Diane M. Stone, 48, of Biddeford, died Friday, February 20, 2004 at Southern Maine Medical Center.She was born September 6, 1955 in Sanford a daughter of Charles Howard and Ellen (MacDonald) Stone and graduated from Massabesic High School in Waterboro.Diane worked for many years at the University of Maine in Gorham in the custodial department. Diane was a warm and gentle woman - one who explored her faith and spirituality. She enjoyed attending her church and would often volunteer for the church suppers. She loved walking on the beach with her golden retriever/lab Lucky.Diane liked to refinish furniture and will be remembered for her "Big Heart" and spending quality time with her family.Survivors include her brother: Byron H. Stone of Waterboro and her four sisters: Joyce E. Leland and Linda Lanoue both of Limerick; Patricia A. Frank of Waterboro and Bonnie L. Jones of Sanford. Also, 3 nephews and 5 nieces. Many grand nieces and nephews as well as cousins.Her parents, Charles H. and Ellen Stone, predeceased her.A Memorial Service celebrating her life will be held Thursday, Feb. 26th. At 8 pm at the Heald Funeral Home, 580 Main Street, Springvale with Pastor Sarah Ewing, officiating. Friends and family may visit with the family from 6 pm until the hour of the service.Committal services will be held later in the spring.Memorial donations may be made to the Washington Avenue United Methodist Church, P.O. Box K, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064.