Joseph M. Alberg – Cumberland

Joseph M. Alberg – Cumberland

Joseph M. Alberg, 33, of Cumberland passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at his home.

He was the beloved son of Philip and Mary (Dunbar) Alberg and brother of Timothy Alberg of Warwick, Matthew Alberg of Warwick, Elizabeth and Katherine Alberg, both of Cumberland.

Born in Providence, he was a 2006 Graduate of Cumberland High School and a member of the Cumberland High School Band, the Jazz Band, and Chorus and Clef Singers.

Following graduation, he attended the University of Rhode Island where he graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in music. During his college career, Joseph was a member of the URI Concert Choir, Marching Band, and Wind Symphony.

Joe was an elementary music teacher for the Cumberland School Department where he was beloved by the students and faculties at Ashton and Cumberland Hill Schools. He was a member of the American Band of East Providence for several years.

In addition to his parents, and siblings, he leaves his maternal grandmother, Josephine Dunbar, of Cumberland; his paternal grandmother, Rebecca Alberg of Pawtucket; as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who will miss him dearly.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to Joe's Life Celebration to be held with visiting hours on Monday, July 12, 2021, from 5 to 8 p.m., and continue on Tuesday, July 13 2021, at 9 a.m., in the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Route 122, Cumberland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., in the St. Aidan Church, 1460 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Burial will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Cumberland.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Cumberland High School Band, Attn: Band Director, 2600 Mendon Road Cumberland RI 02864.

To view the online memorial, visit www.jjduffyfuneralhome.com .