Debbie Wahlberg is the sister of Mark Wahlberg but she came into fame for reasons that hurt the Wahlberg family. The entire family was a well known one, mostly for their reality TV show called The Wahlburgers. The family was making a lot of impact on the entertainment industry and Mark was making most of the headlines.
However, tragedy struck when Debbie passed away all of a sudden. This was extremely challenging for the Wahlberg’s to take in. Debbie was a much loved member of the family and she still remains a big part of their life. Let us now get to know more about her.
Debbie Wahlberg: Early and Personal Life
Debbie Wahlberg was born as Deborah Ellen Wahlberg on the 8th of July, 1960, in Dorchester, Massachusetts. She was born to parents Donald Wahlberg who was a delivery driver and Alma Wahlberg who was a bank clerk. Her mother also worked as a nurse’s aide to support the family. Sadly for Debbie, her parents split up in 1982 and it was not easy for her and her 8 siblings in the early stages of their lives.
Looking more into her family, Donald, her father started out as an actor who became famous for the movie Southie. He has also served in the army during the Korean War. As per reports, he passed away on the 14 of February, 2008.
Debbie Wahlberg: Death
Debbie passed away on the 2nd of September, 2003 when she was only 43. While it started out as a beautiful day after Mark welcomed his first child, his sister lost her life and it became more impactful for him in particular. Mark describes him as the best and the worst day of his life after he heard the news of Debbie’s death after the birth of his child Ella Rae.
As per our understanding, Debbie was getting a kidney stones treatment in Boston. She, however, had a heart attack after a septic shock which led to an infection in her bloodstream. Her death still remains extremely painful for the Wahlbergs after all this year. We do hope that they are now coping well with all this and that Debbie is resting in peace.