NEW ROCHELLE, NY — Margaret P. Bunch, a homemaker, native of New Rochelle, New York and resident of Baton Rouge, passed away on Saturday February 27, 2016 at the age of 85. She was preceded in death by her parents Eric and Beatrice Osting and a sister Elizabeth M. Spring. She is survived by her daughters, Frances B. Wells and Ella B. Smith; a son, James L. Bunch, Jr.; thirteen grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Graveside service will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 10am in Greenoaks Memorial Park.