Thursday, April 26, 2012

Passing Of PGC Elk Biologist John DeBerti

John DeBerti Addresses Wild About Elk Workshop 2010
Wildlife Management Director of The Pennsylvania Game Commission, Calvin DuBrock, reports the death of elk biologist Jon DeBerti. Jon lost a ten year battle with cancer on the morning of April 25th. Jon was an important member of the elk research and management team for nearly 18 years. He started as a part-time biologist aide in May of 1994, became a full time biologist aide in 2000, and then became the agency elk biologist in November 2002. Jon was 40 years old.

Memorial Service will be held Saturday, April 28 at 11:30 am at Tri-County Church, 1881 Old 255 Road, DuBois; located about ½ north of Treasure Lake entrance off Rt 255N, turn left onto Hungry Hollow Road, then make an immediate left and go to the top of the hill.

Jon was well known for his professionalism and dedication to  the welfare of our wildlife resources and he will be deeply missed.