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A survivor benefit is 100% of the spouse's Social Security benefit. You can receive that benefit starting at age 60 as long as you have not remarried. Since you are age 69 and have not remarried, you would be eligible for your ex husband's full SS benefit. Understand one thing though, you do not get BOTH your own SS benefit AND his SS benefit (your survivor benefit). You ONLY get the higher of the two benefits. For example, if you receive $700 per month and he receives $850 per month, you would stop receiving your $700 benefit and start receiving ONLY his $850 benefit after his death. If he is a public employee, there is something called Windfall Elimination Provision which decreases his Social Security benefit because of his public pension. See link: https://www.ssa.gov/planners/retire/wep.html
Also the Government Pension offset (GPO) will reduce a pension to your spouse or ex spouse by 2/3. See link: https://www.ssa.gov/planners/retire/gpo.html
This is probably why his pension is not what you expected it to be. But I am just guessing.
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