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Benjamin Bandiola
Birth: Oct. 11, 1926
Negros Occidental Province
Western Visayas, Philippines
Death: Dec. 27, 2010
Hamilton County
Tennessee, USA


Benjamin Bandiola 84, of Collegedale, Tenn., passed away Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, in Orlando, Fla.

He was the son of the late Ambrosio Kanja Bandiola and Hortencia Cruz Escaner Bandiola and was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.

He was born in Valladolid, Negros Occidental, Philippines on Oct. 11, 1926. He graduated with honors and was president of his senior class at Negros Occidental High School. He received his bachelor's degree (elementary education) in 1953, his master's (psychology) in 1959 and his doctorate in 1961.

He served in numerous educational positions throughout his career. Dean, School of Graduate Studies, Philippine Union College. He was a professor of education and psychology at Union College from 196984, professor and chair of the Department of Education and Psychology at Southern College of Seventh-day Adventists from 198492 and adjunct psychology faculty at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga from 19922002. He was also a visiting lecturer at Mission College in Muak Lek, Thailand as well as a lifetime member of the University of Iowa Alumni Association and the Philippine Fulbright Scholars Association.

He was a member of the Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Survivors include his loving wife, Anita Bandiola, of Collegedale, Tenn.; five children, Vivien Ann Bandiola, of Palm Springs, Calif., Rene Arthur Bandiola, of Reseda, Calif., John Alden Bandiola and Lillian Ruth Gibson, both of Lincoln, Neb., and Ivan Oliver Bandiola, of Salt Lake City, Utah; thirteen grandchildren; a great grandson; a brother, Eliseo Bandiola, three sisters, Elena Martinez, Pacita Timonera, Eva Pueblo, all of the Philippines; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church. Burial will be held Sunday at 10 a.m. at Collegedale Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends Friday from 24 and 79 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the family for future designation.

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Arrangements by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Valley View Chapel, 7414 Old Lee Highway.


Collegedale Memorial Park
Hamilton County
Tennessee, USA
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