Rochester, NY – Karen Bellerose passed away peacefully on Thursday June 7, 2018 at Highland Hospital after a long fight with cancer with her husband and family by her side. Karen was born in Rochester, NY on October 21, 1943. She is predeceased by her parents Mildred and Ignatius Pilittere. She is survived by children daughter Alison (Joseph) Guage , son Jason (Amy) Bellerose. She also has 6 grandchildren: Alexis, Jack, Cameron, Nathaniel Guage and Hayden and Cole Bellerose. Many cousins and dear friends.