Jean BishThe unfortunate death of Jean Bishop, known as Mrs. Hull Bee, at the age of 99, made many people want to know the cause of her death. An absolutely outstanding woman and a Hull legend who won the heart of a city died within a few months of her 100th birthday. Her sudden death shocked many people. Not long after, a lot of mourning messages appeared on social media.
Jean is called Hull’s Bee Lady because her unique costume has spent more than 30 years disrupting her tin cans and affecting donations. During 30 years of fundraising, she dressed up as a giant bee and raised more than £125,000 for charity. Her work has been recognized many times. In addition, she won the torch of the 2021 London Olympics and won the British Pride Award in 2013. At the age of 96, she was awarded the Order of the British Empire to thank her for her fundraising work for Age UK and other charities.
Was Bee Lady Jean Bishop Married? Husband And Family Details
However, she was selected as one of the inspiring women for 30 years of fundraising and philanthropy. She was born in Louth, Lincolnshire, but moved to East Yorkshire when she was very young and made the city of Hull her home. Jean is a fundraiser, and she smiles at everyone she meets. She is recognized as an excellent homemade bee costume. Back in 2017, when talking about her work, she said: “I didn’t want to wear this costume at first, but when I put it on, it exploded like a bomb.”
Jean Bishop Bee Lady Cause Of Death: How Did She Die?
Yes, Bee Lady Jean is a married woman. Her husband died in 2017. Her husband is the biggest supporter and motivation behind her success. After the death of her husband, she has always felt very lonely and isolated. Speaking of her family, she was born to her parents Liberty and Eva Albertgate. Her family, relatives and friends will always remember her.
The actual cause of her death is unknown. Many Twitter users have been mourning this loss. Among those who paid tribute on social media, Hull East District Councilor Karl Turner said: “She is a smart and lively woman who has left an incredible legacy in our city.”