The working day just after Samantha Schneider’s very best pal died of troubles from breast cancer, Sean Corley came into Ms. Schneider’s everyday living.
His arrival, in September 2016, was no coincidence.
“Two months in advance of I achieved Sean, my finest mate instructed me that she heard all the nurses talking about the relationship application Bumble,” mentioned Ms. Schneider, 33, a study associate in the office of occupational medicine, epidemiology and prevention at Northwell Wellbeing in Good Neck, N.Y.
“She did not just propose I go on Bumble, she insisted,” Ms. Schneider said, laughing. “It was much more like a immediate purchase.”
Ms. Schneider, who lived in Glenwood Landing, N.Y., fulfilled her promise, and swiped Mr. Corley into her globe. (Mr. Corley, now 32, is from Commack, N.Y., and is an functions supervisor for Softheon, a software business in Stony Brook, N.Y., that provides facts and upkeep to health and fitness treatment providers.)
Despite the fact that they arrive from really distinct backgrounds — he is Irish Catholic and she is the child of a Chilean immigrant and a Jewish American of Russian descendant — they instantly hit it off with their shared adore of the Tv series “Doctor Who,” climbing, comics, tea, board game titles and black cats.
“One of the most significant things we have in popular is that we are both equally nerds,” Mr. Corley claimed. “How several other females could I have found that delight in consuming octopus and finding dressed up as several characters for Comedian Con events.”
They fulfilled at Cafe Buenos Aires in Huntington, N.Y., for what Ms. Schneider known as “the finest very first date ever.”
“I could inform he was a compassionate guy with a real feeling of family members,” she said. “He was also really handsome and experienced a terrific perception of humor.”
Mr. Corly was also not brief on adjectives. “She was beautiful, intelligent and a good communicator,” he said. “But perhaps her finest good quality was how a great deal she cared about other persons.”
On the night of her finest friend’s funeral, Ms. Schneider explained she was feeling “quite upset and needed a shoulder to lean on.”
It was Mr. Corley’s shoulder she sought, and on the somber generate to his household, she wondered if he may well have been imagining about her, or feeling her ache.
She knocked on his door and acquired her response in the kind of her favorite blueberry pie, from Briermere Farms in Riverhead, N.Y.
“I just believed that was these a caring and considerate factor to do,” Ms. Schneider claimed. “That was the pretty instant when I realized that Sean was the man I was heading to marry.”
■ The pair were being married March 14 at the Vineyards at Aquebogue in Aquebogue, N.Y. Rabbi Beth H. Klafter officiated.
■ The bride, who graduated from Hunter College, is the daughter of Irene Schneider of Glenwood Landing and Dr. Steven J. Schneider of Albertson, N.Y. . The bride’s father is a pediatric neurosurgeon and co-chief of the division of pediatric neurosurgery at Cohen Children’s Healthcare Center in New Hyde Park, N.Y. He is also a lover in Long Island Neurosurgical Associates in New Hyde Park. Her mom is a senior actual physical therapist at Public University 993Q for the New York Metropolis Department of Education and learning in Floral Park, Queens. The bride is also the stepdaughter of Marcelo Aspesi, a Manhattan-primarily based learn electrician.
■ The groom, who is the son of Patricia Corley and John J. Corley of Setauket, N.Y., graduated from Stony Brook University. The groom’s father is a husband or wife in Krohmer-Corley Design, a building company based mostly in Setauket. His mother, who is retired, was a faculty direction counselor at Mount Sinai Center School District in Mount Sinai, N.Y.