Donna Boniface Retires From Pine Bush Equipment

Fri November 18, 2011 - Northeast Edition

(L-R) are Mark Hufcut, Donna Boniface and Jack Dopp.
(L-R) are Mark Hufcut, Donna Boniface and Jack Dopp.

Donna Boniface has announced her retirement from Pine Bush Equipment effective Dec. 31, 2011.

Boniface went to work for her parents, Ted and Dorothy Boniface, at Pine Bush Equipment in Pine Bush, N.Y. in 1968 at the age of 12. From 1978 until 1986 she worked as the parts manager at the Pine Bush facility. In 1986 she started managing the purchasing department and in 2003 she was named branch manager of Pine Bush Equipment’s Holmes, N.Y., facility.

Boniface also serves as vice president of the Pine Bush Equipment Corporation where she serves with her siblings Ken Boniface, president; Steve Boniface, CEO; and Holly Bodnar, president. Two of her siblings also recently retired from Pine Bush Equipment, Ted Boniface Jr., former president; and Tom Boniface, past president.

Boniface’s husband, Jack Dopp, also is retiring. Dopp joined Pine Bush Equipment in 1992. He has served in several positions, including parts manager, assistant sales manager and sales coordinator.

Boniface is being replaced by her son, Mark Hufcut. Hufcut started working for Pine Bush Equipment at the age of 13 doing odd jobs around the shop area. Since that time he has worked as a yardman; has worked in the parts department where he progressed to become the parts manager; and later on the service manager. Hufcut will step into the position of general manager of the Holmes, N.Y., location upon his mother’s retirement at the end of the year.