Basic Plan with Increased-Take-Home-Pay (ITHP)
For PFRS Tier 1, 2, 5 and 6 Members, and Tier 3 Members Covered by Article 11
(Sections 370-a, 371-a & 375)
If you are a vested member with at least ten years of credited service, have not retired, and you die more than one year after leaving public employment, 50 percent of the death benefit may still be payable. This vested benefit may also be payable if you die within one year of leaving covered service, but were gainfully employed during that time.