Deloris Carstens


Mrs. Deloris Ann Carstens, also known as “Momma D,” 80, wife of the late Nathan William Carstens, passed away on Friday, April 19, 2024, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. She was a native of Nassawadox and resided in Cheriton. She was the daughter of the late Cecil Theodore Lewis Sr. and Delma Virginia Outten. She was predeceased by her brother, Cecil Lewis.

Deloris retired from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Authority in Northampton County. She loved playing bingo along with crocheting, fishing, needlework, and cooking.

Deloris is survived by her children, Johnny Carstens (Eve), Matthew D. Carstens (Bridgette), and David Thornes, a lifelong friend; three grandchildren, William Bruce Carstens, Joshua Matthew Carstens (Brittany), and William Caleb Carstens (Leslie); along with five great-grandchildren, Harley, Reylan, Eleanor, Clemintine, and Benedict.

The service will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cheriton Fire Department, 21334 S. Bayside Road, Cape Charles, VA 23310.

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Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore.

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