Joan Rivers dies at age 81, funeral planned for Sunday in New York

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New York medical examiner's office will investigate Rivers' death

Joan Rivers' funeral will be at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan on Sunday

She was undergoing a procedure at clinic, she suffered cardiac and respiratory arrest

Rivers, 81, had been on life support at Manhattan's Mount Sinai hospital

CNN  — 

Comedian Joan Rivers died in a New York hospital Thursday afternoon, a week after suffering cardiac arrest during a medical procedure, her daughter said.

“She passed peacefully at 1:17 p.m. surrounded by family and close friends,” Melissa Rivers said in a written statement.

The funeral for Rivers will be at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan on Sunday, according to temple spokeswoman Elizabeth Fezrine. Details, including the time and if the public will be allowed to attend, are not yet known, she said.

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