Collecting annuity


Q. My father was a federal employee for 35 years and passed away in 1999. My mother is 88 and is collecting his annuity and wants to know if she remarries will she still collect my father’s annuity?

A. Because she is over age 55, the answer is yes.


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Reg Jones was head of retirement and insurance policy at the Office of Personnel Management. Email your retirement-related questions to

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