Dr. Bernadette Mary-Margaret Gadzella was born June 10, 1926 in Blaine Lake Saskatchewan, Canada to John Casmir and Michelina "Lina" (Rhyorksi) Gadzella.
Bernadette received her PHD in 1960 in Education and Psychology from University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She taught for 10 years in Canada in various schools in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and throughout. She then taught in Iowa, Belington, Washington, Wisconsin and State University of New York, Louisiana and in Commerce, Texas in psychology. She published extensively in areas of reasoning, thinking, learning styles and stress and cognition. Bernadette retired in 2008.
On Wednesday, January 22, 2020, Bernadette Gadzella was called Home. She was greeted above by many: all of her brothers: Joseph, Victor, James, and Walter; Her sisters: Mary and husband Tom Hollick of Blaine Lake Saskatchewan Canada and Elizabeth Gadzella of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Nephews: Lawrence and Gerald.
Her life and legacy will continue to be honored by her nephews: David, Rodger, Kenneth Gadzella; and nieces: Margaret (Natell), Ana, Elizabeth, Helen, Louise, Shirley, and Irene; and her dear friends, Martha White and Elizabeth Pemland.