Joseph C. Demarco Sr.


Mr. Joseph Clifton Demarco Sr., 65, of Chincoteague Island, passed away April 17, 2022, at his residence in Onancock.

He was born in Salisbury, Md., on Aug. 8, 1956, to the late Alvin James Demarco Sr. and the late Margaret (Jester) Daisey.

Joseph is survived by his two sons, Joseph C. DeMarco Jr., of Pennsylvania, and Franklin Harris DeMarco, of Florida; two brothers, Jim DeMarco and his wife, Pat,  of Atlantic, Harris DeMarco, of Onancock; sister, Angela Smith, of Chincoteague Island; five grandchildren, Aryana, Ava, Alana, Alexis, and Michael; stepmother, Nita DeMarco, of Pocomoke City, Md.; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, April 24, 2022, at 2 p.m., at the Salyer Funeral Home Inc., Chincoteague Island, with Pastor Bobby Johnson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to No Limits Eastern Shore, 24546 Coastal Blvd., Tasley, VA 23441.

Services were entrusted to Salyer Funeral Home Inc., on Chincoteague Island.

Condolences may be made online at

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