Thomas P. Healy, 63, a former information official with the National Labor Relations Board, died Saturday at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda. He had suffered from a heart ailment.
Mr. Healy served as associate director of the NLRB information office from 1959, until he retired in 1976.
Known as an authority on labor matters, he began his career as a reporter with the New York Daily News in the 1930s.
He moved to this area in 1941, and joined the staff of Broadcasting Magazine. Mr. Healy served in the Army Air Force in Europe during World War II.
After the war he worked for several Washington-based trade publications and for a short time was on the staff of the Communications Workers of America.
Mr. Healy was born in Scranton, Pa., and earned a bachelor's degree at Notre Dame University.
He was a member of the National Press Club and the Notre Dame Club of Washington.
Mr. Healy was a member of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Chevy Chase.
He is survived by his wife, Rosemary, of the home in Chevy Chase; four daughters, Pamela O'Brien, of Silver Spring, Sarah Molinaro, of Beaver Falls, Pa., Catherine Young, of Cornish Flats, N.H., and Ann, of Pittsburgh; a sister, Ann Silver, of Scarsdale, N.Y., and six grandchildren.