Primo A. Lombardi of Oak Bluffs died on May 20 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 70.

Primo was a well-known figure on the Vineyard where he had been a businessman for many years, and more recently owned and operated a yoga studio in Oak Bluffs.

He was married to Mary D. (Birchenough) Lombardi. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations can be made to Massachusetts General Hospital at; the Cam Neely House, 30 Winter Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02108 or; Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard, PO Box 1748, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 or the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, PO Box 1477, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557; or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Gazette. Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home in Oak Bluffs. Visit for online guest book and information.