Helen Eva Seager Breck
1958 - 2015
Helen Eva Seagar Breck passed away peacefully on Sunday May 3rd, 2015 in Santa Barbara, California.
Helen was born to Ingela and Warren Seager on May 18th, 1958, in Brussels, Belguim. Their family moved to the United States in 1960 and made their home in Washington D.C. Helen lived there until 1978, when she moved to beautiful Santa Barbara in Southern California. She fell in love with the area and established her career and raised her family there.
Helen married Toby Breck and on August 15th, 1984 Helen welcomed the birth of her first child, Heather. Then 10 years later, on May 20th, 1994 she welcomed her second child, Caitlyn. She loved being a Mom and cherished both of her children.
Helen loved to spend the day at the beach with her family and friends. Her home was always open to everyone she loved and for several decades it was the gathering place for many friends and children . She also loved football, especially the Washington Redskins.
Helen is survived by her mother Ingela and step father Jess Pagliassotti of Montecito, her daughter Caitlyn Irene Breck of Carpinteria, Toby Breck of Santa Barbara, brother Warren Seager and family of Lompoc, step brother Bill Mathew of Bakersfield, cousin Janikke and family of Vancouver, Canada, family in Sweden and many many friends on the East and West Coasts. She is preceded in death by her daughter Heather Eva Hales Breck and father Warren Armstrong Seager.
Helen was a very strong person with loyalty to all those she loved. After years of bravely battling health issues. Helen finally succumbed to her illnesses. She was a wonderful Mother, Daughter and True Friend. We were so blessed to have her in our lives and she will live forever in our hearts.
In Celebration of Helen's life, a Gathering and Paddle Out will be held at 12:00 Saturday May 16th, at 4th Beach in Carpinteria. It will be immediately followed by a reception. We hope that everyone who knew and loved Helen will come and share memories, enjoy the slideshow, photos and food, and send their love to the family.
To mail condolences please send them to: The Brecks, 5065 8th Street, Carpinteria, Ca 93013. In lieu of flowers, please send a donation in Helen Breck's name to National Kidney Foundation of Southern California, 15490 Ventura Blvd, Suite 210, Sherman Oaks Ca 91403 or visit www.kidney.org