Dr. Adelbert “Bert” Perga Passes Away at 62

By  //  August 12, 2012

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Delicious Digg This Stumble This


BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA — Adelbert “Bert” Perga passed away Thursday, August 2, 2012 at Cape Canaveral Hospital.

Dr. Albert "Bert" Perga

A Native of Wellsville, New York, Bert relocated to Brevard in 1989 from Clinton IA.

As President of Palm Bay Community College, Vice President of Brevard Community College, Bert was a key player and was one of the architects of the growth and development of BCC.

Bert was widely recognized as an authority on Community College Administration, was a successful published author and was highly respected among his peers.

Bert was predeceased by his mother Susan and his father Adelbert Purga. Bert is survived by his wife Margaret of 37 years, his son, Johnathan, cousin and close friend Nickolas DiCerbo and wife Ann and many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours to celebrate Bert’s life will be from 5:00 p.m to 6:30 p.m, Monday, August 13, 2012 at Wylie-Baxley Funeral Home. A Funeral service will be at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, Merritt Island on Tuesday, August 14th at 11:00 a.m.

Donations are appreciated at St.Vincent De Paul Society in Edgewater, Florida.