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Joan Rivers Memorial: Inside Her 'Red Carpet' Funeral

Hollywood Life - 07 Sep 2014
Joan Rivers was mourned by family and friends on Sept. 7 at a funeral service at Temple Emanu-El in New York City. The 81-year-old comedy legend was memorialized with a funeral fit for Hollywood, including touching performances and emotional eulogies.
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Melissa Rivers holding nothing back in book about her mom

Page Six - 08 Aug 2017
Says PR guy Scott: “After starting to work on this last August, I went down a whole dress size.” We who spoke at her funeral — Deborah Norville, Howard Stern, me — plus a chorus line who knew and loved Joan enormously — cohost the launch party.
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I Was There: Inside Joan Rivers' Funeral

Daily Beast - 09 Sep 2014
If Joan Rivers' memorial service at Temple Emanu-El on New York's Upper East Side was all about tears and laughter—loud, raucous laughter as she would have loved—it was nowhere better crystallized by Broadway star Audra McDonald singing “Smile,” ...
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Joan Rivers' Funeral: No Rabbi, No Casket. Star Studded Tribute

The Jewish Voice - 15 Sep 2016
On Sunday morning, September 7, picture perfect weather prevailed in New York City for the funeral service of iconic comedienne, Joan Rivers who died at age 81 on Thursday afternoon, September 4. After spending a week in a medically induced coma and ...
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Funeral home mixed father's ashes with stranger's: lawsuit

New York Post - 26 Apr 2017
Two sons are suing a legendary Manhattan funeral home that hosted Joan Rivers' memorial service for allegedly mixing up their father's ashes up with a stranger's remains. Brothers Michael Defeo and Charles Peter Defeo III selected the Frank E. Campbell ...
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What Joan Rivers wanted at her funeral

CNN - 05 Sep 2014
(CNN) -- Joan Rivers could turn anything into a joke, and that includes her own funeral. As unearthed by Mashable's Brian Ries, the comedian concocted a very specific, and very funny, burial service wish list in her 2012 book, "I Hate Everyone ...
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7 Things You Didn't Know About Joan Rivers

Out Magazine - 12 Oct 2016
6. After seeing a waitress being mistreated in a Vegas restaurant, Rivers treated her and her fiancé to a lavish wedding shower—and invited them to dinner once a year after that. 7. Howard Stern opened her funeral with the line, “Joan Rivers had a dry ...
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Joan Rivers: Feminist icon?

Washington Post - 02 Dec 2016
Before Joan Rivers came along, female comedians were essentially cartoon characters: Think Phyllis Diller in her fright wigs and clown makeup, Jo Anne Worley with her crazy laugh and candy-colored boas. Then Rivers stepped up to the mic and in her ...
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Famous Manhattan funeral home phone lines down for days

New York Daily News - 16 May 2017
Even the phone lines are dead at Frank E. Campbell's — the celebrated “undertaker to the stars.” The famous Upper East Side funeral home hasn't had a live line since May 5 — when a rainstorm knocked its phone service out of commission, sources said.
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Joan Rivers family settles medical case

BBC News - 13 May 2016
The family of Joan Rivers has settled its legal case against a medical clinic in New York which it blamed for her death in 2014. Rivers died days after she suffered a cardiac arrest while undergoing a procedure to examine her throat. Her family had ...
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Sandy Gallin, 76, Talent Manager Adored by Stars, Dies

New York Times - 22 Apr 2017
With his cousin Ray Katz, a veteran talent representative, Mr. Gallin launched Katz Gallin Associates and began amassing a client roster that included Joan Rivers, Florence Henderson, Cher, Lily Tomlin and Patti LaBelle. He became best friends with Mr.
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Joan Rivers: Can We Talk?

New York Times - 08 Jun 2016
Joan Rivers, the irrepressible and sharply acerbic comedian, would have been 83 today, and since her death almost two years ago, she has left a celebrity-skewering void that can still be felt during every major red carpet event, from the Oscars to the ...
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Joan Rivers' Death - 06 Sep 2014
Joan Rivers' Funeral Proves to Be 'Hollywood All The Way'. Celebrity after celebrity stepped out of black cars in front of Temple Emanu-El on New York's Upper East Side for the private affair. Gallery ...

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