EARLTON – John H. “Johnny Boy” or “Gabe” Gabrielsen, age 79, passed away peacefully on Friday morning, January 28, 2022. He was born in Staten Island on January 17, 1943 to the late John H. and Elizabeth Gladys Gabrielsen. He lived on College Avenue in Staten Island and moved to Earlton after retirement. Mr. Gabrielsen served as a Corporal in the United States Army from 1966 to 1968. He then served in the Mounted Division of the New York City Police Department. Mr. Gabrielsen was a member of the Police Benevolent Association and the American Legion. He enjoyed ham radio, horseback riding, fishing, and tinkering with electronics. Survivors include his daughter, Heidi Mandato and her husband James; grandsons, Noah and Gunnar Mandato; his life partner, Mary Huston; his sister, Joan Svenningsen; nephews, Knut and Thor Svenningsen; nieces, Ingrid Noonan, Kirsten Tilton, and Sonja Gundersen. Burial of his ashes, with military honors, will take place in Greenville Cemetery in the spring. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, a donation be made in his name to The Hudson Valley SPCA, 940 Little Britain Road, New Windsor, NY 12553. Condolence page is available at ajcunninghamfh.com.