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I have just become a widow. was a widow in 1986 and never collected on my husband. Would I be able to collect on both or have a chance to see which would be the most?

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My name is***** I was Ida w. Genovese before. My Madien name was Ida W Frontiero

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Social Security Expert: Loren, Attorney replied 4 months ago
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Social Security Expert: Loren, Attorney replied 4 months ago

My condolences for your loss.

You are entitled to survivor benefits if you are over 60 (or 50 and disabled). When your second spouse dies, you cannot receive benefits from two deceased husbands at the same time. Ask the Social Security Administration to compare the records from your previous husband with those of your second husband so that you can claim the record that provides the greatest benefit.

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