Survivor annuity


Q. I’m receiving a survivor annuity from my husband, who passed away in 2003. He was in CSRS from the Postal Service. I’ve been in FERS for 26 years from the Postal Service. When I retire and start receiving my pension, will I still receive my husband’s annuity?

A. 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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