Michael Gabbianelli Sr. Obituary, Death – We regret to inform you that Michael F. Gabbianelli Sr., a former mayor of Monroe Township, has passed away. After passing away on September 11, 2023, was Mayor Gabbianelli. Beginning in 2002 and ending in 2014, Mayor Gabbianelli happily served the citizens of Monroe Township as mayor for twelve years. Prior to taking on the role of mayor, he served as a police officer in Monroe Township, starting his career there in 1977 and ending it as a lieutenant in 2002.
In addition, Michael Gabbianelli was the owner and operator of MFG Construction, which he established in 1972 and has since operated in Monroe Township. While actively participating in numerous non-profit organizations in Monroe Township and dedicating his life to public service, Mayor Gabbianelli constantly gave back to the area. Mike, Big Mike, Gabby was a gentle giant with a great heart. His wife, children, grandchildren, other family members, friends, and the people of Monroe Township will miss him terribly. Please remember Mayor Gabbianelli and his family in your prayers and thoughts.
The Gabbianelli Family issued the following statement: “We regret to inform you that Michael Gabbianelli passed away this afternoon. We’re excited to commemorate the jokes told, the lives impacted, and the laughs shared throughout the upcoming days. Whether you knew Mike as a police officer, mayor, coach, contractor, community volunteer, advocate, or the all-around rebel rouser he was known to be, there is no denying that his personality was larger than life. However, you also know that his spirit and impact will last far beyond his years on Earth.
However, Mike loved playing the roles of husband, father, grandfather, and brother the most. We are thankful for the memories and legacy he leaves behind as a family. We want to express our gratitude to everyone for their kind words, prayers, and support at this trying time, as well as for giving us time, space, and privacy to mourn this significant loss.