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widower

n. a man whose wife died while he was married to her and has not remarried.

Copyright © 1981-2005 by Gerald N. Hill and Kathleen T. Hill. All Right reserved.

widower

a man whose wife has died and who has not remarried.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

WIDOWER. A man whose wife is dead. A widower has a right to administer to his wife's separate estate, and as her administrator to collect debts due to her, generally for his own use.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Doesn't this just happen automatically when a spouse dies, if their widow/ widower is entitled?
President Nicos Anastasiades on July 19 vetoed a bill on the widowers' pension passed by the House plenum earlier in the month on the grounds that it disrupts the viability of the social insurance fund.
The elders explained that for the widower to survive, he should not get close to his wife's open grave or else he invites a curse that could result in sudden death.
He says this is especially critical for widowers who live alone or in rural communities.
Her widower, Geoffrey Bran, was subsequently charged with murdering the 69-year-old, and a trial date of May 7 was set.
A cut of data about Generation X from the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI)'s Retirement Security Projection Model (RSPM)--which can assess the size of households' retirement deficit by modeling retirement savings shortfalls (RSSs) found the retirement deficit--or additional savings required to meet basic needs in retirement--is higher for both widows and single females than for widowers and single males.
The two women, a civil servant and a petty trader (names withheld) were said to had clashed over their relationship with the widower, a commercial bus driver, identified as Chiemeziem.
According to Joseph Roseman Jr., managing partner of wealth management firm O'Dell, Winkfield, Roseman & Shipp, however, if an individual receives a pension from a federal, state or local government job at which they did not pay Social Security taxes, some or all of the spouse, widow or widower benefits may be decreased by the pension.
Starting over as a widower is tremendously hard and people who are interested in dating them simply need to have that in mind.
The son attempted to revive his elderly father while waiting for the paramedics to arrive, but the widower was eventually declared dead due to the fatal injuries from the car accident.
IN Gran Torino (Channel 5, tomorrow, 9pm) tomorrow, 9pm) Clint Eastwood, right, puts in a moving right, puts in a moving performance as performance as Walt Kowalski, a lonely widower estranged from lonely widower estranged from his grasping family.
IN Gran Torino (Gran Torino (Channel 5, tomorrow, 9pm) tomorrow, 9pm) Clint Eastwood, right, puts in a moving right, puts in a moving performance as performance as Walt Kowalski, a lonely widower estranged from lonely widower estranged from his grasping family.