Joan Rivers to Be Remembered by Loved Ones at Funeral

The famed comedian's memorial service will be held at Temple Emanu-El in New York City.
2:32 | 09/07/14

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Transcript for Joan Rivers to Be Remembered by Loved Ones at Funeral
Adds we mentioned, a-list celebrities will descend on a temple in Manhattan today. In her last interview, she was asked about the end of her life. She answers, they're going say I had a great ride. No question about that. Let's go to Mara schiavocampo. Reporter: A great ride, Dan, in what will no doubt be a great memorial. This is the temple holding rivers' service. It seats more than 2,000 people. This morning, it will be filled with family and friends gathering to remember the comedic legend. In many ways, rivers memorial service will be just what she said she wanted. I want my funeral to be a huge show business affair with lights and cameras and action. Reporter: A private, star-studded event at one of the world's biggest houses of worship. "Us weekly" reporting there will be a red carpet the. You'll see a-listers walking the carpet or the walkway into the temple. Once the doors are closed, it will be family and friends remembering Joan. Reporter: Saturday, Melissa said an emotional fare well outside the funeral home. Now, newly enearthed information on rivers' health. The star telling Joan Lunden she had a heart condition. I have an art mattic heart. If you go under, for plastic surgeries, things like that, you heart can go out of kilter. I'm always very careful. Reporter: She went into cardiac arrest. Passing away after a week of life support. In the wake of her death, so many are remembering the woman who revolutionized comedy over the last five decades. I found this dress on the chair next no my husband's bed. Isn't that lucky? Reporter: The legendary improv comedy club putting this on their marquee. I succeeded by saying what even else is thinking. Every week I go to a funeral, they say she's in a better place. Not so, she had a house in the Hamptons. Reporter: They're investigating rivers' death, though there has been no evidence of any wrong doing.

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