Alma Wahlberg had nine children, Michelle, Paul, Arthur, Jim, Tracey, Robert, Donnie, Mark and Debbie, who died in 2003 at age 43. Her father, Alma Wahlberg’s ex-husband Donald Wahlberg, died in 2008.
The youngest of the family, Donnie and Mark, are the most famous, but Alma became known after appearing on the Wahlberg family’s reality show on A&E called “Wahlburgers,” a behind-the-scenes look at running a restaurant. family.
Mark Wahlberg, who said his faith has gotten him through a lot, took to social media to express his grief and love for his mother.
“My angel. Rest in peace,” Mark Wahlberg wrote in an Instagram post, alongside a photo of his late mother in a pink blazer.
Alma’s death also ended her daily chats.
“Mark calls me from all over the world. Every day,” Alma Wahlberg said in 2018. “I don’t care if it’s 3 in the morning!”
Therefore, the tragic loss of her mother was also the loss of a precious daily routine. There is no doubt how much her small talk meant to the world famous Hollywood actor.
“It was always the first phone call I made every day for the last 10 years, it was to my mom,” she said, “and I can’t make that phone call anymore. And it’s heartbreaking. And that is difficult.
Donnie Wahlberg wrote in a lengthy tribute that he felt “blessed to have been brought into this world, raised, taught, and put on the path of my life by such an incredible woman.”
“My mother Alma’s joy in life, love and people, combined with pride in his humble origins and his refusal to forget where he came from, has undoubtedly made me the man I am. I have often said, if you like something about me, I got it from Alma.”
The “Blue Bloods” actor and former member of the boy band “New Kids on the Block” said her mother was “the most loving human being” and “the epitome of the word grace.”
“Time to rest in peace, Mom,” Donnie continued. “I love you, I miss you, thank you and I will celebrate you, today and always. Forever: your baby Donnie”
He wrote his heartfelt message along with a compilation of clips of his mother over the years, including one from his wedding and one of Alma smashing a cupcake in his son’s face.
she worked in a bank
Alma Wahlberg was born in Boston and worked as a bank clerk and nurse’s aide “to make ends meet” while she raised her children, according to her official “Wahlburgers” biography.
She later became hostess and hostess at the family restaurant.
When her children asked her, as she always did, which one of them was her favorite, she said, “Whoever she’s with at the time.”
“Everyone is so unique in their own way. I am very proud of them. Not just the success, but how they turned out. They are very good people. I wouldn’t mind if they were ditch diggers, as long as they’re good people,” she said, according to USA Today.