a. Upon the receipt of proper proofs of the death in active service of a workers compensation
judge member of the retirement system, there shall be paid to the member's widow a
survivor's benefit of 25% of final salary for the use of the widow, to continue during
widowhood, plus 10% of final salary payable to one surviving child or plus 15% of
final salary to two or more surviving children; if there is no surviving widow or
in case the widow dies or remarries, 15% of final salary shall be payable to one surviving
child, 20% of final salary to two surviving children in equal shares and if there
are three or more children, 30% of final salary shall be payable to such children
in equal shares. If there is no surviving widow or child, 20% of final salary shall be payable to
one surviving parent or 30% of final salary shall be payable to two surviving parents
in equal shares.
b. In addition to the benefits payable under subsection a. of this section, there
shall also be paid in one sum to the member's beneficiary an amount equal to one and
one-half times the final salary received by the member.
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