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Sherrie A. Tornatta, 79 of Santa Claus passed away Sunday October 23rd at her home in Christmas Lake Village. She was born September 2, 1937 in Posey County, Indiana to John & Mellie Esther (Ransom) Neu. She married Emerson Tornatta on August 20, 1960 in Evansville, In.

Surviving are her husband of 56 years, Emerson Tornatta, One daughter Jodi Patmore of Santa Claus, One son, Brian Tornatta of Santa Claus. 2 grandchildren, Emily & Jack Patmore. One sister Gloria Neu of Newburgh, In. & 1 niece, Jamie Swan of Evansville.

Sherrie was the former owner and operator of Sherries’ Shop in Santa Claus, she was a very accomplished. She was a member of Santa Claus United Methodist Church in Santa Claus. She loved being with family & friends. A private service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Santa Claus United Methodist Church 351 N. Holiday Blvd. Santa Claus, Indiana 47579. Online condolences may be made at