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Their Final Farewell: Melissa Rivers & Son Cooper Cry, Hold Hands After Joan Rivers’ New York Funeral SEE The Heartbreaking Pics

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Dec. 17 2014, Updated 11:48 a.m. ET

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Joan Rivers’ daughter Melissa, 46, and her son Cooper, 13, had loads of support from the legendary comic’s friends and fans during her funeral, but it didn’t seem to make the tragic death any easier. Donning all black, the mother/son pair fought back tears as they made their way out of Temple Emanu-El in New York on Sunday afternoon.

Melissa and Cooper clutched hands as the teen wiped away a tear after the hour-long ceremony.

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Melissa and Cooper clutched hands as the teen wiped away a tear after the hour-long ceremony.

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Brave face: Melissa held a tissue near her eyes as she approached the awaiting crowd.

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Brave face: Melissa held a tissue near her eyes as she approached the awaiting crowd.

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“Cooper and I have found ourselves humbled by the outpouring of love, support, and prayers we have received from around the world. They have been heard and appreciated,” Melissa said following the announcement of her mother’s death.

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Stars including Donald Trump, Barbara Walters, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Griffin, Giuliana Rancic and Kelly Osbourne joined Rivers’ family in the red carpet service.

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