Panayotis “Pete” D. Mavrommatis of Wanchese, October 18, 2019

By on October 19, 2019

Panayotis “Pete” D. Mavrommatis, 92, of Wanchese, NC died Friday, October 18, 2019, at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.

Born in Athens, Greece on October 16, 1927, he was the son of the late Jasmine Milliones and Demetrius Mavrommatis.

After earning his master’s degree, Pete pursued a career as a math teacher. An NYSU Professor, he later became the Chairperson of the Math Department and the Dean of the Evening College. In addition to authoring a math book, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, cooking, and woodworking. He was an avid NC State, NY Mets, and Dallas Cowboys fan.

Pete is survived by his wife, Jewel Tillett Mavrommatis; two daughters, Kimberly O’Malley (Tom) and Kate Mavrommatis; four grandchildren, Taryn Flowers (Jonie), Demi Walker (Zach), Candance Snider (John), and Ashley Detroia; and two great-grandchildren, Hayden Flowers, and Ava Walker. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four siblings.

A funeral will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at Bethany United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Tillett Cemetery.

Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories can be shared at

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  • Dr Lorraine Tawfik

    I knew Panayotis Pete Mavrommatis when he was the Chairman of the Math Dept at Farmingdale State College. He was a. Very nice helpful man – I was hired there by him to teach in the Math Dept.
    we used the textbook he wrote fir Precalculus. A good text!
    I am sending my condolences to his family. May they be comforted by Gods grace .

    Thursday, Oct 31 @ 1:31 pm