Nanticoke Mayor Rich Wiaterowski Has Died

NANTICOKE, Pa. -- A mayor from Luzerne County who's been battling cancer for a year has died.

Nanticoke Mayor Richard Wiaterowski has died. The Nanticoke Fire Department posted the news on its Facebook page Sunday afternoon.

Wiatrowski, who was also a volunteer firefighter in the city, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in November 2017.

Friends and family held a benefit for him back in April.

Wiaterowski was 45 years old.


  • freedomfreedomfreedomfreedom

    RIP and condolences to the family.

    I find it sad and pathetic that this article didn’t go into his background a little more…I know he wasn’t a president ( which was ridiculously over covered ) . My wish for Christmas is for journalists to become become journalists again…

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