Known for her love of animals and holidays, Mrs. Dawn Lenell McAberns, age 70, passed away peacefully after a long battle with cancer at her home in Florence, KY on the morning of December 16, 2017 with her sons at her side. She was a loving wife of 12 years to the late Samuel McAberns. Dawn was born to John and Raylene Boren in Sturgis Mi. Surviving family members include two sons Rick And Scott (Kimberly) Dabbs, two brothers John (Carolyn) and Doug Boren, step children Wendy, Tony and Tim Mcaberns, grandchildren Ariel, Alyssa, Colby, Nickolas, Caleb, great grandchild Camden and nieces and nephews John, Kimberly, Kyle, Dana, Kim, Amanda, Sarah and Ashley. Her light and love for life will be missed. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made in Dawn’s name to the ASPCA at ASPCA.org or your local animal shelter.