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Deceased spouse benefits

I am currently drawing a very small SS benefit. Current spouse is not eligible for SS. Can I draw on deceased spouse's benefit?

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This depends on your circumstances (age of remarriage and disability status).

In general, you cannot receive survivors benefits if you remarry before the age of 60 unless the latter marriage ends, whether by death, divorce, or annulment.

If you remarry after age 60 (50 if disabled), you can still collect benefits on your former spouse's record. When you reach age 62 or older, you may get retirement benefits on the record of your new spouse if they are higher.

http://www.ssa.gov/ww&os2.htm

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