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Remember when Joan Rivers played in the Far Northeast

Live , November 2004
ALEX LLOYD GROSS

Joan Rivers died today, September 4 2014 from complications from surgery, in NYC. She went into cardiac arrest after a problem with her out patient procedure. Many doctors have speculated that the procedure , at her age should not have been done at an outpatient procedure. When a celebrity dies, people want to reminisce about when they saw them . One nice thing about Rivers , about 10 years ago she made an appearance at Shaare Shamayim..

This synagogue, on Veree Road , in Northeast Philadelphia played host to Rivers during the middle of November 2004. She spoke to a capacity audience . He would be serious, then crack jokes. She spoke about her rise to fame, and how she got to host at QVC. She also spoke about her husband, Edgar, and how she started the red carpet commentaries with her daughter Melissa. Joan was on stage talking for about an hour, and it seemed like 20 minutes.

After her little show . she held a VIP meet and greet where, fans could grab a bite to eat, then meet the comedic legend. She was only too happy to sign autographs and pose for photos with her fans.

Joan passed away at 1:17 p.m.and her daughter posted on her mothers Web Site . thanking fans for her support and thoughts. Joan had live shows scheduled into November 22, 2014 at the near by Borgata, for an uncensored show. Joan was also scheduled to do a tour of the United Kingdom called "Before they close the lid".