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That varies depending on the type of pension. Do you know which pension this is in regards to?
ERISA is a federal act that covers private pensions, and while it is a rather detailed act, it does not govern issues of remarriage after a working spouse died. As such, this is a matter of contract law so that it can vary from company to company. The actual pension manager would need to be contacted, and the policy reviewed, to see if remarriage (or even cohabitation) affects the pension rights. Remarriage, from a social security pension, can affect one's eligibility, depending on several factors: http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/workingpapers/wp89.html
Checking to see if you have any questions on the above? if you have the name of the company I can look to see if this information is available online; otherwise you would need to contact them directly. Please let me know if you have any questions! Thank you.