A woman battling breast cancer decided to get married in a hospital before she succumbed to the brutal diseases just hours after the ceremony.
Reports state that the woman, Heather Mosher, was dressed in her wedding gown and lying in the hospital bed wearing an oxygen mask as she and her boyfriend David Mosher exchanged their vows and said “I do” at the St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford on December 22.
A photo of the duo was put on Instagram, where the woman could be seen raising both her arms in an apparent show of triumph.
Reports state that the woman, a 31-year-old school psychologist, died the next day, just 18 hours after the ceremony at the medical facility.
The couple from East Windsor met at a swing dancing class in 2015 and fell in love. The woman’s husband David Mosher said that on the Heather was diagnosed with cancer on the day he had planned to propose to her. He told news organizations that he decided to go through the proposal anyway that night and they rode a horse-drawn carriage.
“I said to myself, ‘She needs to know she’s not going to go down this road alone,’” he told WFSB-TV.
Reports state that even though she went through surgeries and chemotherapy, cancer which was aggressive spread and she had to be put on a ventilator.
The couple then set a wedding date of December 30, 2017 and asked the doctors if they could do it sooner and moved up the date on December 22.
The couple’s family and friends worked together to get Heather into her gown and a win on the wedding day. The couple then exchanged their vows at the hospital.
Mosher said that her wife’s final words were some of her vows which she said during the ceremony.
“It was just like surreal because I’m supposed to be exchanging vows to her and here I am saying goodbye,” he told ABC News.