Ask Social Security Questions and Get Answers ASAP
Though this is not written anywhere, at least not anywhere that I could find it, if the husband was closer to the age of 60, than 59 when he remarried, social security might take this into consideration. The social security guidelines are pretty strict when it comes to age requirements. Based on the following information, a person needs to be age 60 or if disabled (age 50) before they can remarry and still receive survivor benefits. He can try filing an appeal and see how it goes. For more information about the appeals process, you can refer to the following link;
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