Can I claim my father's unclaimed funds from the state even though my mother his wife is still living?

Question Details: I just found 5 accounts listed for my dad on the website I would like to claim these, but I don't want my mother to know as she has a bad gambling addiction. Can I claim them without notifying her? As a side note, she still owes me around 50k that he left me in his will that the state has ordered her to pay me. Does that affect the situation?

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