DURHAM, N.C. — A man suffering from congestive heart failure married the love of his life last month at a North Carolina hospital.
It was his dying wish. Jeff Benesch, 49, died Thursday morning. His death happened a week after he married Sarah Myler, 47, at Duke University Hospital on March 26, WRAL reported.
They met on Facebook nine years ago, and their relationship blossomed, Myler told the television station,
“It ended up being very much love at first sight, and we have been together ever since,” Myler said Tuesday. “He’s my soul mate.”
The couple is from Martinsville, Virginia, but Myler slept nightly in the Durham hospital with her husband, WTVD reported.
”We had our honeymoon night here at the hospital. My sister had dinner delivered for us so we had a nice fancy dinner that night,” Myler told the television station. “We have a ‘just…