Ambulance Boat Captain Returns Home To St. John In A Casket Via The Vessel He Used To Pilot: VIDOH
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. John man whose body was prepared at a funeral home in St. Thomas made the journey back to his home island in a casket on the boat he used to pilot.
Captain Ceneca E. Lindo, 36, died in a motorcycle accident in Estate Adrian on St. John on January 26.
“The Virgin Islands Department of Health honors the selfless service of Cpt. Ceneca E. Lindo,” the VIDOH said. “He has served the people of the Virgin Islands with both VIDOH-EMS and St. John Rescue piloting both agency’s boats in the territory’s waters in furtherance of the care of the lost, ill, sick, and injured.”
The ambulance boat that Lindo used to pilot took his casket with his remains inside back to St. John from St. Thomas.
“The EMS and VIDOH families extend their condolences to his family,” the department said. “May his soul Rest In Peace.”
The ambulance boat he piloted took him home to St. John.