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Founded by Joe Walsh in 1981, our family business has been in operation for 40 years.


Decades of comprehensive knowledge and experience means we provide the best assessments and solutions for your heating needs.  We're one of the remaining full-service companies that provide 24 hour service with an in-house service department. Read more about our full -service offerings. 

Past, Present, and Future
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Our Team
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Janelle Favaloro

President and owner of J.M. Walsh Oil since 2000, Janelle is very involved with our community. She was the President the Rockport Rotary Club from '09-'10 former President of the North Shore Oil Heat Association, a committee member of the Grace Center Inc., a board member of Camp Rotary in Boxford, a singer with the Share The Music group, and a member of the Rockport Garden Club.

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Frank Favaloro

Frank Favaloro co-owns J.M. Walsh Oil wife Janelle.  He is also a volunteer firefighter for the Town of Rockport and an assistant Scout Master for Troop 20. Frank originally ran Sonny's Oil with his family, and worked alongside his father at Progressive Oil for many years. 


Dan Favaloro

Dan Favaloro is a licensed service technician and CDL licensed oil delivery driver.  A customer favorite, Dan joined the business in 2009, and has been a talented burner repair tech. Dan was a Life Scout in Troop 20 Rockport, and is the grandson of company founder Joe Walsh.

Melissa Hobbs

Melissa Hobbs joined our office staff in 2017. A life long resident of Cape Ann, she brings her extensive career in customer service to the J.M. Walsh team. Melissa and her family are involved in a wide range of community volunteer projects.

We look forward to serving you and your family

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