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I am so very sorry for your loss.
With regard to your post:
"My husband has just died. Since I married him 15 years ago I have been receiving my former husband's benefit because it was the larger amount. If I now benefit more from my second husband's benefit, how do I make the change? ------ You will want to go to your local SSA office and inquire of applying for a SURVIVOR benefit based on newly passed current spouse
. You can bring your own photo ID, your birth certificate, your current marriage certificate, and your spouses death certificate. SSA will only switch you if if financially advantageous to you.
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