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I believe it is spelled 'faux pa'...(off topic)
If it were me, I would send his widow a letter. In the letter I would tell her how much I valued he husband's friendship and how sorry I was to hear of his death. Before you send the card, you need to reread it twice to make sure it is sincere and words like "dying" and "faux pas" are spelled correctly.