Erie County Survivor Benefits

Survivor BenefitsUpdated October 2013

ONE-TIME DEATH BENEFIT

City of Erie Fire Department

Contact:
Colleen Faytak, Benefits Coordinator
626 State Street, Room 300
Erie, PA 16501-1128
Phone: (814) 870-1243
E-mail: cfaytak@erie.pa.us
Website: erie.pa.us

A $70,000 benefit is paid in the event of a line-of-duty death.


RETIREMENT/PENSION BENEFIT

City of Erie

Contact:
Department of the Controller
626 State Street, Room 300
Erie, PA 16501-1128
Phone: (814) 870-1243
Website: erie.pa.us

“The Survivor of a Participant who is killed in the line of duty on or after January 1, 1968 shall receive during his/her lifetime the Retirement Benefit which the Participant had accrued at the time of his/her death, payable commencing with the Participant’s death, regardless of the number of years of Service which the Participant had completed at his/her death.”

 


Disclaimer: The material contained in the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Survivor Benefits website is not the result of legal research, but rather is based on a scan of public documents. We have made every effort to be accurate and timely, but errors may exist. The material on this website is advisory only and should not be cited as evidence or proof that a benefit exists or that our facts are accurate. Always consult the decedent’s fire department for benefits assistance, or a benefits’ attorney. If, in the course of your own research, you see errors of fact, or new benefit information, please pass this information along to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.