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HiI'm Anne & I've been preparing taxes for 28 years. I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply momentarily.
First, let me express my sincere sympathy on the death of your step son. No parent should have to bury their child. It's just not the natural order of things.
Since your wife is the biological parent, she can go to the local SS office and apply for a replacement card. She will need his birth certificate, and possibly his death certificate so I would make sure she has that also. Please see below for more information:
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