD’70

Anne Prime ’02

Ryan Prime ’02

Paul Reynolds *

Joanne Riordan ’64*

Colleen Roth

Dieter Roth

Barbara Shambaugh ’71*

Doug Shaw ’77, P’08

Sharman Shaw P’08

Peter Sheehan ’60*

Geoffrey Silva ’91

Jennifer Sims

Carter Sims ’88

Charles Smith Esq., ’72, P’05

Michele Smith ’72, P’05

Andrew Sodl Esq., ’01, JD’04, MS’05

Anthony Stein ’59*

Michael Sullivan ’70*

Timothy Sullivan, P’01

Mark Tatelbaum Esq., JD’92

Frank Thomas, MD, MTS’02

Josephine Tingley ’56*

Beth Tuico ’89

Brad Tuthill ’91

Lynn Tuthill

Steve Venezia Esq., ’76

Robin Walther *

Ryan Williams ’11

Brittany Woods ’10

James Woods, S.J., ’54, MAT’61, STB’62, H’13*

Harold Yegge*

Christine Zebrowski


To add your name, contact the Office of Gift Planning at 1-877-304-SHAW.

We Can Help

Contact the gift planning team for confidential, personalized help, and start building your legacy today.

Ericka L. Webb
Ericka L. Webb Executive Director,
Gift Planning 617-552-9030
Denise P. Heffron
Denise P. Heffron Senior Associate Director,
Gift Planning 617-552-8535
Megan McCarthy
Megan McCarthy ’07 Associate Director,
Gift Planning 617-552-3448
Joe Richardson
Joe Richardson Associate Director,
Gift Planning 617-552-9087
Megan Wilmot
Harry Helbock Assistant Director,
Gift Planning Operations 617-552-3045
Megan Wilmot
Megan Wilmot Development Assistant,
Gift Planning 617-552-3016

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