Meta Elizabeth Yopp, 84, of Highland Lake, NY, passed away on May 14, 2012, in Mystic, CT.
Born at the Springhouse in Barryville, NY,[ on February 4, 1928, to Alex and Minna Mills, Meta graduated from Eldred Central School as valedictorian of the Class of `46. Two years later she graduated from Mount Ida Junior College’s airline hostess program and became a stewardess for American Airlines, working first out of New York City and later San Francisco.
Meta married Ivan Yopp (Lt. Col. USAF, Ret’d), of Jacksonville, NC, on January 29, 1951, in Barryville.
Meta is survived by her husband, Ivan ; her children, Ivan F. Yopp, Alexis L. Mills , Tal A. Yopp and Clifton R. Yopp; her sister, Dorothy Kobrin; her brother, Ross Mills; grandchildren Alex Yopp, Tara Yopp, Zoē Yopp, Rachel Yopp and Ivan Yopp; and several nieces and nephews.
A private service is to be held at a future date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Eldred United Methodist Church in memory of Meta Yopp, 12 Eldred-Yulan Road., Eldred, NY 12732, which will be used to repair the church steeple.