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Dora Nimoy (Spinner)

Birthplace: Izyaslav, Izyaslavs'kyi district, Khmel'nyts'ka oblast, Ukraine
Death: December 26, 1987 (83)
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Place of Burial: Niles, Cook County, Illinois, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Samuel Spinner and Shefra (Sarah) Spinner
Wife of Max Nimoy
Mother of Private and Leonard Nimoy
Sister of Meyer Spinner; Pine Spinner and Benjamin Spinner

Managed by: Malka Mysels
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About Dora Nimoy

Max and Dora Nimoy were Yiddish-speaking, observant Orthodox Jewish immigrants who had escaped from from Iziaslav, Ukraine, Russia.

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago - Chicago, Illinois - 29 Дек 1987

"...the guru. Mother of actor-director Leonard Nimoy dies at 82 United Press LOS ANGELES Actor-director Leonard Nimoy's mother died of an undisclosed his publicist said Sunday She was 82. DoraNimoy died ... Saturday morn- ing at an unspecified location. A Los Mrs Nimoy is sur- vived by two Leonard and Mel- a businessman on the East the David said. Her Max died earlier this year. Funeral services were scheduled ... Estates will be held at 11 a.m. today at St. Hubert's 729 Grand Canyon Hoffman Estates. Burial will be in St Adalberts Niles. She died Saturday at Alexian Brothers Medical Elk Grove Village. Survivors ... include her and Stanley and John Szulc. Visitation will be..." 29 Дек 1987 Chicago, Illinois, United States of America


Dora was born in Izyaslav, Ukraine ( which is now called Zaslav, in Russia). She was the the daughter of Samuel and Sarah (Mazur) Shpanger. She immigrated with her parents to Boston in 1921

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Dora Nimoy's Timeline

October 5, 1904
Izyaslav, Izyaslavs'kyi district, Khmel'nyts'ka oblast, Ukraine
March 26, 1931
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

Leonard Simon Nimoy was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Dora (Spinner) and Max Nimoy, who owned a barbershop. His parents were Ukrainian Jewish immigrants.

December 26, 1987
Age 83
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Niles, Cook County, Illinois, United States