Man’s giving nature continues after his death

Kenosha News | Jill Tatge-Rozel

As a child, Chris Dunford would surprise neighbors in Salem by anonymously leaving flowers at their front door each spring.

"He liked the May (Day) flower tradition of hanging a basket of flowers on someone's doorknob," his mother Sharon Pomaville said.

As a young adult, he worked alongside Sharon, the executive director of the Sharing Center in Trevor, helping fill unmet needs in the community.

"He helped with the remodeling of the building before the center had moved in," she said. "For a while, he was a volunteer here every week. He would pick up donations with me from food drives and would help to sort and clean. He was my go-to guy."

So, it was no surprise to those who knew him that Chris, who died Dec. 3 at the age of 26 as a result of injuries sustained in a car crash, was as giving in death and he was in life. Continue reading