Capt. John DeMaio, a Montauk charter boat captain who seemed to have a sixth sense when it came to finding fish, died on Oct. 1 at home in Palm Beach, Fla. He had been diagnosed as having pancreatic cancer two years ago.
Word has come that John DeMaio, a veteran Montauk charter fisherman, died on Monday morning in Florida. He had a number of boats during his tenure as one of Montauk’s more successful chartermen. They were all named Vivienne after his wife, who survives. A complete obituary appears elsewhere in these pages.