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My name is***** am so sorry for your loss.
I will be happy to help you with your questions. What state do you live in?
This should not be considered cancellation of debt income to you. Most states require a debtor to make a claim on the estate.
I understand, the estate would have the cancellation of debt. ( Even though there is not an actual estate)
Next year you would file a joint return. The debts of your husband should not be considered income on this return. The income should not be reported in your husband's name.