BELLEROSE, Robert E. 83, of Tampa, went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 21, 2014. Robert was born in Lynn, MA to the late Elfred and Alice Bellerose. He was a long time member of First Baptist Church of Brandon. Robert served 24 years in the United States Air Force where he retired and then went to work for the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital. Robert leaves behind his loving and caring wife of 58 years, Trudy Bellerose; two sons, Bruce Bellerose and his wife Diane, and Brian Bellerose and his wife Kim; one daughter, Kathleen Bellerose; six grandchildren, Jeffrey (Vivian), Heather (Matt), Britni, Michael, Katie Mae (JB), and Victoria (Antoine); four great-grandchildren, Eli, Violet, Chase, and Aubrey; and his twin brother, Roger Bellerose. Robert will remain forever in our hearts. A funeral service will be held at 11am on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home of Brandon. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Robert's name to LifePath Hospice. Please visit www.HillsboroMemorial.com to sign Robert's guest book.
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Aug. 22, 2014