Mark’s mother, Donnie Wahlberg’s Alma Wahlberg dies at the age of 78

Alma Wahlberg, the mother of entertainer Mark and Donnie Wahlberg, and a regular in the reality series “Walberger,” has died, her sons told social media on Sunday. She was 78 years old.

“My angel, rest assured,” tweeted Mark Wahlberg.

Donnie Wahlberg posted a longer compliment to his mother on his Instagram account.

“Mom, it’s time to rest peacefully,” writes Donnie Wahlberg. “I love you, I miss you, thank you, and today and always celebrate you.”

No information was provided about the cause, date or location of her death. Donnie Wahlberg often posted about her mother to her account and updated her fan’s health in July, saying, “I didn’t remember much and was often confused, but for some reason she was still Alma. I wrote.

A Boston-born nine-year-old mother became a popular name for her appearance in the A & E series “Wahlburgers” on the family’s fast-growing burger chain.

“She never apologized for who she was, but never prioritized herself over anyone else. She kicked our ass when we were ruined, I kicked my ass when others messed us up. I taught us what was right and made us pay the price when we were wrong, “Donnie Wahlberg wrote on Sunday. “She was the epitome of the word grace.”

He also included their video dancing to one of her favorite songs, Regina Belle’s “If I Could,” at the wedding. He wrote that she danced to the song at each of her children’s weddings, but on his own, he surprised her by having a bell there to play it live. It was.

At the 2018 Today show, Alma Wahlberg talked about parenting and how hard it was early on. “I invented the crazyest diet,” she said. An English muffin pizza was in her work to feed much of her hunger.

Many of her children have gained great success and fame. The chef behind the burger chain from which the name came from, his son Paul Wahlberg, also named her at the Armanove Restaurant in Hingham, Massachusetts.

“People know that I am the mother of famous children. This fact has brought many gifts to my life and gave me an opportunity that might not have been possible otherwise. But there’s much more to my story than most people know. Alma Wahlberg said in an interview with WCVB-TV in Boston in 2018: Suffering from poverty and experiencing great wealth. Losing as much as I loved. Struggling to raise nine children and I love them above all. They suffer and learn Look at it coming out on the other side. I lost myself. I found myself over and over again. I kept moving forward no matter what. “

Alma Wahlberg has survived by eight children. Her daughter Debbie died in 2003.