A survivor is an eligible spouse or minor child who has survived a deceased member and is entitled to either a continuing allowance or a lump-sum death benefit. The member's surviving spouse receives a monthly allowance for life, whereas a surviving minor child receives an allowance for as long as she remains eligible.
A person eligible to receive a monthly pension benefit in the event that the employee or pensioner passes away
A surviving spouse, co-owner, or beneficiary.
is the individual designated by a plan participant to receive death or survivor benefits. The survivor is sometimes called the beneficiary.
A dependent eligible to receive a benefit upon a member's death.
Usually referring to the surviving spouse in a marriage.
A widow, widower or dependent of a member who has died. Tax Free Cash See Lump sum benefits
A spouse or dependent of a worker who dies as a result of a workplace accident or disease.
In the case of a husband and wife, the surviving spouse.
The common-law partner of the member or former member; otherwise, the spouse.
Benefits based on your record (if you should die) are paid to: Your widow/widower age 60 or older, 50 or older if disabled, or any age if caring for a child under age 16 or who became disabled before age 22 Your children, if they are unmarried and under age 18, under 19 but still in school, or 18 or older but disabled before age 22 Your parents if you provided at least one-half of their support. A special one-time lump sum payment of $255 may be made to your spouse or minor children. An ex-spouse could also be eligible for a widow/widower's benefit on your record.