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(A) In the event of the death of any person (except as noted in division (B) below) before he or she becomes entitled to any compensation, the total amount of contributions paid into the Fund by him or her shall be paid over to his or her estate without interest.
(B) The widow/widower of a member of the Fund who is killed in the performance of his or her duties as a city employee, or who retires on pension and then dies, or if no widow/widower survives, or if such person survives and subsequently dies or remarries, then the child or children under the age of 18 years of said city officer or employee, after the effective date of this section, shall, during his or her lifetime, or so long as such person does not remarry in the case of the widow/widower, or until reaching the age of 18 years in the case of a child or children, be entitled to receive a pension calculated at the rate of 50% of the pension the member was receiving or would have received had such member been retired at the time of his or her death.
(Ord. 1240, passed 6-19-1978)