Death and death benefits
When you die, your pension may help provide a source of income for your beneficiary (or beneficiaries).
Death and your pension
After you die, your spouse, other beneficiaries and/or your estate may be paid their portion of your pension benefit.
Death of a member before retirement
If you die before you retire, your beneficiary(ies) will be paid a death benefit. Learn more.
Death of a member after retirement
If you die after you retire, your beneficiary(ies) may receive a death benefit depending on the pension option you chose. Learn more.
Death of a spouse
Learn what you need to do if your spouse dies.
Death of a beneficiary
If one of your beneficiaries dies, you will need to update your beneficiary information.
Death of a limited member
When a limited plan member dies, their beneficiary or executor should contact the plan.
When a plan member dies, the plan may pay a death benefit to the member’s beneficiary(ies) or estate. Learn more about death benefits, including how to make a claim.