Catholic women lived 11 years after the death of their spouse while Jewish women lived 9.5 years after the deaths of their husbands. Similarly, the Jewish men lived 5 years after the death of the wives while the Catholic men lived about 8 years after the death of their wives.
How long does a man live after losing his wife?
Studies indicate that men aged 65 and older are much less likely than women to survive the loss of a spouse. The evidence right now indicates that the loss of a spouse often results in the death of the surviving male spouse within six to 18 months, said Gerald A.
Can a man remarry after wife dies?
Theres no rule or timeline when it comes to getting remarried following the death of your spouse. Like grief, the “right time” for everyone is different. For some, it may be a few weeks, and for others, it can be several years. You dont have to stop loving your deceased spouse in order to find love again.
What do I do now that my husband has died?
To Do Immediately After Someone DiesGet a legal pronouncement of death. Tell friends and family. Find out about existing funeral and burial plans. Make funeral, burial or cremation arrangements. Secure the property. Provide care for pets. Forward mail. Notify your family members employer.More items •Jun 11, 2020