‘There’s no closure,’ say families of missing fishermen after search ends

In the year before he went missing in choppy waters 40 miles off the coast of Barnegat, Paul Alexandre Matos bought a house, had a daughter and got licensed to commercially fish on his own boat.  He had been working as a fisherman for other people, said his girlfriend, Amy Romano, but he decided last summer to strike out on his own.,, Alice Vannote, Dennis Smalling’s mother, on Saturday said she was still trying to process that the 34-year-old son who had lived with her in Point Pleasant is gone. >click to read< 10:19