Florence Hatcher was the wife of Alexander Bungay. She was from Rose Blanche, Newfoundland, and was the daughter of William Hatcher and his wife Frances Julia (nee Bird). Her sisters were: Irene, Elizabeth, Almas, Louise, and Hilda. Her brothers were Thomas and William. Three sisters married three Bungay brothers - James, Alexander and Wilson.
Details and connections related to the Hatcher and Bungay families stem from the following on-line obituary.
Born in Rose Blanche, Nfld., she was a daughter of the late William and Frances Julia (Bird) Hatcher. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church and she was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Surviving is her son, Eric (Doris) Sibley, North Sydney; daughter, Joyce (Herman) O'Connell, Cardinal, Ont.; seven grandchildren, Blair, Stephen, Wendy, Karen, Wayne, Tony and Gary and 11 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, George Sibley, granddaughter, Hope O'Connell Schaefer, grandson, Darren Sibley, an infant grandchild, five sisters, Elizabeth, Alma Hann, Florence Bungay, Louise Bungay Caron and Hilda Voutier, five brothers, Thomas Hatcher, William Hatcher, James Bungay, Alec Bungay and Wilson Bungay. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today (Friday) in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant St., North Sydney. Funeral service 2:30 p.m. Saturday at St. John Baptist Anglican Church with Archdeacon Reg MacDonald officiating. Burial to follow at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to St. John the Baptist Church or a charity of one's choice.
Lovell's 1871 Directory - Lower Burgeo
LOWER BURGEO - A large fishing settlement with a considerable trade, district of Burgeo and La Poile. It is a post town and a port of entry and the packet station for the western mail route. Distant from Harbor Briton by packet boat once a fortnight 111 miles, and from St. John's by steamer once a fortnight 330 miles, fare $9. Mail fortnightly. Population 620.
Coast ~ McAlpine's 1898 Directory of NL -
Burgeo West District - Rose Blanche
HATCHER Robt fisherman