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I am sorry to hear this.
Are you saying the wife says there was no Will in the safe?How long were they married for and did your uncle have kids that are still living?What is your specific question?
I am not sure who you think I am but I have no access to anything.
I am not the government and I am not even your lawyer.
I am a lawyer but that is all.
It sounds like the wife did not like the Will and destroyed it. She broke open the safe and that shows your uncle did not want her to have the combination though he gave it to you.
So it sounds to me that your next step has to be either to call around and state that you were told you were the executor of the estate of your uncle but you cannot find the Will and don't know which lawyer your uncle used and ask for the law firms to check to see if they have the Will or a copy of the Will.
If that doesn't work your next step would be to retain your own lawyer who can send the wife a letter asserting your position and threatening a lawsuit.It may be that you will need to take her to Court.
I hope that helps as a starting point.