BOSTON – Alma Wahlberg, the matriarch of the Wahlberg family, has died, according to her sons Donnie and Mark.
Alma Wahlberg, 78, was a mother of nine and a Boston native. She starred on the reality television series “Wahlburgers” with her sons Donnie, Mark and Paul, the Hingham chef behind the Wahlburgers restaurant chain. She is the inspiration and namesake behind the popular Hingham restaurant Alma Nove run by Paul Wahlberg.
Donnie Wahlberg confirmed his mother’s death in an Instagram post, while Mark Wahlberg took to Twitter to share the news.