ROSENSTOCK ADAIR (NEE STEARNS), PATRICIA JANET passed away in Barrie, Ontario on November 7, 2023, age 90. Janet or J as she was fondly known is survived by her beloved husband, Dennis Adair, her daughters, Eva (Harvey Sahker) and Ruth, grandsons, David and Sam and her daughters’ father, Michael Rosenstock. She also leaves behind her sister-in-law Wendy (Mike Truffer), her and Dennis’ nieces Debbie (Clancy), Cathy (Dave) and her and Dennis’ four grandnieces, Taylor, Kaitlyn, Kendra and Natasha. Janet was also loved by her adopted daughters, Crystal and Lori and her adopted grandson, Tristen.
Janet was born in Marlborough, MA to Chester and Irene Stearns. She had a long life full of adventure, travel, enjoyment with family and dear friends, and a successful career as a journalist and author with her husband, Dennis. Together they wrote and published many articles, and books under their names and their pseudonym, Joyce Carlow. She was also a strong political advocate, a woman ahead of her time and someone who always advocated for the most vulnerable.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to an educational charity of your choice. J was passionate about all receiving a strong education. J’s humour, good nature, and zest for life will be missed by all.