If I remarry, will I lose my deceased husband's Social Security income?
I am 72 year-old widow and have been receiving my deceased husband's SS for 9 years.
Answered 7 years ago|
According to the Social Security benefits handbook, section 406:
406.1 Does the remarriage of a widow(er) or surviving divorced wife or husband affect widow(er)'s benefits?
Your remarriage after age 60 does not prevent you from becoming entitled to benefits on your prior deceased spouse's Social Security earnings record.
So I would assume that they would not stop should you remarry now. But I would call the social security office just to make sure and ask them to site the section to which they refer.
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