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You are entitled to the higher of your own or spousal/widow benefits but not both combined. If his benefits were less than yours, you would keep your own benefits. It would not make sense to switch to his lower benefits. If you reported his death in timely manner and received the $255 death benefits, social security most likely already checked your records to make sure that you received the most benefits you are entitled to.
You can check with the social security to make sure but if you earned more during your lifetime than he did, you are most likely receiving all benefits you are eligible for.
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