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Bruce Bradford Ficken

May 25, 1960 ~ June 28, 2020 (age 60)


Bruce Bradford Ficken, age 60, of Nokomis, FL, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020 at home.  

He was born on May 25, 1960 in Manhasset, NY.  He grew up in NJ and PA and lived for 25 years in Basking Ridge, NJ before moving to Nokomis, FL three years ago.

He was the son of George Bradford Ficken of Old Lime, CT and Beverly Braznell Hartley of Lenoir, NC.  

Bruce was a graduate of Voorhees High School in Glen Gardner, NJ.  He went on to earn his Bachelor’s Degree in History from Tulane University and two Master’s Degrees in Real Estate Finance and Sports Business from NYU.  

Bruce was a Financial Advisor for Gladstone Wealth Group based out of Chester, NJ.  

He was a sports enthusiast and an avid softball player.  When he resided in Basking Ridge, he was passionate about playing softball on a local league and was a dynamic Catcher.  He also enjoyed playing golf.  His favorite teams were the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Mets.  

Survivors in addition to his parents and his step-father; Maurice Hartley, include his two children; Remy Bradford Ficken of Bedminster, NJ and Zoe Kate Ficken of Bedminster, NJ.  Two brothers; Mark Gardner Ficken of Asbury, NJ and Christopher Nicholas Otto Ficken of Old Lime, CT.  Two nieces; Sarah Piccione and her husband Joe and Hannah Ficken.  One nephew; Simon Ficken.   Family friend; Sunday Englis of Mineola, NY.  He is also survived by his ex-wife; Ann M. Ficken of Bedminster, NJ who he was married to for 28 years.  

Predeceased by his sister-in-law; Judy Ficken who passed away in 2017.  

Calling hours will take place on Monday, July 20, 2020 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home, 26 Main Street, Lebanon, NJ. Interment will be private. 

Arrangements by Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home in Lebanon, NJ. 

***Due to the current restrictions regarding COVID-19, the funeral home is limited to 100 people inside the building at a time.  Guests will be required to wear a mask or face covering at all times and maintain social distancing.***


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July 20, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Lebanon, Scarponi

July 20, 2020

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Lebanon, Scarponi

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